Seeing and Understanding Bodies Training with Dr Timothy McCall

Seeing and Understanding Bodies — Back By Popular Demand! Sat., July 29 thru Weds., Aug 2 9:00am to 3:30pm WHYoga Physical Therapy in Elm Grove, WI. Cost: $650 early bird discount (before June 30th) $720 afterwards   Download Registration Form   This training for yoga teachers, yoga therapists and serious yoga students is designed to refine your ability to observe subtleties of anatomical alignment, “tensegrity” (don’t worry if this term is new to you — all will be explained), the movement of breath and even the elusive “flow of prana” in a wide variety of asana. Seeing and Understanding Bodies was inspired by a series of workshops of the same name taught by Donald Moyer in Berkeley with Timothy McCall’s unique spin on the material. While yoga anatomy as it’s typically taught can be useful, he tends to view yoga anatomy more holistically, for example, studying whole bone movements rather than focusing solely on individual muscles and small parts of bones. We’ll examine the effects of chaining through the myofascia and liken asana to tensegrity structures like suspension bridges and geodesic domes. In the workshop, attendees will work to deepen their abilities to discern what’s happening in a student’s body, as a way to figure out how to help them go deeper into yoga, get out of pain, find a path toward holistic healing, etc. He will cover anatomy and alignment, for sure, but he’ll also hone our ability to read the flow of “prana” in people doing yoga poses. Attendees will learn to assess tensegrity, which is partly about alignment, but also tied to the balance of effort and...

Elise Cantrell Event – 40 Days to Enlightened Eating

Elise Cantrell, author of “40 Days to Enlightened Eating” and the Ayurvedic Cookbook of the same name will be coming to WHYoga-PT! Date: Saturday, May 6th Time: 10:00AM – 2:00PM Location: WHYoga-PT Cost: $65 per person Join author and yoga instructor Elise Cantrell to learn 12 key action steps to align with your most vibrant self. This workshop includes: Multilevel detoxifying yoga class Information where you can discover your Ayurvedic dosha (mind-body type) Information on how to eat best for balance, health, optimal weight and energy We will prepare and eat an Ayurvedic detoxifying lunch together. Pre-registration required....

Yoga for Athletes

Yoga for Athletes Begins October 10th Mondays 6:00-7:00am $16 drop in Packages available Athletes who add yoga to their training regimen can increase flexibility, improve mobility, build strength, gain balance, promote mind-body connectedness and enhance recovery for their training. This class will be geared toward athletes who want to add these benefits to their current sport-specific...

Couple’s Yoga

Couple’s Yoga Session Sweetest Day Weekend Coming in November  6:00-7:00pm $30/couple Preregistration required In our hurried and busy lives, time for connecting as a couple can fall by the wayside. This one hour yoga session on Sweetest Day will give couples time to renew their connection in a gentle yoga practice that focuses on togetherness, warmth, trust, love and movement. All levels of yoga students are welcome and all varieties of couples are encouraged: married couples, dating couples, parent-child couples, friends. If you miss the time to connect with your loved one, come enjoy this joyful expression of love with yoga....