Grounding and Balance  September 15, 2018, 12-2pm

 

Studio Helix, 3rd Floor Thornes Market, Northampton

e-mail to register: frithap@earthlink.net

$40 (Early-Bird by 9/1 – $35, And get a discount on the Fall I Series! See Class Schedule)

The ability to direct force clearly through our skeletons to provide support is essential for ease of movement and limits wear and tear on our tissues and joints. If in any way we “fall” off of our skeletal support, shearing forces do damage, and potentially cause pain. In this workshop we will explore what it means to find support from the ground to improve stability and a sense of connection with the ground. This in turn allows for the possibility to generate more power with less work in any of our daily activities, and helps us to feel lighter. Workshop will include exploration of one or two Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement lessons and will include time for discussion and questions. No experience necessary – all are welcome! 

 

Finding Breath   October 14, 2018, 1-3pm

 

Serenity Yoga Studio, South Hadley

Registration: https://www.serenityyogastudio.net/workshops/

$35  

Do you feel that you are unable to take full, deep breaths? Do you wonder how your posture might be affecting your ability to breathe? Or maybe you know your posture is affecting the way you breathe!

In this workshop we will explore the movement of the breath in relationship to movement of the whole body in order to find expansiveness in the chest and ribs and length through the spine. Through Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement® (ATM) lessons discover the habitual movements that are getting in the way of full, deep, and easy breathing, and take away with you easy-to-do movement explorations to help you find this ease on your own. Workshop will include exploration of two Feldenkrais® ATM lessons and will include time for discussion and questions. No experience necessary – all are welcome!

 

Locomoting with Ease  November 3, 2018, 12-2pm

 

Studio Helix, 3rd Floor Thornes Market, Northampton

e-mail to register: frithap@earthlink.net

$40 (Early-Bird by 10/19 – $35, And get a discount on the Fall II Series! See Class Schedule)  

“We frequently walk with the sole purpose of getting from one place to another. But where are we in between?” Thich Nhat Hanh

The ability to find support through our skeletons and transition moment to moment without falling enables us to move through space with ease and lightness as well as power. While walking is often described as controlled falling, it is actually our ability to find a clarity of support when we are “in between” that allows us to move faster and with less effort.  In this workshop we will continue to explore what it means to find support from the ground to improve stability and take this into walking.  Workshop will include exploration of one or two Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement lessons and will include time for discussion and questions. No experience necessary – all are welcome!