Perceptual Resources To Survive The Information Age

The 21st century post-industrial digital age presents particular challenges to our sense of embodiment. The prevalence of the computer and increasing activity in the virtual sphere together with the shift towards freelance patterns of employment which blur the distinction between work and leisure have led to the increase of stress in our lives.

This longer course aims to offer a counterbalance to this situation be grounding and centering our experience back in the body. It aims to offer both a time and place for recuperation and tools that can support us in our daily lives.

This training is intended for those who have either already attended BodySchool short courses and would like to dive deeper into this approach, or can demonstrate equivalent experience. The intention is to support students to integrate the approach further into their lives and begin to share it with others. It maybe therefore be of particular interest to those who teach or lead groups. There will also be more emphasis on working with others through touch opening another avenue to share the approach.

The principal content will include experiential anatomy, ideokinesis and the Feldenkrais Method®. Creating the conditions to greet ourselves with a childlike sense of wonder, to engage playfully with our innate curiosity unhindered by expectation, is a major part of the skill that Malcolm brings to his teaching. This attitude, as much as the material itself, is what he offers through it.

Upcoming BodySchool Workshops

Berlin, Germany
BodySchool: Authentic Movement and the Feldenkrais Method
5-7th January 2018

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BodySchool: Authentic Movement and the Feldenkrais Method In the frame of Winter Tanz 2017/18 In some ways, the Feldenkrais Method and Authentic Movement adopt contrasting approaches to supporting our growth as humans. While both encourage us to listen to ourselves and develop a respectful attitude to learning, the first confronts us...
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Copenhagen, Denmark
BodySchool : BodySchool : Exploring The Feldenkrais Method
23/24th September 2017

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BodySchool : Exploring The Feldenkrais Method In this weekend workshop, we'll explore some Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement (ATM) classes. We'll see how to relate the movements of a particular class to everyday life as well as considering the general application of the skills we learn through practicing the method. The...
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Koli, Finland
BodySchool Weekend Retreat: Feldenkrais and Authentic Movement
8-10th September 2017

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BodySchool Weekend Retreat: Feldenkrais and Authentic Movement In some ways, the Feldenkrais Method and Authentic Movement take opposite approaches to supporting our growth as humans. While both encourage us to listen to ourselves and develop a respectful attitude to learning, the first confronts us to recognise our perceptual and kinaesthetic habits,...
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Vienna, Austria
BodySchool : Making friends with scoliosis
20/21st May 2017

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BodySchool : Making friends with scoliosis Scoliosis is most commonly thought of as a lateral asymmetry of the spine that shows up as a sideways curve. But considered three-dimensionally, it's more like a twisting or coiling of the spine that produces the characteristic two-dimensional curve. Since nobody has a perfectly straight spine, and...
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