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Embodied Learning Workshop Series with Tara Eden
24 March , 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm SMT
An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until 25 March , 2018
The Embodied Learning Workshop Series introduces students to The Feldenkrais Method® – a neuromuscular re-education system and profound approach to cultivating awareness, promoting self-study, and evoking positive change.
In this workshop series we explore Awareness Through Movement® lessons as tools for improving mobility and ease in the body and releasing tension and stress that shows up as pain in these areas. We deepen our understanding of how to free ourselves from our own habits, compulsions, and patterns that limit us.
You are encouraged to move slowly, to take time to feel how you are moving and to assimilate activation points. The movement sequences taught in the Embodied Learning Workshop series is an opportunity for you to break free from the habitual ways of moving. Through feeling how you move, you gain awareness of yourself physically and beyond. In so doing, you will explore how different parts of your body can support each other.
The idea of embodying is extremely important in terms of welcoming a different way of being and that way of being is separate from the restrictions or limitations of our busy minds and multiple stresses and distractions. Tara Eden
The Embodied Learning Workshop is for you if –
- you suffer from neck pains, stiff back, or sore rotated hips
- you have imbalance in your body
- you are feeling tired all the time
- you have limited mobility
- you want to enjoy being in your body and to (re)discover the joy of physical movement
- you want to spend a day just for yourself.
No prior experience is required. Tara is gifted in her knowing how to lead a group of people with individual needs, and starting from where they currently are. Her groundedness and quirky humor brings much needed levity and fun to the workshops, making this experience thoroughly enjoyable, while your brain lays down new neural pathways.
What does being embodied mean? Find out from Tara.
THE EMBODIED LEARNING WORKSHOP
Freeing the Neck & Shoulders
Saturday 24 March 2018
10.00AM – 1.30PM
Want a supple and flexible neck? Soft comfortable shoulders? In this workshop you learn how changing the relationship of the head, neck, and jaw can effect your posture, your flexibility, and your general well-being. Using safe and gentle movements you can learn how your head, neck, and shoulder girdle can do their jobs, without pain and discomfort, and with ease and grace.
Releasing the Hips & Lower Back
Sunday 25 March 2018
10.00AM – 1.30PM
Low back pain affects 80% of the adult population at some point in their lives. Much of the discomfort can be alleviated without drugs or specialised treatments by improving our understanding of the relationship between the spine and pelvis and muscular compensations that are adopted because of this lack of awareness. Using safe and gentle movements you can learn how your legs, hips, and low back can do their jobs – without pain or discomfort, and with ease and grace.
* Enjoy both Saturday and Sunday workshops for $220.
Private Sessions with Tara
Functional Awareness Bodywork
up to 90 minutes
Private sessions are available Friday 23 March and 26 March 2018.
About Tara Eden
For over 20 years Tara has studied various components of movement: Using the Body as a Tool of Expression and Communication (BFA in Theater), Movement for Self-Empowerment & Breath-led Movement (Ashtanga Practioner) Movement as Therapy (Certificate in Dance/Movement Therapy), for Physical Fitness and Wellbeing (Yoga Teacher, RYT 500) and Awareness Through Movement (Feldenkrais Method).While based in New York City, Tara taught vinyasa and hatha yoga in boutique (Kula Yoga Project) and local studios (Shambhala Yoga & Dance) and brought it to the Hasidic Jewish community, inner city middle school, private high school and all kinds of private homes.
After re-locating to Thailand, Tara created The Somatic Movement Project, as a resource for movement and bodywork modalities that deepen awareness, provoke curiosity, and promote presence of being.
Tara is currently based in Chiang Mai, Thailand where her company, Somatic Movement Project, constantly evolves. She continues to teach Integrated Movement, Awareness Through Movement™ and Somatic Yoga (a practice of building asana from sensory awareness and functional architecture rather than picture-perfect asana and universal alignment). She travels internationally teaching, hosting retreats, offering integrated bodywork and leading yoga teacher mentorship programmes.