- Do you wonder if what you are doing in your yoga practice—like 27 chaturangas in a class— is actually hurting your shoulders long-term?
- Are you a yoga enthusiast who wants to improve your personal practice?
- Or are you a yoga professional or healthcare provider who wants to work safely and effectively with shoulder pain?
This webinar is a LIVE, intimate gathering of yogis and yoga professionals meant to explore the shoulder and shoulder pain from a scientific and yogic perspective. We limit the size to 20 so that you can get your specific questions answered. Since there is limited space, don't hesitate to grab your spot!
of Yoga for Shoulder Pain
Learn or review shoulder anatomy and optimal movement of the shoulder and begin to apply in asana.
Yogis with basic anatomy or no anatomy & yogis wanting to learn in how to safely perform asana for the shoulder. Great for yoga professionals and yoga therapists, but previous training not required.
You will learn:
-The top Do's and Don'ts for the shoulder
-Embodied anatomy of the shoulder (we won’t just show you cool pics—and we will—but we will also be experiencing what we learn through touching and moving our own shoulders to apply to yoga asana).
-The actions of the shoulder joint
-Key muscles and structures of the shoulder joint, including the rotator cuff and scapular stabilizers.
-The basic principles of how to use yoga safely and effectively to improve, and not hurt, the shoulder, including concepts of how to stabilize your shoulders
Want a taste of our teaching first? Watch this FREE webinar on the TOP 3 YOGA MISTAKES THAT COULD BE DAMAGING YOUR SHOULDERS. Are you doing any of them? Or worse, if you are a yoga teacher, are you teaching them?
Meet your teachers
Ann Swanson, MS in Yoga Therapy, C-IAYT, E-RYT500, LMT
Ann is a yoga therapist, yoga teacher trainer, and advocate for self-care (including dancing alone in your living room). Passionate about science, she has taught college anatomy and physiology and worked in a cadaver lab. She holds a Master of Science in Yoga Therapy from Maryland University of Integrative Health and is now on faculty.
Ann specializes in helping people relieve pain with online yoga therapy. She also mentors other yoga teachers and therapists one-on-one online (click here to check it out). Ann has a way of making complex scientific ideas of anatomy and therapeutic yoga simple to understand and applied practically.
Marlysa Sullivan, MPT, C-IAYT, E-RYT500
Marlysa is a physical therapist, yoga therapist, and professor of anatomy, kinesiology, and therapeutic yoga-based courses at a graduate level. With a deep understanding of the evidence-based benefits of anatomy, yoga, and the ancient philosophy of the practice, she makes yoga safe and accessible on multiple levels.
Marlysa teaches anatomy, kinesiology and yoga therapy in a variety of settings including Maryland University of Integrative Health's master's programs. She is actively involved in research including developing an explanatory framework for yoga therapy and for conditions such as arthritis and dementia. She is a co-founder of the Center for Integrative Yoga Studies, where she runs yoga teacher training.