Today I'm excited to share an interview with Melanie Waldman, a yoga student AND teacher who practices with an upper extremity amputation. Melanie is gracious enough to share with us how yoga helped with her healing process after her amputation as well as some of the pose modifications she uses to adapt her practice. Melanie … Continue reading Q&A with Amputee Yoga Student and Teacher Melanie Waldman
This week in school we're covering limb loss and prosthetics and it reminded me of the great Yoga for Amputees workshop I took last spring at the Accessible Yoga Conference in New York. The workshop was taught by Marsha Danzig, a below the knee amputee for over 40 years who has been teaching yoga and … Continue reading Teaching Yoga to Amputees
In an effort to share information among yoga teachers and to best prepare teachers for working with students of all abilities, ages, shapes, sizes and backgrounds we'll be posting a monthly question for yoga teachers on social media and sharing some of their answers here on adaPTed Yoga! The first question we asked was: Here … Continue reading Yoga Teacher Q&A – Do You Ask Students About Injuries & Limitations?