Your Body in the Garden

An Ergonomic Approach to Gardening

 

Garden Club Presentations and Workshops

by Susan Guest

 

 

 

 

Gardening sparks creativity through design, it heightens your senses, is relaxing, and connects you with nature. Gardening is a good form of functional fitness. When done correctly, gardening is a safe and healthy activity that gets you moving on different levels, and at different intensities.

 

Gardening is demanding on the body. Raking, pushing, pulling, lots of bending. There are times when you are  working your muscles and getting stronger, and times when you are straining your muscles and even getting injured. Learn a variety of ways to work in your garden that provides more ease.

 

Your Body in the Garden

This is a lively presentation and demonstration that provides educational, practical information to create Long Lasting Gardeners! Members learn about ergonomic tools, modifications, and other strategies for maintaining health and vigor. Ergonomic tools and other strategies that provide more ease will be covered.

 

Meet Me in the Garden Workshop

In this workshop, done inside or outside, Susan helps evaluate gardeners, providing strategies, tips and exercises to increase strength. Workshops can cover these topics: Ergonomic tools, Warming up exercises, Bending Over Strategies, Protecting your knees, Using Tools- bracing, leverage, alternating sides

 

These programs get you ready for the gardening season.

 

 

 

Contact:

Susan Guest

Susan@movesensebe.com

978-290-9703

 

 

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