Anatomy of Perfect Alignment for Every Body, Every Time – Part 1 Lower Body


Every body is unique. This can present a challenge to yoga teachers and practitioners, not only in terms of adapting to ability, but also figuring out how to deal with muscle tightness, weakness, over flexibility, and other common asymmetries. In this course, yoga therapist Shy Sayar addresses key approaches that can help us and each student in our class access safe, healthy, integrated alignment.

Study with Shy, founder and director of the anatomy-based alignment system of the Tantravaya Yoga Research School, and learn the four pairs of oppositional actions that are both necessary and sufficient for every body in every active pose or movement, both in yoga and in any physical activity. Come to understand the dictates of human anatomy behind these actions that make them universal to every body, while the organization into pairs facilitates customizing each gesture to every different body and need. Learn how to apply the principal actions in your own body and in teaching, and to customize cues & internal actions in each pose for every body. Understand how different bodies & postures require varying degrees of emphasis on one or the other action within each pair.

This Course also Includes:

  • Recordings of All Webinar Sessions: It’s generally acknowledged that many people only retain 10-20 percent of what they learn in a workshop. You will get access to the recordings of both webinar sessions (both MP3 and MP4), enabling you to go back and listen to the workshop as many times as you like.
  • Transcripts of All Sessions: Ever wanted to refer to a certain part of a course? Even the best note takers miss a point every so often. With the transcripts of the sessions, you can go back and refer to particularly important passages or clarify sections you were in doubt about.
This course qualifies for 3 non-contact hour CEs with Yoga Alliance.


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Shy Sayar (ERYT-500, YACEP) is a senior yoga teacher & continuing education provider at the highest level offered by Yoga Alliance. Well into his third decade with yoga, Shy has tens of thousands of hours of experience.

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