Creative, preparatory exercises to modernize your practice and improve your teaching.
YOGA DECONSTRUCTED® IS A DYNAMIC EXPANSION OF TRADITIONAL ASANA.
Learn how to master challenging yoga poses by investigating what is happening joint by joint in all planes of motion. These classes will take you on a creative journey filled with endless, playful, and purposeful possibilities.
Yoga Deconstructed® incorporates preparatory exercise, somatics, and modern movement science to help you and your students stay injury-free and improve strength, mobility, and coordination.
BY INCORPORATING VARIABILITY, YOU CAN FREE YOURSELF FROM THE “AUTOPILOT BOX” THAT MANY TRADITIONAL PRACTICES RELY ON.
ELEVATE YOUR TEACHING AND LEARN HOW TO LEAD CLASSES THAT GO BEYOND THE ONE-SIZE-FITS-ALL YOGA POSE PARADIGM.
These classes will help you:
Demystify the inner layers of your body to reveal the infrastructure of asana.
Arm yourself with the knowledge to heal by uncovering kinesthetic “clues” about your daily movement that could be creating pain.
Prevent repetitive stress injuries by adding strength and stability components within familiar yoga poses.
Explore multiple dimensions of movement in a joyful & integrated manner.
Awaken new kinetic chains and master an internal portrait of your body.
Improve your flexibility without sacrificing stability.
CLASS I - $30.00
DECONSTRUCTING WITH SLIDES, HOPS, & OSCILLATIONS
This class will teach you:
- The essential elements to safely master poses, such as Bird of Paradise, Skandasana, and Bound Side Angle Pose, which require hip external rotation, flexion, and abduction.
- How to connect to your oblique chains, deep core, and more...
- Somatic exercises and oscillations to unravel anxiety, stress & tension.
CLASS II - $30.00
DECONSTRUCTING WITH DIAGONALS & SPIRALS
In this class, you will learn:
- How to create stability and strength at your end ranges-of–motion in safe & surprising ways.
- Creative preparatory exercises to help your students improve their thoracic mobility and shoulder + hip stability
- Somatic strategies to down-regulate the nervous system and create an environment for enhanced motor learning.
CLASS III - $30.00
THE PRIVATE LESSON
If you’ve ever wondered how to apply modifications and variations to the exercises that Trina teaches, then this class for you.
This class shows Trina teaching a private lesson and dives deeper into the exercises and sequences covered in Class 1. It will also show you how to regress the exercises in Class 1 using different props and tactile feedback.
ONLINE COURSE DETAILS:
- Watch immediately upon purchase
- Class videos are accessible forever
- 3.75 Hours total (if you choose to purchase access to all 3 videos)
- 3.75 CEUs via Yoga Alliance
- Different options available upon checkout*— purchase access to a single class or multiple course videos ($30 - $80)
**Note that Class III (Private Lesson) can only be purchased with Class I
WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING:
YOGA DECONSTRUCTED IS AN EXTREMELY CREATIVE AND FUN YOGA PRACTICE.
"I'm grateful for what Trina's innovative method brings me and I'm excited about her new online course offering format. Yoga Deconstructed is an extremely creative and fun yoga practice. It helps me explore new ways to move my body and reach deeper layers of awareness and reflection to provide beneficial contexts for my students."
-Nadjiba Medjaoui, Yoga Tune Up® & Tensegrity® Instructor
I CAN'T WAIT TO SHARE WITH MY STUDENTS!
"Yoga Deconstructed is a fun and thoughtful way to bring movement variety to classical yoga asana in a mindful way. These classes are accessible to every level of practitioner and inspiring to yoga teachers. I can't wait to share what I have learned with my students!"
-Nicole Quibodaux, Yoga & Pilates Teacher
ENDLESS NEW A-HA MOMENTS FOR MYSELF AND STUDENTS!
"Yoga Deconstructed is a seriously creative and "more bang for your buck" kind of course. What I love about this course is the seamless integration of movement for evaluating AND correcting imbalances in my body, as well as my student's bodies. Most courses I take have only a few take-always, but Yoga Deconstructed will be providing endless new A-ha moments for myself and students!"
-Sara Kay, Pilates & Yoga Teacher
ABOUT TRINA ALTMAN
Trina Altman, BS, PMA-CPT, received her training through STOTT PILATES® and is an E-RYT 500, YACEP®. She’s the creator of Yoga Deconstructed® and Pilates Deconstructed®, which take an interdisciplinary approach to foster an embodied understanding of yoga and Pilates and their relationship to modern movement science.
Trina has presented at Kripalu, the Yoga Alliance Leadership Conference and Yogaworks, among others. She also created and taught a Pilates continuing-education course for physical therapists and was part of the faculty for the Brain Longevity conference at UCLA.
Trina was a finalist in the Next Pilates Anytime Instructor competition in 2017. Her work has been published in Yoga Journal, Yoga International and Pilates Style. Her book, Yoga Deconstructed®: Transitioning From Rehabilitation Back Into The Yoga Studio is slated to be published by Handspring Publishing in December 2019.
She works out of Los Angeles at Equinox and The Moving Joint.