3-Day Teacher Program: How to Understand, Prevent & Manage the Most Common Injuries in Yoga

Through lecture, discussion, demonstration & practice you'll learn the most up-to-date ways to cue, adjust, and adapt your sequences for optimal sustainability.

Nov 13, 2020 — Nov 15, 2020

Jason Crandell

473 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA, 94103

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3-Day Teacher Program: How to Understand, Prevent & Manage the Most Common Injuries in Yoga with Jason Crandell

About the Event

$299 early bird until 8/31 | $350

This 3-day Program for yoga teachers and dedicated students will provide you with the latest understanding of how to prevent and manage the most common injuries in yoga—especially those that occur in vinyasa yoga. Using a combination of lecture, discussion, demonstration and practice, you’ll learn the most up-to-date ways to cue, adjust, and adapt your sequences for optimal sustainability.

Jason’s down-to-earth style of teaching will help you understand the complexity of the anatomy and technical details involved in clear, accessible, useful ways.

Each morning will include 2.5 hours of education and 1 hour of practice. Each afternoon will also include 2 hours of education and 1 hour of practice.

Day 1: How to Keep Your Sacro-iliac Region and Hips Safe in Yoga

Including lecture, discussion, and practice, this comprehensive Daylong Intensive will teach you the safest way for you to practice every category of yoga posture for your sacro-iliac region and hips. You’ll explore common misalignment patterns and dysfunctions; you’ll examine key postures that are often taught incorrectly; and, you’ll learn how to practice, cue, and adjust yoga postures to ensure that they’re safe and stable for your sacro-iliac region and hips.

Day 2: How to Keep Your Lower Back Safe in Yoga

Students often come to class looking to relieve lower back discomfort. This Daylong Intensive will teach you the principals that are involved in creating practices for managing lower-back discomfort. It will also provide you with an exceptionally effective “lower-back maintenance” practice. In addition, this Intensive will teach you how to minimize the possibility of creating lower-back distress in yoga class. You’ll explore common misalignment patterns and dysfunctions; you’ll examine key postures that are often taught incorrectly; and, you’ll learn how to practice, cue, and adjust yoga postures to ensure that they’re safe for you lower back.

Day 3: How to Keep Your Shoulders Safe in Yoga

The highly mobile and beautifully intricate nature of the shoulder girdle makes it one of the most vulnerable parts of your body—especially for flow or vinyasa yogis. The nuances of the shoulder girdle also make giving accurate, scientifically rationale cues very challenging for teachers to provide. Unfortunately, this combination of challenges leads to an excessive number of injuries and long-term wear and tear. Until now. This intensive will demystify the anatomy of your shoulders, give you a comprehensive rationale for using your shoulders in every category of yoga posture, and educate you about the common sources of shoulder injuries in yoga. This intensive will also dispel some of the common misunderstandings about how the shoulders function in yoga postures. Lastly, you’ll learn a comprehensive practice for keeping your shoulders strong, stable and balanced—setting you up for a lifetime of more efficient, safe yoga.

If you’re ready to reinvigorate your teaching, create more sustainable sequences and refine your teaching in every way, this program is for you.