Making Connections: Exploring the Relationships Between the Pelvis, Femurs and Spine December 5, 2015 1 – 4 pm, $50 Held at Green Room Yoga, 2645 East Hastings Alison and Kate will lead participants through a series of movement explorations specifically designed to create more awareness around the pelvis, femurs and spine and how they all can move separately and in concert with each other. Movement experiences will include hip socket/femur release work, stabilization work, head-and-tail connection, standing alignment and moving sequentially through the spine. About the Teachers: Alison Denham and Kate Franklin are professional contemporary dancers and movement educators. Alison has been dancing professionally for sixteen years, and teaching movement in the form of dance and Pilates for fifteen years. She is a graduate of the 950-hour Advanced Teacher Training Program at Pilates From the Center, one of the most comprehensive programs in the country. Kate has been a professional dancer for fifteen years and teaching movement in the form of dance, Yoga, and Pilates mat work for eighteen years. Kate completed her 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training at the Nosara Yoga Institute in 2008. Alison and Kate have a common goal to help their students discover more healthy movement patterns so that they can function optimally and enjoy a greater sense of well being as they move through life. 

 

Making Connections: Exploring the Relationships Between the Pelvis, Femurs and Spine

December 5, 2015

1 – 4 pm, $50

Held at Green Room Yoga, 2645 East Hastings

Alison and Kate will lead participants through a series of movement explorations specifically designed to create more awareness around the pelvis, femurs and spine and how they all can move separately and in concert with each other. Movement experiences will include hip socket/femur release work, stabilization work, head-and-tail connection, standing alignment and moving sequentially through the spine.

About the Teachers:
Alison Denham and Kate Franklin are professional contemporary dancers and movement educators.
Alison has been dancing professionally for sixteen years, and teaching movement in the form of dance and Pilates for fifteen years. She is a graduate of the 950-hour Advanced Teacher Training Program at Pilates From the Center, one of the most comprehensive programs in the country.
Kate has been a professional dancer for fifteen years and teaching movement in the form of dance, Yoga, and Pilates mat work for eighteen years. Kate completed her 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training at the Nosara Yoga Institute in 2008.
Alison and Kate have a common goal to help their students discover more healthy movement patterns so that they can function optimally and enjoy a greater sense of well being as they move through life. 


Theraband Workshop With Kate Franklin Green Room Yoga (2645 East Hastings Street) Cost - $35, $40 including theraband Saturday, September 26th/2015  2-4pm Space is very limited!  Registration is required To register please email katy_franklin@yahoo.com Working with a theraband is a wonderful way to add a resistance element your movement practice. A theraband is a simple, effective tool to strengthen, tone and mobilize your body. The theraband can be used to delve more deeply into sensation as you move, creating greater awareness of the subtleties of your movement practice. A theraband is relatively inexpensive, highly portable, and easy to use.  During this two-hour gentle yoga class, Kate will weave in theraband sequences to specifically work on ribcage breathing, shoulder stability, outer hip strength, biceps/triceps toning, core strength and lower leg/foot mobility and strength. This class is suitable for students who have some familiarity with yoga or a similar movement practice.  

Theraband Workshop With Kate Franklin

Green Room Yoga (2645 East Hastings Street)

Cost - $35, $40 including theraband
Saturday, September 26th/2015  2-4pm
Space is very limited! 
Registration is required
To register please email katy_franklin@yahoo.com

Working with a theraband is a wonderful way to add a resistance element your movement practice. A theraband is a simple, effective tool to strengthen, tone and mobilize your body. The theraband can be used to delve more deeply into sensation as you move, creating greater awareness of the subtleties of your movement practice. A theraband is relatively inexpensive, highly portable, and easy to use. 

During this two-hour gentle yoga class, Kate will weave in theraband sequences to specifically work on ribcage breathing, shoulder stability, outer hip strength, biceps/triceps toning, core strength and lower leg/foot mobility and strength.

This class is suitable for students who have some familiarity with yoga or a similar movement practice.  


In April 2015 I completed my  Pilates mat work instructor training with one of my favourite movement teachers, Anita Seiz!