One of the most common injuries in the yoga world is rotator cuff damage, and the general population suffers from many repetitive stress issues in shoulders, elbows, and wrists. This workshop addresses preventative care and healing these problems. In this clinic style afternoon, we’ll break down anatomy to better familiarize you with your upper body, work with rehab and prehab practices to improve efficiency in both hatha and vinyasa yoga asana, as well as looking at specific poses and everyday movements that can cause injury to do them more safely and without pain and strain. Open to all, yogis and non-yogis alike.
Instructor — Traci Joy Burleigh
Traci Joy (TJ) Burleigh is a long-time yogi, Vipassana practitioner, health educator and coach, Ayurvedic practitioner and bodyworker. She loves yoga for it’s dynamic and uniting practices of body and heart.
She owns and operates “Arts of Flesh”, in San Francisco CA, enriching people’s lives through her attentive presence, intuitive insight, technical skill, bold encouragement, humor and radical embodiment. TJ’s experience of yoga is unbranded and inimitable. She brings a passion for anatomy, breath, biomechanics, feeling great, poetry, and permission to her teaching.
She teaches at UCSF, SF General Hospital, and privately. TJ is certified at the highest level with Yoga Alliance, E-RYT and is a member of IAYT. She is on the faculty of Yoga Mendocino, where she has trained teachers since 2005. She can be reached at email@example.com.