Refining Your Yoga Anatomy with Ellen Saltonstall and Todd Norian

Date: May 1-3, 2015 (TBA)

Location: Lenox, MA

Venue: (TBA)

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

Hours: 18

Investment: (TBA)

Registration: Email:, or call 413-232-7839

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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, and yoga master, Todd Norian, 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:

  • 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.
  • Enjoy an early morning in-depth pranayama and meditation class with Todd Norian integrating the yoga anatomy from the previous day.

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.