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The Ground is Your Friend – Feldenkrais Workshop

23rd July 2022 @ 10:00 - 17:00

About the Workshop:

Do you find it uncomfortable getting up and down from the ground? Very likely you nailed this by the time you were about 18 months old – what’s happened since then?

And when was the last time you sat, or kneeled comfortably on the ground? Maybe it’s not something we have to do that often, but for gardeners, say, not to mention parents and grandparents it’s kind of useful to stay down there for longer periods of time.

In this full day workshop, Ed will help you to rediscover more comfort, in getting up and down and sitting on the ground. Through gentle, yet profound movements, you will learn to re-organise your movements and re-wire your nervous system to help make – as Feldenkrais himself said – ‘the impossible possible, the possible easy, and the easy elegant’.

Taught by:

Ed Bartam

Benefits of the Workshop:
  • Standing up and sitting back onto the ground with greater ease and comfort
  • Sitting on the ground with greater ease and comfort
  • Grounds participants, and helps them stay in the here and now
  • Develops general awareness of oneself and environment
  • Deeply relaxing
Suitable for:

Anyone who wants to improve their relationship with the ground! Often ages 50 and up.

What to wear/bring:
  • Clothing that you can move freely in
  • Bottle of water

‘Ed made a real difference to my life. My family and friends all noticed that over time I was beginning to walk with ease and there was no hesitation when getting up from a chair, small things which make a huge difference. I am very grateful to Ed for his focussed and practical approach in helping me to improve my movement, it has really worked!’- Brigid MacNeely

‘Ed is as intelligent, good-humoured and sensitive a teacher as you’d hope for for this subtle discipline. After the first of his classes I attended – mostly consisting of minute shoulder movements – I felt grounded, present, free of tension and mentally clear and my breathing was freed up. At the risk of gushing, it was sort of miraculous.’- John Moseley


£65 for the workshop, ‘Early Bird’ 20% discount if you book by 17 June 2022


Please use the contact details below for more information or to book classes or events.


23rd July 2022
10:00 - 17:00
Event Categories:
Events, The Old School Room


Ed Bartam