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Continuing Education

30-Hour Applied Anatomy of Asanas CET with Nirupan

About the Programme 

As a student or teacher of yoga, having the right knowledge of anatomy – as well as possessing the right skillsets in applying this knowledge – can help facilitate a safer and more enriching practice, empowering you with greater confidence in your yoga journey. 


This programme will offer a welcoming and encouraging environment with the following areas of focus: 

  • Fundamentals of Biomechanics of Asanas (postures) 
  • Understanding Skeletal System, Muscular System as used in Asanas 
  • Joint movement, mobility in achieving postural alignment  
  • Classical Asanas and Breathing Mechanisms 
  • Applying learnt knowledge to daily practice of yoga 
  • Pursuing a deeper practice that addresses imbalances in body types and individual strengths
  • Minimising and preventing injuries 


 Open to all levels.


Schedule & Description 

3-5, 10-12 February 2023

Fridays  Sundays, 9am – 3pm daily

6 sessions total


Session 1: 

  • Understanding why Anatomy is so important in yogic practices   
  • Anatomical movements of the body 
  • Major joints, Muscles, Bones of the body and in relation to yoga practice 
  • Three anatomical planes   

Session 2: 

  • Biomechanics and Physiology of Standing Asanas 
  • Asana in three anatomical planes 
  • Effective techniques to release muscular tension and build strength in your practice

Session 3: 

  • Muscles in action in essential yoga poses and classical asanas 
  • Strengthen and stretch muscle fibres using the classical asanas 
  • Deep relaxation techniques to calm body and mind 


 Session 4: 

  • The structure, composition and function of the spine  
  • Understanding the importanceof back bends  
  • Biomechanics and functions of Back bending asanas
  • Safety considerations & variations 


Session 5: 

  • Classical inversion poses in relation to circulatory system 
  • Preparatory movements for inversion  
  • Biomechanics and functions of inversion asanas
  • Modifications for common postures to make yoga practice work for your body


Session 6: 

  • Concept of Respiratory system and pranayama 
  • Significance of yogic breathing 
  • Understanding The Nadis (energy channels) in the human body  
  • Deep Relaxation  



Full Programme

$720              PURE Cardholders           (Early-Bird 20% Discount)

$810              Non-PURE Cardholders   (Early-Bird 10% Discount)

$900              Regular Price


*30% off Regular Price for past PURE teacher Training / CET students.


*All Early-Bird Discounts end 15 January 2023.


Terms & Conditions   

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Early-Bird Discounts

  • Early-Bird Price: Application sent in on or before 15 January 2023.
  • Regular Price: Application sent in starting 16 January 20223.



  • No refund or credit will be given for cancellation starting 15 January 2023.
  • All refunds are subject to a 15% processing fee that will be deducted from your refund. 


Special offer from nood food

  • $1.00 off all nood food items for all yoga event registrants on dates of the workshop.
  • $2.00 off all smoothies and juices for all yoga event registrants on dates of the workshop.
  • $1.00 for any coffee or tea for all yoga event registrants on dates of the workshop.

*If there is any discrepancy between the printed and web versions, the web version shall prevail. 

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