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Foundational

Essential Knowledge for Movement Professionals

This is a complete functional anatomy training for students of the human body who are seeking to empower themselves through a deeper confidence in their own innate power as a human being, through movement, breathing, and self-awareness. This course is intended to fill the foundational requirements of teaching any student and teacher of movement everything they need to know to effectively practice yoga, fitness, sports, or anything else in an optimal way which is pain free and integrated.


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Functional Movement Anatomy

Workshop Feel

Made to feel like a LIVE training

PROPS

To see abstract concepts with CONCRETE examples. 



MODELS

Put anatomy into THREE DIMENSIONS.


MYOFASCIAL SLINGS

See how concepts of kinetic chains and anatomy trains take life through human movement and the gait cycle.

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Course curriculum

  • 01

    Welcome to the course!

    • About This Course

    • INTRO TO THE COURSE

    • Download Notes

    • Before we begin...

  • 02

    Human Systems Overview

    • The Anatomical Position

    • Overview of Tissues

    • Overview of Systems

    • Visual Tour of the Systems of the Body

    • The Complex Body & Medical Claims

    • QUIZ - Human Systems

  • 03

    Joints & Terms of Motion

    • Directional Terms

    • Planes of Motion

    • Joint Movement Terms

    • Muscle Contractions & Roles

    • The Skeleton - Bones I

    • The Skeleton - Bones II

    • The Skeleton - Joint Types

    • The Spine - Facet Joints and Motions

    • The Spine - Upper Cervical Joints & Motions

    • Secondary Joint Actions

    • Cartilage

    • Ligaments and Joint Capsules

    • The Spine - Discs, Bulges, & Referred Pain

    • The Hip Joint

    • The Shoulder Joint

    • The Scapulothoracic Joint

    • Scapulohumeral Rhythm

    • Lumbopelvic Hip Rhythm

    • The Knee Joint

    • The Elbow Joint

    • Ankle & Foot Joints

    • Wrist & Hand Joints

    • QUIZ - Joints & Terms of Motion

  • 04

    Muscles & Myofascial Slings

    • Everything IS Connected

    • Skeletal Muscle - Critical Information

    • Basic Muscle Groups

    • Tensegrity in Motion: Anterior & Posterior Oblique Subsystems

    • Tensegrity in Motion: Front/Back Lines

    • Gravity Screws With Everything

    • QUIZ - Muscles & Myofascial Slings

  • 05

    Special Muscle Considerations

    • The Core: Pumps & Pressure Systems

    • Paraspinals (CORE 2.0)

    • Rotator Cuffs & Stabilizers

    • Muscles of Respiration

    • QUIZ - Special Muscle Considerations

  • 06

    Foundational Postures

    • Downward Facing Dog

    • Chaturanga

    • 1000 Faces of the Squat

    • Don't Stretch - Eccentrically Contract!

    • QUIZ - Foundational Postures

  • 07

    Safety First! Bulletproof Your Practice

    • Passive vs. Active Range of Motion

    • SAID Principle & Progressive Overload

    • Joint Health in the Middle Path

    • Is Yoga Safe (pt 1)

    • Is Yoga Safe? (pt 2)

    • Is Yoga Safe? (pt 3)

  • 08

    Closing Concepts

    • Anatomical Variation vs Universal Principles

    • How Much Flexibility is Enough?

    • Mythbusting

    • The Nervous System

    • Pregnancy Myths & Advice

    • Big Ideas & A Gift For You!

  • 09

    Next steps

    • Before you go...

Meet Your Instructor

Anthony Davis, 700hr CYT; NASM-CPT/CES

Anthony is a student completing his final year of both his Master's in Exercise Science, and his Doctor of Chiropractic degrees. He is a yoga teacher, YTT trainer, personal trainer, and corrective exercise specialist. He believes in science, evidence-based practice, and a no-bullshit approach to health & wellness.
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