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Somatic Movement for Mobile Spine and Freeing the Ribs

  • Balance Arts Center 34 W 28th St, 3rd Floor New York City, NY USA (map)

Sunday Nov 4, 6;00-7:30 PM"Somatic Movement for Freeing the Spine and Ribs" offers gentle yet powerful techniques for decompressing the spine, creating more motion and ease in the torso, and increasing oxygen intake. Illustrated materials included with each class.

At Balance Arts Center, 34 W 28th st, 3rd floor. NYC (between 6thave/Bway) Classes are $35 single, or discount class cards available, no time limit. Wear flexible clothing and socks. If you take pain medication, or have acute pain or recent surgery, please contact me prior to attending class. Please register by Friday afternoon nov 2. or text 718 350 0637. or here on this site. 

Laura M Gates, CHSE, MFA is a certified Hanna (Clinical) Somatic Educator and hands on practitioner in the clinical protocols developed by the late neuromuscular pioneer, Thomas Hanna PhD. She earned an MFA from Bennington College, and brings over 40 years of movement education experience and a professional dance background to her work. She is a long time student of master kinesthetic anatomy teacher, Irene Dowd. She currently teaches classes, workshops, and works with 1 on 1 clients in NYC, various locations in US, Europe, Australia. She works with Martha Peterson, director of Essential Somatics LLC, and the training team for trainings offered internationally. see for more info on these trainings.