Hello !! What a wonderful time of year! Summer weather seems to inspire activity, outdoor fun, gardening, hiking, spending time with friends. A healt


Hello !!

What a wonderful time of year! Summer weather seems to inspire activity, outdoor fun, gardening, hiking, spending time with friends. A healthy back is a must--and that's our focus this month and next. In addition, September will bring a Walking with Poles Workshop and a new series of classes for those with sciatica. Details below.


New Video: Feldenkrais in Everyday Life

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This was an entry in the video competition at the Annual Conference of the Feldenkrais Guild of No. America. Short, about 3.5 minutes, it also links some of our class movements to the developmental explorations of babies and to everyday activities. Hope you take it one step further and get on the floor yourself! Enjoy!

What a difference a blanket makes--rolled, that is!

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Who'd guess a simple rolled up, double bed blanket could:

• Increase flexibility and comfort in your spine and ribs

• Ease neck and lower back discomfort

• Improve upright posture and alignment

Handouts of self-help movement techniques provided.


Get a Flexible Back with the "Magic" Blanket" Roller

Tuesdays Aug 2 - 23 -- 10:30 - 11:30 am

Where: Chintimini Senior Center - 2601 NW Tyler Ave

$24 resident; $30 out-of-city; $8 drop-in

Tuesdays Aug 2 - 23 -- Noon - 1 pm

Where: Friends Meeting House, 3311 NW Polk Ave, Corvallis

$32 for series. $10 drop-in Register at first class for the four-week series

Parking available in front, and next to school yard playground across the street. Please bring a blanket or mat for use on the carpeted floor.

Easier Walking -- Poles Workshop Scheduled

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Are walking poles gathering dust in your closet? Just don't feel at ease in walking with poles?

Designed for people experiencing balance or walking challenges, perhaps after illness or injury, as well as those who want to experience enhanced uprightness, flexibility & confidence in walking on various terrains
Three sessions:

Friday, Sept 9 -- 2:30 - 4 pm

Monday, Sept 12 -- 2:30 - 4 pm

Friday Sept 16 -- 1:30 - 3 pm

Learn more

Mindful Movement - Specific Class for Parkinson's

Thursdays 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Fitness over Fifty, Corvallis

August 4, 11, 18 & 25

$40 for monthly series; Drop-in $12/class

A specialty class for People with Parkinson’s and their caregivers

Come and learn PWR!Moves -- Parkinson's Wellness Recovery exercise program that helps slow Parkinson's progression and makes daily activities easier and more enjoyable. Warm up with the music and moves from Dance For Parkinson's, which has enhanced the coordination and enjoyment of many people with Parkinson's all over the world.

New students--first class session free! Read More
Where: Fitness Over Fifty -- 6735 SW Country Club Drive Corvallis

Moving with Sciatica - short series in late Sept

Responding to requests, I'm putting together a four-session class addressing this issue. It will be in mid to late September, probably in the late morning. Details in the next newsletter.

Contact me if you want details before that.

For More Information

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Contact me: margbartosek@gmail.com or 541-286-4678

or check out: My Website

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