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Jul 25, 2008
Conference 2008 Workshop
Open To: Public
Athletics training typically focuses on the role of muscles in movements propelling us through space. Moshe Feldenkrais demonstrated that the way we use ourselves in relation to our environment is critical in maximizing movement potential, at the same time minimizing the energy spent. From his perspective we can learn to move with the greatest of ease and efficiency. In this workshop, we will explore the principles underlying this view and offer an outlook that challenges traditional sports-training paradigms. With Feldenkrais movement lessons as our basis, we will discover the sources of ease, efficiency, mobility, and strength, so important in training and performance.
Irene Gutteridge (2007), MSC, is a Feldenkrais practitioner with twelve years of expertise from the exercise and health sciences. She teaches principles of the Feldenkrais Method to the Canadian alpine ski team and is known for her ability to provide and capture unique environments for human learning.
FELDENKRAIS GUILD® of North America
University of Colorado
University Memorial Center
Boulder CO 80309