Welcome to Red Hawk Physical Therapy
It had been over one year since I have seen a patient live on my Physical Therapy table. I have been conducting virtual PT sessions weekly, via Zoom, while the pandemic has been raging. This week, while home in SF, I began seeing clients 1:1 in person.
Turns out it's a wholly different skill set to evaluate and treat someone remotely vs. live. The obvious aspect is the hands on addition while in person, not to mention close quarters human interaction. I have always been a hands on PT and when you are unable to manually assess and potentially correct the dysfunction, you have to rely on self help techniques and targeted exercise and poses to try and change the patterns and restrictions.
The client takes on a much greater role in healing and progression. This is how it ideally should work. I am the facilitator and you are the healers!
All that said... How great to be able to connect with a fellow humanoid and do the dance on the table, connecting on such an intimate level, making the experience so rewarding for both of us.
Teaching Yoga virtually was born out of necessity, for me anyway, and has opened up a new way of connecting with the global community. I am very sure that it will continue as a mode of teaching. I also look forward to the day when we are back in the Yoga studios again, in smaller groups, greeting you with a giant hug, doing our manual assists and energetically feeling the human connection.
What a year it has been. Here's to learning from the hardship helping to enrich our lives.
See you on the mat!
with heart, Harvey
Upcoming Class/Workshop Reminders
Vivaya Live is a hub for "stress-relieving online yoga classes, meditation, and distance-healing sessions to enjoy from the comfort of your own home."
All of Harvey's classes/workshops can be found on the streaming platform Vivaya Live. Click here to look at his schedule through vivayalive.com. His weekly teaching schedule is on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays. You can click on the link above or below to sign up for a class today. Reminder, classes will be recorded and can only be accessed if you sign up prior to the start of class.
When:Sunday, April 11
When:Tuesday, April 13
When:Wednesday, April 14
When:Thursday, April 15
See our calendar for a complete list.
If you haven't already, please head over to PayPal (email@example.com) or Venmo (@harveydeutchyoga) to make a donation and help us continue to fund our Zoom platform and feed our dogs. Your donations are humbly appreciated!