Franklin Method Workshops with Noam Gagnon

Jan 23, 2015

FRIDAY, FEB. 20TH 2:00-4:00 pm

Franklin Band Workshop

This full body conditioning workshop will enliven your body. A series of resistance band exercises, emphasizing whole body conditioning for flexible strength and dynamic posture. In these motivational exercises you’ll use the extra-long Franklin Band to release tension, build core strength and find joy in mind-body awareness. Be prepared for moments of discussion, new dynamic metaphors and sweat-induced sequences.

A Franklin band is required for the workshop and can be purchased at The Pilates Tree ($20 – cash).
FRIDAY, FEB. 20TH 5:00-7:00 pm
Franklin Method: The Psoas – Integrating You Core
Learn to balance and condition the psoas. In this Franklin Method workshop you will learn essential exercises for the psoas, the core muscle that embraces the lower spine. The Franklin Method draws on dynamic imagery and one’s imagination to move and drive body posture.

SATURDAY, FEB. 21st 10:00-12:00 pm

Franklin Method: Happy Feet, Dynamic Base, Effortless Posture

In this Franklin Method workshop you will learn practical elements of body design, emphasizing imagery for maximum efficiency and how we can incorporate the use of the Franklin Textured balls with resourceful exercises for the feet, knees and lower legs.

SATURDAY, FEB. 21st 2:00-4:00 pm

Franklin Method: Shoulders, Neck and Thorax

Body posture and movement are movement and imagery driven. In this workshop you will learn Franklin Method exercises designed to help you discover movement patterns, restrictions and tension using imagery with the Franklin Balls and the Franklin Mini Ball. These exercises will awaken your proprioceptors, body awareness and breathing patterns for a complete mind-body exploration experience.