• 14 modules released over 14 weeks

  • Foundational, relevant anatomy

  • Injury prevention

  • 20+ hours of video

  • Worksheets, quizzes and reading

  • Interactive (your questions will be answered for each module)

  • Constitutes 30+ hours of study

  • Study when it suits you

  • Study at your own pace (you have 1 full year to complete the course)

Jean's practical and simplified approach to anatomy through years of study and learning experience, has enabled her to structure this course in a way that is specially designed to help you integrate and comprehend this usually complex topic.

This Level 1 course is foundational. It covers the basics of anatomy in a way that is specifically designed for yoga teachers. You may be wishing to refresh your previous anatomy study or just want to know more about the body and how to prevent injury.

Each section focuses on a different part of the body, discussing bones, joints, ranges of motion, muscles and possible reasons for muscular imbalance, restrictions and pain. Principles of injury prevention will be given in a concise and practical manner - meaning that you will be able to apply this knowledge immediately into your yoga.

You may choose to complete each section as it is released, or study at your own pace (you have 1 full year to complete the course).

Course Content

Each major part of the body is covered:

  • ankles and feet

  • knees

  • hips

  • sacroiliac

  • spine

  • wrists and hands

  • elbows

  • shoulder girdle

  • shoulders

  • neck and head

As well as:

  • breath and bandhas

  • skeletal system

  • general movement principles

  • a final exam (optional)

Cost

Option 1: $290 AUD
Option 2: 3 monthly instalments of $113 each ($339 AUD)

 
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My injury affected the way I taught yoga and did daily tasks

"I started coming to Melbourne Yoga Shala as I had hurt my back and needed to find a way to relieve pain as I am also a yoga teacher. Jean helped me not only learn an entirely new style of practice, with Mysore Ashtanga, but in addition to this there was an immediate reduction in pain after my first time in her Beginners Course. 

Jean took great care to ensure that my practice was pain free and on the right track right from the first interaction. Her depth of knowledge and years of experience meant that I felt reassured, supported and understood at a time when an injury affected the way I taught and did daily tasks. 

I initially thought that an old hamstring injury was the cause of my pain, but Jean showed me that it was referred pain from my back and we could fix it with a change of practice and awareness of my body/posture.

As of today I do not experience pain in my lower back and am able to complete a full practice without fear of reintroducing the injury. Jean is always able to help when it comes to progressions and her thorough explanations enable me to understand my body more and more each time I practice.”

— Lauren Hull


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