Yoga Teacher Training Material - Winter 2018 –
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
-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...
-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...
-3 key bones make up your pelvic bowl:
-Sides: The Ilium
-Location of the ASIS (hip points)
-Location of the iliac crest
-Location of the SI joint (connection to the sacrum)
-Back: The two Ischium bones
-Location of the sits bones (ischial tuberosity)...