VICTORIAN SENIORS' FESTIVAL WORKSHOPS
Four separate Thursday workshops in Northcote
October 5, 12, 19 & 26 2023 from 11am - 12.30pm
Price: $25 per workshop
Venue: Jika Jika Community Centre, 1B Plant Street, Northcote.
Daivd Moore is offering a three workshops related to the Alexander technique during the Victorian Seniors Festival. You can attend one or all four of these. They are all practical workshops in which you will learn tools to improve your ease and functioning in daily life.
Improve your posture and movement - Thursday 5th October
In this workshop we will look at how to change habitual patterns which create postural distortions, pain and limitation of movement. This workshop will look at beginning to reverse this process.
Heal your feet and knees - Walk with ease- Thursday 12th October
This is a practical workshop covers methods for alleviating foot dysfunctions including plantar fasciitis, flat arches and bunions, and knee pain. Participants will be introduced to principles of the Alexander technique in order to better understand the direct influence whole body balance and coordination has upon the feet and knees.
We will examine and work with everyday walking patterns which can have a dramatic influence on how the forces of gravity work through the feet, legs and whole body, for good or ill. The workshop will also cover practical anatomy as well as simple yoga postures for re-activating the feet.
Smart Yoga - Applying the Alexander technique to yoga - Thursday 19th October
This workshop focuses on an approach to yoga based on David Moore's best-selling "Smart Yoga: Apply the Alexander technique to enhance your practice, prevent injury and increase body awareness"
This workshop will focus on how to modify and choose postures to suit the range of individual differences presented at the workshop.
Free Your Breathing with the Alexander Technique - Thursday 26 October
This workshop focuses on how to improve your breathing. The technique was developed out of a successful attempt to fix the founder's vocal and breathing difficulties. This is a practical workshop to putting into practice some of his discoveries to apply to yourself