Cost: $30 Preregistration Before August 30th / $40 After
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*Space is Limited to 15 Participants*
We usually think we need to put special time aside for connecting to our deeper selves. What if you could take your most boring chore and transform it into a profound opportunity to get in touch with your body and become more present? In this workshop, somatic practitioner Jeremy Cohn will use a century old method called the Alexander Technique to turn the mundane movements of life--sitting, standing, walking, using a phone--into meditative forms you can use to bust tension, connect to your breath, and learn how to move with more ease and efficiency. He will then take activities suggested by attendees and teach you how to hack them to make them freer, simpler, and more present. Great for anyone who wants to build a better connection to their body and live a healthier, fuller life.
Feel free to bring in any chore/activity that you would like to apply the Alexander Technique towards. (e.g. Bring your iron/ironing board to learn how to make ironing more fun and mindful!)
Bio: Jeremy Cohn is a 1600-hour AmSAT certified Alexander Technique Teacher is the founder of Freedom In Motion Alexander Technique, located in Chicago's Lincoln Square neighborhood. He was trained under master teacher Daria Okugawa He works with performing artists, athletes, public speakers, executives, and anyone who wants to forge a better connection between their mind and body. Besides maintaining a private studio of clients in the Lincoln Square neighborhood , he has taught group classes and workshops at The Old Town School of Folk Music, Green Shirt Studio, The Chicago Vocal Arts Consortium, and the Illinois chapter of the National Association of String Teachers among others. He was first introduced to the Technique while earning a B.F.A in Acting from Boston University's College of Fine Arts benefiting from four years of instruction from world-renowned teacher Betsy Polatin, author of the bestselling book The Actor's Secret. You can learn more about his work at www.freedominmotionat.com