Back Care for Scoliosis

Back Care: How to practice yoga safely with Scoliosis

Date: 12/2/2022

During this workshop you will learn:

1- What is Scoliosis?

2- Common signs of Scoliosis.

3- Understanding the mental and physical aspects of Scoliosis.

4- How to approach a student with Scoliosis.

5- How to adjust your students’ practice in basic movement to allow them to practice safely and more confidently.

 

About the instructor:

Hendouse (Hend Wahsh) is a certified multi-style yoga Teacher by Yoga Alliance, specialized in Yoga for Scoliosis and Back Care based in Egypt. She’s also a Yoga Therapist in training Accredited by the International Association for Yoga Therapist.

She’s a Scoliosis warrior, was diagnosed at the age of 11 so she understands the emotional and physical pain of living with Scoliosis. She found serenity & remedy in Yoga where it helped her to manage the pain and accept the body as it is.

She tapped into the world of yoga in 2012, and has been lucky to learn from wise and inspiring individuals. One of them was Kaz Castilla who she has been practicing Ashtanga yoga with for several years, before she started her Yoga for Scoliosis journey and teaching.

She was introduced to Yoga for Scoliosis in late 2019 and since then she has transformed her practice to suit her curve and to practice different types of yoga safely without affecting the curve.

Currently, she’s a certified Yoga for Scoliosis teacher and her main aim is to raise awareness about Scoliosis in her own country and help as well as guide others with the same condition the same way yoga helped her.

She has a wide experience working with Scoliosis and learned from different internationally known yoga teachers such as Elise Miller, Christine Jaureguiberry, Adelene Cheon and Mary Powell as well as Dr. Loren Fishman.

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