These classes emphasize the benefits of well-organized movement and the importance of knowing how to move to facilitate greater comfort and ease. Each workshop has a different focus, but all include specific gentle exercises, done with care and attention, to enable participants to move more freely with greater flexibility and less strain and discomfort. The classes are suitable for almost everyone, but if you have a medical condition please get approval from your doctor and speak with the class instructor. Age 15 and up.
The Feldenkrais Method® uses coordinated, functional movement patterns to relax and reorganize the body. It takes advantage of the innate movement intelligence of the brain to bring about change and is unlike any other program you have tried. Tension relief, better posture reduced pain, better balance, improved athletic performance, help with recovery from injury and restoring function due to neurological conditions are just some of the potential benefits of the Feldenkrais Method®.
Feldenkrais 21. Relax Your Shoulders. Learn gentle, restorative movement patterns for relaxing your shoulders after a day at the office or after a hard workout. You will learn exercises to do while sitting in a chair as well as lying down. You will also learn to use a foam roller to relax your shoulders. Please dress for light exercise. Participants need to be able to get to the floor (mats) and rise without assistance. Sunday, May 3, 1:00-3:00 p.m. $18 Members, $24 Community members.
Feldenkrais 22. Relax Your Neck. Learn movement patterns that bring relief to a stiff and sore neck. You will learn to use the connection between your hips and your neck, your shoulders and your neck, and your eyes and your neck to get rid of tension and restore your neck to comfort. Please dress for light exercise. Participants need to be able to get to the floor (mats) and rise without assistance. Sunday, May 24, 1:00-3:00 p.m. $18 Members, $24 Community Members.
Feldenkrais 23. Foot and Ankle Workshop. Restore mobility in your feet and ankles that will benefit your knees and hips as well. You will be surprised how quickly movement can return when the exercises are clearly coordinated with the way your body is constructed. You will feel an immediate benefit to how you walk and run. Please dress for light exercise. Participants need to be able to get to the floor (mats) and rise without assistance. Sunday, June 7, 1:00-3:00 p.m. $18 Members, $24 Community Members.