Module 4 EVIDENCED BASED STRETCHING AND MYOFASCIAL RELEASE

Learn the best way to Stretch Your Body and Release Tension in the Myofascia

In this course, you will learn the latest theories on stretching and what is happening with the soft tissue and nervous system when we perform various types of stretching and myofascial release. We review descriptions and applications of 6 major types of stretching. We will identify Hypermobility Syndrome and what precautions apply, as well as how to address it safely and effectively. We discuss current theories on the fascial system and applications to a yoga practice. Explore Self Myofascial Manipulation Techniques to incorporate in a yoga practice through myofascial unwinding, self myofascial release and foam rolling techniques. Add to your toolbox as a yoga teacher or yoga therapist. Improve your ability to help your students move more easefully with less discomfort and more freedom.

What you’ll learn

  • Understand the latest theories on stretching and what it actually is..
  • Describe and Apply Six Major types of Stretching.
  • Identify Hypermobility Syndrome and what precautions apply.
  • Understand current theories on the fascial system and applications to a yoga practice.
  • How to utilize self myofascial manipulation techniques to incorporate in a yoga practice.
  • Review Case Studies implementing Yoga Corrective Exercise.

Course Content

  • Evidenced Based Stretching –> 3 lectures • 1hr 53min.
  • Myofascial Release –> 3 lectures • 1hr 55min.
  • Case Studies –> 1 lecture • 16min.

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In this course, you will learn the latest theories on stretching and what is happening with the soft tissue and nervous system when we perform various types of stretching and myofascial release. We review descriptions and applications of 6 major types of stretching. We will identify Hypermobility Syndrome and what precautions apply, as well as how to address it safely and effectively. We discuss current theories on the fascial system and applications to a yoga practice. Explore Self Myofascial Manipulation Techniques to incorporate in a yoga practice through myofascial unwinding, self myofascial release and foam rolling techniques. Add to your toolbox as a yoga teacher or yoga therapist. Improve your ability to help your students move more easefully with less discomfort and more freedom.

 

This Module can be taken as a stand alone course or as a part of the 5 modules in the Yoga Corrective Exercise Specialist Program with FitYogaTherapy.

If you wish to receive designation as a certified Yoga Corrective Exercise Specialist, you can complete the optional homework assignments for all five modules .

You will earn 6.0 Yoga Alliance CEUS and 4 IAYT CEU’s for completing the course.

The FYT Method is a comprehensive approach to improve ease of movement through structural alignment, sequential corrective yoga exercise and effective client communication. Become well-equipped to help your clients achieve improved function and pain-free living.

 

 

 

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