Posts tagged Exercise
Reflections on 10 Simple Exercises (+ 1 bonus!) for Scoliosis and Fusions

Part 26 of Martha’s Healing Journey

In celebration of National Scoliosis Awareness month, I shared 10 Simple Exercises for Scoliosis and Fusions over the month of June via my slightly embarrassing but cute stick-figure drawings :)

They are truly simple, but they are also very effective. And they are accumulative. 

The more you practice them, the more powerful they become. 

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What Happens in a Yoga for Scoliosis Class

Part 11 of Martha’s Healing Journey

When I discovered Elise Browning Miller and her method, Yoga for Scoliosis, I finally felt confident to explore Yoga further. First of all, Elise had scoliosis! So, unlike other Yoga teachers I had worked with, her teaching provided insights that could only come from having personal experience with this condition.

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Harrington Rods Removed — How a Reiki Treatment Led TOPS Founder Martha Carter to a New Path of Healing

Part 1 of Martha’s Healing Journey

When I was told that I had scoliosis and needed to have Harrington rod surgery at age 13, I was also told that I wouldn’t be allowed to dance anymore and that I shouldn’t do any rigorous exercise or yoga. It was 1974, and the relatively new surgical procedure was in its early years.

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