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Foundations Course - Six Lessons on The Gokhale Method

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Event Details

  • Lesson 1:
    July 20, 2019
    starting at 9:00 AM
  • Lesson 2:
    July 20, 2019
    starting at 11:00 AM
  • Lesson 3:
    July 20, 2019
    starting at 1:00 PM
  • Lesson 4:
    July 21, 2019
    starting at 9:00 AM
  • Lesson 5:
    July 21, 2019
    starting at 11:00 AM
  • Lesson 6:
    July 21, 2019
    starting at 1:00 PM
  • CAD ($) 600.00  (Six 90-minute lessons)
  • Seats available: 2


Name of Facility: Cadboro Commons, Upper Floor - Haro Room
Cadboro Commons, University of Victoria
Victoria (UVic), BC V8P 5C2

Parking Info: Ample campus parking (campus parking lot 5) and easy transit connections. Parking is $3 on Saturday and Free on Sunday.

Event Description

(re)-Learn Primal Posture™

Each lesson is 90 minutes long.    Required text: 8 Steps to a Pain-Free Back

Wear comfy but not baggy clothing. Bring a yoga strap, stretching strap or housecoat belt.

Your Teacher

Sheelagh Tobin
[email protected]

Sheelagh has had a life-long interest in posture and gravitated toward history and anthropology at the University of Victoria where she completed her BA in History.  After a year travelling, she returned to Canada to complete the 3,000 hour Massage Therapy Programme in Victoria, BC.  At massage therapy college, she was taught how to assess posture but not taught how to help her patients correct it.  After years of patients returning with the same posture-related complaints, she discovered the Gokhale Method by chance and was immediately struck by its anthropological and historical perspective and its eloquence and simplicity.  

Sheelagh especially appreciates the hands-on approach and small class size that give students one on one attention and the tools to easily incorporate the 8 steps into their bodies and improve the quality of their lives.  Sheelagh is excited to offer classes in beautiful British Columbia but would also consider venturing further afield.

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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