Functional Awareness®

2018 Schedule of Workshops
Baltimore, Maryland
Functional Awareness®: Anatomy in Action

Deepen Your Skills for Moving, Teaching, Living in Your Body

 

Functional Awareness Workshop Functional Awareness Workshop

Explorations in Embodied Anatomy & Movement Efficiency


Saturday September 15, 2018 2 PM- 5:30 PM

Functional Awareness® & Horta Hayden Approach to Integrating Rotator Discs in Ballet Training to Improve Alignment, Turnout, & Expressivity 

With Nancy Romita & Catherine Horta Hayden

Location: Towson University Center for the Arts Room 1006

Fee: 90.00

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Participants will:

  • Develop FA® cueing strategies to improve movement skills for ballet
  • Learn sequences incorporating rotator disc training into ballet class work
  • Deepen understanding of functional anatomy of the foot, ankle, and knee
  • Practice strategies using imagery, tennis balls, embodied awareness, and rotator discs to stabilize the ankle, foot and knee in dance training
  • Learn FA® Self Care strategies for technique class and daily life

Sunday, September 16, 2018 

Functional Awareness® for Somatic practitioners & Body Workers
(NCBTMB Approved Provider #1402 ​for CEU credit)

Module 1: 10: AM -2 PM 

Module 1: Investigations in Embodied Anatomy and Postural Assessment

Location: Towson University Center for the Arts

Fee: 100.00

To register: click here

Participants will:

  • Deepen cognitive and experiential understanding of movement function
  • Explore applications of embodied anatomy to self care during body work
  • Understand the role of daily movement habits and implications of these habits during the protocols in body work
  • Implement practical skills to analyze & adjust postural alignment toward balance
  • Learn verbal cuing & hands on tools to guide others towards balanced alignment
  • Learn and practice Functional Awareness® ‘hands on’ protocols as integrated into table sessions

 

 

Photographs:  Jim Burger photography