SAT 21 SEP (2-5 pm) Finding Space & Length, a Feldenkrais workshop for easier movement

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SAT 21 SEP (2-5 pm) Finding Space & Length, a Feldenkrais workshop for easier movement

25.00

Sat 21st Sept 2019

14:00-17:00

Max 10 people, to ensure individual attention

3 hour exploration – includes 3 awareness through movement lessons, short break with refreshments

York Yoga Studio, 112 Acomb Road, York, YO24 4EY

Booking essential

For all ages & abilities (part of York 50+ Festival)

Perfect as an introduction to this somatic, mind-body method of developing your movement intelligence and to remind yourself what free-er movement could feel like.

When worries weigh you down, routine tasks fix you to the spot or pain restricts you, then free movement feels elusive. Feldenkrais can bring improved movement, functionality and awareness through gentle guided movements.

We will do 3 Awareness Through Movement lessons:

  •  finding a long, mobile spine from top to tail 

  • making more space for breathing with a pliable rib cage and belly that expands

  • standing tall over your legs, through smooth synchrony of low back, pelvis and hip joints

In Feldenkrais, we use minimum effort and maximum curiosity to:

  • let go of tension

  • move with ease & skill - for daily activities, sport and performance

  • move with more comfort, when recovering from pain & restriction

  • practise mindfulness in motion

  • find calm

We will work in different positions on mats on the floor and you will be guided through movement explorations. The teacher will help everyone be comfortable and answer questions about the method and why it works to improve mobility. I can prepare accessible variations if you let me know in advance of any difficulties.

This workshop will give you an unhurried way to explore this practical and effective movement method. You will be given handouts so you can play with some of the lessons at home.

To book

  • Book and pay online using the orange button.

  • Or, if you prefer to pay by cheque or BACS transfer, please email me for details. Thank you.

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