What is Alignment Yoga? Scott Anderson Interview – Wisdom 101

Scott Anderson created Alignment Yoga after years of teaching and seeing where Westerners consistently miss out on the full benefits of yoga.
It is built on his extensive knowledge of anatomy and his studies with various yoga masters through the years.

In this interview, you will find out:

– Scott Anderson’s story
– How he developed Alignment Yoga
– What are the risks of yoga?
– What cues should we toss out the window?
– Why we should stop telling students to square the hips in many poses
– What is non-dual philosophy in yoga?
– Psychological student teacher relationship
– What is joint laxity and why is it a risk for yoga practitioners
– What is “embodiment?” and how do we practice it?
– Brighton Score – check your Joint Laxity
– What is the difference between Joint Laxity and flexibility?
– Difference between short “intensive” teacher trainings and long ones.
– How to find a good program for your teacher training

Alignment Yoga:

Scott’s Blog:

Nate Guadagni is the founder of Bo Yoga®, a rapidly growing wellness system focusing on making mindful movement accessible to more people.

Website: http://www.boyoga.com

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Nate Guadagni has been teaching yoga, qi gong and meditation full time for over thirteen years and is the founder of Bo Yoga®, a rapidly growing health and wellness system. His mission through Bo Yoga is to make mindful movement accessible to all people by providing innovative props and training techniques and adapting to student's diverse needs. He is the author of Bo Yoga: 7 Essential Values to Energize Your Life and has produced three DVDs: Bo Yoga for Beginners, Bo Yoga Basics and 5 Elements Qi Gong. He has also created online courses and leads national workshops and teacher trainings around the country. He is a member of the Yoga Alliance and the International Association of Yoga Therapists. His most recent training is Sarahjoy Marsh’s 500 Hour Yoga Therapy Program.

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