Creating a Body of Light: Spine & Brain Anatomy in Light of Ancient Yogic Wisdom


How do new insights into brain functioning cast light on ancient yogic teachings? And why was the spine considered so central to our health and well-being?

Learn why the ancient yogis considered the health of the spine central to our vitality, well-being, and even longevity. In this course, Tias dives deep into how modern anatomy can help us understand how yoga helps animate the channels of the spine and create more balanced functioning of the brain.

Learn powerful techniques to work more consciously with the flow of prana, or life force energy in your body through breath, sound and movement.

Tias also explores how alignment in yoga postures affects the balance of the spine and the flow of nerve energy. Learn how to pinpoint common areas of compression that block the flow of life energy in your body.

What You Will Learn

  • How ancient yogic teachings are reflected in the anatomy of the spine and brain
  • How to animate the channels of your spine through breath, sound and movement
  • How alignment in postures allows you to feel the energetic flow of vibration through your spinal centers
  • Techniques to create more opening in all your cranial cavities to facilitate more balanced brain functioning
  • How to release the delicate structures around the jaw and cranium providing an antidote for headaches, eye strain, and insomnia

This Course also Includes:

  • Yoga practice videos: Enjoy a yoga practice with Tias designed specifically for this course.
  • 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 all webinar sessions – both MP3 (downloadable) and MP4 (streaming online), 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 webinar sessions, you can go back and refer to particularly important passages or clarify sections you were in doubt about.

This course qualifies for 3 CEs with Yoga Alliance.

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Tias Little synthesizes years of study in classical yoga, Sanskrit, Buddhist studies, anatomy, massage, and trauma healing. Tias began studying the work of B.K.S Iyengar in 1984 and studying with Pattabhi Jois in 1989.

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