Pain-Free Neck, Shoulders & Jaw: A Feldenkrais Workshop – Live Online with Eva Alewa Geueke
May 22, 2021, @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm HST
Saturday May 22, 2021
1:00 – 4:30 pm HST
20% discount for Golden Circle & Platinum Members
The benefits of this workshop include tension release, improved posture, and increased mobility in the neck and entire spine. Take this wonderful opportunity to address chronic neck problems. Move and release tense shoulder girdles, or a clenched jaw.
With effective, tiny Feldenkrais® movements, you can get rid of that notorious ‘pain in the neck’. These exercises can be done from anywhere, at any time. And once your neck releases, your face will start to look as if it’s had a vacation!
From 7th Cervical to the Atlas
The neck can act like a bottleneck between our brain and our torso. It’s common to carry tension here, and it’s an area prone to injury. As a result, unpleasant, painful and even dangerous conditions can arise. When we soften and heal the neck, the possibility of a whole new outlook on life emerges.
This workshop offers simple and easy healing methods, gentle enough for all age groups and safe for people with most medical conditions. Most movements will be done while lying down. Though the neck will be the focus, the entire spine benefits to feel longer.
This workshop is recommended for all active people, teleworkers and anyone who wants to feel younger and more mobile. People with chronic pain often find relief with Feldenkrais. This workshop will be especially effective for tired eyes, stiff neck and shoulders being overused on computers and cell phones. All ages of adults are welcome.
Please have a mat or rug on the floor.
The Feldenkrais® Method
The Feldenkrais method was developed by Judo Black belt and physician Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais in the 1940s to help heal his severe sports injury. His method has helped thousands of people of all ages, worldwide, 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, we re-pattern our movement and musculature. We drop excess effort and move with greater ease. Without even realizing it, we are resetting your nervous system. Our brain and body now work together more smoothly as we move.
The Feldenkrais® Method is a wonderful and potent method that almost anyone can do. It only requires a curiosity about our own movement habits. Some of those habits have been causing limitations, pain, inflammation and over-exertion for perhaps years. We’ve learned certain unhealthy habitual movements and postures so long ago that we may no longer recognize them or know that we can actually change our old patterns. With the Feldenkrais® Method we can recognize those hindering habits and find better ways of moving that are healthy, strengthening and pain free. This happens not only on the physical plane – it also ripples out into the rest of one’s life.
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.