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Wed, 09 Oct

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Birregurra Mechanics Hall

Awareness Through Movement Short Burst

The Short Burst is an Awareness Through Movement class that occurs periodically at Birregurra Mechanics Hall.

Awareness Through Movement Short Burst
Awareness Through Movement Short Burst

Time & Location

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09 Oct 2024, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Birregurra Mechanics Hall, 42 Main St, Birregurra VIC 3242, Australia

About the event

No experience is necessary to attend this class. All Feldenkrais concepts are embedded in the lessons provided. 

The Birregurra Awareness Through Movement® Short Burst is part of the Feldenkrais Method® system of movement training.

Short Bursts are easy to follow movement sequences lead by spoken word cues and prompts from a Feldenkrais Practitioner. The participant doesn’t know where the movement is headed or what it “should” look like, which opens an avenue to experience unconscious movement habits and bring them into awareness.

Bringing awareness to movement creates vast possibilities not only in alleviating stress and strain, but in improving the very experience of comfort and fluidity in your body.

Moshe Feldenkrais famously said: “If you know what you are doing, you can do whatever you want.”

We want to create the ability to observe the habitual. To catch ourselves in “the act”, which put more precisely is catching ourselves in the very small but vast space between “the act” and the intention to act. This is the key to unlocking unconscious habits so we may observe, unpack, adapt and adopt.

Through making distinctions for themselves the participant is able to put together a clear image of the movement, to engage in it to their best advantage.

And so a picture is formed, an enhanced self image that is able to be brought into action.

What to expect

Shortr Bursts are around 60 minutes in length and begin in a lying position so bring a blanket or exercise mat to lie on. The movement is gentle to moderate so comfortable clothes are recommended.

Tickets First class is always FREE Full price is $15 per class Concession is $10 per class

Tickets available online HERE, and also at the class.

Facebook event link: HERE

About Simon Slieker I am a movement educator and Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner living and running my practice in Victoria’s Otway region. I offer workshops and classes in Awareness Through Movement and individual one on one sessions of Functional Integration. The purpose being to assist people into an integrated sense of feeling, sensing and knowing themselves in and through movement.

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