Moving Stretch ® Level 2 Trainer, Functional Range Conditioning Mobility Specialist and Reiki Level 2 Practitioner

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About Me

I am a qualified Moving Stretch® Level 2 Trainer, Functional Range Conditioning Mobility Specialist (FRCms) and a Second Degree Reiki Practitioner.

Having trained directly under Moving Stretch creator and founder Suzanne Wylde, I am passionate about sharing this ground breaking new way to stretch, which is unique and distinct from traditional stretching techniques. By providing resistance during the stretch, either by self-stretching or assisted stretching, we engage and reshape the fascia; releasing the body from pain, stiffness, and limitation. This helps to create a naturally healthy body, which is strong, flexible and fully functional. I pride myself in catering for clients’ specific needs, ranging from improving basic movements in day to day life, to enhancing sporting performance.

With a great interest in all forms of natural movement, I also trained to become a Functional Range Conditioning Mobility Specialist (FRCms) under Dr Andreo Spina, and have attended movement workshops run by the likes of Ido Portal and MovNat, as well as breathing workshops run by world renowned S&C coach Steve Maxwell, and “The Iceman” Wim Hof. Other training includes studying nutrition with the Health Science Academy and Reiki Level 2 energy work.

I offer 1-2-1 assisted stretching / walking massage / FRC sessions, teach group Moving Stretch Classes in West Sussex, and also run regular workshops and retreats.

What My Clients Say……..

At 84yrs old I thought there wasn’t a lot which could be done about my ‘Dowagers Hump’, dizziness and unsteadiness.
After working with David it’s hard to believe the difference it’s made.
He’s worked on my posture through stretching and I breathe more deeply, which I’m  told gets more oxygen to my brain.  Because of this I’m much steadier on my feet and rarely dizzy.
Everyone comments on how fit and well I look.  I feel good, and so much more confident.

Janet Mitchell Retired Model 

A combination of David’s 1 2 1 sessions and classes have provided a new dimension to my all-round fitness.  Learning about and working on my fascia complements my yoga wonderfully and has improved my strength and flexibility. There are many things I enjoy about Moving Stretch not least the ability to do resistance stretching pretty much anywhere and anytime. The conscious movement of the fascia works wonders for posture and mobility.

David has a very relaxed and effective teaching style which combined with sensitivity and knowledge provides everything you would want from a teacher.

Cheers David.

Richard Griffiths Retired – Enthusiastic Yogi and Gardener 

Services

What do sessions with me entail……………………..

Walking Massage and Assisted Resistance Stretching

After an initial consultation, I will assess your current posture and joint mobility in order to discuss your goals to work toward. I will commence with a walking massage to improve circulation throughout the body and prepare your muscles, tissue and fascia for stretching.

The pressure of the massage will vary depending on your needs and preference but is likened to a deep tissue sports massage which is an effective treatment on its own. This will allow me to investigate which areas I feel will benefit from stretching the most.

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Group Class

These sessions are not as tailored as I cannot cater for individual needs however they are a great way to introduce yourself to resistance stretching in a friendly, welcoming and sociable environment.

I will lead and instruct you through a stretching routine which can sometimes be challenging but very rewarding.

This is not yoga, not pilates, or like any other stretching you have tried before. Moving Stretch resistance stretching is a unique natural movement based class with amazing benefits.

These sessions are open to everyone of all abilities regardless of age. I encourage everyone to work with their own body and to pay attention to themselves in order to get the best out of the group sessions.

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Workshops and Retreats

UNWIND BODY & MIND: MOVE FREELY, EAT WELL + FEEL GOOD IN IBIZA

11TH – 17TH AUGUST 2017 (OPTION TO ARRIVE 12TH AUGUST AND LEAVE ON THE 18TH TOO)

Join Emma Newlyn (RYT500 Yoga teacher, therapist, writer, recipe creator and musician) and David Croft (Moving Stretch trainer, Functional Range Conditioning Mobility Specialist & Reiki practitioner) for a week of feel-good movement, mouth-watering food, good company and sunshine in Ibiza.

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Information with regards to stretching and fascia