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The Art of Joyful Movement: Alexander Technique and Pavanmuktasana

with Hope Mell, RYT 500, ATT

August 30 - September 2, 2019

Joyful Movement is a powerful practice that changes the way you move and alleviates pain and discomfort. Combining the principles of the Alexander Technique with the age-old practice of Pavanmuktasana (the Joint Freeing Series), this workshop offers a revolutionary approach to easeful movement. Learn transformative techniques that have helped those suffering from physical pain and limited mobility find relief.

The Alexander Technique will enable you to find your natural balance, see the connection between your thinking and movement, and create change in your life. When complemented by Pavanmuktasana to efficiently rehabilitate your joints, you will discover the secret to transforming your body and mind.

Hope Mell draws on her three decades of study and experience, guiding you through an easy approach to change.

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Hope Mell is an excellent, inspiring teacher. This workshop on Alexander Technique and Yoga opened my mind and body to a new awareness. I felt like a child again! — Susan B. Grabara

Great tips for living a pain-free life. — Melanie Hester

Hope is a wealth of knowledge and provides superb training. The workshop was so helpful to reduce and relieve pain and learn the proper way to use the body. — Tina Cavallaro

I had an amazing time at the Joyful Movement course. It taught me that simplicity is oftentimes the solution to what might be perceived as a complex issue. I felt so grateful to be in Hope’s uplifting and enlightening presence. — Clemens Walter


Hope Mell, RYT 500, ATT
Hope’s passion and purpose are helping people find freedom in their bodies—freedom of movement and movement without pain. She found Integral Yoga® in 1967 and began her studies with Sri Swami Satchidananda. She was certified to teach Integral Yoga Hatha in 1974. Marjorie Barstow came into Hope’s life in 1979, who taught her The Alexander Technique. She was certified to teach by the Alexander Alliance in Philadelphia in 1988. Hope earned her certification as a Structural Yoga Therapy teacher in 2005. For decades, she has refined her skills and developed an approach that combines the powers of Yoga and the…
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