Each business is unique: from operations and management, to the tools and methods of production, and the individuals that make up your labor force. Labor-Movement offers to work with your business and crew to suit business needs and culture.
Safe Labor Movement Workshop: 2 hours. In-person or Virtual. Understanding BETTER body mechanics and movement patterns in order to increase workforce productivity and help decrease workplace injuries. Time will be spent in an interactive atmosphere moving through four basic movement patterns: hinge, squat, push and pull, along with the importance of core stability. Each employee will leave with tips focused on ways to improve their overall movement patterning and work-related well-being. Q&A session.
8 Week Movement + Maintenance Training Session: **off-season!! Check back in Fall 2023 for info. A look at five common movement patterns most used in labor occupations: hinge, squat, pull, push, rotation. Time will be spent focusing on individual needs to improve movements, increase mobility and maintain those in-season gains during the off-season. Options for incorporating building strength into programming. At home programming available. Meeting weekly may greatly improve adherence to a program, as well as offer camaraderie with others in agriculture/labor occupations. Off-season training is a way to maintain mobility and strength between seasons. 5 person limit.
Farm Coaching days (half or full day) are a natural progression after a Safe Labor Movement Workshop. Typically held 4-6 weeks after a workshop, during a normal workday.
Coaching - In-person: Labor-Movement is available for in-person training at your business location (3-4 hours). A coaching day allows interaction with your crew during the work day, in real vs ideal settings and situations. Movement strategies given in real time.
Coaching - Subscription 3 month, 6 month, Yearly. Bundle it all together for continuity through one or all of the seasons. Coaching is an add-on for those that have gone through Safe Labor Movement Workshop and/or Movement Assessments training.
Individuals or Small Groups (5 or less)
Any of the above offerings can be tailored to individuals or a smaller group size!
For most, the ideal location would be your work setting. For those that may need a separate location, please contact Cynthia for info.
* Locations more than 100 miles round trip (RT) from Freeport, ME will incur 2023 Federal mileage charge: $0.655/mile.
Scheduling Group or Individual Workshops
Labor-Movement knows that farming - land + sea - can be unpredictable for a variety of reasons. That is why workshops and trainings are offered at your location, on your schedule. Please contact Cynthia directly.
Group size is limited to 15. Farms and individuals that wish to plan and participate together are welcome to do so. For any group or individual that wishes, facility use in Falmouth, ME is available.
Scheduling Outside of Maine
Labor-Movement is mobile and will to travel to your location.
Some organizations and farms have set up multiple workshops - different sites are okay - in order to help with associated travel costs. Please reach out to discuss these possibilities. Labor-Movement exists to support farmers and farmworkers - land + sea, agricultural service providers and industrial athletes, near or far. Virtual options available.