Developmental Movement Patterns

with Karla Brodie, Neal Ghoshal and Dyana Wells
Two 4-Day “weekends”
24-27th March and 21-24th April 2018

In this module we offer a deep exploration into the primary developmental movement patterns that shape our growth from infancy to adulthood.

Each movement pattern will be investigated thoroughly to bring an authentic experience of integrated embodiment and a direct understanding of healthy body structure and movement.

Students will develop skill in teaching these principles, learning to develop and create inspiring language and sequencing. You will learn how to support your students into a more fluid and dynamic practice that is stable, easeful and balanced.

The patterns we will explore are:

  • Cellular Breathing
  • Navel Radiation
  • Mouthing
  • Pre-Spinal
  • Spinal Yield and Push, Reach and Pull
  • Homologous
  • Homolateral
  • Contralateral

We will also be engaging the support of the fluid body, organ support, nervous system support … all the other body systems … so that we learn how to move with great integration, fluid and easeful.

The anatomy and physiology of organ systems.

We will study the body organ systems to enrich our actual experience of embodiment and to also open the therapeutic potential of their investigations.

Patanjali’s Sutras is a 2000 year old handbook with clear instructions on how to live well in the modern world. It includes many principles deserving deep contemplation and offers a guideline of practice leading back to the irresistible brilliance of our true nature. This exploration is an opportunity to unearth treasures of great value hidden in this classic yogic text.

Meditating with the body. These sessions are practical explorations into the nature of the breath, prana breathing, earth breathing, mindfulness of breath.

We will use the breath and other meditation practices to bring ourselves into a deeper experience of who we are.
These practices can be incorporated into yoga classes.

 

Each movement pattern will be investigated thoroughly to bring an authentic experience of integrated embodiment and a direct understanding of healthy body structure and movement.

300 hour Module Dates

Flow 2017
2-5 November
30 November - 3 December

Developmental Movement 2018
24-27 March
21-24 April

Somatics and
Mindfulness 2018
16-19 June
28-31 July

Restorative Yoga 2018
8-11 September
6-9 October

Fertility, Pregnancy, Post-Natal, and Teaching Yoga to Children 2018
2018 dates to be confirmed
possibly 8 days Sept to Nov

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