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Posture: It’s an Inside Job

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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One event on August 10, 2019 at 10:00 am

$90 – $100

Instructor: Ann Harman

Time: Saturday, 10 AM – 5 PM
Workshop Price: $100 / $90 if paid one month prior; $90 for current FSM students
Location: Florida School of Massage
CE Hours: 6 Hours Florida and NCBTMB (Qualifies for Hands-on hours)

For more information, Contact Ann Harman at annharman@netzero.net or 352-466-4940
To Register: Pay online using the button below to register.

July 13 course

Aug 10 course

Date of registraton


Workshop Description:

Does being upright condemn us to a life of back pain?

Does staying upright in gravity have to be a constant struggle?

Are you condemned to poor posture by bad habits?



Posture can be improved, easily and painlessly, at any age.  Using our uniquely human intelligence, we can align ourselves with gravity and move in ways that do not create pain.

In this class we will use the gentle explorations of the Feldenkrais Method® of Movement Education to develop flexibility, support, and self-awareness in the spine.  We will also explore how flexibility and strength can compliment, not counteract each other. Instead of stretching and strengthening, we will use methods based on developmental learning and neurological reprogramming to effect change.

Benefits include:

  • Reduced neck, back, and shoulder pain and tension
  • More attractive posture and movement
  • Less vulnerability to injury
  • Increased flexibility
  • Enhanced sense of confidence


No massage technique is practiced: focus in on self-care, anatomy, and kinesiology. This qualifies for 6 “hands-on” CE units for Florida and NCBTMB, as part of the “Explorations in the Feldenkrais Method” series. There is no prerequisite. 

Exercises will be done on a carpeted floor; students may wish to bring a mat or towel.  Students should be able to lie on the floor and come to standing.  There will be an hour for lunch.



July 13
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
$90 – $100


Florida School of Massage
6421 SW 13th St
Gainesville, FL 32608 United States


Ann Harman