Author, Lavinia Plonka

Lavinia Plonka
Lavinia Plonka, a Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitionercm, has helped people improve their movement, behavior, relationships and careers for over 30 years. Her unique expertise connects the dots among posture, movement, emotions and the mind. Lavinia’s training and professional career have included theater, dance, yoga and the martial arts, in addition to being a master teacher of the Feldenkrais Method. She is currently the director of Asheville Movement Center in Asheville, North Carolina, offering a complete movement curriculum including workshops and private lessons. Lavinia’s writing includes several books as well as her popular column, CosmiComedy.
The Breath Connection
Relax, Revitalize, Rebalance
Media: 2 CDs or MP3 Download, 5 Feldenkrais Lessons
Price: $26.00
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Description: We know that the act of breathing is essential for survival. But your breath can also affect your posture, your mood, your sleeping, and even your metabolism. This program offers you a unique approach to understanding your breathing choices and consequently, improving the quality of everything you do.
The Little Book of Falling (And Getting Up)
Media: Paperback, 62 Pages or eBook (Epub or Kindle), 42 Pages, 8 Feldenkrais Lessons
Description: Everyone falls sometime. As we age, the danger of injury increases and with it, the fear of falling. Learning how to become more flexible and resilient can not only help prevent injury, but can improve recovery in the event of a fall.
Fall Softly, Recover Quickly
Media: 2 CDs in a Binder or MP3 Download, 7 Feldenkrais Lessons
Price: $26.00
Description: As people age, the danger of injury increases and with it, the fear of falling. Learning how to become more flexible and resilient can not only help prevent injury, but can improve recovery in the event of a fall.
Playing in the Kitchen
Recipes, Stories and Explorations to Feed the Whole Self
Media: Book, Paperback, 137 Pages
Price: $14.95
Description: Lavinia Plonka offers a delightful smorgasbord of opportunities for culinary delight, going beyond standard cookbook fare to provide a feast that transcends the five senses. Your sense of taste will be tempted by the delicious recipes.
The Power of the Pelvis
Media: 2 CDs in a Jewel Case or MP3 Download, 4 Feldenkrais Lessons
Price: $26.00
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Description: The Power of the Pelvis is an audio program designed to activate and enliven your vital center. The pelvis can be a source of spontaneity and joy, or the seat of challenge for anyone who has had an injury, illness or trauma that has compromised pelvic mobility.
Have a Comfortable Flight
Simple Exercises to Stay Flexible While in an Airplane Seat
Media: 1 CD in a Jewel Case or MP3 Download, 6 Feldenkrais Lessons
Price: $15.99
Description: This audio program is designed to be played while you're sitting in your airplane seat. These simple, tiny movements that can help prevent stiffness, reduce discomfort and keep circulation moving, even on a long flight.
Unstress Through Movement
Media: 1 CD in a Jewel Case or MP3 Download, 3 Feldenkrais Lessons
Price: $15.99
Description: This is a wonderful introduction to the Feldenkrais Method®. Anyone can follow the easy instructions.
Walking Your Talk
Changing Your Life Through the Magic of Body Language
Media: Book, Paperback, 208 Pages
Price: $18.95
Description: Changing our movements and body postures can be a crucial first step in altering our emotional behaviors and improving how we are seen by others.
What Are You Afraid Of?
A Body/Mind Guide to Courageous Living
Media: Book, Paperback, 192 Pages
Price: $14.95
Description: Explore how our fears often arise from physical and mental triggers that have been learned over the course of our early lives and can be un-learned now.