Self Massage: Movement and Myofascial Release

Upcoming Date: November 22nd, 2014, 2-5pm

Third Root Community Health, 380 Marlborough Road, Brooklyn, to register please visit www.thirdroot.org or https://www.facebook.com/events/1499746383606963/

Learn simple stretches and deep-tissue release techniques for a deeper sense of relaxation. Through yoga you will learn to warm up the body; through self-massage and “ball rolling” you will release tension in the muscles, freeing oxygen and blood flow. Expect to feel relief in the hips, shoulders, and back as well as more relaxed in the nervous system. All with simple household items to take home!

Time: 3 hours

Cost: $35 advance registration, 40 day of, plus $5 supplies fee

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Yoga Anatomy Series with Alicia Ohs

The Yoga Anatomy Series is a great way to deepen your understanding of the body, and learn tips and tools for protection. Each workshop focuses on a particular area, and is great for students, teachers and those with injury ready to deepen their awareness.

# 1 Understanding Your Knees

# 2 Understanding Your Pelvis and Hips

# 3 Understanding Your Shoulders and Wrists

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Understanding Your Knees

In this workshop, we’ll cover the basic anatomy of the knee and how to work safely.

Learn how to test ligaments in your knees and how to protect them in your yoga practice and daily life.  All levels welcome.  Great for runners, those who are injured and any students who wish to deepen their practice.

Understanding Your Pelvis and Hips

In this workshop, we’ll cover the basic anatomy of the pelvis and how it relates to the hips and lower back.

From the perspective of breathing, we’ll explore our tendencies to help or hurt our bodies and learn practical solutions for various symptoms.  This workshop is great for those with lower back pain, sciatica, sacro iliac (SI) joint pain and other lower back and pelvic related issues.

Understanding Your Shoulders and Wrists

In this workshop, we’ll cover some basic anatomy of the rotator cuff and arms.

Learn to build strength in the arms, openness in the shoulders, and how both of these benefits can affect your wrists. We’ll discuss common injuries in the shoulder, learn wrist exercises and how to protect the both in your yoga practice.

 For more information or to arrange a booking, please contact Alicia.