Yoga with Scoliosis & Spinal Fusion

Immersion & Teacher Training

Join Abby in studying one of her favorite topics of all time: Yoga with Scoliosis & Spinal Fusion!

 

The first 5 weeks (30 hours) of this program will be dedicated to understanding how to work with scoliosis and spinal fusion in your personal yoga practice. The last 3 weeks (20 hours) will focus on the art of teaching private sessions and workshops to folks with scoliosis and fusion.

 

While this training will be grounded in sound anatomical understanding and precision, we will work with more than just the physical aspects of scoliosis and spinal fusion. Not only will we examine specific ways to adapt asana and pranayama for your and your students’ unique spines, but we will explore best practices for making your practice and teaching more inclusive, adaptive, and welcoming.

 

Note: This program will be live-streamed via Zoom, and capped at 16 students.

Program Overview

Weekly Topics

Immersion

Week 1

Anatomy of Scoliosis & Spinal Fusion

 

Week 2

Length: Decompressing the Spine

 

Week 3

Strength: Stabilizing the Spine & Core

 

Week 4

Side-bends: How to Bend (or not!) with Scoliosis & Fusion

 

Week 5

Twists: How to Rotate (or not!) with Scoliosis & Fusion

Teacher Training

Week 6 

Teaching Private Sessions: Responding to What You See

 

Week 7 

Teaching Workshops: Keeping it Simple

 

Week 8 

Practicum: Sharing What You’ve Learned

Logistics

All classes will be live-streamed via Zoom, with Abby teaching from Portland, OR (Pacific Time). For anyone in a vastly different time zone, arrangements can be made to record our sessions.

 

Dates and times for fall session will be announced soon! Join Abby's email list to be kept up to date!  

 

Tuition

All tuition offered on a sliding scale; monthly payment plans available

50-hr

$1,125 - discounted

$1,350 - pays for you

$1,500 - pays for you & helps subsidize others

 

30-hr

$675 - discounted

$750 - pays for you

$900 - pays for you & helps subsidize others