Health Improvement Program Fall 2019
The Gokhale Method: No More Aches and Pains
Sun 10/20 9:30 am-4:30 pm
Instructor: Esther Gokhale
Location: Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge (LKSC), Room 203/204 (291 Campus Drive)
Improving posture and movement is one of the simplest and most powerful ways of reducing pain, elevating mood, and improving performance. The Gokhale Method uses personalized coaching and cutting-edge technology to transform the way you sit, stand, walk, and exercise.
You will use the recently invented Gokhale Spine Tracker™ wearable to get a real-time read of the shape of your spine as you learn improved ways to be in your body. Attain a new level of wellness and enjoy a fascinating journey into the anthropology, history, and anatomy of human structure and movement.
The workshop is taught by two qualified Gokhale Method teachers and capped at 20 students, allowing for lots of hands-on guidance and individualized feedback. Each participant receives a private online follow-up session with a qualified Gokhale Method teacher, a PDF copy of Gokhale's "8 Steps to a Pain-Free Back", a streamable version of "Back Pain: The Primal Posture Solution", and a Stretchsit® cushion.
Class format: 3 hour morning instruction, a bring-your-own-lunch discussion hour, 3 hour afternoon instruction.
Instructors: Esther Gokhale is the creator of the Gokhale Method and the author of 8 Steps to a Pain-Free Back. She studied biochemistry at Harvard and Princeton, and acupuncture at the San Francisco School of Oriental Medicine.
Kathleen O'Donohue is a qualified Gokhale Method teacher. Trained as a primary care Physician Assistant (PA), Kathleen has studied and practiced health and wellness for decades, with a focus on women’s healthcare, elder care, and community health education.
Category: Healthy Living : Health Enrichment
Levels: All Levels
, STAP/EA Funds:
Enrollment: Current: 8 (Min: 0, Max: 20)
Class Code: gokn-01