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Awareness Through Moving and Stillness: Feldenkrais and Meditation

Katharine Kaufman and Kim Hansen

September 6–8, 2013

Tuition $170 + 2 nights
Kim Hansen

Kim Hansen

Katherine Kaufman

Katherine Kaufman

This weekend retreat offers a rare pairing of the Feldenkrais Method combined with sitting meditation. The Feldenkrais method works with gentle novel movements that stay within a range that is easy. Through this guided personal exploration we shine a light on multiple ways of doing any task. By playing with the actions of lying, sitting, standing and walking practices in new ways, we understand our natural elegance and direct unencumbered movement and stillness.

Open to all.

Katharine Kaufman

Katharine Kaufman is a senior yoga teacher in Boulder Colorado. She taught and practiced for many years with Wendy Bramlett and Richard Freeman, and studied in South India. She holds an MFA degree in Performance and Choreography and is an adjunct faculty member at Naropa University where she teaches Contemplative Movement Arts and studies poetry. Katharine is a priest ordained in the Soto Zen Buddhist lineage.

Kim Hansen

Kim Hansen, MFA, is a Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner, a massage therapist, and a long-time movement teacher. She was on the dance faculty at The University of Colorado, Regis College and Running River Elementary School, and has taught people to swim, rehabilitate after disease and injuries, couple creative movement with academic disciplines, and to build community around body awareness and self-care.

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