Yavington Studio

Well-Being Workshop for Young People

Over the next six months I will be offering a series of monthly Saturday morning workshops for young people (aged 15-19). In these sessions the participants will be given tools to help relieve stress and anxiety in particular leading up to and during the exam period. In the quiet of Yavington studio, the young people will explore ways to release tension in their bodies through the principles of the Feldenkrais method and mindfulness. This is a physical rather than verbal approach which can help with:
A sense of well-being
Learning how to cope with external pressure
Maintaining concentration
Improved physical and self awareness
Understanding the relation between effort and impact
Reducing unwanted thoughts
Learning to listen to ourselves and to others
Dealing with physical demands
Improving creative thinking
Creating calm and space for reflection

For more information about this particular course, telephone Jane 07725278519 before the 20th January. Or email Jane@yavingtonstudio.co.uk Places are limited, maximum 8 in the group. Dates 17th March, 14th April, 28th April, 19th May, 9th June. Time 10.30am - 12.30pm. Cost £125 for the course. A couple of spaces are still available if you would like to join mid-course.

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Revitalise

After a day at Yavington Studio you will return to your daily routine refreshed and revitalised. In a beautiful, secluded studio you can unwind and relax. You will learn how to relieve tension and stress by bringing awareness and understanding to your habitual responses - both physically and mentally. This is an enjoyable day which can help you to unlock your innate creativity. All the techniques learnt can be easily transferred. Lunch and refreshments are provided. There will be 6 to 10 people in a group. All ages and abilities are welcome. Revitalise Days can be tailor-made for specific groups.

Watch a short video about Revitalise Days at Yavington

For further information please call 01962 779295 or email info@yavingtonstudio.co.uk

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Well-being Workshop

The Well-being Workshop at Yavington Studio is created for companies and institutions who are interested in supporting employees with demanding work loads. It is a nurturing day incorporating learning strategies for dealing with stressful situations in the workplace. Typically the day would include the Feldenkrais Method, Mindfulness and time for reflection. The workshop can help participants with...

  • A sense of well-being
  • Improved physical awareness
  • Understanding the relation between effort and impact
  • Maintaining concentration
  • Learning to listen to ourselves and to others
  • Dealing with physical demands
  • Improving creative thinking
  • Creating calm and space for reflection

The Well-being Workshop can be tailored for individuals or groups. To discuss your company's needs with Jane please get in touch info@yavingtonstudio.co.uk or 01962 779295

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Sitting at Work

Hours sitting at the desk, day after day, can certainly take its toll on posture and physical tension. The Feldenkrais Method can bring greater awareness of how you are sitting. By understanding where you habitually hold tension, the Feldenkrais Method can help you break bad habits. The Method takes you through a series of very gentle movements which help your brain to relearn how to sit and work with ease.

In the half-day Sitting Workshop at Yavington Studio you will experience Feldenkrais lessons which are particularly effective in helping with "computer neck" and difficulties which arise from long hours sitting down. A follow-up visit to your working environment is an option to help implement individual needs.

Testimonial: Shoulder/back-wise I am feeling great and am much more aware to be soft and relaxed rather than holding tension. I am so happy to have found you and the Feldenkrais Method. It's fantastic to move freely! (Designer, after attending a Sitting Workshop)

The half-day Sitting Workshop can be tailored for individuals or groups. To discuss your needs with Jane please get in touch jane@yavingtonstudio.co.uk or call 01962 779295