Yoga Anatomy Training For Yoga Teachers: Refine Your Studies with Ellen Saltonstall

Todd and Ellen Saltonstall in November 2013Date and Schedule: April 21-23, 2017

Fri. 4/21 – 6:30-9:00pm
Sat. 4/22 – 9:00am-1:00pm, 2:30-6:30pm
Sun. 4/23 – 9:00am-12:00pm, 1:30-4:00pm

Location: Lenox, MA

Venue: Zaanti Yoga Studio, 449 Pittsfield Rd, Lenox, MA 01240. For directions, please see the bottom of this page.

Prerequisite: Open to teachers and experienced students of all traditions and styles.

Hours: 16

Investment: $240 if paid in full by March 31st, $265 after. For 300-Hour Members, save on tuition by choosing one of our other payment options. Repeaters will get 50% off tuition cost.

Registration: Please email us or call 413-232-7839 if you have any questions.

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For yoga teachers, aspiring teachers, and experienced students of all levels and traditions, as well as, bodyworkers, massage therapists, and anyone else interested in deepening their knowledge about yoga anatomy.

Join yoga anatomy expert and author, Ellen Saltonstall, in this powerful yoga anatomy training.Gain a deeper understanding of the body’s integrity and its anatomical wonder. Elevate your understanding of alignment instructions that will assist your students to move from pain to greater freedom. In this workshop, you will:

  • Study anatomical structures of the body in order to understand the marvel of what happens under the skin as we practice.
  • Review basic joints and muscles, and then look beyond that to how the connective tissue functions.
  • Learn how to navigate poses that present particular anatomical challenges to all yogis, beginners and advanced practitioners alike.

You will gain a deeper understanding of how each area of the body functions and how every part is interrelated thus leading to a more integrated understanding of your practice as well as your teaching.

Ellen Saltonstall, E-RYT 500, is a certified yoga instructor based in New York City with extensive training in Iyengar and Anusara Yoga (certified 2000), and a background in professional dance and massage therapy. She also teaches Kinetic Awareness, a method of bodywork using rubber balls, and authored the first book on the method: Kinetic Awareness, Discovering Your Bodymind, 1983. She also co-authored Yoga for Arthritis, 2008, and Yoga for Osteoporosis, 2010. She offers therapy webinars through, and she teaches nationally and internationally with a specialty in anatomy and therapeutics.