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With Body Language Expert &
Guild-Certified Feldenkrais® Teacher
Lavinia Plonka, RSME

 
 
 

Join us for Lavinia’s first-ever public Kinēsa workshop — her unique synthesis of the work of Moshe Feldenkrais, ancient wisdom traditions, mindfulness practices, and neuroscience — to lessen physical pain, cultivate greater tenderness and compassion, and attain clear thinking, emotional fluency, and an expanded sense of possibility for your life.

 

As a spiritual seeker, you already know that movement, emotions, and the mind intersect in powerful ways.

Perhaps you’ve tried movement and mindfulness practices... yet felt that something was missing.

If you’re like many of us, you move through your days without a clear understanding of how you function physically. That understanding would alter the trajectory of your wellbeing, because how you move your body is how you move through life.

Without that knowledge, your emotional, physical, mental, and spiritual aspects never have the chance to fully align, leaving you with physical pain, emotional turmoil — and a sense of feeling spiritually stuck.

Your physical body is a sacred vessel that contains a universe of possibilities. The keys to unlocking its life-changing secrets are embodiment and connection.

Lavinia Plonka’s brand-new Feldenkrais-inspired somatic method, the Kinēsa process, helps you fully inhabit your body as your vessel — so you can connect to your emotions and ignite your understanding of your potential in this world.

Kinēsa is a synthesis of many different disciplines, including the work of Moshe Feldenkrais, the work of G.I. Gurdjieff, martial arts, Emotional Body®, yoga, and more. It’s a movement practice that melds somatics and spirituality — to better equip you to realize your dreams.

Think of it as somatic movement 2.0 — a next-level synthesis of proven methods for somatic freedom.

Join us for a new 60-minute event as Lavinia teaches about Kinēsa for the first time ever in a public workshop. You’ll deepen your understanding of physical movement and emotional fluency — and how your life can become more fulfilling when you feel things more deeply.

You’ll experience Kinēsa for yourself as Lavinia guides you through a throat chakra exercise in which you’ll practice saying a sentence you need to communicate. You’ll learn how to open your throat, relax your jaw, and allow your voice to move with your energy to manifest the power of your word.

Kinēsa is perfect for professionals in the healing arts, personal coaches, yogis, Feldenkrais practitioners, movement teachers, and spiritual seekers of every kind.

You’re always using your body to communicate — not only with others, but with yourself. Imagine what the rest of your life could feel like if you could fully inhabit yourself in an embodied way.

Join Lavinia for this powerful hour and explore how Kinēsa can empower you to find emotional and spiritual freedom within your body — so you can experience greater tenderness and compassion, clearer thinking, emotional resilience... and a powerful sense of overall wellbeing as you expand what’s possible for your life.

 

In this 60-minute free online event, you’ll discover:

 
  • The power of emotional fluency — and explore how your life becomes more fulfilling when you feel things more deeply with tools designed to help you navigate your feelings
  • Strategies for improving your posture and relieving tension in your body
  • A process to relieve tension in your mouth and tongue — and learn how they connect to other parts of you
  • A movement-learning process to show you how you’re more than just your physical body
  • powerful throat chakra exercise to help you find your voice and speak your truth
 
 

When you join us, you’ll also hear Lavinia share about her upcoming 7-week Kinēsa course, which will be full of movement exercises, powerful wisdom, guided meditations, and more. You’ll learn to move better with greater freedom, which will help you cultivate emotional fluency and turn your own sensations into a powerful way to heal. 

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Join this FREE video event with Lavinia Plonka and experience Kinēsa, a unique synthesis of different disciplines, including the work of Moshe Feldenkrais, the work of G.I. Gurdjieff, martial arts, Emotional Body®, yoga, and more — that can help you lessen physical pain, cultivate greater tenderness and compassion, and attain clear thinking, emotional fluency, and an expanded sense of possibility for your life.

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What People Are Saying About Lavinia Plonka...

 
 
“... feeling taller, stronger, pain-free, and awakened...”

In practicing Feldenkrais, it looks and feels like you’re doing next to nothing, yet the effects are profound. Taking Lavinia’s classes always leaves me feeling taller, stronger, pain-free, and awakened to the potential of a better me. The power in the art of the subtle can’t be emphasized enough, and Lavinia delivers it with fun, precision, and grace.
Merina Ty-Kisera, LAc, DiplAc, author of Acupressure With Essential Oils

 
“... free up our bodies, relax our minds, and open our hearts.”

Lavinia Plonka is one of the most engaging, brilliant, fun instructors I have ever experienced in any field. My students in the Florida Keys and I personally have benefited from Lavinia’s unique blend of somatic modalities that free up our bodies, relax our minds, and open our hearts. Lavinia’s profound understanding and easy-to-follow teaching of the Feldenkrais Method is refreshing, entertaining, and life-changing.
— Judy Greenman, Body Brain Freedom

 
“... unlocking the power of the Feldenkrais Method to free attention and create greater ease...”

Lavinia Plonka has an easy, understated teaching style that gracefully unwinds her vast formal and intuitive knowledge of the body and its metaphors, unlocking the power of the Feldenkrais Method to free attention and create greater ease — in our bodies and in our lives. If you have an opportunity to study with her, I recommend it.
— Mike Morrell, co-founder of ReWilder and collaborating author with Richard Rohr on The Divine Dance

 
“Lavinia... helps you know your body in easy and accessible ways that lead to transformation.”

Lavinia is an engaging and expert movement teacher who helps you know your body in easy and accessible ways that lead to transformation. I’m consistently amazed at how small movements have huge effects.
— Leanne Cusumano Roque, president of Shine Like the Sun and author of the award-winning book, Live Light: Simple Steps

 
 

About Lavinia Plonka

Body language expert Lavinia Plonka has helped people improve their movement, behavior, relationships, and careers for over 35 years. Her unique expertise connects the dots between posture/movement, emotions, and the mind.

Lavinia’s training and professional career have included theater, dance, yoga, and the martial arts. She has taught the Feldenkrais Method for 30 years and is also a certified Assistant Trainer. She is a level CL4 teacher of the Alba Method and a Lead Instructor of the Emotional Body®. She was an artist in residence for the Guggenheim Museum, and a movement consultant for theater and television companies around the world, from the Irish National Folk Theater to Nickelodeon.

From Esalen to the Council on Aging, from Beijing to Mexico, Lavinia’s popular workshops explore the intersection between movement, emotions, and the mind. She is the director of the Asheville Movement Center in Asheville, North Carolina. Lavinia’s writing includes several books and audio programs.

 
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