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San Francisco - Black's Immersive Body Training: ENCOMPASS

  • A Body of Work 569 Ruger Street San Francisco, CA, 94129 United States (map)

Black's Immersive Body Training: ENCOMPASS

The body moves in a predictably non-linear way. Madeline Black is developed a series of trainings to immerse the movement teacher into a highly focused and engaging experience to better understand these body movements and patterns. Madeline Black's approach to training is an organic process focused on precision and highly tuned movement techniques. She customizes each segment to match the needs and energy of the participants, which provides a unique experience for each instructor.

Encompass is for trainers, movement educators and mind-body practitioners who are looking for input, reflection and confirmation on the how, why and what you are seeing, sensing and organizing the client’s body during sessions. The work will begin with spinal, pelvic and sacral investigations into the primary link, which is individual, as a catalyst for training adaptability, efficiency and optimal balance. Working with Madeline, you will devise a clear strategy for balancing tissue/bone movements by combining hands-on techniques, a variety of props, resistance work and more. The challenge for you is to bring to this experience the questions and unsolved client puzzles and engage with other intelligent movement professionals to expand your work.

  • Immerse yourself in an educational experience that is palpable and immediately useful

  • Learn how the sacrum and sternum influences all movement

  • Practice sequencing techniques for specific outcomes

  • Improve your eye for identifying movement patterns

  • Understand the design of human movement in all aspects of the body: musculoskeletal, fascial, organs, fluids and more

  • Experience new techniques featured in ”Encompass”

  • Confirm your touch and movement guidance

  • Improve your capabilities as a movement specialist

  • Advance your teaching to a higher level of skill

  • Expand your intuitive gift, we all have them!

  • 28 PMA CEC's

Encompass Day by Day

Day 1: The focus will be identifying influences in the body through observation and movement that inhibit or unlock the ability to move fully.

Where is the inhibition coming from? Is it the feet, shoulder or diaphragm? The process will be one of discovery and finding a primary link that unlocks the pattern. Madeline will guide the observing and feeling of movement patterns through simple and efficient assessment skills, the strategies for an approach and teach specialized techniques.

Day 2: Sacrum-Sternum: Movement relationships of these bones and surrounding tissues with the pelvis, spine, and ribs

Madeline will bring a better understanding and felt sense of the integral role the sacrum and sternum plays with allowing motion and support of the spine. Madeline will teach movement techniques, hands-on work and applying these principles into your sessions. The deep structures will be address, core link above and below the diaphragm, such as psoas/ligament/fascial ring of the trunk, thoracic inlet and deep pelvic bowl.

Day 3: Holistic training: Multi dimensional movements that incorporate the structural and functional change into a movement experience

Madeline will continue the work from day 1 and 2 bringing it into a session perspective. Teachers will participate in the direction of this day leading into the two practical days.

Day 4: Four hour day with the intention of practicing techniques and dialogue

Day 5: Four hour day sessions, receiving and giving sessions

Total hours: 28hours

Dates: September 5th - September 9th

Hours: Thursday 1pm - 6:30pm

Friday 6h, Saturday 7th, & Sunday 8th 10am - 5pm

Monday 9th 11am - 5pm

Location:    A Body of Work  569 Ruger Street, San Francisco, CA 

Cost: $1,950

Early Bird: $1,700 expires July 5th, 2019

Echo Price: $1,250 (Echo Price is for students who have completed and are certified in the “Encompass” training and would like to retake the course. Echo price is limited to the first 5 students who sign-up.) Please call Jane @ 707-337-3589 to receive this option price

Registration : CLICK HERE

Cancellation policy

A full refund is available for cancellations 2 months prior to start date of course.

If less than 2 months a refund is available, minus a 25% administration fee.

No refunds if less than 30 days cancellation period is given.