Teaching Considerations to Promote Foot Health — Anatomy for Health & Wellness Coaches, Yoga Therapists, Yoga Teachers, Holistic Healthcare Providers

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Lesson Overview

In this lesson, we apply knowledge of the causes of foot pain to support effective teaching of movement practices.


Apply knowledge of anatomy, movement patterns and the causes of issues to work effectively with foot issues and to promote foot health.


Describe some ways to teach students about the significance of foot health.  Explain how to teach foot alignment. Provide exercises and poses that help to strengthen the lower legs and feet. Name poses to stretch the tops of the feet; the bottoms of the feet; and the toes. Explain how inversions affect the feet.

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