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Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement Classes

What's it all about:
Touching Your Toes

(often known as: my hamstrings are really tight)
Classes Guided by Brenda Sorkin, GCFP

Dates:  September 12, 19, 26        
Time:  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
3 Week Series:  $45
Drop in:  $18 per class

Classes continue:
5 Week Series: October 3-31; $75
2 Week Series: November 7 & 14; $30

10 Classes, Full Fall Series: $150.00
Drop ins for all classes: $18
Workshop on this theme: Saturday, December 2 from 10-1; $65.

You can live your whole life without touching your toes. If it is difficult, how often have you heard it attributed to tight hamstrings? Have you known stretching your hamstrings to help?

The ability to touch your toes has more to do with the movement through your spine rather than tight hamstrings. The restrictions in your spine contributes to your tight hamstrings.

These classes will be examining all the components that allow freedom of movement through your spine. We’ll put it all together in a workshop by the end of the year.

Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement and Movement Intelligence

Walk for Life
Facilitated by Allyson Sipple, GCFP
To contact Allyson call: 704.965.7804 or

Dates: May 5, 12, 19, 26 & June 2
Time: 9:00 - 10:00 AM
Drop in:  $15 per class

Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement Classes
Finding Comfort Sitting
Facilitated by Paula Alonso, Awareness Through Movement Teacher
To contact Paula call: 704.905.8594 or
available upon request
Time: 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Classes:: $18 (cash or check made out to Paula Alonso)

Would you like to feel more comfortable sitting? Be it at the computer, in the car or reading a book, we sit a lot in our culture. We have all experienced the feeling of strain on the back or tight neck and shoulders after prolonged hours of sitting. In this series we will explore ways to sit more comfortably. In lessons both lying down on the floor and sitting on chairs we will find out how sitting can be a dynamic action done with less effort and greater ease. 

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Qigong and Feldenkrais
Guided by Brenda Sorkin, GCFP or 704.650.7252
Lunch time Thursdays
Dates: TBA
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm
6 Class Series: $90
6 Class Series for Past Participants: $75
Drop in for past participants only: $15
Pre-registration required.
Call or text 704.650.7252 or email if you'd like to start a series.

In 2002 I was certified by Chan Zhang to teach what I consider a more feminine qigong form called Dance of the Phoenix. I was interested in studying with a woman because all of my previous qigong forms had been developed by men. This form has 5 sets of movements aimed at  harmonizing energy, massaging your organs, centering your chakras and auras and breaking up negativity. The figure eight, a symbol of infinity, is prominently used in the movements. You will receive written notes for each set at the end of class to help you with your practice so that you will have the full set by the end of the series. We will enhance the series by drawing from Feldenkrais and Bones for Life for our warm up, increasing the potential of the qigong sets.

Classes are small and can last from 1 to 1 ½ hours. If you are interested in participating in a daytime or evening Feldenkrais or Bones for Life class please let us know. A class can be started with 8 of your friends and consensus on day and time.

For more information or to sign up or confirm a class 

please call Brenda Sorkin, GCFP at 704.527.5996 or e-mail

(704) 527-7226


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