Self-myofascial release (also known as fascia release or self-massage) is a practice that deeply compliments yoga asana and other movement modalities. It has the profound effects of calming your nervous system, improving your mobility and the power to reduce pain. It is a self-care skill that will benefit and enhance the rest of your life.
What you'll find in this course:
This fascia release online course offers 7+ hours of comprehensive guided full-body myofascial release practice and fundamental information on fascia.
What makes this course unique:
Your instructor, Dr Ariele Foster, has a unique perspective on fascia as a yoga teacher and movement educator of 20 years and a practicing Doctor of Physical Therapy. While you experience self-massage, she explains the latest knowledge and nuance on the science of fascia and optimal movement.
What does myofascial release do for me?
Another way to describe myofascial release is self-massage. Just like after a good massage, we hope you enjoy a lightness, freedom and sense of renewal in your body. You may also notice improved flexibility or mobility, and reduction of pain.
Ariele Foster, PT, DPT, E-RYT 500 is a doctor of physical therapy, yoga teacher since 2001, an anatomy teacher for yoga teacher trainings, and founder of Yoga Anatomy Academy. She has a passion for creative, intelligent yoga instruction and for making yoga anatomy accessible.
Her interdisciplinary teaching is grounded in both the compassionate approach of Kripalu Yoga and her deep understanding of musculoskeletal well-being from working with thousands of patients.
Ariele has completed yoga teacher trainings and immersions in Kripalu, Anusara, Therapeutics, Hatha Yoga and the tradition of Maty Ezraty / YogaWorks and is an ambassador for KiraGrace clothing. She teaches yoga and movement online and practices physical therapy telehealth from her home (and in person in her clinic) in Washington DC.