An interactive workshop exploring the hips and shoulders—integrating experiential anatomy, biomechanics, and alignment for improving joint integrity, stability, and function.
We will Investigate safe hip openers through active standing poses preparing for inversions. Dive deep into the “deep 6” hip rotators, journeying around the hip. Uncover restorative poses that support and nourish the balance between movement, life and letting go.
De-mystify scapulohumeral rhythm, rotator cuff function. Explore the role of kyphosis and posture in relationship to breath. Learn how to minimize impingement syndrome and develop safe patterns in active asana and inversions. Explore restorative practices that support Anahata Chakra, inviting breath, stillness and compassion.
Qualifies for 4 Yoga Alliance CEU’s
is a Registered Yoga Teacher at Open Sky, Certified Yoga Therapist and a licensed Physical Therapist with 27 years of experience. Michael completed Essential Teacher Training with Francois Raoult and Relax and Renew ® certification with Judith Lasater. Michael completed Opening Yoga Instructor/Adapting Yoga for Disability from Matthew Sanford's Mind Body Solutions and teaches a weekly adaptive yoga class for individuals with trauma, loss, and disability. Michael synthesizes his knowledge of anatomy, physiology, neuromuscular function and the core principles of yoga and mindfulness to help yoga students, yoga therapy clients and physical therapy clients discover their inner sense of freedom and a sense of well-being.