About This YAPTA Talk

Join Karen Kirkness for an informal chat around the Visible Body virtual cadaver for a look inside the body. Karen presents the respiratory diaphragm in this 15-minute micro-dissection designed to engage all anatomy experience levels. Get nerdy and enjoy some light-hearted anatomical demonstration from a yogi perspective!

Course Curriculum

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    Meet the Diaphragm

    • A Virtual Tour of the Diaphragm

What Others Had To Say

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A fascinating glance within

Rebecca Riley

An engaging and accessible exploration of the diaphragm via virtual dissection. Enlightening and fun - I'll be looking out for more courses with the presenter.

An engaging and accessible exploration of the diaphragm via virtual dissection. Enlightening and fun - I'll be looking out for more courses with the presenter.

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Extremely clear and easy to follow

Lucy Raj

Thank you, really enjoyed the session- really clear, perfect length and loved your enthusiasm and the way you explain.

Thank you, really enjoyed the session- really clear, perfect length and loved your enthusiasm and the way you explain.

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Perfect!

Kerry Smith

Love the short blast of information. Karen always makes it fun to learn. Thank you

Love the short blast of information. Karen always makes it fun to learn. Thank you

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Beautifully explained 🙏🏻

Vivian Wraae

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Great info share

Morven Hamilton

I really enjoyed the online format, it was great to be able to stop and replay to make sure I absorbed everything. Thanks YAP!

I really enjoyed the online format, it was great to be able to stop and replay to make sure I absorbed everything. Thanks YAP!

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The Instructor

Karen KIRKNESS

Senior Yoga Teacher

Karen, Founder of Meadowlark Yoga, is a clinical anatomist and passionate yogi with 20+ years’ experience, known for strength, softness and a fascination with all things spiral. She holds an MFA and MSc in Human Anatomy from the University of Edinburgh Biomedical Sciences and a PhD candidate with research in Medical Sciences and Anatomy Education at Hull York Medical School. Originally an Ashtangi, Karen's style incorporates power, humour and exploration. Her teaching is informed by early influences of endurance sports, and more recently, motherhood. She weaves threads of theory and physicality into her fascia-aware, nonlinear approach.