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Aquatic Movement Therapy

Sonja Riket presents a radically innovative Aquatic Movement Therapy based on the Feldenkrais Method®, Body-Mind Centering® and Jahara Aquatic Bodywork.

This therapy, performed in warm water (90-94 degrees) not only increases mobility, flexibility and range of motion of joints and muscles, it also deeply relaxes the nervous system, allowing more ease of breath and energy flow in the body. Children and adults with a wide range of disabilities can also benefit from:
  • Reduction of spasticity, high tone and
    abnormal reflexes
  • Improved head control and postural alignment
  • Better sleep and digestive patterns
  • Improved balance and weight-bearing abilities

Sonja Riket has worked, both on land and in water, with a great variety of people from babies to the elderly in different therapeutic and educational settings. In her private practice and group classes, she combines her 30+ years of worldwide experience as a dancer and movement teacher with Teaching Certifications in the Feldenkrais Method® and Body-Mind Centering® to help people rediscover their innate capacity for healing and connection.

The Feldenkrais Method®, developed by Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais teaches through gentle, safe movement explorations how we can improve our capacity to function in our daily activities.

Body-Mind Centering® is an integrated approach to transformative experience through movement re-education and hands-on repatterning developed by Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen. It is based on the embodiment and application of anatomical, physiological, psychological and developmental principles.

"It is rare to find someone so skilled in Aquatic and Somatic Movement Therapies. Without this kind of treatment, my son Keith would possibly face a life on prescription muscle relaxants and surgeries."

~ Gail Kingston, Parent

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