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Touch and Movement

This 8 week course is now only available as a recording.

Suitable for anyone interested in their body-mind through the exploration of touch and movement.

Touch and Movement 
In these extraordinary circumstances we find ourselves with a lack of our familiar touch; the hands-on human contact.

It’s support and the physical and mental well-being it provides that is not being fed with physical-emotional and social distance in place. Through touch we know ourselves and understand other.  We heal, repair, enable, enhance, encourage and support. 

This is an 8 week online course in hands-on touch and re-patterning skills from the collaborative perspectives of: 

Body-Mind Centering® and EBM (evidence based medicine science) POS-CFMT (developed by Professor Peter O’Sullivan: cognitive functional movement therapy) led by Andromeda Graziano and Ralph Samwell.
'Our senses begin as potential. They develop in response to experience. The primary sense organs of touch and movement are located throughout the body, in every cell. Touch is emphasized in the skin, movement is emphasized in the proprioceptive and kinaesthetic receptors in the joints, ligaments, muscles and tendons, the interoceptors of the organs and the vestibular mechanism of the inner ear. Movement and touch develop simultaneously. Touch is the other side of movement. They are the shadow of each other.'

Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen. 

This course covers: 

1. Finding your Voice - Phonological positions. 

2. Finding your Roots - Feet, ankles and weight-bearing. 

3. Finding your Now - Postural chronobiology, conscious inspiration mechanics.  

4. Finding your Centre - Lumbar and tensile thermodynamics.  

5. Finding your Energy - Hips and power, Newtonian mechanics.  

6. Finding your Future - Shoulders and conductive steering fluidity.  

7. Finding your Momentum - Knees and elevation.  

8. Finding your Art - Hands and fine motor precision. 

Fees for recordings:

£15 any single course 

£80 for the full 8 week course 

This course can be taken as a CPD (certificates supplied)

Ralph Samwell:  Clinic based Musculoskeletal therapist 1-1 coaching of pain resolution, dyskinesia and BPS management. 

POS Cognitive Functional Therapy, Royal Free Hospital 2019. A.C.T. Chelsea Westminster Hospital Acceptance Commitment Therapy 2019.  British Columbia Pain Foundation 2019. Tavistock Portman Hospital: Motivational Interviewing 2019.  S&C rehab L1, Dr Claire Minshull 2019. Better Clinicians Project 2020. 

Andromeda Graziano:  Teacher and Practitioner of Body-Mind Centering® 

Body-Mind Centering® is a highly experiential, somatic approach to embodiment, movement and consciousness utilizing guided movement, intentional touch, voice, expressive arts and a developing awareness of the play of conscious attention or mind.

This course is for anyone interested in their body-mind through the exploration of touch and movement.

No previous experience with Body-Mind Centering® is required to attend. 

BMC® and Body-Mind Centering® are registered service marks of Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen

To pay for the course and receive you recording please click on the links below:

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