Watch B.2.3 The Spine: Section by Section

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B.2.3 The Spine: Section by Section

Yoga Teacher Training Material - Winter 2018 – 17m

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  • B.2.4 Muscles of the Back and Torso

    Covered in 2.4

    -The erector spinae
    -Quadratus Lumborum (QL)
    -The abdominal muscles: rectus abdominis, internal and external obliques, and the transverse abdominis
    -Scalenes and the SCM
    -The intelligence of the breath and the muscles involved

  • B.2.5 Strengthening the Low Back

    Covered in 2.5:

    -80% of new students are referred to yoga because of low back pain
    -Most of us have weak low back muscles that are also often asymmetrical
    -Therapeutic exercises to strengthen the low back:
    -Salabhasana variation (opposite arm and leg extend with hands returning to th...

  • B.2.6 Alignment of the Head and Neck

    Covered in 2.6:

    -Sitting up straight may feel like leaning slightly back in space and dipping the chin slightly
    -By pressing the pec below the collarbone and turning the head, we can feel a fascial shearing of the the scalenes, SCM and pectoralis
    -How the bones of the neck are not a “ball-a...