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Professional Training >> Mentastics
Sunday, Jan 19, 2020
Bancroft School of Massage Therapy, 333 Shrewsbury Street, Worcester MA 01604
Faculty: Cindy Popp-Hager
A unique, neuromuscular approach to re-patterning through movement Trager education principles, Mentastics is also a set of self guided mental and physical exercises that form a passive, individualized component of Trager work sessions, which are used to link the mind and body for optimal performance.
The Trager® Approach is a health enhancing system of movement therapy that consists of dancelike movements intended to evoke sensations of freedom and lightness.
This CE course stands alone and also serves as a requirement for Certification in the Trager® Approach. You’ll deepen your experience of Movement Mentastics through demonstrations and supervised practice. Trager® is a valuable approach for anyone who wants to elevate awareness in themselves and their clients.
Learn a system of dance like movements to facilitate greater ease in yourself and your clients.
Mentastics have been likened to ancient, formless tai chi and chi gung, according to Master Huang.
Increase your awareness.
Deepen skills at helping others re-connect to their body.
Deepen your capacity to live in presence in work and in life.
TRAGER HAS BEEN EFFECTIVE WITH:
While the following beneficial effects have been reported, Trager is not a substitute for traditional medical care:
Improved balance and decreased spasticity
Dissolution of internalized effects of trauma in the body
Greater ease and joy of movement with decrease of pain
Deeper feelings of personal integration and peace and decreased anxiety
By the end of this workshop, you should be able to:
Know, practice and show others a series of dance like movements to facilitate greater ease.
Learn to create and discover movements for yourself and others based on Mentastics Principles.