Labor-Movement Workshop at Old Friends Farm
September 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmFree
The Safe Labor Movement Workshop covers better body mechanics and movement patterns in order to decrease injury potential, increase efficiency and extend career longevity. Time will be spent practicing four basic movement patterns: hinge, squat, push and pull, along with kneeling patterns, rotation and core stability. Each participant will leave with tips to improve their overall movement health + wellness.
This workshop is coordinated and led by Labor-Movement with Support from CISA. The event will be held at Old Friends Farm in Amherst, MA.
Presenter: Cynthia Flores has 20 years of experience with vegetable farming and now specializes in movement training for farmers and farm workers. She is a Certified Personal Trainer, Functional Movement Systems specialist and a Licensed Massage Therapist focusing on integrative sports techniques. Labor-Movement was founded in 2020 with the goal of working with individuals and groups of farmers that want to move better to extend career longevity and live happier lives.
This workshop is FREE of cost to farmers and farm workers in Massachusetts. The workshop is funded through a partnership with Northeast Extension Risk Management Education (ERME) and supported by USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) under Award Number 2021-70027-34693, awarded to Labor-Movement LLC.
DATE: Thursday, September 28th, 1-3pm
LOCATION: Old Friends Farm, Amherst, MA
LIMIT: 15 participants per event
COST: $0 for Massachusetts farmers, farm workers.
Register here! There are several workshops available in Massachusetts. To select the workshop at Old Friends Farm, make sure to select the checkbox next to this event. After registering please check your Junk/Spam for a confirmation email. A second email will be sent with a pre-workshop survey & location information. Pre-workshop survey submission is required as part of the grant project.
Contact Cynthia at email@example.com with questions.