Winter Schedule 2018

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Erik Bendix Visit, December 9-10, 2017

Erik Bendix Visit

Exploring the Developmental Movement Patterns from

Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen’s Body-Mind Centering

Saturday/Sunday, December 9 – 10, 2017, Sinclair Studio.



Saturday, December 9; 9am-12pm, 2-5pm

Sunday, December 10; 10am-1pm

$325 + HST

Erik Bendix is an AmSAT-certified Teacher of the Alexander Technique. He trained in the 1990s with Frank Ottiwell, Joan and Alex Murray, and Walter Carrington. Erik assisted on Vivien and Neil Schapera’s Cincinnati training for five years, worked with musicians with Vivien Mackie, helped represent the Technique at the 2012-13 Embodied Mind conferences in Paris and Gargonza and taught Alexander Technique in Taiwan and at Pomona College. He is trained in both Dart Procedures© and Body-Mind Centering, disciplines that explore how movement develops in infants. He trained in BMC® with Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen in the 1990s, created The Learning Curve workshops to explore scoliosis, and developed his own Ease on Skis ski teaching method based on the Technique which he has taught at many workshops. Trained as a philosopher at Oxford and Princeton, Erik is a published poet and is known worldwide as a folk dance teacher.

Contact the Director of Training, Susan Sinclair, 416 603 2650.

Karen Carlson, February 10-11, 2018

Reformer Workshop with Senior Pilates Teacher



Saturday and Sunday, February 10 – 11, 2018

Schedule: 10am – 1pm and 230 – 530pm each day.

This 2-day workshop will review the Universal Reformer forms, variations and uses. A new look at tradition and the use of the reformer as a diagnostic tool for structural and functional problems (closed kinetic chain). Expanded and evolved forms are also included for fitness and correctives.

Workshop Fee:  TBA

Registration:  contact Studio Director, Susan Sinclair.

Karen H. Carlson is a seasoned professional with over 30 years of client-based field experience and 15 years of training teachers. Certified in the Pilates Method by Pilates Elder Mary Bowen in 1987 and Master Certified by Pilates Elder Eve Gentry in 1991, Carlson’s graduate studies at Smith College focused on the scientific foundations of movement to aid the teaching of modern dance and ballet, using functional anatomy, biomechanics, kinesiology, and physics of movement. Ms. Carlson conducts advanced teacher-training programs from her studios in Philadelphia, PA and Medford, NJ (USA) and has given workshops and lecture-demonstrations at colleges, universities and private studios on the East Coast and Canada since 1995. Carlson is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine, the International Association of Dance Medicine and Science, and the Somatics Society.



Fall Schedule 2017

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