Anatomy & Physiology of the Digestive System — for Health & Wellness Coaches, Yoga Therapists, Yoga Teachers, Holistic Healthcare Providers

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Lesson Overview

In this lesson, we introduce the anatomy (structure) and physiology (functions and relationships) of the digestive system.


Gain an understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the digestive system and how yoga may provide support.


Explain the purpose and main functions of the digestive system Describe the GI tract and the components of the digestive system. Explain the process as food passes through the digestive system. Describe how stress may impact digestion.

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