open to all
This immersion will look at myofascial release techniques and the application within the yoga setting. We will look at the current understanding of the fascia as well as the function & dysfunction of the fascia and the therapeutic application of myofascial release techniques to assist your students. Identifying common areas and trigger points in the body that with simple, mindful self-application can be a great tool for teachers and students alike.
You will leave with a deeper understanding that you can apply immediately to your private & group classes. This week will focus on myofascial release techniques with a morning practice to incorporate some of the myofascial release into a moderate vinyasa setting. This module is open to anyone looking to use myofascial release personally or within a therapeutic setting.
09:00-11:00 asana practice
You will receive included on the course a detailed training manual by Yoga Medicine + two myofascial release balls. If you have your own that you would like to bring as well please feel free.
Tiffany Cruikshank is an internationally renowned yoga instructor, who has spent the past 20 years crafting a methodology for teaching and practicing yoga, wherein the practice is melded with Eastern and Western notions of medicine. Cruikshank’s teaching is held up by her work as a holistic health practitioner, acupuncturist, and sports medicine expert. Based in Seattle, Cruikshank teaches regularly for YogaGlo, and travels extensively around the world. She is also the author of the books Meditate Your Weight and Optimal Health for a Vibrant Life. Her approach has helped thousands of yogis around the world see their practice in a new light as a result of Cruikshank’s innovative thinking and dedication to the practice.
Tiffany was previously the Acupuncturist & Yoga Teacher at the Nike World Headquarters in Portland, Oregon and has worked with over 25,000 patients. She has graced the cover of over a dozen magazines including: Prevention, Yoga Journal, Om Yoga Magazine, Mantra Yoga & Health Magazine, Origin Magazine, Thrive Magazine. She has been a contributor to many major publications including: The Wall Street Journal, LA Times, Forbes, Fox News, Yoga Journal, Prevention, Dr. Oz, Self, Women’s Health, Marie Claire, Glamor, Shape, Fitness, Good Housekeeping, Redbook, More, Well+Good, MindBodyGreen, Triathlete, Organic Authority, American Fitness, Yoga Magazine, AOL Build, Cosmopolitan, Natural Health and more.