Core Awareness

I’m thrilled to be going to this training with the amazing Padmasri at my Yoga home, Yogaville.  Core stability — not just a physical thing!


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with Letícia Padmasri, M.A., E-RYT 500

Registration time: 2 pm and training end time: 2 pm

Anatomy and Physiology for Teachers 1Deepen your understanding and practical application core stability—a topic often discussed, but seldom understood.

A strong core is nourishing, freeing, and directly affects the quality of your practice (asanas, pranayama, and meditation) on a personal and professional level. Awareness is key to developing core stability.

  • Understand the role of the psoas muscle in core stability
  • Learn Yoga asanas for core stability
  • Explore sitting habits and seated asanas for meditation
  • Discover the connections between core stability and breathing
  • Enhance pranayama practice through core awareness and core stability

By working with our center, we develop the ability to consciously respond to life situations rather than react to them. We refine our capacity to be alert, responsive, and open-hearted.

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One of the most important core muscles is the iliopsoas. Because of prolonged and dysfunctional sitting and other habits, this muscle ends up restricted by social limitations and confined to repetitive movements. A healthy psoas is the first step toward a steady and comfortable Yoga practice. In this workshop you will explore the psoas, working with core awareness through the practice of Yoga asanas.

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About the Presenter

Leticia Padmasri 2014Letícia Padmasri, M.A., E-RYT 500, is a certified Integral Hatha Yoga teacher in the Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced levels, as well as a certified Raja Yoga teacher. She holds a bachelor’s degree in exercise science, a master’s degree in education, and has dedicated many years towards the study of exercise physiology. Her interest in the body’s structure and function, combined with her love for the philosophy of Yoga, supports students in experiencing the true depth of the Yoga asanas.

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