Workshops and Classes

MOVING THROUGH MENOPAUSE AND BEYOND: A SERIES OF THREE WORKSHOPS

These half-day workshops are an invitation to explore what it means to be changing It is an opportunity to be amongst other women, perhaps finding common ground and/or recognising that it is a very individual process. Through simple instruction and demonstration, these workshops will invite you to move, rest, make, draw and write creating a toolkit designed to support you on your journey through menopause.

"You're only going to know how to navigate your way through menopause and beyond by first of all knowing yourself"

Moving through the menopause and beyond - Meeting yourself. Saturday 16 February 2019, 1.30-5.30pm.

Moving through the menopause and beyond - Connecting with your feminine.  Saturday 20 April, 2019, 1.30-5.30pm.

Venue: Shambhala, Maple Avenue, Leigh on Sea, Essex, SS9 1DJ

Price: £40 per workshop. A £15 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your place.
Booking: please contact Kirstie directly on 07880 524630 or email kirstierichardson@hotmail.com

Open to all women whether at the very beginning of your journey or many years down the line.


An Invitation to Gather, Make and Reflect with Friends

Join me for a morning of creative vision boarding, walking, embodiment, breaking bread and sharing with others. What's involved: a silent walk, Alexander Technique, vision-board making, vegetarian lunch and conversation.

This workshop takes place at my home in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex and offers time and space for you to take a moment and breathe, play and be creative. The cost of the morning is £40 and there is a maximum of five people (you can book as a group of friends or individually).

Venue: Leigh on Sea.

Times: 11am-3pm, Friday 10 May 2019 and Friday 14 June

Price: £40. To book, please email kirstierichardson@hotmail.com or phone 07880 524630.


Introductory Alexander Technique Workshops  

This workshop provides an introduction to the principles of the Alexander Technique. Through a series of simple activities and demonstrations, participants will explore habitual patterns, ‘bad’ habits, and how to apply these observations to everyday activities.

Venue: Eagle House, 56 Crowstone Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 8BD

Dates: Saturday 26 January 2019, Saturday 23 February 2019, Saturday 23 March 2019

Time: 11am - 1pm

Price: £20. To book, please email kirstierichardson@hotmail.com or phone 07880 524630.


Alexander Technique in Motion

Discover your full movement potential through working with poise, playfulness and rhythm. The workshop will focus on enhancing balance, coordination and ease of movement through the application of Alexander Technique and improvisation.

Venue:  Shambhala, Maple Avenue, Leigh on Sea, Essex, SS9 1DJ

Date: Friday 5 July, 1-3pm

Price: £20. To book, please email kirstierichardson@hotmail.com or phone 07880 524630.


Individual Alexander Technique Lessons – ongoing

To book a one-to-one lesson at my practice in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, please call +44 (0) 7880 524630 or email kirstierichardson@hotmail.com.


Inside/Outside – Movement Workshop

Location: Leigh-on-Sea

Dates: Friday 21 June and Friday 19 July

Time: 10am - 3pm

Price: £40

Inside/Outside invites you to explore moving both in the studio and in the landscape. These workshops bring together the environment and the dancing body. Informed by an embodied practice of non-stylised movement, Inside/Outside celebrates the great outdoors by enriching enriching the senses and waking the mind. 

To book, please email kirstierichardson@hotmail.com or phone 07880 524630.


"I have worked with Kirstie over the past eighteen years and she is an inspiration as a colleague and to her students. She is an immensely sensitive and compassionate who is quick to recognise the skills and strengths of individuals. Through her astute observation, she builds the confidence of her students encouraging them to explore the depth of their potential and more."

Susie Cox - former Course Director, CandoCo Dance Company