-----Sonja Johansson Movement Educator
Bones for Life Sonja Johansson Personal Trainer Feldenkrais Seated Sonja Johansson - Feldenkrais Practitioner
Feldenkrais Method®
Bones For Life®
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About Sonja

The Feldenkrais Method® is 'The How of Moving'.

The Feldenkrais Method is an innovative system of gentle and safe movement lessons and private sessions. It is designed to create healthier and more efficient ways of moving. Whether you wish to improve the way you sit, stand, walk, run or compete, Feldenkrais will help you achieve your goal.

- Improves posture and balance
- Sharpens coordination and agility
- Reverses deterioration of function
- Eliminates aches and pains
- Reduces stress and promotes relaxation
- Increases energy and stamina
- Enhances attention and promotes clear thinking
- Aids recovery from injury or surgery
- Prevents overuse injuries
- Helps maintain mobility as you age
- Builds movement efficiency to improve performance for athlete, musicians and actors

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Sonja Johansson has been teaching the Feldenkrais Method since 1999. She takes her years of experience in the fields of dance and theatre performance, fitness training, anatomy and kinesiology and integrates them with the Feldenkrais Method to create powerful, life changing programs. Working primarily with performing artists, athletes and those recovering from injury, Sonja also has a special focus on aging adults, particulary those dealing with balance issues and neurological conditions.

Feldenkrais Method®
Rehabilitation | Performance Enhancement | Sustainability and Personal Ergonomics
| Group classes (Awareness Through Movement
®)_| _Personalized Feldenkrais® sessions (Functional Integration®)

Bones for Life®, Chairs for Life® and Walk for Life®
| _ Group classes__| _Private sessions_ | _Teacher Training

Change Your Age®
| _ Group classes__|

Personal Fitness Training
| Improve your health and fitness, whether you are recovering from an injury, managing a chronic illness
oor getting fit after a long break
|
| Specializing in older adults with neurological and fall issues |
| Pilates mat and reformer training | Home visits in NYC metro area.

Fitness Classes
| Pilates mat classes__| _ Senior conditioning classes_ | _Pilates Fundamentals mat classes_ |

 Classes and Workshops

MONDAY 1:15pm - 2:15pm __Feldenkrais Method (Awareness Through Movement)
FRIDAY
__1:15pm - 2:15pm _Feldenkrais Roller

Equinox Fitness Club - 817 Lexington Ave (63rd st), New York 10065
Note: Class is available to members and their guests.

An innovative system of neuromuscular retraining that improves balance, coordination, range of motion, efficiency and performance. The Feldenkrais Method teaches you how to reconnect with your natural abilities to move, think, sense and feel.

TUESDSAY 6:00pm - 7:00pm Bones for Life Beginners Class

251 Fifth Ave, 3rd Floor, New York (cnr 28th street)
Series of 6 lessons $90 (prepayment)
$20 per class (drop in visit)


The evening class is designed for the newcomer to the program who wants to get in touch with a more efficient and effortless way of moving. In this class we clarify everyday movement patterns that sometimes cause pain and fatigue. Here you will learn the movement vocabulary of the Bones for Life program.

Note: Registration required as space is limited. To register contact Sonja: ph 646.283.4539 or Sonja@SonjaJohansson.com


WEDNESDAY 9.30am - 10.30am The Feldenkrais Method (Awareness Through Movement) series

The Jewish Community Center
334 Amsterdam Ave (76th St)
, New York

2014 FALL PROGRAM

10 Classes
Sept 17 - Dec 10
(Except Sept 24, Oct 8, Oct 15)
$210.00 Member
$250.00 Nonmember
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Late registration available

Experience the physical and mental health benefits of improved posture and coordination from the inside out. Learn practical ways to increase your body awareness, directly improving your self image, mood and appearance. With improved coordination and posture you will conserve energy and restore vitality, no matter your age or condition.

To participate in class you must be able to get down to the floor, and comfortably lay on your back or side.

Taught by Sonja Johansson and Anastasi Siotas, Movement Specialists - Certified in The Feldenkrais Method and Bones for Life. Other Feldenkrais classes offered by Anastasi Siotas: click here
To register, please call (646) 505 5708 or online at www.jccmanhattan.org


THURSDAY 11:00am - 12:00pm
Pilates Fundamentals

251 Fifth Ave, 3rd Floor, New York (cnr 28th street)
Series of 6 lessons $100.
Drop in class $20
No class Oct 23

Learn secrets from the Feldenkrais Method that will enable you to move easily through the Pilates exercises and develop a balanced, strong body. Sonja will reveal the muscular and skeletal action required, while guiding you to release unnecessary and counter-productive muscle involvement. In Pilates Fundamentals you will learn strategies and tools to help you move with move freedom and grace - both in class and in daily life.

Originally named 'Contrology', Pilates is a system of exercises developed to strengthen muscles focusing on the core. This class uses the principles of the Feldenkrais Method to illuminate and clarify Pilates exercises. Perfect for those new to Pilates or who have struggled with Pilates mat classes in the past.

This class is perfect for you if:

- you have never done Pilates but want to try it out
- you are out of shape and want to start a safe exercise routine
- you are injured or illness prevents you from taking a regular class
- you've found Pilates classes too challenging in the past
- you take Pilates class regularly and want to improve your form from the inside out

Please dress for movement and bring a towel.
Note: Registration required as space is limited To register contact Sonja: ph 646.283.4539 or Sonja@SonjaJohansson.com

THURSDAY 7:30 pm - 8:15pm Pilates Mat Fusion

Equinox Fitness Club - 14 Wall Street, New York 10005
Note: Class is available to members and their guests.

Get ideal core activation via creative movement explorations informed by neuro-motor training known as the Feldenkrais Method. Innovative sequences will challenge your mind-body, eliminating counter-productive muscle involvement while leading to efficient patterns of coordination, better spinal/pelvic alignment and breath.


FRIDAY 10:00am – 11:00am
Senior Conditioning class

Independence Towers, 114 Taylor St, Williamsburg

Offered by Shape Up NYC an initiative of the NYC Parks department and Equinox.

 

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