Happy Feet, Healthy Knees and Spinal Mobility: A Feldenkrais®/ SmartMoves workshop with Eva Geueke
March 7 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
$79 ( 4Hrs)
Golden Circle Members: 20% discount
Your hip-pelvis-lower back connection is your powerhouse of locomotion. Free that area up, and just imagine how you will move again!
Gently opening the hip flexor (psoas) muscles in this workshop increases healthy mobility and prevents hip damage.The psoas muscle connects the legs to the lower back through the pelvis. The hip joints work on each side of the pelvis. Use these subtle Feldenkrais movement sequences to regain your range of motion, undoing hip and back tension and pain.
As you mindfully do these movements, you can sense your legs connecting into your hips, pelvis and torso, so that all parts work together for powerful, flexible movement!
This workshop will ensure your spine to stay healthy and/or help it to heal. If you have a twist in your spine (scoliosis) this workshop can teach you how to lengthen your spine in the right direction. In any case most neck, thoracic, and lumbar vertebrae will benefit and feel more mobile yet stable. You may be able to reduce headaches with these movements.
In the course of this workshop you learn to take your health into your own hands with easy and small movements. Instead of being adjusted or treated again and again by somebody else, you can now learn what it is that causes you discomfort, tension or effort, then learn how to avoid it. You learn to replace unconscious movement patterns with healthy ones that will make life easier and smoother.
What others say about the Feldenkrais® Method:
It has taught me how to shift a moment of pain into a lifetime of curiosity. – Buffy Owen
It has had an enormous effect on the way I run and on the way I live my life. My knee problem vanished. I’ve increased my mileage considerably without a trace of difficulty. And I’m running faster.” - Bruce Holmes, Runner’s World
It has allowed me to play pain free golf, without worrying about injury. – Duffy Waldorf, PGA Tour Golfer
Feldenkrais has given me the power to take responsibility for any habits that don’t serve me, and the skills to transcend them. – David Fein
Movement is life. Life is a process. Improve the quality of the process and you improve the quality of life itself. – Moshe Feldenkrais
Students appreciate Eva’s sincere care for their health and excellence on every level. Her range of personal experience in various moving art forms and her understanding of movement in the human body are vast. She studied Dance in Holland at the prestigious Rotterdam’s Dance Academie and then went on to later study in New York City. She has trained in a wide range of dance forms such as: Ballet, Modern Dance, Post Modern Dance/Release Technique, Axis Syllabus, Body-Mind Centering, Contact Improvisation, African Dance and currently Hula.
Eva Alewa Geueke has been a guild certified Feldenkrais® practitioner for 30 years. She came to the Feldenkrais Method® as a young professional dancer and it changed her understanding of the brain, body, movement and therefore, herself forever. Since completing the 4-year Professional Feldenkrais Training in 1987 she has been teaching the Feldenkrais Method® internationally in thousands of private sessions, week long seminars, and hundreds of week-end workshops and evening classes.
Eva loves to share her knowledge and passion for conscious movement and to help people improve and excel in all areas of their lives. She taught Yoga Aerobics® in NYC in the 80’s before getting to know the Feldenkrais Method. Eva is a teacher of Contemporary dance, Qigong-Universal Tao of Mantak Chia, a Capoeirista (Brazilian martial arts), WaveContinuum practitioner and a choreographer.