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Yoga Anatomy of the Shoulder Girdle

with Rich Logan


Yoga anatomy of the Shoulder Girdle: The shoulder is already relatively free when we consider it’s normal range of motion and as a result it is functionally less stable. We will look at unhealthy movement patterns and imbalances commonly seenin the shoulder girdle. We will look at the Rotator cuff and other musculature and find safe ways to increase mobility with support work from our fellow students.

To be discussed:

Kinesiology of the Shoulder
Landmarks of the Shoulder Girdle
Palpation of Bones
Muscles of the Shoulder
The Heart Plexus
What holds the Shoulder prisoner
Connective tissue release of the area
Discussion/Demo strengthening and stretching

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: November 21
Yoga Anatomy of the Spine
Later Event: January 1
New Year 2016 Yoga Mala