In this series of 5 modules with Dr. Andrew McGonigle you will explore in detail anatomy and physiology applied to practicing and teaching yoga. Andrew relates all the areas that are covered back to the asana practice. The sessions are interactive and experiential with lots of group work. There is great focus on alignment and practising safely and a detailed manual is included. There is also homework to ensure personal integration. £200 for the whole course.
In this course you will learn:
- The structure and function of our muscles, bones and connective tissue
- The major muscle groups of each joint and how they relate to yoga asana
- How yoga affects each internal system of the body
- How to apply all of this knowledge to your yoga practice and teaching
Sat 15th Oct, 2-6pm
Module 2 – Lower Limb & Pelvis
Sat 22nd Oct, 2-6pm
Module 3 – Upper Limb & Shoulder
Sat 29th Oct, 2-6pm
Module 4 – Trunk, Chest & Spine
Sat 12th Nov, 2-6pm
Module 5 – Systems of the Body
Sat 26th Nov, 2-6pm
All classes take place at First Floor Flat, 11 Pember Road, Kensal Green, NW10 5LN.
To reserve your space email Andrew
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 Hendry, Paul Dallaghan, Eileen Gauthier and Kristin Campbell.