Diaphragm Vacuum: A Core Primer - The Myth Series


Jill Miller

Jill Miller C-IAYT, YA-CEP, ERYT.  Fascia Expert, Author of The Roll Model, Co-founder of Tune Up Fitness. Jill is a movement pioneer. She brought functional movement into the yoga industry 15 years ago with he...
The Diaphragm Vacuum aka Uddiyana Bandha is an extraordinary internal core exercise often shrouded in myth. This class aims to simplify the anatomy, biomechanics and application of this diaphragmatic action. Your diaphragm is both a dividing line and a passage way. It’s dynamic mobility is critical to every system of your body. The Diaphragm Vacuum exercise is a rare movement that challenges this muscle to move in a full range of motion. Learn the “how, why and what” around this internal core pump, and reap the benefits from inside-out.
Benefits: Internal spinal traction, organ and visceral nerve massage, breath improvement, dynamic core strength, stress resilience

Props used in this class: YTU Therapy Balls, Coregeous Ball, ALPHA Ball, Block

After doing the Diaphragm Vacuum: A Core Primer class, we recommend you also do the following class from the Replay Library.

Mastering the Diaphragm Vacuum opens up a vivid view of their innermost workings of your trunk. This psoas class is a logical next step INTO the wilds of your innermost anatomy and permits you to map areas that fly under the sensory radar.

LIVE Interactive Zoom Call for this Class (only with subscription):   
July 28th; 10am PT

In the next phase of MOVE, BREATHE, ROLL, Jill focuses on common myths and misperceptions of practice that still persist in yoga and movement classrooms today. Each class tackles a myth that unrolls like a sticky mat when you filter it through anatomy, kinesiology and physiology. Join Jill on this fun myth-busting journey that also translates into other popular movement forms including pilates, CrossFit and Instagram Inspo. Each class will attempt to unpack a myth from a historical/contextual lens and take you through Tune Up Fitness movement practices that help your body to be a lab of curiosity, discovery and mirth.