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Workshops

TOPS offers a variety of workshops at the TOPS Studio in Vancouver and in various locations throughout North America and beyond. Our workshops provide a safe, non-judgmental space that is open to everyone. No previous experience is required. In an effort to include all, many of our workshop fees are open to sliding-scale payment based on the participant's need– please contact us about the workshop you're specifically interested in. 

Classes are led by TOPS associates who are experienced working with people with back issues, particularly scoliosis. Our team of associates includes yoga, Pilates and dance instructors, life coaches, physiotherapists, massage therapists, chiropractors and Tension and Trauma Release (TRE) providers.

 

Upcoming workshops:

 
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Fall 2018 Workshops with Martha Carter

Movement for Scoliosis & Fusions - Fall Workshop Series
2 Sundays: Nov 4 and Dec 9. 10:00 am-12:00 pm | Vancouver, BC

$25 drop-in (per workshop) or $40 for both. 

Reinforce and 'hone' movement, breathing, and stretching techniques in these two excellent workshops at the TOPS Studio in Vancouver.

Martha will be in Vancouver Oct. 4-6, Nov. 2-4, and Dec. 7-9.

Book a private consult during those weekends (or at your convenience) with Martha, and get the Sunday morning workshop for half price!! (and if you've already had a private with Martha in the past, 'reconnect' at the workshop for half price!). 

Spots are limited, so don't miss out!

Questions? Email us.

 

BACK CARE ON THE BEACH
With Martha Carter
Troncones, Mexico
March 2-9, 2019

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!!

Looking for some rest, rejuvenation and inspiration?

Come and join Martha Carter for a week of relaxing bodywork and movement exploration, giving special attention to lengthening and strengthening the spine. Taught in the beautiful beach studio of Yoga del Pacifico in Troncones, Mexico, it’s a perfect winter getaway, providing just the right balance of yoga, movement, nature, and fun! 

All levels welcome. No movement experience required. This is an excellent workshop for people with back issues of all kinds, including injuries, scoliosis, and fusions.

Retreat includes: 

  • All classes

  • 7 nights accommodation, double occupancy in ocean-front rooms.

  • 2 catered meals (brunch and dinner) per day, plus morning snacks.

  • Return transportation from Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo (ZIH) airport.


ACCOMMODATIONS:
Participants will stay at beautiful neighbouring beachfront palapas, just a five minute walk from Yoga del Pacifico where classes will be held. The villa has direct access to ocean swimming on Troncones beach, as well as a beach-side swimming pool.

Accommodation is shared, but there is the option of having a private room for an extra charge of $360 USD for the week. It is also possible to extend your stay on either end of the trip.

COST:
$1,650 USD Early Bird - Full Retreat, Double Accommodation.
(Regular retreat cost, after December 21, 2018: $1,750 USD)
Single accommodation available for an additional $360 USD for the week.
Participants are responsible for airfare to and from Ixtapa/Zihuatenejo airport.