Our Spines are the major support and energy channel of our bodies. Our awareness of the spine can help us to maintain our strength & mobility. Each area has a different function. Some areas are more vulnerable than others. No one spine is the same and we will have a brief look at variability.
In the workshop, we will spend some time on theory and practice using a life-sized, articulated anatomical model. This will help us understand our own vertebral column and show the different areas clearly.
*We will practice some deep breathing techniques that will help bring awareness to the relationship between the breath, the core and the spine.
*We will practice some easy, simple, and safe movements to get us limbered
*We will do some targeted strength practices that will help to stabilise the spine in all ranges of movement
*We will look at safe lifting techniques that will protect the vulnerable areas from injury
*We will play around with some postures that promote mobility
*We will practice some more relaxing floor poses that help us to go a little deeper into stretching and releasing tension.
*As always there will be a long relaxation/meditation session that will incorporate the practice.
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