Ergonomics for harmonious gardening

Workshop hosted by occupational therapist and structural integration practitioner, Sarah Taylor on Saturday, June 22.

Ergonomics for harmonious gardening

  • Workshop: 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Rossland Community Garden
  • Admission: Free

Local occupational therapist and structural integration practitioner Sarah Taylor will explore the relationship between the person, activity and environment to teach the principles of integrated movement and alignment.

Focusing on gardening activities, body positioning and environmental awareness this workshop will actively explore standing, walking, kneeling, bending, lifting carrying, pushing, pulling and use of general gardening tools.

This workshop will be movement and participation based so please wear comfortable clothing suitable for gardening and appropriate footwear.

Please bring at least one hand tool(s) that you generally use, kneeling pad (if you use one) and, if possible, a long handle gardening tool such as a rake, hoe or shovel.

Presented by Rossland REAL Food.

No registration required.

 

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