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Join Randy Miller for this FREE sampler of a Soul Motion journey. Date: Saturday, April 2, 2016 Time: 2:00-3:30 FREE
Join Randy Miller for this second Free Sampler of another aspect of a Soul Motion class: Moving Meditation. Date: Sunday, April 3, 2016 Time: 9:00-10:30 FREE
Build awareness and promote health in the Pelvic Floor Pelvic health is one of the keys to successful aging. This workshop will
- Build strength and mobility
- Improve balance
- Free the breath
- Increase bladder control
- Enhance sexual function
Six Sessions:1 Evening Session: Sunday Evening: January 17, 5:30-6:30 p.m. 5 Morning sessions: Monday thru Fri. January 18-22, 7:45-8:45 a.m.
Cost $65 through January 10; $85 after
Improving physical balance is an increasingly popular goal for active middle-aged and older adults. Research shows that the Asian arts of Tai Chi and Qigong are superior methods for bolstering balance and lowering the risk of falls for older adults. Join Eric, long time Tai Chi and Qigong instructor, to learn and practice effective ways to improve your balance. Date: Saturday, November 21 Time: 2:00-4:30 Cost: $25
The other day, a friend sent me Courtney Walsh's (www.squeezingthestars.com) humorous piece entitled "Dear Human" (**see below). I love this letter, especially at this time of year, because her words remind me of the beauty of our humanness and what it means to love as a human being:
it's messy and crazy, it means crying and laughing, falling and getting back up, it's infused with divinity and the grace of stumbling.
All in all, this being human is about being flawed and fabulous --gorgeously so.
Knowing that I didn't come here to master unconditional love or some state of perfection but rather to keep showing up, doing my best and staying present and fully alive -- is enough.
This I can take into the holidays and the new year.
This I can bring to my gatherings with friends and family and into my new year's resolutions.
It's Enough . . . in fact, It's Plenty.
Wishing you the gift of "being human" and celebrating yourself as "flawed & fabulous."
* The Letter by Courtney Walsh
You've got it all wrong. You didn't come here to master unconditional love. That is where you came from and where you'll return. You came here to learn personal love.
Universal love. Messy love, Sweaty love. Crazy love. Broken love. Whole love.
Infused with divinity. Lived through the grace of stumbling. Demonstrated through the beauty of . . . messing up. Often.
You didn't come here to be perfect. You already are. You came here to be gorgeously human. Flawed and fablulous.
And then to rise again into remembering.
But unconditional love? Stop telling that story. Love, in truth, doesn't need ANY other adjectives. It doesn't require modifiers. It doesn't require the condition of perfection. It only asks that you show up. And do your best. That you stay present and feel fully.
That you shine and fly and laugh and cry and hurt and heal and fall and get back up and play and work and live and die as YOU.************************************************************************************
Jennifer will guide you as you comfortably and safely give and receive massage, learn specific massage therapy techniques, maximize pain relief with proper communication, and listen to what the body is saying. This is a great opportunity to connect with a partner, friend, or family member and to take care of one another. No experience necessary. Must be at least 18 yrs. old. Early Bird through April 11, $75 per couple. April 12-25, $95. All materials and oils includes. Special Gift: One lucky pair who attends will receive a free, private session/lesson in partner massage.
Date: Saturday, October 17
Time: 2:30-5:30 p.m.
Cost: $75 per couple through Oct 1; $95 after
Through the practice of empathy, we learn to listen respectfully to others by emptying our mind and listening with our whole being. Empathy allows us to repair relationships, resolve conflicts and strengthen our connection with others.
Date: Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015
Time: 2:00-5:15 p.m.
Investment: $35; make checks payable to Rocky Mountain Compassionate Communication Network; All proceeds benefit RMCC
Be Your Own Beloved: A Nonviolent Communication Sampler on Self-Compassion w/ Anita Foxworth and Louise Wildee
Do you say things to yourself that you would never say to a friend? do you often put other people's needs and interests before your own? Do you question what is "wrong" with you, or do you frequently criticize and judge yourself? If you answer yes to one or more of the questions above, consider this sampler. Proceeds benefit the rocky Mountain Compassionate Communication Center: www.rmccc.net. Date: Saturday, February 7, 2105 Time: 2:15 - 5:15 p.m.
Cost: $35To Register and Pay: Contact Anita Foxworth: 303-369-0295 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Thai yoga massage is a dynamic massage practice that focuses on stretching, opening energy lines, breath work and relaxation. During this workshop, you will work with a partner while Talai guides you through a massage sequence. Sign-up with a partner or connect with someone in the class. No massage experience necessary. Please wear comfortable workout or yoga type clothing. If you have any questions about Thai Massage, contact Talai @ email@example.com. Date: Sunday, March 30 Time: 1:00 - 3:15 Price: $25; or sign-up with a partner for $20 each
Come honor love in its many forms through poetry, myth and music. Walk the path of the labyrinth as you shed your busy mind and come into a place of quiet, peace and love. Free!! Just bring an open heart. Call Tina to reserve a spot: 303-399-1999. Date: Friday, February 14 Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Cost: Free; please call to reserve a spot: 303-399-1999
Settle in for an afternoon of deeply restorative poses that allow you to renew your body and spirit. Using stories and poems, Margie will guide you to a state of deep relaxation that leaves you time for reflection and stillness. This is a perfect way to relax and refocus as you gear up for the last few days of the holiday shopping and party season! Date: Sunday, December 18, 2011 Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Admission: $20 Includes complimentary tea & chocolate!
Experience the transformational tones and healing power of Tibetan bowls and planetary gongs tuned to vibrate together in a cosmic harmony. Gary Fishman will take you on a journey that will lift your spirits and open you to greater spiritual growth. Date: Saturday, September 21, 2013 Time: 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Cost: $25
FREE Community EventJoin us for a FREE celebration of the movement arts of Qigong. Learn 4 different forms from long-time instructors Isabelle Mollien, Anna Pergola, Steve Bradley and Eric Imbody. Then join us for a potluck after the classes to get to know other members of the Denver Qigong Community. Date: Saturday, October 1 Time: 2:00-5:30 Cost: Free
Come Celebrate the Summer Solstice at the first DtS Jam. We will flow from QiGong movements, to Strengthening, to Nia and Zumba and Gyrokinesis, and from Hula and Feldenkrais to Yoga. Join us for an hour and fifteen minutes of all your favorite modalities of movement and stillness.
All proceeds go to the the donation based Trauma-Sensitive Yoga Class at DtS.Date: Friday, June 21, 22013 Time: 6:00-7:15 p.m. Cost: $15 (this event only; $20 for Friday and Sunday events together)
Grounded in compassion and the universallity of human needs, Compassionate Communication helps transform patterns of communication that often lead to conflict or disconnection. Learn how you can improve and enrich your relationships with family, friends, colleagues. Date: Saturday, April 20, 2013 Time: 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Cost: $35; to register call or email Susan: 303-941-6414; firstname.lastname@example.org
Join Dennis Grogan and Tina Proctor in a ceremonial walk recognizing the gifts and values we have received from our ancestors. Many cultures revere and honor ancestors at this time of year -- All Souls Day or Dia de lost Muertos (Day of the Dead) -- as they believe that the veil between the world of the living and dead is thinnest at this time of year. Bring a picture or a remembrance from an ancestor you wish to remember. For more information, call Tina: @720-201-8982 or email email@example.com Date: Sunday, October 28 Time: 1:30-3:30 Cost: No charge. Honor us with your presence!
Join Eric and the Dancing the Soul community as we celebrate World Tai Chi and Qigong Day. Meet at Mayfair Park across the street from Dancing the Soul. In case of inclement weather, meet in the Studio for a one hour class. Date: Saturday, April 28, 2012 Time: 11:00 - 12:30 p.m. Free
Margie Krest is the owner and founder of Dancing the Soul. After teaching for many years in academia, Margie resigned her faculty position to follow her heart. Her heart led her to study at the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health where she was able to connect more fully with her body and find a direction for the Center she envisioned: a place where others have the opportunity to listen to their inner rhythms and connect to their bodies and hearts, a place for community, play and acceptance. Certified in Yoga, Trauma Sensitive Yoga, Yoga Nidra (deep relaxation), Yoga Dance and TaijiFit, Margie brings to her own classes a sense of community and self-awareness that encourages students to focus not only on the movements of the body but the way in which movement and stillness allow them to open their hearts.
Christy Cutler has been involved in movement education since 1984 and is known for her gentle, supportive approach to teaching. Prior to teaching the Feldenkrais Method (Awareness through Movement), Christy directed Children’s Dance Place a school specializing in creative movement for children aged 1-14, located in Denver. Her movement background includes modern dance, yoga, creative movement, folk andethnic dance. Christy was drawn to study Feldenkrais after benefitting from Awareness Through Movement classes for many years. She infuses her classes with a sensitivity to and awareness of the ways in which movement and stillness affect the body and spirit. Her enthusiasm for what she teaches is infectious!
Eric Imbody has studied 31 forms of Tai Chi and Qigong over the last 28 years, including Primordial Qigong, five Animal Frolics, Tai Chi Chih and Hua Healing Sounds.He feels blessed to have had the opportunity to train with American Qigong Master Ken Cohen. Eric takes a lighthearted approach to teaching. He encourages his students to play as they become familiar with specific forms. He willfrequently ask, “How do we apply these lessons we learn to our lives?” Using a principle such as wu wei (only using the effort that is required, and no more) Eric often reminds students to conserve chi and use it wisely. Eric teaches throughout the Denver area and sits on the Board of Directors of the National Qigong Association.