The pelvis is designed to support and move your spine easily and efficiently. It enables your spine to tilt, bend and turn in all directions.
When your pelvis is in a neutral position the lower back maintains its natural curve. For many people the pelvis is tilted too far forward over aching the lower back or, too rounded flattening the lower back which can put pressure on your muscles, ligaments and spinal discs.
Over the weekend you’ll learn effective, fast acting and enjoyable ways to improve how your pelvis moves enabling a more comfortable lower back and spine.
This new awareness will increase your comfort and range of motion in all your movements keeping your lower back comfortable and relaxed.
Align your Spine – Friday 15th at 6pm
Pelvic Rock and Roll – 1 1/4 hour class
We’ll be using Feldenkrais movements combined with the smartroller to align and restore the flexibility of your spine. Learn how to reawaken the natural movements of your pelvis, reducing stress and pain in your lower back.
Other benefits include:
- Reduced tension in hip joints, neck and shoulders
- Better walking
- Greater ease of movement in golf, dance, and athletic performances
The smartroller is a unique roller and a sophisticated exercise tool for people of all ages and fitness levels. It’s a great compliment to any yoga practice.
More Alive Pelvis – Saturday 16th at 3pm
Bones for Life – 2 hour class
Bones for Life is based on African women who carry heavy loads on their heads. They move beautifully with grace and ease, all their body parts highly coordinated and synchronised.
In this fun and interesting workshop we’ll explore the principals of how the water carriers walk for miles so comfortably and effortlessly. Their pelvis’ moving freely and lower backs are relaxed.
Bones for life is a natural program for improving posture and strengthening bones.
Other benefits include:
- Greater balance, coordination and stability
- Standing and walking more comfortably
- Increased vitality
- More reliable skeleton
Happy Feet – Sunday 17th at 12pm
A Happy Lower Back -2 hour class
Now that we wear shoes, walk on concrete and flat surfaces, we don’t make full use of our feet as we would have, walking with no shoes, on natural surfaces. Our feet have lost much of their natural flexibilty, becoming stiff and less able to support our bodys weight efficently.
In this class we’ll bring awareness to how our feet connect with the ground and the whole skeleton, giving a more stable foundation for the pelvis and spine.
Other benefits of Happy Feet are:
- Better posture & balance Increased energy
- Relief for tired and sore feet and backs
- Improve yoga, tennis, golf and other athletic sport. Learn self Reflexology and simple things to do at home.
$75 for the workshop weekend or Friday $20, Sat $40 & Sun $40. Payment can be made online to account 30 2910 0064766 061 – please use YOUR name and what you’re coming to as the reference and email Arvinderfee to let her know you’ve paid and are coming.
For more information, see the Albany Yoga Room.
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