Space is limited to only 8 participants. Advance registration required – By February 25th
This series will teach you the foundational skills you need to work with scoliosis and/or fusions, including understanding your curves and how to work with them. You will learn basic anatomy of the spine related to scoliosis and how to modify the poses so you may develop greater spinal length and create new patterns of movement.
What you will learn:
Learn about your specific curve pattern along with basic anatomy of the spine related to scoliosis
Experience a sequence of poses that lengthen your spine and slowly coax your body into improved alignment
The curves in scoliosis are different for everyone. Learn how to perform each side depending on your curve pattern
This series offers a methodical introduction to yoga for scoliosis with each week building on the last to allow for a thorough progression of learning.
Open to ALL LEVELS of students.
The option to sign up for the series PLUS a private session is available. This allows you to have a 1-on-1 session with Cristina Roy to learn more about your specific curve pattern. Individuals new to the studio are required to have a private session with Cristina prior to the start of the series. For questions or to schedule your private session CLICK HERE to email.
The benefits of yoga are endless. Yoga can especially help those with scoliosis by:
Bringing awareness to habitual patterns
Attending to structural and muscular imbalances
Utilizing props and a yoga rope wall, poses are performed to provide traction and elongate the spine
You learn proper alignment to take undue burden off the overworked muscles
About the Instructor
Cristina Roy has had a lifelong passion for helping people, with particular interest in the therapeutic effects of yoga for people with back conditions. Her dedication to helping people living in pain due to their back issues mirrors her own journey, of finding relief from scoliosis thanks to yoga. Cristina is a dedicated practitioner of Iyengar Yoga and is drawn to its emphasis on detail, precision and alignment. She aims to share her understanding and enthusiasm with students so they can experience the many benefits yoga can offer.