Newsletter no. 41 – Wednesday 14 September, 2022

This is the web-based version of Stretch Therapy Newsletter no. 41

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Stretch Therapy Workshops, Sydney (Australia) 2023 – save these dates 😻

We are pleased to announce that we have scheduled dates for three workshops in Sydney in March/April 2023 – details below. These will be the first ST workshops since October 2019; wow, what a time we’ve all been through in recent years.

Click on the workshop titles below to read the full workshop descriptions.

ST for Performance
Sat 25 and Sun 26 March 2023
19 Cross St, Brookvale NSW 2100

Into the Stretch
Fri 31 March and Sat 1 April 2023
Crows Nest Centre
2 Ernest Place, Crows Nest NSW 2065

Deeper Into the Stretch
Sun 2 and Mon 3 April 2023
Crows Nest Centre
2 Ernest Place, Crows Nest NSW 2065

Registrations will open soon – we will notify you via the next newsletter on Wed 12 October* of the links to register.

* We’ve moved the monthly email newsletter to mid-week, the second Wednesday of each month.

Stretch Therapy Workshops outside Australia

We are in discussion with our many Senior Teachers around the world, and when any international workshops are organised, newsletter subscribers will be the first to know.

Read and listen

Kit was recently asked to present at a men’s only retreat run by our good friend Tom Emerson, of Praksis  Canberra. Below, find an article Kit wrote a number of years ago (updated today), and a guided relaxation – Let Anger Go – recorded at the recent retreat.

Anger (or whatever one’s default reaction is)

Kit Laughlin, 23 June 2013

A friend and I have been talking about default emotions, but what I will talk about today applies equally to any recurring thought form or emotion (some refer to this as self-talk); most generally, I am talking about what emerges when you are tired or your buttons are pushed. It might be self pity; a tendency to reflexively blame others; any one of hundreds of behaviours, internal feelings, or recurring self-talk—but notice that for each of us, there’s a ‘signature’ response, and one that you have experienced 10,000 times.

Anger is my default.

Read the full article.

Let Anger Go – guided relaxation

A note from a student

I'd also like to take the opportunity to thank you [Olivia] and Kit for your videos and newsletter. Your explanations that accompany the stretches make the process understandable and enjoyable.

All the best.

Marissa – via email