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Resilience: Taking the Strain and Bouncing Back with Thomas Myers

A course on structural, physiological, and psychological health
Course Description:

This course is designed for yoga/Pilates/movement teachers, bodyworkers, healers or anyone who want to truly understand and dive into the mind-body-spirit connection. This course will bridge the divide between the mind, body, spirit and emotions to understand the human being on a more complete and dynamic level, helping us to find our(and our clients) inner freedom and resilience.

Through informative lecture, using breathwork , stretching, awareness meditation, focused attention and more, we will explore the limits of 'whole-body' systems to unlock the unconscious and concious blocks that hold us back., how to make stress work for you, what to do to lessen distress, how to have the most resilient system possible to allow you to have the energy and freedom to live the life you want. in addition there will be

"The latest research shows us that your body is much more capable of change and development then was contemplated even 10 years ago. The biomechanics of the genes, cells, tissues, and the whole 'neuromyofascial web' leads to new understandings of how to move and how to induce movement. Change Your Body About Your Mind" - Tom Myers, on the theme of Resilience

This Course Will:

  • Both confirm and even challenge what you are doing and teaching.
  • Provide you with better ability to observe & make useful interventions in yourself and clients.
  • Gain a greater explanation of why you are doing what you are doing (in yoga, bodywork, etc.).
  • Understand plasticity of the body on the genetic, dietary, neural, and fascial levels.

Understand the various values and dangers in different kinds of stretch.
"I first met Thomas Myers in 2007 as he taught this course and it changed my practice and my life forever. I was a massage therapist and exercise specialist at the time and though I could help my clients feel better, it often wore off not too long after. I was unhappy and searching for real answers in how I could help my clients achieve lasting shifts and changes. I was also burning myself out and suffering from digestive issues that wore me down and threatened my life. This course not only provided the answers to begin helping my clients, but also myself. Not only did my mind began to really understand but the practices showed my body how to let go of what was holding me back. I had a huge emotional release and after felt lighter, my digestion shifted instantly and a new understanding and way of being has been evolving ever since."
Bryon Brewster, Therapist.


Teacher:

Thomas Myers studied directly with Drs. Ida Rolf, Moshe Feldenkrais, and Buckminster Fuller. He has also studied less extensively with movement teachers Judith Aston, Emilie Conrad, and in the martial arts. His work is influenced by cranial, visceral, and intrinsic movement studies he made with European schools of osteopathy.

An inveterate traveler, Tom has practiced integrative manual therapy for over 30 years in a variety of clinical and cultural settings, including 10 years in London, and traveling practices in Hamburg, Rome, Nairobi, and Sydney, as well as a dozen locales in the US. He is a member of the International Association of Structural Integrators (IASI).

Author of Anatomy Trains (Elsevier 2001) and a set of supporting videos, Tom has also penned over 60 articles for trade magazines and journals on anatomy, soft tissue manipulation, and the social scourge of somatic alienation and loss of reliance on kinesthetic intelligence.

A certified Touch-in-Parenting instructor, Tom retains a strong interest in peri-natal issues relating to movement.

Living on the coast of Maine, Tom directs Kinesis, which conducts professional certification and continuing education courses worldwide.

Dates:

Thursday, October 2nd and Friday October 3rd, 2014 9am-5pm

Cost:

$499.00 + HST until November Sept 28th ($549.00 +HST after)

* Please note, this workshop is limited to only 35 participants.

Location:


Location: Octopus Garden, 967 College Street, Toronto

Cancelation Policy:

* Cancellation Fees *
60 days prior 25%; 30 days prior 50%; 2 weeks prior 75%; less than 2 weeks non-refundable, though you can find a replacement to take your space.

For questions, email Workshops@bodyevolutions.ca


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