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NIA with Rachel
8:15 AM08:15

NIA with Rachel

What is Nia? Done barefoot to diverse and inspiring music, Nia is a transformational movement practice that teaches you to LISTEN, EXPRESS and CONNECT with your mind- body-spirit both inside and outside of the studio. Nia draws from dance arts, martial arts, and healing arts to create purposeful movement that will help you compassionately condition. Nia is a practice that suits people of all walks of life, ages and fitness levels. It is for those who wish to SAY YES to the sensation of purpose, potential and possibility. DANCE YOURSELF FREE Wednesday and Friday mornings From 8:15-9:15am.

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Arm Balance Series with Stephen
10:30 AM10:30

Arm Balance Series with Stephen

Have you always wanted to learn a particular arm balance but weren’t sure how, or do you want to improve an arm balance you have already learned? Perfect for beginners and experienced practitioners alike, Core Flow on Saturdays will explore arm balances in a series this spring. Come learn with us in a safe, supportive environment designed to get you flying!

  • 4/6 Bakasana (Crane/Crow Pose)

  • 4/13 Parsva Bakasana (Side Crane/Crow Pose)

  • 4/20 Koundinyasana I/II

  • 4/27 Astavakrasana (Eight-Angle Pose)

  • 5/4 Eka Pada Galavasana (Flying Pigeon Pose)

  • 5/11 Tittibhasana (Firefly Pose)

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The Myth of Aging: Somatic Movement Essentials with Aimee
11:45 AM11:45

The Myth of Aging: Somatic Movement Essentials with Aimee

Stiffness. Pain. Limited Mobility. Getting Shorter. Trouble Walking. Brain Fog. These are symptoms sometimes attributed to “getting old”. 

Join Aimee Takaya for a series of Somatic movement classes designed to debunk the myth of aging. Be empowered to age gracefully, regain mobility or simply address and prevent common ailments such as stiffness, low back pain and poor posture through gentle, relaxing movement. 

  • learn to release patterns of stress and muscle contraction associated with our “natural” aging process

  • create balanced, easy posture and peaceful mindset.

  • discover how your brain habituates movement and how you can use this understanding to liberate your joints from pressure and muscles from unnecessary fatigue.

  • increase flexibility and strength while relaxing and resting your nervous system.

  • explore and develop your somatic awareness and increase connection, sensitivity and volition within your body.

  • Promote integration between right and left hemispheres of the brain and expand your internal landscape.

Aimee is a yoga teacher and in training to be a Somatic Educator in the tradition of Thomas Hanna at The Novato Institute. 

6 week series starting March 23rd | Saturdays 11:45am-1:15pm | regular class price

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