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Foundations Course - Six Lessons on The Gokhale Method

  • Foundation Courses

    Foundations Course - Six Lessons on The Gokhale Method

  • Starting Nov 28, 2022
  • Time:
    3:00 PM - December 3rd, 2022 4:30 PM
  • Language: English
  • Location: 505 East Charleston Road, Palo Alto
  • Category: Foundation Courses
  • More events in this city: Palo Alto
  • Seats available: Open
  • USD $ 450.00  (Six 90-minute lessons)
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  • Lesson 1:
    Monday
    November 28, 2022
    starting at 3:00 PM
  • Lesson 2:
    Tuesday
    November 29, 2022
    starting at 3:00 PM
  • Lesson 3:
    Wednesday
    November 30, 2022
    starting at 3:00 PM
  • Lesson 4:
    Thursday
    December 1, 2022
    starting at 3:00 PM
  • Lesson 5:
    Friday
    December 2, 2022
    starting at 3:00 PM
  • Lesson 6:
    Saturday
    December 3, 2022
    starting at 3:00 PM

Venue

Name of Facility: Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto
505 East Charleston Road
Palo Alto, CA 94306
United States

Parking Info: Enter the property on East Charleston Road, and park at the back of the facility in the parking lot.

About this workshop

The Foundations Course is a core offering of the Gokhale Method. In six 90-minute lessons, you can change your habits efficiently and profoundly through a combination of verbal explanation, visual materials, and gentle hands-on guidance from a qualified Gokhale Method teacher. All qualified Gokhale Method teachers are personally trained by Esther Gokhale.

  • Reduce or eliminate many kinds of musculoskeletal pain
  • Prevent joint degeneration
  • Increase energy, stamina, and flexibility
  • Improve your circulation and breathing
  • Reduce stress
  • Look and feel more confident


Effects are often immediate and last a lifetime.

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“In six sessions I felt transformed. The approach is stunningly simple and confers immediate results. I wholeheartedly endorse this program.”

        - Deirdre Stegman, M.D. Internal Medicine, Palo Alto Medical Foundation


“Every year tens of thousands of patients undergo major back surgery without any benefit. By using the novel techniques of the Gokhale Method, many of these patients can avoid such needless and expensive medical procedures and quickly return to a pain-free life.”

        - John R. Adler, Neurosurgeon, Stanford University Medical Clinic, Stanford, CA


"Although stunningly simple, the Gokhale Method™ turns much of conventional wisdom about pain and posture on its head. Each session of the course gave immediate results and I now look forward to many years of a healthy neck and back."

        - Joan Baez, folk singer and activist, Woodside, CA

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Your Teacher

Esther Gokhale, L.Ac.

Esther Gokhale (GO-clay) has been involved in integrative therapies all her life. As a young girl growing up in India, she helped her mother, a nurse, treat abandoned babies waiting to be adopted. This early interest in healing led her to study biochemistry at Harvard and Princeton and, later, acupuncture at the San Francisco School of Oriental Medicine.

After experiencing crippling back pain during her first pregnancy and unsuccessful back surgery, Gokhale began her lifelong crusade to vanquish back pain. Her studies at the Aplomb® Institute in Paris and years of research in Brazil, India, Portugal and elsewhere led her to...Read more


If the posted dates don't work for your schedule, or if you would prefer private instruction, please click below to initiate a request for private instruction with them. Your teacher can help with follow up appointments as well, get in touch with them.

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What others are saying

Benefits of learning the Gokhale Method:

  • Reduce/eliminate many kinds of musculoskeletal pain
  • Prevention of joint/disc degeneration
  • Reduce stress levels
  • Improve circulation and breathing
  • Look and feel more confident
  • Weight loss and reduce appearance of belly fat
  • Increase energy, stamina, and flexibility
  • Increase height (up to 1" or 2.54cm)
  • Increase productivity

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