Course Curriculum

103: Language Of Anatomy

  • 1
    WELCOME AND ORIENTATION
    • START HERE
    • HOW TO TAKE THIS COURSE
    • SYLLABUS
    • ABOUT YOUR FACULTY
    • COURSE MATERIALS
    • Q&A
  • 2
    LESSON ONE: THE PLANES OF MOVEMENT
    • JOURNAL REFLECTION #1
    • INTRODUCTION TO LESSON ONE
    • OVERVIEW OF THE PLANES
    • QUIZ: THE THREE PLANES
    • LESSON SUMMARY
  • 3
    LESSON TWO: THE SAGITTAL PLANE
    • INTRODUCTION TO LESSON TWO
    • THE SAGITTAL PLANE
    • QUIZ: SAGITTAL PLANE
    • LESSON SUMMARY
  • 4
    LESSON THREE: THE CORONAL PLANE
    • INTRODUCTION TO LESSON THREE
    • THE CORONAL PLANE
    • QUIZ: THE CORONAL PLANE
    • LESSON SUMMARY
  • 5
    LESSON FOUR: THE TRANSVERSE PLANE
    • INTRODUCTION TO LESSON FOUR
    • THE TRANSVERSE PLANE
    • QUIZ: TRANSVERSE PLANE
    • LESSON SUMMARY
  • 6
    LESSON FIVE: USING ANATOMICAL LANGUAGE
    • INTRODUCTION TO LESSON FIVE
    • USING ANATOMICAL LANGUAGE
    • QUIZ: ANATOMICAL LANGUAGE
    • REVIEW ACTIVITY
    • CHAIR POSE: DECONSTRUCTED
    • LESSON SUMMARY
  • 7
    CONCLUSION
    • FINAL ASSESSMENT
    • ACADEMIC HONOR
    • CONCLUSION & OUTSIDE PRACTICE

In this course, you will learn to:

  • Describe three reasons that understanding anatomical language is useful for a yoga teacher.

  • Demonstrate anatomical position and use anatomical language to describe postures.

  • Perform and identify the movements that are possible in the three planes.

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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.

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