Slings Body Reading & Movement Strategies

Train the eye to recognising bony relationships and myofascial strain, as well as the body-wide effects of localised patterns. Based on seven clearly-defined body reading steps, you can define aims for posture-based training and put them into practice with the help of Slings exercises. Issues such as unbalanced tensegrity, dynamic stability and movement efficiency, as well as the influence of physical history, are discussed with many practical examples. Slings Body Reading & Movement Strategies makes the complexity of holistic posture evaluation accessible and practical for one-on-one and group lessons.

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Aims & Content:

  • Discuss the practical approaches to holistic movement work.
  • Discuss the characteristics of balanced posture and efficient movement.
  • Discuss the importance of tensegrity and its value for posture, movement and health.
  • Explore the centre as a pivot point.
  • Differentiate between active elongation and embodied elongation, as well as their benefits for body, feeling, health and movement.
  • Discuss the guidelines for balanced, structural relationships, including practical examples.
  • Discuss the difference between temporary postural changes and long-term imbalances and their impact on body, movement, self-awareness and health.
  • Discuss the characteristics of posture-based training.
  • Discuss the principles and terminology of body reading.
  • Discuss the seven steps of body reading.
  • Discuss the relevance of physical history in regard to posture and movement.
  • Practical application of body reading.
  • Create posture-based training programs with exercises from the Pilates and Slings in Motion repertoire.

General Conditions

Duration: 3 days (21 hours)
Self-study time: 30 hours
Handout: In-depth education manual with detailed photographic references.
Prerequisite: Certified movement teachers and therapists.
Beneficial: Being familiar with the Anatomy Trains concept. Being familiar with Slings Myofascial Training or Pilates repertoire.
Certificate: Certificate of Participation


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