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With Guild Certified Feldenkrais Teacher® and Founder of Kinesa®
Lavinia Plonka


Learn why improving your foundational strength is paramount for overall physical stability and agility and how enhancing your flexibility can lead to improved balance, resilience, and mental acuity, helping you live a life filled with grace, ease, and vitality well into your golden years.

When fear of pain or falling creeps into your life, your world begins to shrink. Activities you once performed without a second thought walking in the park, navigating stairs, playing with your grandchildren, or simply standing up from a chair can be challenging.

This fear doesn’t just limit your physical movements; it constricts your social interactions, your independence, and your ability to engage fully with life.

Guild Certified Feldenkrais Teacher®* Lavinia Plonka shares that the health of your physical foundation, including your ankles, knees, hips, and heels, plays a pivotal role in maintaining your overall wellness, from the way you move to how confidently you navigate your environment.

Building your strength is crucial for maintaining your balance and resiliency, not just for the sake of your physical health, but also for reclaiming the freedom that is your birthright.

You might be intrigued to know that enhancing your flexibility does more than just improve your physical stability it’s also a gateway to better resilience and sharper mental acuity.

Reclaiming the suppleness and support from the ground up is one fundamental factor in helping maintain your balance, supporting your body and your self-assuredness in moving through your day. Doing so can help your world expand rather than contract as you age.

As a renowned body language expert with over 35 years of experience, Lavinia’s work bridges the gap between movement, behavior, emotions, and spirit. Her expertise in integrating somatic science with ancient wisdom traditions has transformed thousands of lives.

That’s why we’re excited to invite you to join Lavinia for a free video event, where you’ll discover a simple yet profound exercise that can lead to a more mobile, balanced, and mentally sharp life.

Lavinia will guide you through what she calls the Ankle Miracle.

You’ll also discover how doing small, easy movements can make a big impact on your ability to maintain balance  not just physically, but mentally and emotionally too.

Whether seated or standing, anyone can perform the Ankle Miracle. It’s a practical technique you can apply right away to improve your physical and mental agility. In fact, it can even help you maintain good circulation when you’re traveling in an airplane.

You’ll gain an understanding of the deep connection between your physical movement and your cognitive function, and how staying physically active can dramatically reduce your risk of cognitive decline, giving you a roadmap to ensure that the best of your years are truly golden.


In this hour-long life-enhancing online event, you’ll:

  • Gain a greater ability to become more mentally and physically balanced by practicing the Ankle Miracle in your daily life
  • Build resilience to recover swiftly from life’s challenges and physical setbacks
  • Increase your flexibility in mind and body, allowing for a more nimble response to life’s demands and a mind that adapts and thrives under change
  • Learn how to use your body efficiently in order to maintain strength and activity levels as you age
  • Discover the critical role of movement in preserving your quality of life

When you attend, you’ll be among the first to hear about Lavinia’s brand-new 12-week advanced live video course, a fun and dynamic program designed to deepen your understanding of the link between physical movement and your brain health. 

You’ll receive a suite of powerful Feldenkrais and Kinēsa movement techniques that will help you elevate your bodily and cognitive functions so you can remain vibrant and thriving into your 90s and even 100s! confident in the knowledge that the best truly is yet to come.

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Join this FREE video event with Lavinia Plonka and discover how improving your ankle flexibility can boost your balance, resilience, and cognitive sharpness, enabling you to enjoy a life of grace, ease, and vitality into your later years.

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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, bestselling author of Acupressure and Essential Oils

“ 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, health, and careers for over 35 years. Her unique expertise connects the dots between posture, movement, emotions, and the mind. Lavinia is the founder of Kinēsa®, an educational process that integrates movement, science, and ancient wisdom traditions.

Lavinia’s training and professional career have included theater, dance, yoga, and the martial arts. A former vice president of the Feldenkrais Guild of North America, she has taught the Feldenkrais Method® for over 30 years, is a lead instructor of the Emotional Body® and an ISMETA Master Somatic Movement Educator. Her theater credits include the Guggenheim Museum’s Learning Through Art program, international tours, commercials for Nickelodeon, and more.


*This is a service mark, trademark, collective, or certification mark of the Feldenkrais Guild® of North America in the US: Feldenkrais®

This event does not give participants the right to use FGNA service marks, and that only individuals who have received authorization from FGNA are allowed to use FGNA service marks or offer Feldenkrais lessons, or other services related to the practice of the Feldenkrais Method of somatic education.