Anatomy General Considerations – Tips for Studying & Teaching Anatomy & Physiology (for Yoga Teachers)

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Lesson Overview

In this lesson, we introduce best practices for approaching the general subjects of anatomy and physiology as they relate to yoga teaching.


Become familiar with priorities and guidelines for studying and utilizing knowledge of anatomy and physiology in teaching.


Define “anatomy,” “physiology” and “biomechanics.” Provide guidelines for effectively utilizing knowledge of anatomy in teaching, and a trick to help you stay conscious of your words. Explain specific ways to help ensure you’re being clear when referencing anatomy-related teachings and how developing your understanding of anatomy can make you a stronger teacher. Be aware of common teaching mistakes and of best practices for sharing anatomy teachings with students.

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