Feldenkrais: easing anxiety, stress and chronic pain

Course Dates: 27/09/20
Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location: Online

Learn how to ease anxiety and stress through gentle and slow Feldenkrais movements. Rebalance and regulate your nervous system and develop more resilience and flexibility for a happier and more fulfilling life.

This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.


What is the course about?

This course is designed to help you develop more self-awareness and insight into how anxiety and stress affect you mentally and physically. You will be encouraged to recognise your own unnecessary tensions and behavioural patterns. You will learn how to cultivate more calmness, groundness, improved breathing and learn new movement patterns.

This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

Anxiety, stress and the nervous system.
Benefits of mindful pauses and self-care during each day.
Feldenkrais movements.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

- Recognise your own behavioural and movement patterns
- Identify two ways to ease anxiety and stress using Feldenkrais movement
- Practise and explore sequences of mindful Feldenkrais movements
- Select some mindful Feldenkrais movement for your learning and daily self-care.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

Everyone is welcome, no previous knowledge or experience is needed. However you should be able to get down on the floor and up again independently. If you have a disability or health concern, please contact the Health and Lifestyle department in advance. You should be able to follow verbal and written instructions.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

This course is based on experiential learning and is verbally led. The tutor guides you through the movement sequences. The movements are explored at your own pace and comfort with regular mini-rests.This can be explored in standing, sitting or lying down. You will be encouraged to practice some of the movemnts and sequences outside of the class.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

No. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

You can enrol onto another Feldenkrsis course or any other movemnt course.

Tutor Biographies
Charlotte Seirberg Tutor Website

Charoltte is a movement and mindfulness teacher with over 12 years of experience. She says 'Over 25 years I've explored different movement disciplines and therapies. Throughout the years, one particular method stood out from all the others, the Feldenkrais Method - a way of healing and learning through movement. It resonated with my aspirations for awareness, healing, learning and resilience. The people I teach are from all walks of life. I offer a variety of classes e.g Feldenkrais, Mindful Pilates and Pilates Bones & Balance and workshops in different settings from the NHS, adult education, the local community and corporate wellness. I also offer individual movement lessons and Feldenkrais hands-on Functional Integration. To maintain my own wellbeing, on-going learning and curiosity, I have a regular movement and mindfulness practice. I also swim and walk as well as receiving mentoring in the Feldenkrais method and Mindfulness.' Qualifications: Feldenkrais Practitioner, Pilates Foundation teacher, Postural Stability Instructor and Mindfulness for Stress and Health (Breathworks). BA Social Anthropology and Economics.

Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.

Book your place

Course Code: FSC07

Sun, day, 27 Sep - 27 Sep '20

Duration: 1 session

Full fee: £49.00
Senior fee: £49.00
Concession: £49.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

Any questions? health@citylit.ac.uk
or call 020 7492 2622

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