Expand the boundaries of what is possible by using the mind-body connection to improve and fine tune how you move. Through gentle movements practiced with focused attention, increase ease of movement, flexibility, and coordination while reducing any discomfort or pain that may be present. Based on the principles of physics, biomechanics, human development, and learning, this class will help you release restrictions that may be holding you back physically and mentally.
Feldenkreis: Lubricating the Hips • Didi von Deck • 40 min
Increasing mobility of the pelvis and hips will allow you to move like a well-oiled machine. We'll gradually go from lying on the floor to a more upright position to help your pelvis find its optimal alignment and allow for easier walking, running, and moving as you want!
Feldenkrais: Oiling the hip joints • Didi Von Deck • 30 min
Find mobility and strength in the lower back and pelvis in this class done while sitting on the floor. Your hips will feel well oiled and your hamstrings will feel long and relaxed. Great for walking, running, hiking and skiing.
Suggested props: Blankets to sit on
Feldenkrais: Shoulders for Backbends • Didi Von Deck • 20 min
You don’t need to do backbends to benefit from this class! Your shoulders will become more open and flexible as you build shoulder awareness through movements of your wrists and elbows done while lying comfortably on the floor.
Feldenkrais: Let Your Shoulders Find Their Home • Didi von Deck • 40min
We often don’t know where our shoulders belong. We try to pull them back to improve our posture or force them down because we sense they are too high or uncomfortable. Shoulder strain results! This class will explore how the skeleton can support your shoulders for better posture and comfort.
Feldenkreis: Better Posture, Lengthening your Spine • Didi von Deck • 30 min
Holding tension in your belly can lead to back pain as your back muscles have to work extra hard to stand up straight. Learn how to balance the muscles of your back and your abdomen in order to discover better posture and more ease in movement.
Feldenkrais: Hip Fluidity • Didi Von Deck • 40 min
Find new space in the hips through gentle movements connecting pelvis and spine that will allow the hips to open without stretching or strain. Feldenkrais® engages the brain’s natural neuroplasticity to build new connections that allow tight muscles to release for fluid and efficient movement.
Feldenkrais: Rolling Your Pelvis for Easy Movement • Didi Von Deck • 30 min
As the keystone between the upper and lower body, the pelvis is the powerhouse of all movement. Connecting the pelvis to the shoulders with rolling actions gives you a mini-massage, and you'll find yourself moving with surprising ease.
Feldenkrais: Awareness through Movement • Didi Von Deck • 60 min
Release shoulder tension and find new freedom in the upper back and ribs by exploring the movement of the shoulder blades and thoracic spine in this class of variations on Sphinx. You’ll discover better posture and more space to breathe.