Expanded Breath Day 2: A Feldenkrais® Weekend Workshop: Breath and Sliding Fascia for Joints & Flexible Spine – LIVE ONLINE, Interactive with Eva Geueke
April 25, 2021, @ 9:45 am - 1:15 pm HST
Day 2: Sunday April 25, 2021
9:45 am – 1:15 pm HST
Day 1: Sat, Apr 24 12:45-3:15pm HST
Day 1: $49
Day 2: $69
Both(2) workshops: $110
Golden Circle members 20% off each single workshop
From Saturday’s lessons, we continue to expand on breathing and add the theme of fascia. In addition to Feldenkrais lessons, we also use sounds and breath techniques from WaveContinuum to hydrate the tissue through certain sounds and breath and seek a movement quality that speaks directly to our fascia. The fascia is less dense and more innervated than muscle.
“Fascia has nerves that make it almost as sensitive as skin. When stressed, it tightens up. Although fascia looks like one sheet of tissue, it’s actually made up of multiple layers with liquid in between called hyaluronan.” – Johns Hopkins Medicine Journal
Fascia must be hydrated and free to slide in order to do its job. Breath, sounds and special movement sequences we combine will help you to do just that. The result is more flexibility in your back, pelvis and larger joints, with a wonderful feeling of space and fluidity.
Workshops can be taken individually or in combination for even greater benefits.
The Feldenkrais® method was developed by Judo Black belt and physician Dr. M. Feldenkrais in the 1940s to help heal his severe sports injury. His method has helped thousands of people of all ages, world wide, to regain function and recover from injuries, tension and pain.
Dr. Feldenkrais understood that improving the function of the body starts with increasing the mind’s awareness of the body. With this new awareness, you re-pattern your movement, fascia and musculature. You drop excess effort and move with greater ease. Without even realizing it, you are resetting your nervous system. Your brain and body now work together more smoothly as you move.
Please have a pool noodle as roller bigger or small size roler (MELT roller works as well) or a tightly rolled beach towel or blanket available. Typical Pilates rollers are too large in diameter.
Eva Alewa Geueke
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.