Yoga for Scoliosis and Back Care
Alfonso Castano focuses his teaching on Yoga for Back Care and specializes in Yoga for Scoliosis. His knowledge and practice is based upon the teachings of Elise Browning Miller specifically and Iyengar Yoga generally.
Alfonso Castano is a Certified Iyengar Yoga Instructor with five years of yoga teaching experience. Alfonso has taught Yoga in locations around the world from Silicon Valley to Dubai, Paris, Costa Rica and now in Miami Beach. Alfonso studied Iyengar Yoga at the San Francisco Yoga Institute with additional Iyengar Yoga training with the Iyengar Family in Pune, India.
Most recently Alfonso studied Yoga for Scoliosis under the direction of his teacher, Elise Browning Miller.
Alfonso also studied yoga under these teachers: Rebeca Lerner, Dean Lerner, James Murphy, Colleen Gallagher, Manouso Manos, Liza Waldfor, Jito Yumibe, Kathy Olef, Bobby Clennell, James Murphy, and Pom Cayeiro.
Classes and Work Shops
Yoga for Back Care
A class for students who wish to focus on the health of the spine. It is for students who seek to keep their spine in good condition and also for students with existing posture and spinal misalignment issues. Classes focus on increasing strength and flexibility, correcting posture and realigning the spine. This class addresses conditions related to Scoliosis, Sciatica, Piriformis Syndrome, and Posture problems.
Yoga for Scoliosis Workshop
A workshop for students with scoliosis. It is for students who wish to understand the pattern of their scoliosis and learn asanas and ordered sequences specific to their pattern which can improve their posture, breathing and spinal alignment. By understanding their pattern of spinal misalignment and rotation, the student with the instructor will learn yoga sequences when practiced regularly will counter the curves, ease pain and enhance flexibility.