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Yoga Anatomy of the Spine

with Rich Logan


Yoga Anatomy of the Spine: We will focus in this experiential lecture on the movements and anatomy of the spine. We will identify some common imbalances, understand general structural limitations by seeing how it all fits together. We will also look at some safe ways to adjust the spine for a more complete experience.

To be discussed:

Kinesiology of the Spine
Landmarks of the Vertebra
Palpation of Bones
Understanding form and function
Range of Motion
Muscular anatomy of the Spine
Uddhiyana Bandhas relationship to the Spine
Assess structural imbalances

Rich Logan has traveled the world studying and teaching massage therapy and Yoga. He has been on faculty at the Chicago School of Massage therapy and The Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. A serious student of Yoga since 1998, teaching since 2001 and a meditation practitioner since 1978, Rich incorporates his knowledge of anatomy and physiology with a unique understanding of spirituality in the modern world. Rich has studied at the prestigious Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram in Madras, India with TKV Desikachar among others presiding, The Atma Vikasa in Mysore with Yogacharya V. Venkatesha and wife Acharye Hema, The Himalayan Iyengar Yoga Center near Dharamsala with Sharat Arora. Rich's significant teachers have been, Kim Shwartz, Tias Little, Aadil Palkhivala, Gabriel Halpern and Anna Forrest. Rich has also assisted Tias Little in workshops as well as his Esalen retreat in 08. He continues to study at the Yoga Circle under the tutelage of the enigmatic and brilliant Gabriel Halpern in the Iyengar tradition.

Earlier Event: October 31
AcroYoga fundamentals
Later Event: December 12
Yoga Anatomy of the Shoulder Girdle