Learn about scoliotic curvature patterns of the spine and discover the role yoga can play in creating awareness, relieving pain, and restoring a sense of balance to the body.
We will discuss the anatomical background of scoliosis and how the body is affected on both the physical and psychological levels. Using yoga poses and breath awareness we will work on developing a practice that supports each individual’s needs.
This workshop is for all levels and is intended for both students with scoliosis and teachers interested in learning more about working with scoliosis.
10% early bird discount until May 21st
10% TPY member discount also available
About Alix Northup
Alix began her study of yoga as a teenager, when her mom brought her to her first yoga class after discovering she had scoliosis. She draws from her own experience of finding balance in her body and mind to compassionately assist others on their own unique path of healing and discovery.
A student for over twenty years, Alix has been teaching yoga since 2007. She is registered with the Yoga Alliance at the 500 hour level, recently completing 300 hours of training with her teachers Tias and Surya Little of Prajna Yoga based in Sante Fe, New Mexico. She received her Yoga for Scoliosis Teacher Trainer certification through senior Iyengar teacher Elise Miller, and continues to study yoga for back care and scoliosis with Deborah Wolk from NYC
As a licensed massage therapist, Alix brings a deep understanding of anatomy and alignment into her teaching and hands on adjustments. Her classes combine elements of meditative practice from various traditions with yoga and conscious movement, with intention of bringing mindfulness into into the yoga experience on and off the mat.
Alix offers group classes, private sessions, and workshops specializing in yoga therapeutics and back care both locally and internationally. She spends her free time exploring the outdoors, traveling, gardening, cooking, playing music, and lying in savasana.