Anatomy Course with Ellen Heed

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  • 11-08-2016 12:00 to 11-10-2016 14:00
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Anatomy Course with Ellen Heed

11-08-2016 12:00 to 11-10-2016 14:00
November 8, 2016



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Anatomy Course with Ellen Heed

11-08-2016 12:00 to 11-10-2016 14:00
November 8, 2016


This three-day anatomy intensive with nationally renowned teacher, Ellen Heed, is highly experiential with an emphasis on sharpening each teacher’s perceptual skills to better assess the needs of their students in the environment of a yoga class. This class satisfies the 20-hour anatomy requirement for the National Yoga Alliance 200-hour certification.

The art of assessment is a life-long process by which a yoga teacher gains mastery and depth as an instructor. Learn some of the short-cuts to assessment in this fun and highly informative class about the interrelationship of the Rule of Four: Biomechanics, Biochemistry, Scar Tissue, and Emotional Blockage.

In this class, you will learn to perceive:

How our Emotional Blockage expresses itself as posture and postural deviation.
How our Scar Tissue affects flexibility, even at a distance from an injury.
How genetics influences our Biomechanics and how to tell when it doesn’t.
How our Biochemistry (for better of for worse can determine the pleasure of our practice.

What to expect:
Visual: There will be richly illustrated lectures and physical demonstrations.
Aural: We will have lively and intense question and answer interactions.
Kinesthetic: We will learn hands-on exercises combining palpation skills and bodywork technique to find out where emotions affect our energetic systems, and how to get the most out of the relaxation response.
We will also practice Experiential Anatomy Yoga, taught by one of the Forrest Yoga trainers

Ellen Heed has been educating students and clients about how to attain radiant health worldwide since the turn of the millennia. Using keen perceptual skills to accurately assess the needs of her clients, Ellen connects the dots and facilitates successful outcomes for health issues ranging from chronic pain and sexual dysfunction to emotional stagnation and nutritional imbalances.

Ellen has pioneered new techniques for scar tissue remediation for women, and is a leading anatomy educator who trains yoga teachers, Sexological Bodyworkers, and other somatic professionals in the US and abroad. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Somatic Psychology and maintains a thriving practice in Los Angeles, California.

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