Functional Anatomy and Physiology for Yoga
with Joe Miller

January 6–March 10, 2020
Mondays and Tuesdays


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about the training

Explore anatomy, biomechanics, and physiology for yoga in depth. This 60-hour course will cover:

  • Skeletal and muscular anatomy;
  • Anatomy and biomechanics of major joints;
  • Seeing and understanding anatomy in asana;
  • How connective tissues and muscles work;
  • Physiology of yoga;
  • Respiratory and circulatory systems in asana;
  • How the nervous system controls movement and how it’s affected by yoga practice.
  • This course is designed for for yoga teachers as well as other movement teachers who want a deeper understanding of anatomy and physiology. Yoga practitioners interested in deepening their practice are also welcome to attend.

Yoga teachers are eligible for 60 hours of continuing education, or may choose to apply these hours toward Now Yoga’s 300 hour certification program.

about the teacher

A yoga practitioner since the 1980s, Joe Miller completed teacher training at Om Yoga in 2000 and taught there for 12 years, 10 years as a teacher trainer. He has a master’s degree in applied physiology from Columbia University, and specializes in teaching anatomy and physiology for yoga. Joe has practiced with numerous teachers over the years, including Sri K. Pattabhi Jois in Mysore, and more recently Glenn Black. He has studied anatomy with Leslie Kaminoff, Amy Matthews, Tom Myers and Gil Hedley, and sanskrit with Swami Prabuddhananda Saraswati. Joe is also a certified strength and conditioning specialist and an authorized teacher of Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement. He writes about yoga, anatomy, physiology and health for popular publications and websites, as well as his own blog,