Science of Stretching Webinar 2.0

This online webinar has returned after a year long hiatus and is newly revised and updated. The webinar focuses primarily on stretching and Jules’ interpretation of the research, covering nearly 100 slides complete with references when scientific studies are mentioned. The webinar is intended to be live as Jules addresses questions in real time via the webinar software chat function. The webinar is recorded for those that are unable to attend, and will now be available for download so you can keep it forever! The webinar is still constantly evolving as Jules continues to research the subject of stretching, strengthening, training, adaptation, injury, rehab, and pain – but as her narrative has become more refined, she has been able to condense the length of the webinar without losing any content. While this is the Science of Stretching 2.0, participation in the earlier iteration is not required. Anyone can register! Includes downloadable/printable PDF handout of entire slideshow.

No webinar scheduled.
Currently slated for July 2019.


You keep the recording forever.

Science of Stretching Webinar 2.0

The Science of Stretching Webinar returns in an all new and updated format. An introduction to biomechanics and the related vocabulary provide a foundation for a lively discussion on all things stretching. Learn what we know (and don’t know) about how stretching works and what the benefits and drawbacks of flexibility training include. Discuss the properties of biological tissues and how they adapt to repeated mechanical stresses. Consider the effects during asana, adjustments, and popular alignment-based cueing. Evaluate the research and compare it to the hype to ultimately redefine what stretching means and what role it plays in yoga. Jules delivers complex scientific concepts in an easy to understand and applicable way that will immediately impact the way you teach and practice. Includes downloadable/printable PDF handout of entire slideshow.

Partial list of topics up for discussion:

  • Active vs. passive range of motion
  • Performance and injury
  • Stretch tolerance
  • Muscle physiology
  • Stretching techniques
  • Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF)
  • Reciprocal inhibition and autogenic inhibition
  • Eccentrics
  • Connective tissue histology
  • Stress, strain, and time dependent outcomes

No webinar currently scheduled.
Currently slated for July 2019.


You keep the recording forever.

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