Hypermobility & Yoga

Best Practices for Strength & Safety

Do you always “feel tight” but stretching seems to make it worse? Maybe you already know that you (or your students) are hypermobile, but you aren’t sure how to practice yoga without exacerbating symptoms. Perhaps you’re concerned about injury and want to understand how to utilize props and refine cues so you can practice safely.


If you want a better understanding and safe approach to addressing hypermobility, this course is for you.

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Hypermobility & Yoga: Course Objectives

This course is for yoga teachers and committed students who seek a better understanding and safe approach to addressing hypermobility. Learn to analyze the postures, utilize props, and refine cues so you can help prevent exacerbating symptoms of hypermobility.

This 4-hour streaming course includes unlimited access to videos, manuals, lectures, slides, and study questions with 6 CEUs upon completion.

About This Course

In Hypermobility & Yoga, you will learn:

  • What is hypermobility, who does it affect, and what helps manage symptoms
  • "Feeling tight" - what causes it and how do we shift that sensation
  • Methods to increase stability and proprioception
  • Practical ways to create rigidity and tension in yoga postures
  • Strategies for incorporating weights, isometrics, breathing techniques, and rest & recovery

Course Description

As hypermobility is becoming widely recognized, conversations about its role in the safety of yoga and fitness are everywhere. But hypermobility presents differently among individuals and much is still not known.

Jules and Catherine bring together the most current research and decades of experience to create this workshop that separates the facts from the misinformation and then translate this knowledge for you in a practical manner. Together they created this tutorial that analyzes the postures, utilizes props, and refines cues so you can help prevent exacerbating symptoms of hypermobility such as joint pain, instability and weakness. They deliver the material with a positive and upbeat approach that highlights yoga and how it can be enjoyed again.

Jules instruction Catherine in Warrior 3 pose with a theraband around her lift foot and pulling it taught with the arms overhead.

Watch a sample from the course

Course Topics

  • Review of hypermobility spectrum disorders from generalized joint laxity to Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
  • Deep dive into connective tissue basics and histology
  • Skills and techniques to maintain joint integrity and tissue health, plus how to integrate into your yoga practice
  • Analysis of over 20 yoga poses and the best ways to approach them with hypermobility
  • Common symptomatology in hypermobile individuals
  • Incorporating weights, isometrics, eccentrics, and plyometrics
  • Breathing techniques and strategies for rest and recovery

This Course Includes

  • 4 hours of lectures and video applications
  • Downloadable PDF slide decks to support video content
  • Printable manual with photos and descriptions for each exercise
  • Bonus video: complex poses combining the skills of the course
  • tStudy questions for all segments to test your learning
  • 6 CEUs available upon course completion
  • 24/7 streaming access to course materials
  • Easy access from any device via the Kajabi mobile app
On-Demand Course Bundle - Get all 5 on-demand courses with Jules, save $196

Jules’ entire on-demand course library (30 CEUs) is available at a discount. Buy the bundle and get $196 off the total price of all the courses.

About The Instructors

Jules Mitchell headshot

Jules Mitchell

Jules Mitchell, MS, LMT, ERYT 500 is the author of Yoga Biomechanics: Stretching Redefined and a regular contributor to yoga teacher training programs worldwide, providing yoga schools with the most current research in biomechanics.

Jules and Catherine found themselves at several workshops together and fast became friends over their common interests in all things stretching and fitness. With both a constant thirst for knowledge and a healthy skepticism, they often discuss the research while questioning industry practices. These conversations naturally led to the current collaboration on hypermobility and yoga. Jules and Catherine deliver a well-researched and thorough online course suitable for both teachers and students who want to learn more about hypermobility.

Catherine Cowey

Catherine Cowey

Catherine brings a wealth of education and years of athletic experience to her role as a personal trainer.  As an athlete she sustained several injuries, which led her to study the body and the mechanisms of injury and healing. 

Catherine pulls from this past working experience, but has a thirst for knowledge that is never quenched. She has continued to evolve her practice and use the most up to date research and methods to better help her clients with injuries, pain, and increasing general fitness.

Catherine also has an avid interest in working with hypermobile individuals. Her consummate research has given her insight into the best ways to deal with many of the multi-faceted symptoms that come with having joint hypermobility syndrome.

Hypermobility & Yoga: Enroll Now

Get instant, evergreen access to Hypermobility & Yoga: Best Practices for Strength & Safety.

This is a self-paced, online course.

Frequently Asked Questions

How will I access the course content?

You will get immediate access to your student portal, which is web based and can be accessed through any internet browser. To easily access your course via a mobile device, you can download the free Kajabi app. The app automatically saves your progress, even when you switch between sessions and devices.

How long do I have access to the course content?

You will get immediate access to your Student Portal when you sign up. You will have 24/7, evergreen access to the course content. If we ever take the course offline, we’ll notify you so you can download the course content.

Are there any prerequisites for this course?

There are no prerequisites. This course is open to yoga teachers as well as committed students who want to understand the hypermobility spectrum and learn how to modify a yoga practice for this population.

How many CEUs will I get for taking this course?

You will earn 6 CEUs upon course completion.

What is your refund policy?

All sales are final. No refunds. If you have concerns about whether this course is right for you, send us a message with your questions.