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.
"Somatic Solutions for Shoulders, Neck, Jaw"
will address tension, pain, in these areas with gentle but powerful neuromuscular re-patterning techniques developed by the late somatic pioneer, Thomas Hanna PhD. This work changes the brain’s default signals to the muscles via movement, for improved mobility, sensation, control, giving more circulation and health to the tissues with potential improvement for many issues, like headaches, jaw tension, poor posture and more. Illustrated materials with each class for your home somatic practice.
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. Everyone RSVP please to Lmgates51@gmail.com or text 718 350 0637. www.lauramgates.com/events
“Core to the Floor, for Dancers and Other Athletes” offering somatic solutions for more mobile and enjoyable walking, running, dancing. This class re-patterns muscle groups in torso, pelvis, hips, legs and offers details for the feet, to restore full stride, improve balance, coordination, and help with chronic pain. These are must have self care techniques for
"Somatic Solutions for Dancers and other Athletes" offers somatic basics, central body re-patterning including torso, hip sockets, shoulders, entire spine. It gives a nice foundation for the Mar 3 class, although both classes stand alone as well. These therapeutic movement techniques offer a quite different approach to the brain and nervous system, and bring
Re-patterns the muscles of the rib carriage, front of the torso to increase oxygen intake capacity, and enhance the function of the diaphragm.