In this series of 5 modules with Dr. Andrew McGonigle you will be introduced to the systems of the body that are being utilised and affected on the mat. Each module will be a comprehensive look at an area of the body. Andrew presents the material in a fun way, with practical exercises so that you gain an embodied understanding of the information. You will receive a workbook for each module.
In this course you will learn:
- the major muscles of movement and how they relate to yoga postures
- an introduction to the anatomy and physiology of the body
- the mechanics of movement
- how Yoga affects each system of the body
Module 1 – Intro to Muscles, Bones, Joints and Movement
Sat 28th March, 2015, 2-6pm
Module 2 – Lower Limb & Pelvis
Sat 11th April, 2015, 2-6pm
Module 3 – Upper Limb & Shoulder
Sat 25th April, 2015, 2-6pm
Module 4 – Trunk, Chest & Spine
Sat 9th May, 2015, 2-6pm
Module 5 – Systems of the Body
Sat 23rd May , 2015, 2-6pm
£50 per session or £200 for all
All classes take place in Kensal Rise, NW10. Any questions contact firstname.lastname@example.org
After originally training to become a doctor, Andrew moved away from western medicine to pursue a career as a yoga teacher and massage therapist.
Based in London, Andrew has been teaching Ashtanga yoga since 2009 and has recently developed a love for hot yoga. His current passion is using his wealth of experience as a doctor to teach anatomy and physiology on Yoga Teacher Training courses across London.
Andrew’s teachers include Hamish Henry, Paul Dallaghan, Eileen Gauthier and Kristin Campbell.