The AWare Rider

‘I love this course! I can sit more straight and relaxed on the horse, I feel him much more, I influence him the way I want. I have even started to get the feeling of riding with expression, so that I feel that I have started to shape him in the way I want, so that I can say “Here we are, this is us, and this is how we move and work together at the moment”.’
Renate Skeie, Portugal.

The Aware Rider with Ritter Dressage

Two 6-week go-at-your own pace programmes taught by Feldenkrais Practitioner, Catherine McCrum, and Dr. Thomas and Shana Ritter.

This program is a set of pre-recorded sessions. You can work through these at the pace prescribed, more quickly, or more slowly. It is totally up to you. You will receive instant access to all of the recordings immediately.

What course members are saying

“my whole seat changed. My horses back comes up, because my legs give room to do that. She breathes better because there is less tension in my thighs. For me it feels like I am sitting with more connection more inside the horse. My back problems got much better, also my knee pain is gone. I have scoliosis and the left side of my pelvis was moving differently that evened out and my shoulders and neck are not (so) tense anymore.”
 Verena Stefan, Germany

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Aware Rider 1 Session Themes

Week 1
What is awareness?

Week 2
Thinking, feeling, sensing and moving: 4 parts of an action

Week 3
Habits: friend or foe

Week 4
Beyond good posture: Clarifying support from the ground up

Week 5
Centre, breath and organising the pelvis for effortless action

Week 6
Creativity, spontaneity and self-expression: a new conversation with our horses

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