What’s it all about?
Change your sitting, change your life!
Sitting in chairs is a proven health hazard, creating fatigue, poor circulation, neck, shoulder and back stiffness, pain and inefficient movement.
Learn clever, enjoyable strategies for managing life in chairs. Promote alertness, vitality, flexibility and efficient action. Prevent injury and enhance injury recovery.
What will we cover?
In this class we will learn about chairs and their place in our culture. Discover how you can make the best of your sitting life for better health and more enjoyment, using pleasant, interesting exercises and daily activities. We will:
- Train for good posture
- Learn simple movement strategies to stay comfortable, relaxed and alert
- Recovery and self-care techniques after a long day’s sitting
- Which chair? Choosing the best chair for you, for work and home
- Alternatives to chairs
Who will be teaching?
Ralph Hadden is a certified Feldenkrais practitioner based in Melbourne. He is one of Australia’s most experienced Feldenkraisers, having been teaching since 1988. He offers his own workshops, weekly classes and individual sessions, helping his clients recover from injury, build health and relaxation and improve performance at work and play. He has presented for many organisations including CAE, Arthritis Foundation, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, the Gawler Foundation and RMIT. He teaches with clarity, respect and good humour, combining fun with serious learning. You can visit his website or Facebook page.