In both yoga and anatomy, what we can’t “see,” we may not acknowledge or understand. What we do perceive, however, can often create space in our field of vision as yoga teachers as well as in our own practice. We will explore the changeable place of perception in the history of anatomy and how yoga teaches us through focus that things appear in their true shape (Yoga Sutra 1.2–4).
In this workshop we will mix anatomy stories, images, and video clips from lab and anatomical atlases (illustrated maps of the human body) with hands-on explorations and yoga practice to understand the human body and its variations on a deeper level. Through visuals and practice, Lauri will guide participants into exploring new connections and understanding. Yoga teachers and anatomy students of all levels are welcome. Come explore!
Recommended Props: two blocks, yoga strap, blanket, and pencil (or pen) and paper to draw and write on!
A recording will be made available to participants for 72 hours following the workshop.
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The Zoom meeting link will be sent to registrants automatically in the registration confirmation upon receipt of payment.
Please ensure you have the link well before the start of the workshop—check your junk/spam folder!
Lauri Nemetz, MA, BC-DMT, LCAT, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, a past president of the YTA, is an international yoga and anatomy workshop presenter and anatomy teacher in yoga TT programs. She has been an adjunct associate professor at Pace University since 2004 (teaching both yoga and anatomy) and was a 2020 Pace President’s Award honoree for Outstanding Contribution. In addition, she is a licensed creative arts therapist, a member of the American Association for Anatomy, a board-certified member of the Academy of Dance/Movement Therapists, a certified yoga teacher at the 500-hour level, and certified yoga therapist (C-IAYT).
Lauri is ever curious and enjoys sparking conversation and new ways of thinking and moving. She is currently writing a book for Handspring Publishing called The Myofascial System in Form and Movement (publication date 2022). She loves working with people in unwinding patterns and finding a meaningful yoga practice. For more info, contact Lauri on Facebook (Lauri Nemetz), Instagram (wellnessbridge), or the web (wewellnessbridge.com).