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Movement & Mindfulness with the Feldenkrais Method®
Feb
22
to Apr 11

Movement & Mindfulness with the Feldenkrais Method®

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Coming this Winter to the Senior Center in Dedham, MA

What is the Feldenkrais Method? It is an experiential learning process that combines gentle movement and mindful attention to help improve physical, emotional, and intellectual well being. This eight-week class promises a quiet, gentle, internally-focused, and transformative experience....

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Mindfulness and Movement: A Feldenkrais Method® Model for Cultivating Well-being and Connection
Oct
7
to Oct 9

Mindfulness and Movement: A Feldenkrais Method® Model for Cultivating Well-being and Connection

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A CEC Presentation for the Annual Fall Conference for the Massachusetts Association of Councils on Aging

Thursday, October 8, 2015
Workshop Session IV: 4:00pm – 5:15pm
CEC:  1 SW
 

There is ample evidence to show that seniors are aware of and interested in the role that exercise plays in their well-being, and the Feldenkrais Method is very effective for bringing about greater comfort and ease of mobility. However, a recent survey of seniors by the Council on Aging in Dedham, Massachusetts (results available here: http://www.dedham- ma.gov/index.cfm?pid=20464) also points to their need for a sense of connection. Because the Feldenkrais Method potentiates growth, personal transformation, and healing, it can offer seniors a way to connect with themselves, each other, and their respective communities in a variety of meaningful ways....

 

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