Course: Low Back Intensive: SI Joint Instability and Displacement with Justine Shelton

Course Description

Sacroiliac (SI) Joint misalignment creates asymmetry in the body which can be experienced as low back pain, as well as hip, knee and ankle pain from leg length discrepancy that can be caused by SI joint misalignment and muscular compensation. Working with the SI Joint requires slow, symmetrical and methodical movements to increase circulation, stabilize the position of the SI Joint and strengthen the musculature around the joint to keep it secure.

After this workshop you’ll understand:

  • What Yoga poses and movements are safe as well as cautionary for this condition.
  • What range of poses and movements are beneficial for SI joint stabilization
  • How and why low back strengthening of the musculature around the SI Joint and spinal movements thelp regain symmetry in the SI Joint.
  • and more…

Course Outline

Module 1 Handout: SI Joint Instability/Displacement
Unit 1 Handout: SI Joint Instability/Displacement
Module 2 Video Workshop Lectures
Unit 1 Video: SI Joint Instability and Displacement - An Anatomical View
Unit 2 Video: SI Joint Dysfunction Deep Dive Causes and Precautions
Unit 3 Video: Deep Dive on SI Joint Poses and Sequences
Module 3 Asana Practices
Unit 1 SI Joint Asana Practice 1 - Prone and Supine Poses
Unit 2 SI Joint Asana Practice 2 - Standing Poses
Unit 3 SI Joint Asana Practice 3 -Sequenced Practice
Module 4 Video Vignette Library: Yoga for the SI Joint
Unit 1 Video Vignette Library: Yoga for the SI Joint
Module 5 Quiz: SI Joint Instability/Displacement
Unit 1 Quiz: SI Joint Instability/Displacement
Unit 2 Low Back Final Assignment Reminder Two

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Sneak Preview

Could the common Yoga poses you do in your Yoga practice be aggravating your SI Joint? Learn what standing Yoga poses you should avoid when your SI Joint is flared up and why certain seated poses can be the most detrimental of all.

Consider the Gentle Yoga for Low Back Specialty Certification

Apply the cost of this Workshop to the full Low Back Certification Program!

This Workshop is part of the Gentle Yoga for Low Back Care: Specialty Certification Program. You can enroll in each course separately or in the entire Low Back Certification Course. Each individual course will apply towards this Certification whether taken ala carte or through the full program.