Experience the Franklin Method, combining imagery, embodied anatomy, and teaching skills. The Franklin Method utilizes neuroplasticity and demonstrates ways to use the brain to improve the body’s function in athletics, performance and daily activities. Franklin Method imagery and teaching techniques may be used for all ages and wellness populations. This workshop will provide techniques and teaching methods for Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers, Dance, Yoga and other movement instructors, and Psychotherapists.
“Imagery for Healthy Knees” 9:30am-12:30pm
“Poise, Presence, and Posture!” 2:00pm-5:00pm
“Franklin Fitness Conditioning” 9:00am-12:00pm
“The Easy Neck and Jaw” 1:00pm-4:00pm
Morten Dithmer is a Franklin Teacher Trainer and teaches worldwide. Morten brings a potent mix of experience from dance, osteopathy, martial arts and comedy to his teaching. He is an instructor in osteopathic bodywork and had a private practice in Tokyo for 12 years. He holds a 3rd degree black belt and teacher’s license in Aikido, a martial art. He has been guest teaching at the Juilliard School NY for the last 7 years and has also taught for Team USA Weightlifting, Royal Danish Ballet, Circus De Soleil, Madrid Conservatory of the Arts, LADMMI Montreal, Hong Kong Modern Dance School, The Nike Conference, Taipei University of Arts, Ecole De Danse Quebec, The West Australian Ballet, The McDonald College Sydney, Laban School of Dance London, The APTA conference in USA, the Olympic Sports University Tokyo Japan, the World Congress for Lower back and Pelvic Pain and the IADAMS dance medicine conferences.
We will provide light snacks each day. Lunch Saturday is on your own (there are many locations for meals within walking distance of EP&W)
Sewickley is a residential community 12 miles northwest of Pittsburgh. It is easily accessible from all points in Pittsburgh, Interstate 79, and the Pennsylvania and Ohio tollroads. It is also close to the Pittsburgh international airport.
Out of town accommodation suggestions:
*If you would like to stay in Pittsburgh, the hotels on the North Shore are convenient to Sewickley
Application for PT CEUs for Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia have been made.
What to bring: Comfortable clothes, your imagination, and readiness to learn, explore movement, and have fun.
We look forward to seeing you in December!
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