We are thrilled to introduce our newest team member, LanVy Avent. She is the owner and Instructor of Obelisk Pilates-Yoga studio on Lake Travis in Austin, Texas, an instructor at the University of Texas – Main Campus and now, we are very fortunate she has agreed to join ScolioAustin in providing various classes and workshops for those looking for scoliosis-specific yoga and pilates strengthening.
The breadth of her experience extends from her multiple certifications including:
- Franklin Method Educator
- Masters in Body Art and Science International Pilates – BASI
- Ron Fletcher Pilates
- Balanced Body Pilates – BBU
- Nationally Certified Pilates teacher- NCPT
- E-500 YRT Yoga Alliance – YACEP
- Traditional Chen Style Tai Chi
With over 20 years of experience and 1000+ hours of training, LanVy has developed custom Pilates and Yoga programs for hundreds of clients to increase flexibility, improve posture, and protect the skeletal system. She believes that by developing core strength, exercising muscles and joints correctly and teaching how to use one’s brain to improve body function, she can help each person achieve the best dynamic alignment and maintain a youthful, energetic body.
Most recently, she and Danielle both studied with the owner of ScolioPilates, Karena Thek, to complete a pilates program built specifically for those with scoliosis or spinal conditions requiring more careful program development.
LanVy Avent was born and raised in Saigon, Vietnam. She lives in Austin Texas with her husband (Robert Avent) and her lovely chihuahua (Bandito). She has taught in United States, Jamaica, and the Dominican Republic.