CORE THERAPEUTICS WORKSHOP
With Minyoung Kim on Feburary 20, 2016
"Office Syndrome" can be simply defined as the negative effects of the daily routine of being sedentary, i.e. sitting at a desk for hours at a time. The most common effects of Office Syndrome are: chronic back pain, weak core muscles, tension in the neck and shoulder area, loss of flexibility, chronic tiredness and loss of energy.
This workshop is designed to understand the crucial role of the core in Office Syndrome, how to strengthen and truly engage the core to promote longevity and vitality in the body and mind.
Date: Saturday February 20, 2016
Time: 10:30 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 16:30 (lunch provided during break)
Eligibility: This workshop is open to anyone suffering from the effects of Office Syndrome, as well as to yoga and Pilates instructors who want to increase their knowledge. No prior yoga experience is necessary.
Fees: $75 for 5 hour workshop, including lunch
The goals of the workshop are:
To educate participants on the importance of the core, common misconceptions about the core, the definition of "office syndrome," it's negative effects on the body and mind and how to counter it's effects
To explore various therapeutic movements, exercises, asanas that provide relief for the effects of Office Syndrome
To provide specific tools to counter the effects of "office syndrome"
Module 1 (morning session)
10:30 - 12:00: What is the "core" and how does it relate to Office Syndrome"? Review the basic anatomy of the core, address common misconceptions and it's crucial role in Office Syndrome
12:00 - 13:00: Personalized body alignment assessment: Learn about the alignment of your individual body and discuss results as a group
Module 2 (afternoon session)
14:00 - 15:30: Exploration of core movements: Learn what it truly means to engage the core. We will learn how to strengthen the core, explore various core movements, pelvic floor engagement and healthy movement patterns.
15:30 - 16:30: Putting it all together in a one-hour led core therapeutics class