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WORKSHOP: YOGA THERAPEUTICS, MOVEMENT AND MOBILITY


  • Yogalounge Kirchplatz 1 82049 Pullach bei München Germany (map)

with Jordan Bloom

The human body is a marvel of evolution and engineering. It is capable of enormous feats of strength and a virtually infinite array of movement patterns. By some estimations, the structures in our body, if used properly, are designed to keep us going for well over 100 years, but for a lot of us, we have never really learnt what our bodies are capable of and how to use them efficiently and effectively.

Without sufficient strength and range of motion in one part of the body, others parts are forced to compensate, potentially leading to injury and inefficient movement patterns while avoiding underlying problems. In this training, we will take a skillful approach to movement and learn how to mobilize the body in effective and efficient ways. We will learn how to apply alignment and biomechanical understanding to deal with injuries, limitations and chronic conditions both in the classroom and private setting. Using a systems approach we will address flexibility, strength and movement as skills in the body in order to achieve mobility - the freedom to move our bodies as joyful expressions of being human. We will explore aspects of movement such as motor control, the three aspects of flexibility, strength and alignment as skills.

Prerequisites:

At least one year of regular yoga practice. Basic knowledge of anatomy, asanas and alignment Recommended for:

This training is recommended for experienced (not advanced) yoga practitioners, yoga teachers, and other professionals working with the body such as massage therapists, physical and occupational therapists, chiropractors, doctors and nurses.

Jordan Bloom (E-RYT 500, RYS 200 & RYS 500) is an internationally renowned Yoga Teacher. Living an empowered life that is filled with joy, is a guiding principle behind his approach to yoga and life. He has been teaching yoga for fourteen years and for the last seven years, Jordan has been circling the globe teaching classes, workshops, immersions, therapy trainings and teacher trainings. From New Orleans to Nagoya, Copenhagen to Costa Rica and Miami to Munich, Jordan is experienced in working with both established communities and those new to yoga.

Originally from Johannesburg, South Africa, Jordan has been living in the United States for the past seventeen years, teaching and studying yoga with many great and inspirational teachers. Using his diverse life experiences and his playful sense of humor, Jordan brings fun, laughter, and intensity to his classes. Always in training and learning more, Jordan has completed thousands of hours of training in philosophy, anatomy and physiology, communication and leadership, strength training, posture and movement.