Transgender Pelvic Wellness and Function: Explore the Floor of the Core (+More)

Transgender Pelvic Wellness and Function: Explore the Floor of the Core (+More) with Richard Sabel and Bill Gallagher

Saturday, December 12 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

This is an online workshop. You’ll need to download Zoom to attend. Please see your purchase confirmation for the Zoom link.
For many of us the pelvic floor muscles seem elusive and beyond conscious control. By bringing awareness, suppleness, and strength to this area, you may:

  • enhance sexual function and pleasure
  • alleviate pain (especially in the pelvis, hips, knees and back)
  • breathe more efficiently
  • calm anxiety
  • soften body rigidity due to trauma
  • speak or sing with less effort and more projection
  • ease toileting (hesitancy, incontinence, constipation)
  • cultivate posture and movement habits that improve core strength
This user-friendly program will familiarize you with key internal structural and functional relationships through gentle Yoga, Qigong, and Feldenkrais practices to fully integrate this awesome part of yourself.
View a two-minute video or a four-minute one about this workshop.
Transgender women, transgender men, non-binary people, and their partners are invited to this ZOOM facilitated online workshop.


$60 until Dec. 9; $75 after

Richard Sabel, M.A., M.P.H., O.T.R., G.C.F.P., is the educational director of East–West Rehabilitation Institute, a certified Feldenkrais practitioner, and an assistant professor in occupational therapy at SUNY Downstate. Richard has successfully integrated Western therapeutic practices with Eastern philosophy into a distinctive therapeutic approach to help clients re-engage in meaningful activities that have been limited by pain and disability. He recently received a grant to coordinate the Easy Does It = SAFE program at two senior centers. This program is designed to promote strength, awareness, flexibility, and energy, with a focus on health concerns such as balance, pelvic health, breath, and well-being.
Bill Gallagher, P.T., C.M.T., C.Y.T., is director of the East–West Rehabilitation Institute, a master clinician in Integrative Rehabilitation at Mount Sinai Medical Center, and an instructor in clinical physical therapy at Columbia University. By weaving the physical therapy traditions of the East (Yoga, Tai Chi, Qigong) together with therapies of the West (Feldenkrais, Alexander Technique, physical therapy), Bill helps maximize function, minimize pain, and prevent falls. He sees a broad spectrum of patients in his practice, including people with incontinence, pelvic and back pain, coccydynia, and prolapse and elders at risk of falling. Group programs for consumers and health professionals. One-on-one work with patients.