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Free Workshop - Reducing Back Pain
with The Gokhale Method

 Registration is closed for this event

Event Details

  • Jan 13, 2017
  • 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM
  • Timezone: Pacific Time
  • Free of charge
  • Seats available: 2

Venue

830 Bancroft Street
Ghazal Room
Berkeley, CA 94710
United States

Name of Facility: Rudramandir
Parking Info: Street parking should be plentiful. Please do not park on 7th Street out of respect for the neighbors

Event Description

(re)-Learn Primal Posture™

Join Charlene Hannibal for a free, 1-hour workshop to learn to live pain-free.

In this workshop, you’ll start to learn the why and the how of the Gokhale Method. Many workshops begin by showing you how to stretchsit. This is a way of sitting back in a seat and giving yourself gentle traction, which eases compression in your spine and stretches out tight or spasming back muscles.

In this short amount of time, you will be introduced to techniques which will allow you to:

  • Reduce or eliminate back, neck, muscle and joint pain
  • Prevent muscle and joint degeneration and injury
  • Increase your energy, stamina, and flexibility
  • Reduce stress and improve your appearance
Effects are often immediate and last a lifetime.

 

 

Additional Information:

Date: Friday, January 13, 2017 at 5:45 PM

Your Teacher

Charlene Hannibal

Charlene was born in Portland, Oregon, where from an early age she trained rigorously in ballet and classical piano. She spent 12 years as a professional dancer in Portland and the Bay Area and holds a degree in English from UC Berkeley. Charlene became a certified yoga instructor in 2001, and has been passionately teaching dance and yoga to people of all ages ever since.

Charlene's teaching philosophy involves gently guiding students toward growing their own body awareness. Her extensive experience within the disciplines of ballet and yoga has informed her expertise as a Gokhale Method instructor. She is continually fascinated by the structural beauty of the human body and is inspired by watching her posture students transform as they fulfill each lesson.

A prolific teacher, Charlene has taught the Gokhale Method Foundations course to hundreds of students. She was the main Gokhale Method teacher under Esther Gokhale in Palo Alto from 2011-12 and currently works exclusively in San Francisco, Berkeley, and Marin County.


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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