Yoga for Scoliosis Part I
Elise Browning Miller, MA, holds a master’s degree in therapeutic recreation and is a senior certified Iyengar Yoga teacher who has studied on numerous occasions with B. K. S. Iyengar and Geeta Iyengar in India.…
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For people with scoliosis and yoga teachers.
Discover all the ways Iyengar Yoga can be used to meet the challenges of scoliosis. This internationally acclaimed workshop with senior Iyengar instructor Elise Browning Miller includes
- Basic information and anatomical background on scoliosis
- Optimal yoga postures for scoliosis and ways of adapting postures for each person’s individual needs
- The psychological consequences of scoliosis
- Adjustments and props
- An emphasis on lengthening the spine and aligning the body with breath awareness.
Through a variety of yoga practices and poses, people with scoliosis can develop greater structural alignment, become more symmetrical, and find the balance point that allows the scoliosis curve to coexist with gravity. Students learn practices to improve posture and increase flexibility and strength. Yoga teachers leave with the necessary skills and confidence to offer a beginning yoga practice to those with scoliosis.
Recommended reading Elise Browning Miller, Yoga for Scoliosis booklet and/or DVD.
Note For those interested in becoming a certified Yoga for Scoliosis Trainer, this workshop fulfills the first 10 of the 20 hours required to get started on Elise’s Yoga for Scoliosis training program. For more information, please contact email@example.com or visit www.yogaforscoliosis.com.
- 12 credits for Yoga Alliance (YA), $20 additional charge
- 12 credits for Athletic Trainers (BOC), $20 additional charge
- room & meals pricing
9:00 am–5:00 pm, Monday–Friday
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Choice of Accommodations
The dorms allow for 5–22 people per room, and offer simple bunk beds and nearby hall bathrooms.
- Standard Rooms
- $226 and up
These spare and peaceful rooms measure 8' x 12' and include a double or queen-size bed or platform twin beds.
- Standard Plus Rooms
- $344 and up
These quiet rooms are perfect for those who want a real retreat, and include simple décor, a double or queen-size bed, or twin beds.Learn More