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Your Springboard for Learning in Bodywork and Movement

Join us in our webinar series…


Join movement educators and manual therapists in Handspring’s global forum for a regular series of conversations that bring you expert guidance in how to enhance your practice. These free events will share theory, practice, insight and experience from renowned movement teachers and practitioners. Each event will include a mix of conversation, presentation, directed practice, and Q&A.

Elizabeth Larkam is your host and moderator for this series of interactive sessions with Handspring Publishing authors. Elizabeth is an internationally respected movement teacher and innovator, and author of Fascia in Motion: Fascia-focused movement for Pilates. We are delighted that Elizabeth is leading this venture for us.





Episode 4 – Judith Aston: Aston® Postural Assessment, June 10, 2020

Elizabeth Larkam, in conversation with Judith Aston, explores how Judith discovered the Aston® Paradigm and the consequent development of the many forms of movement, bodywork, fitness and ergonomics of Aston® Kinetics. The discussion will be brought to life with opportunities for guided practice and lots of learning! You can read about the Aston® Paradigm and how to understand and apply it in movement practice in the second edition of Judith’s excellent manual Aston® Postural Assessment: A New Paradigm for Evaluating Body Patterns.

Join Elizabeth and Judith Aston in conversation, guided practice and Q&A on June 10 at 8am (PDT) / 11am (EDT) / 4pm (BST).

Register at https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-jQ78D-MTOuph-uWyy68oQ

NB This event will be live streamed on YouTube at www.YouTube.com/user/HandspringPublishing. It will also be recorded and available to view after the event.


Episode 3 – Joanne Elphinston: The Power and the Grace – Ease and Efficiency in Functional Movement (Broadcast May 17, 2020)

We had a great time with Joanne Elphinston (jemsmovement.com) in our event on May 27! Joanne is a leading elite performance movement and rehabilitation consultant, and highly respected international lecturer, physiotherapist and author of, among other titles, The Power and the Grace: A Professional’s Guide to Ease and Efficiency in Functional Movement (Handspring Publishing 2019). Her discussion with Elizabeth and the practice she offered us was a delight to take part in. Watch the event on our YouTube channel here.

‘JEMS® is about joy – joy is what we are left with when we are not fearful about our bodies, and we rediscover the experience of wonder and exploration through movement.’ Joanne Elphinston


Episode 2 – Dr Suzanne Martin: Spinal Asymmetry and Scoliosis: Movement and Function Solutions (Broadcast May 6, 2020)


Dr Suzanne Martin 9email: smdpt@att.net; www.pilatestherapeutics.com), author of  Spinal Asymmetry and Scoliosis: Movement and Function Solutions for the Spine, Ribcage and Pelvis.; Cited article – Scoliosis Journal: Physiotherapy scoliosis-specific exercises – a comprehensive review of seven major schools


Episode 1 – Amy Weintraub: Practices for clients with depression – Recommendations for movement educators (Broadcast April 8, 2020)

Our first webinar on April 8 saw Elizabeth in conversation with Amy Weintraub, founder of LifeForce Yoga, a pioneer in the field of yoga and mental health, and contributor to Yoga for Mental Health. View this webinar at the link.