Tag Archives: Movement

Experiencing Presence through Left Brain, Right Brain Movement Awareness

As I consider today’s Self-Awareness through movement workshop I am searching for a focus point of motivation.  Recent Feldenkrais students have deepened the connection between left and right brain movement actions.  I recognize that this is the intention for today, the balance of the right and left brain in movement that creates  presence in action.

Babies are the most present and aware beings on the planet.  They have to be to be able to teach themselves to roll over, sit up, crawl, stand, walk, run do somersaults and cartwheels.  This will be a good place to focus the workshop participants.  Not on doing cartwheels, exploring babies first movements!


One segment of society that I have consistently worked with this past decade is seniors, men and women.  This includes those with diagnosed conditions and those without.  As my experience of theirs and societies behavioral patterns become more recognizable, I find an urge to begin to write a series to share some aspects that I am discovering that influence false believes of  aging.    If you are interested in learning more, check back in to explore this series!


Recent Comment:  Thank you for the amazing session which helped me to better understand the pain and anxiety issues I’ve been dealing with. Very insightful experience. I felt way more relaxed Friday evening and I’m monitoring myself to help ensure I’m releasing tension and breathing properly. Am impressed by it and by your skills. D

Renee Lindstrom, GCFP,
Jaw Release Program since 2007, Authored  Achieving your Goals  31 Day Program, Sleep Sweet Sleep, Kid’s Peace Bus Calendar of Values  Educational Program & InTouch with Your Values Self-Actualization Program.  Feldenkrais® Practitioner since 2007, Communication & Empathy Coach since 2004, Art of Placement  since 2000, Labyrinths of Victoria since 2012, #yyj Peace Week Grassroots Calendar Founder, Vice-Chair of World Children

Launch of New Program: Align with your body movements to find your “true voice” and speak from your core!

We have all heard how movement can change your brain!  Now explore how movement can change your voice!

Sunday, Dec 11, ’16 – 1 to 4 pm 

Live Workshop in Greater Victoria

in North Oak Bay close to College & University

A system of integration of body, mind, emotions and belief’s that  supports balance, centeredness,  groundedness

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Explore a system of mindfulness to understand how your body posture and typical movements can interfere with being able to speak up or to be honest!   

Here is a system of intelligent body awareness that unleashes one’s potential to expand one’s state of self empathy and increases the likelihood of  speaking from a powerful center.


Movement and Speaking Authentically

Join us to deepen and align how you speak from a place of  flexibility and be more authentic in your expressive nature!  By learning to focus attention on movement to increase physical flexibility,  one can experience the differences between; being frozen and loose,  having the urge to run and stand ones ground, or being reactive versus mindful. ( Read more:  Intouch with the Brain – Amygdale, Hippocampus, Prefrontal Cortex)

Here is a way to take one’s knowledge of fright, flight and fight reactions and apply movement patterns that are self empathetic in nature to go far beyond your typical coping threshold. You may notice your voice is deeper and stronger and if you sing,  you may even discover that you have more vocal range!

In our workshop you will have the opportunity to safely explore how you speak before we begin the movement awareness patterns and afterwards.  The group environment will be in a container of safety and privacy.


Only 10 spaces so register now!

 with renee@insideawareness.com

COST:  New Program Launch – By Donation

Confirmation & address will follow with registration

Wear loose and layered clothing, Floor Mats provided, Bring Blanket if you would like extra covering! Must be able to lay on floor.

 


Read Author Norman Doidge’s, The Brain’s Way of Healing: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the Frontiers of Neuroplasticity where he discusses the advantages of Feldenkrais Movement for changing the brain!

Read more on Jaw Release Workshop @ Re-attaching Head to Whole Movement


Renee Lindstrom, GCFP,
Jaw Release Program since 2007, Authored  Achieving your Goals  31 Day Program, Sleep Sweet Sleep, Kid’s Peace Bus Calendar of Values  Educational Program & InTouch with Your Values Self-Actualization Program.  Feldenkrais® Practitioner since 2007, Communication & Empathy Coach since 2004, Art of Placement  since 2000, Labyrinths of Victoria since 2012, #yyj Peace Week Grassroots Calendar Founder, Vice-Chair of World Children’s Summit on Peace & Nature in 2015

 

“10 Year Anniversary @InsideAwareness!”

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It is hard to believe it’s been 10 years since I graduated from four intense years of Feldenkrais Training and  began sharing Feldenkrais Awareness through Movement and InTouch Communication Integration Techniques in Greater Victoria!

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Creating a Labyrinth from Graduation Walk in 2007 with class mates
Opening the doors at the Fairfield Scout Hall in 2007 for Classes,  Workshops & Talking Circles

METHODS:

  • Feldenkrais® Method of Somatic Movement
  • InTouch Communication & Language Enrichment
  • Integrating Natures Elements 
So Much has Happened since 2007!
Offering Workshops & Classes @ Monterey Recreation Centre since 2007
On the Board of B.C. Network of Compassionate Communication
#yyj Trade Shows Displays for Feldenkrais, InTouch Communication & Local Labyrinths
Organized #yyj Nonviolent Communication Intensive for Trainers :  Robert Gonzales & Susan Skye
Hosted 2 Day #yyj Visit & Events for International Labyrinth Society Members
Organized Donations of Can Goods to Create a Walking Labyrinth at #yyj City Hall on Sept 21st – World Peace Day!
Became a Judge for International Peace Pal Children’s Art Contest
Created and presented an integrative Labyrinth Workshop at #yyj Middle School and shared with #yyj Private Catholic High School
Presented Children’s Culture of Values Program at United Nations Peace Education Committee!
and so much more

I have enjoyed connecting with individuals, couples and groups in Greater Victoria and beyond to support improved health and well being!  I have received support in return and it has deepened the quality of my own offerings.  Along the path of this ten year journey, offerings have evolved to include mindful life and wellness coaching, empathy healing sessions and personal retreats with a focus upon self-esteem and confidence building from the inside out.

I have been enriched by observing hopelessness transform into hope for those giving up on life, their relationships and movement abilities.  I have witnessed individuals increase their ability to move in ways that they thought they couldn’t, or take more chances in their relationships that they had resisted in the past.  I have observed violence turn into tolerance, acceptance and forgiveness!

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I want to say thank you to all my supporters, students and clients! I am curious about checking in after the next 10 years to observe the changes!


Renee Lindstrom, GCFP,
 Authored  Achieving your Goals  31 Day Program, Sleep Sweet Sleep, Kid’s Peace Bus Calendar of Values  Educational Program & InTouch with Your Values Self-Actualization Program.Feldenkrais® Practitioner since 2007, Communication & Empathy Coach since 2004, Art of Placement  since 2000, Labyrinths of Victoria since 2012, #yyj Peace Week Grassroots Calendar Founder, Vice-Chair of World Children’s Summit on Peace & Nature in 2015