Do you suffer from chronic headaches?
Put up with constant pain in your neck?
Or maybe one shoulder is tighter than the other?
Come and learn how to release the muscles that result in tight necks and shoulders - and the associated head / neck / shoulder pain.
In this workshop you will learn gently, easy movements based on Hanna Somatics.
Expect increased freedom of shoulder movement and a reversal of stooped, rounded shoulders that can develop due to repetitive desk sitting and computer work, excessive driving or sitting, and chronic shoulder injuries.
We’ll explore the connection between neck and shoulders with the entire spine - adding to improved mobility in neck and shoulders.
Each student will receive a handout with information and Hanna Somatics principles, approach to some movement AND a suggested home-practice routine.
WHO’S IT IDEAL FOR?
Those with chronic tension headaches, migraines, chronic shoulder injuries, desk-sitters, drivers, digestive issues - or those who have had a car accident or sports injury, this workshop will be very beneficial.
It is appropriate for all ages and fitness levels; newcomers AND those with experience.
WHAT IS HANNA SOMATICS?
These workshops explore movement based on Hanna Somatics: a safe, gentle and common sense approach to eliminating chronic muscle pain for the long term.
It enables people to enjoy rapid and significant improvement in physical comfort, quality of movement and posture - leading to freedom from pain and more comfortable movement in their lives.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
In short, these simple movements train your brain to re-program the muscles that contribute to your pain, and give you strategies to reduce muscle tension and pain in the future.
It’s fast-acting, it’s effective, and it’s the only method of pain relief that targets SENSORY MOTOR AMNESIA (SMA) - chronically-tight muscles that have learned to stay contracted due to repeated and reflexive response to stressors such as accidents, injury, surgery, repetitive tasks, bad posture and on-going emotional stress.
HOW WILL IT HELP?
Hanna Somatics has shown remarkable success with people suffering common chronic conditions including back pain, neck, shoulder and hip pain, limited mobility, joint pain, poor posture, shallow breathing, and uneven leg length.
Led by Wai Ying Tham from Reconnect Yoga, Brunswick (Melbourne)
*Bundle both PAIN-FREE SERIES workshops (see website) for 10% discount*
Date(s):Sunday, 21 May 2017
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Time:9am - 11:30am
Venue:Yogabowl (upstairs) @ Lane Cove Tennis Club.