Sat., Jan. 12 | Cool East Market

Sotai Movement & Info Session

A free movement and info session. Learn and practice a few structural re-balancing exercises from standing, and seated in a chair, along with the basic Sotai principles and method. You will learn about the philosophy, science, and practice of Sotai and where you can learn more.
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Time & Location

Jan. 12, 2019, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Cool East Market, 1390 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON M4J 1M9, Canada

About the Event

We will learn the technique, theory, and principles of Sotai Movement Therapy along with a few key exercises, both standing and sitting in chairs. Although Sotai is a movement practice, it also includes realistic lifestyle guidelines involving diet, mental activity, breathing, and movement in daily life. An info session will punctuate the event to help you get a grasp of what Sotai is and how easy it is to implement it in your life and start living more naturally.

Info Session Topics:

  • Sotai Theory & Philosophy
  • The Four Functions of Life (the avenues through which you can affect your health)
  • The Principles of Natural Movement (what exactly makes movement 'natural')
  • Neurological Re-education (why you need active movement to restore balance, not just stretching)

Techniques Introduced:

  • Balancing A Skewed Shoulder Height
  • Pain When Twisting Left or Right
  • Pain When Bending Forward or Back

    Sotai is a form of movement therapy created by the late Dr. Keizo Hashimoto M.D. of Sendai, Japan. He developed it through his study of various forms of traditional Japanese medicine in concert with his knowledge of modern medicine and science. Dr. Hashimoto's vision was to create an effective form of exercise therapy that anyone could learn to heal their own bodies. Sotai involves treatment with a trained therapist, and solo-exercises, ideally these are combined, and exercises are practiced daily in between treatment sessions.

    Registration is Closed

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