Unlocking lockdown with the Feldenkrais Method
Time: 14:00 - 15:15
This course is an introduction, and suitable for those new to Feldenkrais as well as those ith experience. This session is part of the 2021 Mental Wealth Festival hosted by City Lit and partners.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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What is the course about?
Improve your emotional, physical and mental wellbeing with the Feldenkrais method. The Feldenkrais method is an educational system created by Moshe Feldenkrais (1904 - 1984). When taught in a group it is called ‘Awareness Through Movement’ (ATM). ATM consists of verbally guided slow movement sequences based on learning through movement, sensing, thinking and imagining.
Watch Charlotte's Emotion in Motion Video .
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.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
This workshop, part of City Lit's Mental Wealth Festival, will provide an introduction to Feldenkrais.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
explore the Feldenkrais Method: awareness through movement to
• improve emotional, physical and mental wellbeing
• cultivate authenticity
• develop more resilience
• transform the difficult.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This workshop is suitable for anyone wishing to undo unnecessary habits of stress and tension, and notice improvements in your flexibility, posture, breathing, balance, coordination, daily functions, quality of movement and sleep.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
This is an interactive movement workshop, so you will need a comfortable, safe space in which to participate.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
This workshop is part of the 2021 Mental Wealth Festival hosted by City Lit and partners. The Mental Wealth Festival is a week of events which celebrate and promote activities, projects, ideas and tools which restore, support and enhance positive mental health. The Festival aims to highlight the way mental health issues impact on so many aspects of daily life, and how the arts, politics, culture, faith and the media can support our ‘mental wealth’. We bring together professionals and key stakeholders to discuss mental health issues, providing a forum for informative, challenging and inspiring discussions and workshops exploring mental health issues. For more information visit our Mental Wealth Festival Don’t forget to follow us on social media and we’d love to see your Mental Wealth Festival photos so please tag us using #MentalWealth2021.
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.