Awareness Through Movement® Classes Term 3 with Jenny D’Cruz

Exploring fundamental movement

spirals

In this series we will explore fundamental movement patterns. We will discover how rolling and moving in a spiral path can lead to more efficient and effortless movement.

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When we study the structure of our body, we notice how the muscles are organised in diagonal directions. They spiral around the joints and torso almost wrapping us from head to toe. The anatomical design of the muscles and supporting connective tissue has been described as a double helix. Various movement combinations bring about flexion, extension and rotation.

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The spiral organisation creates the potential for power and agility. This is required for many movements starting with fundamental movements like rolling, sitting, and crawling. More complex movement sequences develop for walking, running, climbing, swimming and throwing.

Throughout our natural environment there is evidence of spirals. The ocean currents swirl around the world, the wind spirals in creation of a cyclone, petals and leaves in flowers and plants are arranged in a spiral, shells on the beach, and planets orbiting the sun are beautiful examples of this recurring pattern. There is a biological and evolutionary explanation for this structure and function for survival of man and many other species in nature. Indulge your curiosity and join me for this 7-week series of lessons to discover this intriguing spiral movement connection within us and in relation to our environment.

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Jenny D’Cruz has been teaching Awareness Through Movement classes since 2015 and has also been educating clients on how to move with more ease and efficiency with her work as a Physiotherapist. Jenny has worked in Community Physiotherapy, tertiary hospitals, and private practice across a variety of areas of health for over 25 years. Please contact Jenny if you have questions, and if you are new to class you will be asked to complete a confidential medical form in order for her to provide best practice

This term classes will be on at the Yoga Moves Studio, and Zoom will also be an option.

Class/Dates/Time:

Monday 9.00am – 10.00am 7 weeks: August 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st, September 7th, 14th and 21st

Thursday 6.00pm-7.00pm 7 weeks: August 13th, 20th, 27th, September 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th

What to wear: Loose comfortable clothes you can move in.

Where: Yoga Moves Studio

45 Evans St., Shenton Park

The studio is a separate hall attached to the West Subiaco Masonic Hall (‘Google’ 78 Herbert Road for directions) and our entrance is on Evans Street opposite Lake Jualbup.

Bookings: Bookings are essential – please register your interest in attending by contacting Jenny. Email: Jen@infinitemovement.com.au or Phone/text 0439 881 300

Cost: Casual classes $25 / $22 concession

7 class pass $147 / $133 concession. More options available for multiple visits.

Cash, Credit Card and Direct transfer payments accepted. For direct transfer please use your name as the reference and send an email to the teacher for a confirmation of receipt, if required.

Bank: Commonwealth Bank Account

Name: Infinite Movement

BSB: 06  2692

Account number: 3283 6212