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Some great anatomy & physiology resources

Updated: May 16, 2023

After completing my anatomy course on a YTT, students often ask me for resources for further learning. Here are some of my favourites.


Websites and Blogs

Julian Baker / Functional Fascia: This one is a bit technical but the best way to deepen your understanding of fascia! Julian offers human dissection and prosection (prepared dissection) courses. https://functionalfascia.com

Jason Crandell has some useful resources on sequencing and blog posts on anatomy, and his wife, Andrea Ferretti, does a great podcast: www.jasonyoga.com


Stu Girling: Anatomy teacher who has hours of interviews with excellent guests and articles: https://loveyogaanatomy.com/


Gil Hedley: Famous for his "fuzz speech," Gil has devoted his life to understanding the beauty of human body (especially through dissection) and has hours of online dissections: www.gilhedley.com


Leslie Kaminoff has some brilliant videos on YouTube. His website also has some valuable resources. https://www.yogaanatomy.org/


Matthew Huy (me): My site has an informative blog. You can subscribe to my newsletter where I send biweekly information-packed emails: www.matthewhuy.com 


Yoga Internationalyogainternational.com They often have insightful articles and videos with the likes of Bernie Clark. I'd recommend joining their mailing list. 


Ray Long is the author of a popular series of yoga anatomy books. On his blog, he covers such questions as 'Should we engage the glutes in shoulder bridge?': www.bandhayoga.com

Andrew McGonigle / Doctor Yogi: (a close colleague of mine) is a medically trained yoga and anatomy teacher who has some useful vlogs and leads anatomy workshops internationally: https://doctor-yogi.com

Tom Myers is a leader in fascia research and the author of Anatomy Trains: www.anatomytrains.com


Jules Mitchell: with a Master's in biomechanics, Jules knows her stuff about stretching and the biomechanics of yoga and she offers online courses: www.julesmitchell.com


Jenni Rawlings: yoga teacher and anatomy trainer who writes about complex anatomy in a very simple and easy-to-understand way and she likes to shake up the many myths swirling through the yoga-teacher-universe. www.jennirawlings.com

Podcasts

Yogaland Podcast Jason's wife Andrea Ferretti does a great podcast where she interviews respected yoga teachers as well as scientists who shed some light on this yoga teaching stuff we do. I love the two podcasts with neuromechanist Robin Capobianco. Check them out! http://www.jasonyoga.com/podcast/ Yoga Teacher Resource Podcast Information, support and inspiration for yoga teachers. Topics include the business of yoga, teaching skills, philosophy and more: http://teachingyoga.net/podcast/

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