Lessons Related to this Zoom Lecture Topic

Lesson 6: Anatomy, Physiology, and Kinesiology
Lesson 7: Learning the Asanas: Introduction
Lesson 8: Learning the Asanas: Warm-Ups and Sun Salutation
Lesson 9: Learning the Asanas: Standing Postures
Lesson 10: Learning the Asanas: Seated Postures
Lesson 11: Learning the Asanas: Supine and Prone Postures
Lesson 12: Learning the Asanas: Inverted Postures
Lesson 13: Learning the Asanas: Restorative Postures
Lesson 14: Learning the Asanas: Additional Techniques

*Note: You do not need to review all of these Lessons before reviewing the Zoom Lecture.


This meeting we did a brief overview of our last discussion and then dived into discussing our muscular system. We covered:

  • Purpose of the Muscular System
  • Understand how our muscles work together
  • Different type of Muscle Tissues
  • The structure of Muscles
  • Four kinds of Muscular Contractions
  • Muscle Disorders
  • How can this help you as a Yoga Teacher?



Additional Outside Resources

  1. The Muscular System Explained In 6 Minutes by CTE Skills.com (5mins 40secs): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rMcg9YzNSEs
  2. Muscle Contraction Types: Isotonic, Concentric, Eccentric, Isometric by medeasy (3mins 44 secs): https://youtu.be/vQ1ZAP154BM
  3. How your muscular system works – Emma Bryce by Ted-Ed (4mins 44secs): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VVL-8zr2hk4

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