By Tiffany Cruikshank, L.Ac, MAOM, E-RYT, Founder of Yoga Medicine®
This course is helpful for anyone interested in learning more about the sacroiliac (SI) joint – as a yoga teacher or a student interested in delving deeper. The SI joint is a critical hinging point between the upper and lower body and often plays a contributing role in low back, pelvic or hip pain. In this course, we will begin with a look at the structure and function of the joint before adding in the supportive anatomy. From this foundational knowledge, we will look at common dysfunction here and stressors that trigger discomfort alongside tests and evaluations to identify irritation in the SI joint. Lastly, we will examine the yoga application and specific components of the yoga practice that help to create support, mobility, and stability to optimize the function of this joint.
- Course length: 2.5 hours of online training videos
- A downloadable course handout
- An online quiz with a downloadable certificate of completion
- 3 hours of Teacher Training credit for those enrolled in the Yoga Medicine 500hr or 1000hr program.
About our instructor:
Tiffany Cruikshank is the founder of Yoga Medicine®. She has been teaching for over 20 years, has a premed Bachelor’s degree in Medicinal Plant Biology & a Masters in Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (MAOM) with a specialty in Sports Medicine & Orthopedics. Tiffany was previously the Acupuncturist & Yoga Teacher at the Nike World Headquarters in Portland, Oregon & has worked with over 25,000 patients. Read more about Tiffany.