Stretch Therapy Workshop (Sunshine Coast)
Feb
10
8:00 AM08:00

Stretch Therapy Workshop (Sunshine Coast)

This 3 hour interactive and educational workshop is designed for you to experience the Stretch Therapy system for yourself, and to feel the difference it makes when you stretch effectively using proven principles and techniques. 

For stretching to be effective the details really do matter.

Come and learn some potent and effective techniques to unlock your true movement potential, first by gaining awareness and then by removing restrictions and building strength through your full range of motion.

You’ll get to explore a range of different techniques such as joint mobility, self massage & fascial releases, solo & partner-assisted stretching all designed to help you free up commonly tight areas of the body.

Topics we’ll cover on the day:

  • Fundamentals of flexibility; the foundations of the Stretch Therapy system
  • Identifying and releasing patterns of tension
  • Power of partner stretching
  • Building & maintaining usable flexibility with strength & movement

Whether you’re a complete beginner or an experienced yogi, there will be something for everyone. You’ll leave with a new perspective and appreciation for stretching and flexibility training all while having some fun and experiencing something new.

Cost and payment

$85 early bird price until 03 Feb 2018 — $100 regular price.

Registration is essential as spaces are strictly limited.


What to wear

Please wear loose and comfortable clothing.

What to bring

You will need a water bottle and towel, as well as a yoga mat (if you have one). Feel free to bring pen and paper too if you like to take notes.

    Terms and conditions

    • Workshops are confirmed a week in advance based on minimum numbers
    • Participants can withdraw up to 1 week prior for a full refund (minus a $15 cancellation fee)
    • No refunds are given if participants withdraw within 1 week of the scheduled event date
    • Workshops may be transferred to another person at no cost
    • A full refund will be given if a workshop is cancelled
    • Registration is confirmed with payment only
    • Terms and conditions are subject to change

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    Pike & Pancake Workshop (Brisbane)
    Feb
    17
    2:00 PM14:00

    Pike & Pancake Workshop (Brisbane)

    Whether you simply want to touch your toes again or you’re looking to improve and refine your forward bending, this workshop will have something for you.

    This unique 3-hour workshop offered by Stretch Therapy teachers Craig and Diane will help you identify and loosen the tight areas of your body that limit your ability to bend forward. We’ll take an in-depth look at the essential stretches for forward bending with both legs together (pike) and legs apart (pancake), and we’ll explore how loaded stretches can assist you in deepening your range.

    Topics covered at the workshop will include:

    • Stretch Therapy principles & techniques
    • Targeted stretching specifically for forward bending
    • Exercises to strengthen your full range of motion

    The goal of this workshop is for you to immediately experience increased flexibility and range of motion in the forward bend, allowing for greater freedom of movement and a sense of relaxation and space in the body.

    Suitable for those new to Stretch Therapy and regular students looking to deepen their practice

    Cost and payment

    $85 early bird price until 10 Jan 2018 — $100 regular price.

    Registration essential as spaces are limited.


    What to wear

    Please wear loose and comfortable clothing.

    What to bring

    Please bring a large towel and a water bottle. Perform 360 has yoga and exercise mats, but feel free to bring your own.

      Terms and conditions

      • Workshops are confirmed a week in advance based on minimum numbers
      • Participants can withdraw up to 1 week prior for a full refund (minus a $20 cancellation fee)
      • No refunds are given within 1 week of the scheduled event date
      • Workshops may be transferred to another person at no cost
      • A full refund will be given if a workshop is cancelled
      • Registration is confirmed with payment only
      • Terms and conditions are subject to change

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      Introduction to Stretch Therapy Workshop (Sunshine Coast)
      Feb
      24
      2:00 PM14:00

      Introduction to Stretch Therapy Workshop (Sunshine Coast)

      Are you feeling tight and holding tension in your body?
      Or do you simply want to improve your posture and flexibility?

      Everyone knows they need to stretch, but for a stretch to be effective the details really do matter.

      Join me for this interactive workshop that is designed for you to experience the Stretch Therapy system, and to actually feel the difference it makes when you stretch effectively using proven principles and techniques.

      What to expect

      The aim of the workshop is to leave you with a deeper understanding of your body and it’s unique tension patterns. You will be guided through full body joint mobility sequences, solo and partner assisted stretches as well as simple self massage techniques.

      Partner stretching is one of the most powerful techniques in the Stretch Therapy system and these variations really have to be experienced for yourself. You’ll learn specific stretches to target common lifestyle related problems such as chronically tight hips and shoulders.

      Everything that you learn will be both diagnostic and prescriptive in nature, not only bringing awareness to your physical tension patterns but also providing a way for you to alleviate the tension once you’ve discovered it.

      The session will finish with deeply relaxing stretches for the neck and shoulders to aid you in alleviating any tension and discomfort you may store in these areas of the body.

      Whether you’re completely new to stretching or you’re an experienced yogi, there will definitely be something in this workshop for you.

      So come along and reconnect with your body while learning:

      • Key principles of safe and effective stretching
      • How to identify your own unique patterns of tension
      • How to effectively release tension and restore pain free movement

      Cost and payment

      $65 per person.

      Registration essential as spaces are limited. 


      What to wear

      Please wear loose and comfortable clothing.

      What to bring

      You will need a water bottle and towel, as well as a yoga mat (if you have one).

      Terms and conditions

      • Workshops are confirmed a week in advance based on minimum numbers
      • Participants can withdraw up to 1 week prior to the scheduled date and will receive a full refund of money paid, minus a $20 administration charge
      • No refund is given within 1 week of scheduled date
      • Workshops may be transferred to another person at no cost
      • A full refund will be given if a workshop is cancelled
      • Booking and registration is confirmed with payment only
      • Terms and conditions are subject to change

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      Into the Stretch Workshop (Brisbane)
      May
      26
      to May 27

      Into the Stretch Workshop (Brisbane)

      Into the Stretch: a 100% full immersion experience in the work of Stretch Therapy

      Presented by Kit Laughlin and Olivia Allnutt

      Into the Stretch is for anyone new to Stretch Therapy, and is suitable for every body.

      Learn the techniques that have helped tens of thousands of people to experience grace and ease in the body.

      You will learn how to:

      • free up tight joints and move fluidly again
      • increase the sensations of being alive
      • let tension go completely from your body
      • relax completely, via daily guided relaxation exercises
      • sleep more deeply and awaken refreshed

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      ST for Performance Workshop (Brisbane)
      Jun
      2
      to Jun 3

      ST for Performance Workshop (Brisbane)

      Stretch Therapy for Performance

      Presented by Kit Laughlin and Olivia Allnutt

      This workshop is for all women and men involved in dance, gymnastics strength training, martial arts, the pole dance world, free-runners, and Parkour practitioners.

      ST for Performance is for anyone involved in any activity where superior active and passive flexibility is necessary. So often it is missing.

      We will present solo and partner versions of most exercises. We will cover all necessary partial poses, progressions, limbering elements, and associated techniques (like fascial releases, Contract–Relax, pulsing, ballistics, etc.) to be able to:

      • do a full squat
      • have full hip mobility
      • do a pike (legs together, face on shins)
      • do a pancake (legs apart, chest on floor)
      • have full shoulder extension and flexion
      • do a full back bend (the bridge)

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      Stretch Therapy for Zenthai Therapists
      Jan
      19
      9:00 AM09:00

      Stretch Therapy for Zenthai Therapists

      A special workshop for Zenthai Shiatsu Therapists!

      A full day interactive and educational workshop for Zenthai Therapists to explore the “troublemakers” of the body through the Stretch Therapy lens. 

      For stretching to be effective the details really do matter and the aim of this workshop is to experience the difference it makes when you stretch effectively using proven principles and techniques. 

      Together we’ll explore a range of different techniques such as joint mobility, fascial release, solo & partner-assisted stretching all designed to help free up these commonly tight areas of the body.

      All of these techniques can be both diagnostic and prescriptive, as we first stretch to gain awareness of our patterns of tension, and secondly to remove these restrictions and essentially upgrade our physical bodies.

      The key topics we’ll cover on the day:

      • Fundamental principles of flexibility acquisition
      • Solo variations of key stretches — ideal for clients
      • Partner assistance to enhance the effectiveness of the solo stretches

      By the end of the day you will have gained a new perspective through which to view stretching, and more tools to help you provide care for your clients in between their Zenthai therapy sessions.

      Cost and payment

      $100 early bird price until 12 Jan 2018 — $150 full price.

      Registration is essential as spaces are limited.


      What to wear

      Please wear loose and comfortable clothing.

      What to bring

      Please bring a water bottle and towel as well as a notepad and pen if you like taking notes.

      Terms and conditions

      • Workshops are confirmed a week in advance based on minimum numbers
      • Participants can withdraw up to 1 week prior to the scheduled date for a full refund (minus a $20 cancellation fee) 
      • No refunds are given within 1 week of the scheduled date 
      • Workshops may be transferred to another person at no cost
      • A full refund will be given if a workshop is cancelled
      • Registration is confirmed with payment only
      • Terms and conditions are subject to change

       

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      Introduction to Stretch Therapy Workshop (Sunshine Coast)
      Dec
      2
      2:00 PM14:00

      Introduction to Stretch Therapy Workshop (Sunshine Coast)

      Are you feeling tight and holding tension in your body? Or do you simply want to improve your posture and flexibility?

      Everyone knows they need to stretch, but for a stretch to be effective the details really do matter.

      Join me for this interactive workshop that is designed for you to experience the Stretch Therapy system, and to actually feel the difference it makes when you stretch effectively using proven principles and techniques.

      What to expect

      Reconnect: The aim of the workshop is to leave you with a deeper understanding of your body and it’s unique tension patterns.

      Feel: You will be guided through full body joint mobility sequences, solo and partner assisted stretches as well as simple self massage techniques.

      Restore: Partner stretching is one of the most powerful techniques in the Stretch Therapy system and these variations really have to be experienced for yourself. You’ll learn specific stretches to target common lifestyle related problems such as chronically tight hips and shoulders.

      Empower: Everything that you learn will be both diagnostic and prescriptive in nature, not only bringing awareness to your physical tension patterns but also providing a way for you to alleviate the tension once you’ve discovered it.

      Relax: The session will finish with deeply relaxing stretches for the neck and shoulders to aid you in alleviating any tension and discomfort you may store in these areas of the body.

      Whether you’re completely new to stretching or you’re an experienced yogi, there will definitely be something in this workshop for you.

      So come along and reconnect with your body while learning:

      • Key principles of safe and effective stretching
      • How to identify your own unique patterns of tension
      • How to effectively release tension and restore pain free movement

      What to wear

      Please wear loose and comfortable clothing, like you would for any other physical exercise or yoga class.

      What to bring

      You will need a water bottle and towel, as well as a yoga mat (if you have one).

      While not necessary, extra equipment such as yoga bolsters, straps and blocks are fantastic props that can be used to enhance the stretching experience. If you happen to own other yoga equipment then feel free to bring them along too.

      Cost and payment

      $65 per person - bookings are essential as spaces are strictly limited to ensure you receive personal attention.

      If you would like to pay via alternative methods such as direct deposit, please contact me for details.


      Terms and conditions

      • Workshops are confirmed a week in advance based on minimum numbers
      • Participants can withdraw up to 1 week prior to the scheduled date and will receive a full refund of money paid, minus a $20 administration charge
      • Workshops may be transferred to another person at no cost
      • A full refund will be given if a workshop is cancelled
      • Booking and registration is confirmed with payment only
      • Terms and conditions are subject to change

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      Neck, Shoulders & Spine Workshop
      Nov
      25
      2:00 PM14:00

      Neck, Shoulders & Spine Workshop

      Co-presented with Diane from Unfold Yoga & Stretch Therapy, this workshop will be focusing on releasing tension from the neck, shoulders and thoracic spine.

      In this unique 3-hour session offered by teachers Craig and Diane you will learn about the principles behind the system and how to stretch effectively. We will incorporate myofascial release and partner stretching to maximise your experience of tension release from these chronically tight areas -  variations we often don’t have time for in a 60-minute class.

      Each of our workshops aims to cover different stretches and variations to ensure a unique experience each and every time.

      *Suitable for those new to Stretch Therapy and regular students looking to deepen their practice.*

      In this session, you will gain an increased awareness of your body’s unique tension patterns and learn effective methods for (1) releasing lines of tension, (2) improving your range of motion, and (3) alleviating common aches and pains.

      Specifically, we will cover:

      • Stretch Therapy principles & techniques
      • Targeted solo stretches and self myofascial release techniques
      • Safe & effective partner stretching

      The day will end with a guided meditation to bring you to a state of deep post-stretch relaxation.

       

      Terms and conditions

      • Workshops are confirmed a week in advance based on minimum numbers
      • Participants can withdraw up to 1 week prior to the scheduled date and will receive a full refund of money paid, minus a $20 administration charge
      • Workshops may be transferred to another person at no cost
      • A full refund will be given if a workshop is cancelled
      • Booking and registration is confirmed with payment only
      • Terms and conditions are subject to change
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      Power of Partner Stretching Workshop
      Nov
      4
      2:00 PM14:00

      Power of Partner Stretching Workshop

      Partner assisted stretching is one of the most powerful techniques we use in the Stretch Therapy system.

      During this workshop we’ll explore the benefits of partnering work that extend far beyond what is possible with a solo practice. We’ll also discuss how to be a good partner and what the unique benefits are for both the person doing the stretch and the person assisting.

      From a practical standpoint we will review some key solo stretches and then we'll explore a variety of partner assisted variations.

      ** Note: this workshop is being run in collaboration with Total Bliss Massage Therapy in Wamuran. Please contact me directly to register! **

       

      Terms and conditions

      • Workshops are confirmed a week in advance based on minimum numbers
      • Participants can withdraw up to 1 week prior to the scheduled date and will receive a full refund of money paid, minus a $20 administration charge
      • Workshops may be transferred to another person at no cost
      • A full refund will be given if a workshop is cancelled
      • Booking and registration is confirmed with payment only
      • Terms and conditions are subject to change
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      Fundamentals of Flexibility Workshop
      Oct
      21
      2:00 PM14:00

      Fundamentals of Flexibility Workshop

      In this workshop we’ll discuss what the Stretch Therapy system is, and cover essential principles and techniques. We’ll explore some fundamental stretches and the ideas that make Stretch Therapy the effective system it is.

      Whether students are new to the system (or to stretching in general) or a veteran, this session will give them a solid foundation for any further stretching and flexibility practice that they may wish to explore.

      * To register for this workshop please contact me directly.

       

      Terms and conditions

      • Workshops are confirmed a week in advance based on minimum numbers
      • Participants can withdraw up to 1 week prior to the scheduled date and will receive a full refund of money paid, minus a $20 administration charge
      • Workshops may be transferred to another person at no cost
      • A full refund will be given if a workshop is cancelled
      • Booking and registration is confirmed with payment only
      • Terms and conditions are subject to change
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