What bones make up the appendicular skeleton?
What are the 3 types of muscle tissue and which one are yoga teachers most interested in?
1. Cardiac - Involuntary - Heart
2. Smooth - Involuntary - "Smooth" Organs
3. *Skeletal - Voluntary
**Moves bones at joint
What are the parts of the spine, how many vertebrae are in each and what type of curve in each?
Cervical - Lordodic - 7
Thoracic - Kyphotic - 12
Lumbar - Lordodic - 5
Sacrum/Coccyx - Kyphotic - 3 to 5 fused
How many ribs do we have?
7 true ribs - direct to sternum
8 to 10 false ribs - cartilage to sternum
11 to 12 floating ribs - not connected to sternum
What 2 muscles form the "anatomical stirrup" of the foot?
1. Tibialis Anterior
2. Peroneus Longus
What are the 3 major bones of the pelvis not including the sacrum and the coccyx?
What is the SI joint and is it a joint of mobility or stability?
Sacro Iliac. Where the sacrum and ilium meet. It is a joint of stability.
What muscle on the outer leg really works to stabilize us in one legged balancing poses?
What is the IT band?
Ilio Tibial Band. Layer of connective tissue extending from the iliac crest to the knee and connect the gluteus maximus and the tibia.
What are 4 abdominal layers?
1. Transverse Adominus
2. Internal Obliques
3. External Obliques
4. Rectus Abdominus