The hand and wrist are among the most complicated structures in our bodies. The miracle of their complexity offers us great dexterity and creative potential. But when pain and dis-ease occurs in the hand and wrist it can be devastatingly debilitating to even the most simple and essential every day tasks.
The sharp increase of time our culture spends texting and typing has created a near epidemic of hand and wrist ailments. Surgery is generally not considered a good alternative due to painful side effects and ineffectual results. Yoga Therapy, on the other hand, has been proven to provide to be an effective intervention for Hand and Wrist conditions. This video will illuminate the anatomical issues behind hand and wrist pain, including Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Arthritis, DeQuervain’s Tenosynovitis, and provide you with the information you need to apply the tools of Yoga Therapy to foster balance and healing.
|Module 1||Handout: Wrist and Hands|
|Unit 1||Handout: Wrist and Hands|
|Module 2||Video Lectures: Yoga Therapy for the Wrist and Hands|
|Unit 1||Video Lecture: Yoga Therapy for the Wrist and Hand with Monique Lonner - Anatomy - Part 1|
|Unit 2||Video Lecture: Yoga Therapy for the Wrist and Hand with Monique Lonner - Carpal Tunnel - Part 2|
|Unit 3||Video Lecture: Yoga Therapy for the Wrist and Hand with Monique Lonner - Thumb Arthritis - Part 3|
|Module 3||Asana Practice: Yoga Therapy for the Wrist and Hand|
|Unit 1||Asana Practice: Yoga Therapy for the Wrist and Hand|
|Module 4||Quiz: Yoga Therapy for the Wrist and Hand|
|Unit 1||Quiz: Yoga Therapy for the Wrist and Hand|
Mudras to ease and prevent Carpal Tunnel with Monique Lonner, C-IAYT
If you have been diagnosed with Carpal Tunnel, or you have a sneaking suspicion you are showing signs of it, try these 5 Yoga Mudras. These specific Mudras will help open up the carpal tunnel and create more space for your tendons and Median nerve.
Full Asana Practice
Learning Comes to Life!
The workshop material comes to life in a full Yoga Therapy Class for the Hands and Fingers led by Monique Lonner and demonstrated by Christina. You will learn special adaptations, specific cues and sequencing to bring into your group Yoga classes or private student sessions.
Monique Lonner, Certified Yoga Therapist, is the Director and creator of Soul of Yoga Institute Advanced Yoga Teacher Training and Yoga Therapy Training Programs. A Yoga teacher for 15 years, she studied in India, New York and California with Master teachers and spiritual sages including, most notably, the teaching faculty of the Soul of Yoga Institute Advanced Program. Drawing upon her professional skills as a non-profit event organizer she developed the Advanced Teacher Training and Yoga Therapy Program for Soul of Yoga, bringing together those who are considered to be the best of the best Master yoga teachers in the world today. A devoted spiritual seeker, as well as an experienced anatomy and physiology teacher she has created a comprehensive program which balances the study of Yoga Therapy technique with the insight and wisdom of Yogic and metaphysical philosophy.