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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 priest ordained in the Soto Zen Lineage and teaches meditation, writing workshops, and Yoga in Boulder County and the Shambhala Mountain Center. She is an adjunct professor at Naropa University where she teaches Movement Arts and Contemplative Seminar. She holds MFAs in Performance/Choreography and Writing/Poetics. www.katharinekaufman.com

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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