Becoming a Master in Yogic Anatomy

As a yoga teacher, your goal is to provide your students with the tools they need to lead a healthy and fulfilling life through the practice of yoga. To do this, it is essential to have a deep understanding of yogic anatomy. Having this knowledge will not only improve your ability to correct your students’ posture, but it will also set you apart from other yoga teachers in the industry.

Yogic anatomy is the study of the physical and energetic anatomy of the body, specifically as it relates to the practice of yoga. This includes an understanding of the muscles, bones, and connective tissues, as well as the flow of energy through the body’s channels and the effects that yoga postures have on the body’s systems.

Knowing yogic anatomy is essential for any yoga teacher, as it provides the foundation for creating safe and effective yoga practices for students of all levels. With a deep understanding of the body, you can help your students avoid injury, improve their posture, and experience the full benefits of their yoga practice.

In addition to improving your teaching skills, knowing yogic anatomy will also make you a master trainer. By being able to provide your students with a deeper understanding of the anatomy of the body, you can help them to move beyond simply practicing asanas, and instead see yoga as a way of life that can improve their overall quality of life.

In a world where there is a growing interest in yoga, it is essential to differentiate yourself from other teachers and stand out as an expert in your field. By becoming a master in yogic anatomy, you will not only be able to provide your students with a deeper understanding of their bodies and the practice of yoga, but you will also become a sought-after teacher, known for your expertise and dedication to your students’ well-being.

Acknowledging the Uniqueness of Every Human Being: The Benefits of Yogic Anatomy

As humans, we are all unique, with our own individual quirks, challenges, and strengths. This holds true for our physical bodies as well. While medical anatomy has given us a comprehensive understanding of the human body from an external perspective, yogic anatomy takes a holistic approach by looking at the body from the inside out.

For a practicing yogi, it is essential to have a deep understanding of not only the physical challenges one may face, such as back pain, but also the interplay between the body and mind during movement and stillness. By delving into yogic anatomy, you will learn about the feedback mechanisms between muscles, nerves, and the body as a whole, allowing you to develop a mature and connected understanding of the human form.

Through the study of yogic anatomy, you will also learn to appreciate the uniqueness of each individual. No two bodies are the same, and it is important to recognize and respect this diversity. By understanding the intricacies of each student’s body, you can better tailor your teachings to meet their specific needs, helping them to improve their life quality and adopt yoga as a lifestyle.

Understanding the Human Body through Yogic Anatomy

Yogic anatomy is a unique approach to understanding the human body that complements medical anatomy. It investigates the inner workings of the body, mind, and spirit and how they interact through yoga practices like asana, pranayama, and meditation. Through a deeper understanding of yogic anatomy, you can become a master yoga trainer and offer your students a more personalized and holistic yoga practice.

Smart Adjustments: Finding Your Perfect Posture

Asana clinic is a unique approach to learning anatomy in action. Rather than simply correcting students’ posture, this approach empowers them to find their own perfect posture. This is because every human being is unique, and there is no one-size-fits-all solution to good posture.

At an asana clinic, students will learn how to adjust their posture in a way that is tailored to their individual needs. This involves paying close attention to their body and making smart adjustments that help to improve their alignment and prevent injury.

One of the key principles of smart adjustments is to work with the body’s natural curves. The spine has several natural curves that provide stability and support. When these curves are disrupted, it can lead to pain, discomfort, and injury. By working with these curves, students can find their perfect posture and improve their overall alignment.

Another important aspect of smart adjustments is to work with the body’s strength and flexibility. Every person has different levels of strength and flexibility, and it is important to work within these limits. For example, if a student has limited flexibility in their hips, it is important to adjust their posture in a way that accommodates this limitation, rather than pushing them beyond their limits.

Smart adjustments also involve paying close attention to the body’s energy. When we adjust our posture, we are changing the way that energy flows through our body. By focusing on the flow of energy, we can improve our posture and reduce the risk of injury.

In addition to improving posture and preventing injury, smart adjustments can also lead to increased strength, flexibility, and overall well-being. When we adjust our posture in a way that is tailored to our individual needs, we can find a balance that allows us to move with ease and grace.

what will learn

  • Muscles: You will learn about the major muscles in the body and how they work. This includes understanding how the muscles receive messages from the nervous system and how intention affects movement. Through asana practice, you will become more aware of the interplay between muscles, nerves, and intention and be able to guide students in finding their perfect posture.
  • Bones:You will learn about the major bones in the body and how they affect asana practice. This includes understanding how certain shapes and sizes of bones can influence posture and how to adapt asanas to promote healthy postures and movements.
  • Joints: You will learn about the major joints in the body and their mobility and limitations. This includes understanding the range and locks of joints and how to design safe yoga practices for people of all ages.
  • Spines: You will learn about the spine and its role in yoga postures for better health. This includes understanding how to improve spinal health through yoga and how to use the wisdom of yoga postures to reach your potential.
  • Flexibility: You will learn about the basics of alignment and how to adapt asanas to each practitioner’s unique flexibility and structure. You will also learn about the flow of energy and information within the body and how to use the wisdom of yoga postures to tap into your inner engineering and reach your full potential.
  • Emotions: Emotions can have a significant impact on yoga postures. Emotional stress or tension can cause physical tension in the body, making it difficult to perform yoga poses with ease and comfort. On the other hand, practicing yoga can help to reduce stress and promote emotional balance, leading to improved physical posture and ease in performing yoga poses. Additionally, the focus and breathing techniques used in yoga can help to calm the mind and release pent up emotions, allowing for a deeper connection with the body and a more fulfilling yoga practice.

practical information

Duration (100 Hours)

40 h of practice

25 h of teaching

25 h of lecture and assessments

10 h of Spiritual Practice

What to bring

Yoga mat

Comfortable yoga clothes to change

Woolen shawl (useful for lectures & meditation)


Eligibility Criteria
  1. The training is conducted exclusively in English. To fully benefit from this program, you need to have a good understanding of the language.
  2. You need to be relatively healthy and fit. (If you have any disabilities or other health challenges, please talk to us) The teacher training course is a very intense program with extensive yoga practices. The program focuses on more than just teaching teachers, it also focuses on personal growth.
  3. We suggest you get acquainted with yoga and integrate this practice in your daily life. You need to have at least six months of yoga experience before starting the course.
  4. If you are going through any sort of medical treatment, please send us your medical history and discuss with us your fitness for the course.
  5. Pregnancy: Please, inform us of your pregnancy and provide a medical documentation.
Application Progress
  1. Fill out the application form below. The Yogalife team will respond within the next 10 working days.
  2. Once you are eligible, note that acceptance of your application form does not confirm your participation; only full payment of the course can do that. Places are given on eligibility and on first-paid, first-served basis.
  3. Students are responsible for their own transfers, accommodation, food and living expenses.
Payment Options

You will be sent the bank details once your application is approved.

Yoga Alliance

Graduates are eligible to become Registered Yoga Teachers with Yoga Alliance.


4 Weekend Course

  • 20-22 October 2023
  • 03-05 November 2023
  • 17-19 November 2023
  • 01-03 December 2023

Preparation by 10h self-paced online training before the in-person

Registration latest until 15 September to be able to thoroughly work through the online preparation and pre-assessment. Only those who have successfully finalized this preparatory phase latest by 7 October are eligible to join the in-person training.


Early Bird:€1.450 (until 15 July)

Regular Fee: €1.650

Note: Paying in installments is possible

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Anybody who is curious about advancing their reaching and who has completed at least a 200 hours basic yoga teacher training.


Friday: 19:00 – 21:30

Saturday: 8:00 – 18:00

Sunday: 8:00 – 16:00


Yogalife Studio

Rue du Houblon:Hopstraat 40

1000 Bruxelles/Brussel

Refund Policy

All transaction fees are the responsibility of the registrant. A cancellation policy of 750 Euro is a non-refundable fee for your application. This amount will increase to 1000 Euro in case of cancellation four weeks before the training starts and the totality of your deposit will be kept for last minute cancellation. In some cases, however, it can be used for a next teacher training course but only with the approval of a Yogalife director and for a valid reason. If, for some reason, Yogalife is forced to cancel the teacher training course, all deposits will be refunded.

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