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To contact Gika Rector, call 713.213.7643 or send e-mail.

Class Series: Zoom-ing Toward Resilience

Feeling stuck? Cranky joints, chronic pain, weary of being stuck inside for too long?

No matter what our circumstances, it’s easy to feel constricted and constrained by what’s going on in the world around us. So how do we adapt? How do we move forward in a way that both honors what is real and explores new possibilities?

We’ll begin from the ground up, using a series of five Awareness Through Movement® group Feldenkrais lessons, plus one private Functional Integration® lesson*. Generally slow and gentle, these guided movements bring attention and awareness to how we move, stimulating the nervous system to rediscover or invent movement options that you might have thought weren’t even possible.

Led by Gika Rector, these lessons are designed to improve balance, agility and resilience. On the surface, they’re about improving physical mobility, but they’re also about learning how to learn. As the lessons progress, participants find that they discover new insights and possibilities in other areas of their lives.

Dates: June 1 through June 5, 2020
Time: 1 p.m. Central Time (U.S. and Canada)
Tuition: $145 (includes five online group Awareness Through Movement lessons and a one-on-one Functional Integration lesson)

Enroll now!

*After enrollment, you’ll receive an e-mail confirmation with a link for the online Zoom ATM lessons plus a scheduling link and coupon code you can use to schedule a Functional Integration at a time that’s convenient for you. We ask that you book your appointment by July 31, 2020.

Disclaimer: We assume no responsibility for personal injury or property damage sustained by or through the use of our services or participation in our lessons and workshops.

All lessons and information provided are intended for your general knowledge only and are not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. We cannot and do not give medical advice. You should seek prompt medical care for any specific health issues and consult your physician before taking part in our activities.

Magical Felt Bowls

Date and time

Saturday, July 25, 2020
10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Description

Join Gika Rector and Lisa Rose to spend a day making two magical felt bowls. Wrapping luscious wool fibers around different size rubber balls, participants will create two felt vessels, perfect for storing small treasures. The process involves soap, water, and fun. No talent required. Bring your curiosity and perhaps an apron.

Instructors

Lisa Rose is an accomplished fiber artist based in Spring. She began crocheting at her grandmother’s knee at the age of six. With a love for all natural fibers, she spins, weaves, knits, and felts and creates one-of-a-kind pieces for the body and the home.

Gika Rector has been a fiber artist for more than 20 years. She combines creativity, her education in psychology, and her role as a personal coach and Feldenkrais practitioner to facilitate transformation in individuals and organizations.

Fee

$45 (includes materials)

Location

The Jung Center of Houston
5200 Montrose Boulevard [MAP]
Houston, Texas
713-524-8253

How to register

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Awareness Through Movement® Lessons

Date and time

Tuesday mornings, 11:30 – 12:30 (Please note: No in-person classes on March 17 or March 24, 2020. We’re experimenting with offering the class online through Zoom. Please contact me if you’re interested.)

Description

Give thanks—for being human. Your body is an amazing, complex system that carries you through your entire life. Whether you move easily or have too many aches and pains, the season of Thanks-giving is the perfect time to restore your sense of wonder at living in a human body.

Join Gika Rector for this ongoing series of lessons from the Feldenkrais Method®. Bringing attention to your movements, you will build strength, greater range of motion and better balance. As Feldenkrais said, “Make the impossible possible, the possible easy, and the easy graceful.”

Classes are suitable for almost all fitness levels. Willingness to lie on the floor and in interest in moving more easily are really all you need.

Fee

$20 for single classes; $80 for 5-class pass

How to register

Call Patricia Noren 713-662-5896 to register.

Contact Gika Rector at 713-213-7643 or gika@gikarector.com

Location

The Woodlands United Methodist Church Recreation Facility
2200 Lake Woodlands Drive
The Woodlands, Texas 77380