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As soon as Covid permits, we shall also be showing the work of distinguished guest presenters – osteopaths and those in allied professions.
Here are three colleagues, Simon Costain, Alan Herdman and Anthony Kingsley, who are very much in the forefront of their own fields. They have enthusiastically agreed to join us for Watering The Withering Fields. I regularly refer my patients to these eminent men and I now welcome this opportunity of us all liaising together, so that we may jointly bring to you our combined expertise.
“I have been delighted to work with Simon over very many years, in which time we have exchanged many patients for the benefit of all. We have a mutual respect for each other’s skills and I never hesitate to refer someone to him, with the knowledge that they will be skilfully and professionally treated. I still daily benefit from the orthotics that Simon made for me some 25 years ago! Maybe it’s time to have some new ones. I greatly look forward to having his contribution to the series”. Barrie Savory
Simon Costain is the owner and senior partner in the Gait and Posture Centre LLP and has more than 45 years of practice experience in Podiatry. He held a Consultant Podiatry post in the NHS and has worked in Harley Street since 1985.
Simon is one of the founders of Podiatric Surgery and Podiatric Sports medicine in the UK, but for many years has specialised in non-surgical gait evaluation techniques and, where possible, offers alternatives to surgery for foot problems. He divides his time between his private practice and some expert witness work.
For further information please visit www.gaitandposture.com
"Alan is the foremost man in the field of Pilates. I have known him since he first started teaching in 1976! I continue to be impressed with the outstanding results he achieves. I am delighted and honoured that he has agreed to participate in Watering The Withering Fields and to contribute a couple of episodes, when Covid 19 allows us to continue filming.” Barrie Savory
Alan Herdman studied at the London School of Contemporary Dance and was working as a teacher and dancer when, in the late 1960s, he was invited to New York to learn about the Joseph Pilates Method. There he worked intensively with Carola Trier and Bob Fitzgerald, two instructors who had been trained by Pilates himself.
Although well-regarded amongst New York’s dance fraternity, Pilates was unknown in the UK at that time and Alan returned in 1970 to set up Britain’s first-ever Pilates studio. Among his first clients were actors, dancers and singers, but word soon spread as doctors and physiotherapists began recommending Pilates to patients struggling with chronic injuries
For further information please visit www.alanherdmanpilates.co.uk
“Alexander Technique is the very subtle process of releasing the tensions that we hold in the body. It is very complementary to Osteopathy in that it seeks the inner health, sometimes obscured by our own harmful patterns of tension. I am always helping my patients to adapt to their environment. With ‘Alexander’ Anthony enables them to better help themselves. I am looking forward to his presentation”. Barrie Savory
Anthony Kingsley has been teaching and training for 35 years. He is also a trained psychotherapist. He has been training Alexander Technique Teachers in London since 1990 and assisted in the training of over 100 teachers who are now working in the UK and throughout the world. Anthony’s school, the Alexander Teacher Training School, based in Golders Green, offers ongoing personal development as well as professional training in the Alexander Technique.
Anthony has evolved a powerful mind-body approach to the Alexander Technique. He is particularly passionate about what medics refer to as “somatisation”, which is when the body reveals and reflects our trauma and pain. Anthony sees the potential of the Alexander Technique not just for posture, aches and pains, but also and crucially for emotional healing.
He gives workshops and seminars on the Technique to the general public in the United Kingdom and abroad. He also consults to industry and the medical profession on stress-management, personal effectiveness and trauma healing. He offers bespoke Alexander Technique sessions in at his Studio in London and on-line.
For more information please visit www.alexander-technique-london.co.uk
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