UPCOMING WORKSHOPS 2016

YOGA FOR SCOLIOSIS - 10 HOUR WEEKEND WORKSHOP
with Martha Carter in Halifax
June 4 - 5, 2016
More details here.

INTRO TO YOGA FOR SCOLIOSIS
with Martha Carter in Ottawa
June 12, 2016
More details here.

YOGA, SCOLIOSIS & THE NERVOUS SYSTEM - WEEKEND RETREAT WORKSHOP
with Deborah Wolk (NYC) in the Comox Valley, BC
July 8 - 11, 2016
More details here.

YOGA FOR SCOLIOSIS & TEACHER TRAINING - PART I
with Elise Browning-Miller in Victoria
September 9, 2016: Evening lecture (2 hrs)
September 10 & 11, 2016: Workshop
More details here.

YOGA FOR SCOLIOSIS & TEACHER TRAINING - PART II
with Elise Browning-Miller in North Vancouver
(for those who have completed Part I)
September 17-18, 2016
More details here.

YOGA YOUR BODY, DANCE YOUR SOUL in Troncones, Mexico
with Martha Carter and Heather Mah
March 4-11, 2017
More details here.

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S4S - Stretch For Scoliosis SPRING 2016 - 3 SERIES

with Martha Carter and guests
April 9 to June 18, 2016
10:00 am-12:00 pm

For SPRING 2016, TOPS is offering three 3-class series specialized in Backcare and Scoliosis.
Come and stretch out your twisty spine with acclaimed teacher and scoliosis specialist Martha Carter and invited guest instructors.

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED!
All classes @ the hopbopshop studio, 150 McLean Drive, 2nd floor.

Spring Series 2 : April 23, 30, & May 7
Iyengar-based Yoga for Scoliosis with Michelle Hagenson
10:30am-12:30pm

Location: 
TOPS STUDIO: hopbopshop studio
150 McLean Drive, 2nd floor
Vancouver, BC
Canada

Books about Scoliosis

ScoliosisBooks.com has an extensive list of books on the subject of Scoliosis. The list includes written resources on exercises and treatments, a graphic novel, as well as personal accounts of living with scoliosis, etc.

The full list of books can be found on ScoliosisBooks.com.

A Single Yoga Pose A Day May Improve Spine Curvature for Scoliosis Patients

A recent study claims performing a single yoga pose for 90 seconds for at least 3 days a week could reduce spine curvature in patients with scoliosis in as little as 3 months.

The researchers, including Dr. Loren Fishman of the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, NY, publish their findings in the journal Global Advances in Health and Medicine.

Published on Medical News Today, October 2014

Read the full article here.

Stretch for Scoliosis: The Martha Carter Way

Martha Carter was a young and enthusiastic 11-year old dancer when she was diagnosed with a ‘C’ curve scoliosis which required extreme Harrington Rod surgery, a year in a body cast, and the destruction of her dream to dance. But that did not stop her. Several years after her surgery, she found herself drawn back to dance realizing that it was essential to keep her back mobile and healthy, and was also an important way to express herself emotionally and artistically.

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