Nervous System & Stress
Nervous System Overview
Gain an understanding of the foundational anatomy and physiology of the nervous system.
The Vagus Nerve
Become familiar with the significance of vagal tone in the experience of stress and the effectiveness of yoga techniques.
Stress & Relaxation Response
Understand the functioning of the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems, and the workings of the Stress Response, Fight or Flight Response and Relaxation Response.
Why Yoga Works
Become proficient in communicating how yoga practices impact the nervous system and why this is a critical factor in the positive results from yoga practice.