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Directions: Greater Baltimore Yoga is located in Timonium Commerce Park at 9628 Deereco Rd. This is 2 blocks south of Padonia Road. The intersection of Padonia and Deereco Roads is the first right just off exit 17 of 83 north [Harrisburg Expressway.] Exit 17 of 83N is 2 miles north of the Baltimore Beltway at exit 24.
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Hatha Yoga as Physical Therapy:
Therapeutic Exercise

Stan Andrzejewski, PT

April 3 – June 30, 2018
September 22 – December 22, 2018

$425 – 20 contact hours – 2 CEUs
This course meets basic criteria of the Maryland Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 2.0 CEUs.

This 13-week seminar [20 contact hours] will meet weekly for 90 minutes. This includes an evolving lecture series intertwined within the hatha yoga classes. There would be an additional 30-minute introduction on the first night.  This seminar will introduce the ancient art and science of Hatha Yoga as therapeutic exercise and neuromuscular re-education. Hatha Yoga can be defined as skillful conscious movement. Hatha Yoga will be presented as movement therapy for those working towards more optimal posture and movement skills. This seminar will present inefficient posture and faulty movement as the cause of many musculo-skeletal problems. We will look at cervical spondylosis, lumbar disk disease, lumbar facet and sacro-ilial joint compression, knee derangement, ankle sprains, plantar fasciitis, rotator cuff impingement.  Hatha Yoga will be shown as a physical therapy modality, developing gross motor skill from sound biomechanical principles.

Class #1: Grounding I
Grounding through   Heels , Lifting Toes
Integrating Actions/Skills of Grounding, Centering, Lifting
Inhaling /Exhaling through Nose
Class #2: Grounding II
Grounding through   Ball of Big Toe, Big Toe
Gripping Toes, Hyper-extending Knees interfere with grounding
Play of Opposites : Ground to Lift and Stretch in Opposite Directions
Pause on Inhale/Move on Exhale to the edge of the pose
Class #3: Grounding III
Grounding through   Inner/Outer Heel [lifting outer/inner arches of feet]
4 Corners of Feet and Hands, Patterns of Collapse
Predominance of either Outer Heel or Inner Heel/ Ball of Big Toe Grounding
Class #4: Grounding IV
Grounding through   Inner/Outer Spirals of Upper and Lower Extremities
Facilitating Centering and Lengthening with Grounding Spirals
Hip Rotation and Groin Movements,
Class #5:  Centering I
Lift Hip Bones [ASIS], Top Thighs Back into Neutral Pelvis
Tucking/Rotating Pelvis into the direction of the pose [Neutral in vertical poses]
Class #6: Centering II
Sacrum/Tailbone Down, Groins Back into Neutral Pelvis
TailBone down into back Heels down from Outer Spiral, Groins back from Inner Spiral  
Class #7: Centering III
Navel to Spine into Neutral Pelvis
Core Stabilizing
Tilting into Down Dog, Tucking into Plank   
Class #8:  Centering IV
Sit Bone point straight down in Pelvis Neutral, Internal Plum Line Stance
Sit Bones lift in Forward Bends
Root through Crown, Crown through Root
Class #9:  Spinal Lengthening with Thoracic Backbending
Clavicle Lifts as Sacrum Descends
Arching Thoracic Spine to Neutral
Stabilizing Pelvis when lengthening spine
Class #10: Spinal Lengthening with Thoracic Backbending II
Stabilizing Scapula : Down In and In
Inner Edges and Bottom Tips of Scapula push anterior, Arching Thoracic Spine as in Bridge
Ball of Index Finger Grounding Pushes, Heel of Hand Grounding Pulls
Class #11: Upper Extremity Elevation
Clavicle Up, Scapula Down,T-Spine Arching to Elevate Arm with Humerus Gliding Inferiorly
Body grounding, centering, lengthening, stabilizing to allow arm in open chain movements
Class #12: Inner Body Imagery facilitates Outer Body Movement
Tails of Rooting
Review
Class #13:  Inner Body Imagery facilitates Outer Body Movement
Ball of Belly Rotations
Lead of Perineum
Review

This course meets the basic criteria approved of
the Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners
for 2 C.E.U’s  [20 contact hours]


Kofi Busia


July 5 – 8, 2018

Kofi Busia has been teaching for over 33 years. He has held one of the few Senior Advanced Certificates in the Iyengar tradition for over 30 years.

Born in Ghana, he came to yoga as a student at Oxford University and has taught professionally ever since. Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, he studied with BKS Iyengar at the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute in Pune, South India.

Author of The Gift, the Prayer, the Offering, Kofi now enjoys family life in California during a sabbatical, writing two more books.

He’s known for his storytelling, challenging sequencing, and sensitive adjustments.

Thursday, July 5           9:30 AM – noon              $60           Buy Now Button
Thursday, July 5           3:30 PM – 5:30 PM         $45           Buy Now Button
            

Friday, July 6                 9:30 AM – noon              $60          Buy Now Button
Friday, July 6                 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM         $45          Buy Now Button

Saturday, July 7            9:30 AM – noon               $60          Buy Now Button
Saturday, July 7            3:30 PM – 5:30 PM          $45          Buy Now Button

Sunday, July 8               9:30 AM – noon               $60          Buy Now Button

July 5-8                            All 7 classes                    $350        Buy Now Button

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