CE Workshop | The Myth of Yoga and Flexibility

March 14, 2023

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About This Event

As yoga teachers, an assumption we often hear from non-practitioners is that they are not “flexible enough” for yoga; in reality, placing too much emphasis on stretching may actually be harming our students in the long run. Join Yogi Aaron, creator of AYAMA (Applied Yoga Anatomy + Muscle Activation™️), as he disputes the flexibility myth and explains why we should place focus on activating and strengthening muscles instead. Come ready to gain a new perspective on stretching, flexibility, and yoga that will transform how you teach and practice.

In this workshop you will learn:

  • How stretching disconnects the body and mind, weakens the muscles, and causes misalignment, instability, and chronic pain
  • A popular yoga pose you may want to avoid teaching, and why
  • A simple muscle activation practice for you and your students to instantly feel stronger and more stable in the body

About the Presenter

One of the most sought-after teachers today, Yogi Aaron is trailblazing a new path in the world of yoga. Known for his unorthodox perspectives on stretching and flexibility and how both cause more harm than good, his teachings aim to help as many people as possible live a pain-free life so they can realize yoga's true intentions.

He is the creator of the revolutionary approach to yoga — Applied Yoga Anatomy + Muscle ActivationTM (AYAMA) and the online platform: The Yogi Club, host of the yoga podcast ‘Stop Stretching’, author of ‘Autobiography of a Naked Yogi’ and the forth-coming book ‘Stop Stretching! A New Yogic Approach To Master Your Body + Live Pain-Free', and is the Co-Owner of Blue Osa Yoga Retreat & Spa in Costa Rica where he leads The Yogi Club Yoga Teacher Training Immersions year-round for students from all across the globe.

Yogi Aaron’s sense of humor, contagious laugh, courageous and adventurous spirit, and his own healing journey of overcoming pain and discovering and living his true life’s purpose makes him a stand-out and favored leading yoga teacher today.

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