Course Curriculum

112: Anatomy Of The Hip

  • 1
    WELCOME AND COURSE ORIENTATION
    • START HERE
    • HOW TO TAKE THIS COURSE
    • SYLLABUS
    • ABOUT YOUR FACULTY
    • COURSE MATERIALS
    • Q&A
  • 2
    LESSON ONE: OVERVIEW OF THE HIP
    • JOURNAL REFLECTION #1
    • INTRODUCTION
    • WHAT IS THE HIP?
    • HIP: SELF-PALPATION
    • PELVIS AND GENDER
    • SKELETAL VARIATION & JOURNAL REFLECTION #2
    • SKELETAL VARIATION - APPLIED
    • THE SACRO-ILIAC JOINT (SI JOINT)
    • QUIZ
    • LESSON SUMMARY
  • 3
    LESSON TWO: HIP FLEXORS
    • INTRODUCTION
    • HIP FLEXORS (FRONT OF HIP)
    • JOURNAL REFLECTION #3
    • JOURNAL REFLECTION #3 DEBRIEF
    • QUIZ
    • LESSON SUMMARY
  • 4
    LESSON THREE: HIP EXTENSORS
    • INTRODUCTION TO LESSON THREE
    • GLUTEUS MAXIMUS
    • JOURNAL REFLECTION #4
    • HAMSTRINGS
    • JOURNAL REFLECTION #5
    • QUIZ
    • LESSON SUMMARY
  • 5
    LESSON FOUR: HIP ADDUCTORS
    • INTRODUCTION TO LESSON FOUR
    • HIP ADDUCTORS (MEDIAL HIP)
    • ​JOURNAL REFLECTION #6​
    • QUIZ
    • LESSON SUMMARY
  • 6
    LESSON FIVE: HIP ABDUCTORS & DEEP ROTATORS
    • INTRODUCTION TO LESSON FIVE
    • HIP ABDUCTORS: LATERAL HIP & THE DEEP SIX
    • HIP ABDUCTORS & ASANA
    • EXTERNAL ROTATION AND ASANA
    • THE STRETCHING RIDDLE
    • JOURNAL REFLECTION #7
    • JOURNAL REFLECTION #7 DEBRIEF
    • QUIZ
    • LESSON SUMMARY
  • 7
    CONCLUSION
    • FINAL ASSESSMENT
    • ACADEMIC HONOR
    • CONCLUSION & OUTSIDE PRACTICE

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the general anatomy and the structure of the hip.

  • Demonstrate how the shape of your hip joint will affect movement and asana practice.

  • Identify poses that stretch and strengthen the muscle groups surrounding the hip: flexors, extensors, adductors, abductors, and rotators.

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Meet Your Instructor

  • Rachel Scott

    Senior Instructor

    Rachel Scott

    Rachel is a teacher trainer, mentor, and author based in Vancouver, BC. Meticulous and funny, she loves sharing her love and knowledge of yoga with others. Also an instructional designer, she helps develop yoga curriculum for yoga schools globally. Her favorite place to be is the yoga teacher training room.