The Anatomy & Alignment course is a comprehensive look at both topics through an exclusively yogic lens. You learn key muscle, bone, joint and connective structures along with terms of movement and alignment principles that foster both understanding and the safe application of asana (yoga postures) for a wide range of considerations and abilities.
In this training, you learn:
This comprehensive continuing education course features video and written content covering all aspects of anatomy for yoga, so that you hone and refine your skills as a practitioner and teacher.
Upon successful completion, you receive a certificate saying you have demonstrated proficiency in the skills learned throughout this module. This course counts as 45 hours of Continuing Education non-contact hours for Yoga Alliance, or 45 continuing education credits for The Kaivalya Yoga Method.
Often referred to as the "Yoga Doctor," Alanna Kaivalya, Ph.D., helps yoga teachers embody their knowledge, up-level their skills and create more impact in the world. She gives you clear pathways to earning a living with your spiritual practice and help others with your gift.
On this principle she founded The Kaivalya Yoga Method, a fresh take on yoga emphasizing the individual path while honoring tradition. Teaching students since 2001, teachers since 2003, Alanna has written and developed teacher trainings worldwide for top studios and independently. In 2015, she debuted a comprehensive 500hr-online teacher training with YogaDownload.
She holds a Ph.D. in Mythological Studies with an Emphasis in Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute, has authored numerous articles and three books: Myths of the Asanas, an accessible practitioner’s guide to stories behind beloved poses, and Sacred Sound, a yoga “hymnal,” illustrating the role of chant and mantra in modern practice. Her third book, Yoga Beyond the Mat, teaches modern day people how to build a personal spiritual practice through yoga.
She lives in New York City with Roxy the Wonderdog. Find out more at alannak.com