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April 28, 2020

These are unprecedented times. How many times have you heard that recently? But it’s true. And because we have never been in this situation before, have never faced a Covid-19 pandemic before, we don’t know how to react to it. That means that many of us are experiencin...

April 7, 2020

We are living in difficult times. A health pandemic, economic challenges, social restriction and new ways of working mean that the covid-19 crisis is having an impact on our mental health. It’s important that we take care of our health and wellbeing right now.

Here are...

February 12, 2020

The Feldenkrais Method is an important part of the Moving Pieces approach, and we offer regular classes and workshops throughout the year. Our classes are popular and we are grateful that we can offer them, especially when we are able to see the improvements class memb...

September 10, 2019

The great thing about Reading Fringe Festival is that there is so much going on, you really are spoiled for choice. The flip side of that though is that there is so much going on, most of us will have to make tough decisions about which of the many shows we'll dedicate...

July 18, 2019

What is secondary trauma?

Secondary trauma occurs when an individual finds themselves absorbing the suffering of their patients or clients. The symptoms can be similar to burnout and is prevalent in emergency service responders, mental health professionals, and practiti...

June 19, 2019

We’ve recently been touring our show Total Eclipse, visiting Brighton Fringe and Bath Fringe Festivals. Still to come are trips to Barnstable Theatre Festival and Reading Fringe Festival.

Total Eclipse explores the complexities of grief. It explores the impact of grief...

April 30, 2019

The Feldenkrais Method was developed by Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais, D.Sc. (1904-1984). He created an experiential process, whereby an individual is guided through a series of movement- and sensation-based exploration, and invited to see which feels easier, or is performed w...

March 18, 2019

Baudelaire’s poem “Elevation” speaks of perspective “arise and cleanse yourself in higher air”. How a change in orientation can alter your state of mind. A similar principle is embedded in many exercises we explored in the “Making a Mask: Stories From the Body” worksho...

March 18, 2019

A common theme throughout the “Making a Mask: Stories From the Body” workshop series was polarity. That which exists within us, how we engage with it in our daily lives and how polarity manifests physically in our bodies. 

The masks we conjured often exhibited visual po...

March 18, 2019

Following impulse always feels like a bit of a gamble. 

Though I participated in the “Making a Mask: Stories From the Body” workshop series, I also approached the series from a perspective of study. A belief of Charlie’s is that if you find the right gradient for the wo...

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