Classes

Explore the many modalities of movement and stillness offered at Dancing the Soul, and discover new dimensions and aspects to the rhythms of your body and heart.

Video Introduction

Class descriptions of all modalities offered follow below. See Class Schedule for specific times and classes throughout the week. 
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Belly Dancing – All Levels

Belly dancing is a low impact, creative aerobic workout that contributes to enhanced physical fitness as well as emotional and spiritual wellbeing. Our Gypsy Style will move you closer to your feelings and provide a format through which you can express those feelings.   Veil dancing provides an additional creative dimension.  All classes focus on choreographed group and veil dances so that each person is eventually able to create a short routine of her own.

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Conscious Dance Lab

Dive into the platforms and landscapes of Conscious Movement. Connect more deeply with the rhythms of your body and life through this awakening practice. Conscious Dance Lab invites you to delve into Dance Intimate, Dance Communion, Dance Community, and Dance Infinite within a container of facilitated movement inquiry. Bring your unique style and open up to greater inner knowing with the added support of inspiring (and sometimes playful) music and a community that is dancing that path with you. No previous experience is needed. All levels of movement are welcome and curiosity is encouraged. Teemu Pulkkinen Womens Jersey

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Essentrics

Essentrics is a low-impact exercise program, suitable for all ages and fitness levels, to promote stretching and strengthening of the muscles, and rebalancing of the entire body. It will increase core strength, slenderize and tone the body, improve posture, relieve tension and pain, and give you confidence in your body’s ability to move.

 

 

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Exercise for People with Parkinson’s

Join Chris Jezzini every Tuesday and Thursday, from 1:00-2:00 to move and exercise.  Chris is certified by GZ Sobol’s Parkinson’s Network and Becky Farley’s Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery.  Chris is also a Certified Pilates Instructor.   For more information, contact Chris @ 303-717-1013.    Free to those with Parkinson’s.

 

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Feldenkrais: Awareness Through Movement

Move better and improve your life!  Through guided movements and improved awareness of how you move you can eliminate pain, calm your nervous system, encourage rehabilitation from injury/surgery,  and do whatever it is you love to do with more ease and elegance.   Feldenkrais engages all of you, and especially your brain in altering patterns or habits that no longer serve you.

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Here is what one student says about Christy’s classes:

 “… Awareness through Movement is not only a treat for my body and mind, but you and your gracious teaching style are a treat for my soul. Your classes are professional, yet silly and fun; your instructions are succinct yet descriptive; and I am always in awe of how you can so specifically guide my movements while still allowing me to feel like everything is within my command or was my idea to begin with!”

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Fit and Flexible (formerly Stretch, Strengthen and Balance)

Our Fit and Flexible classes are not only fun, but they increase your flexibility and range of motion, ease tight limbs and loosen muscles that are stiff due to over-exertion, age or injury.  Based on the concept of active, dynamic stretching, these movement classes are ideal for all ages and ability levels.  Whether you are recovering from illness or injury, experiencing chronic pain or fatigue, or simply desire to maintain your flexibility, you will find this all-levels instruction suited to your needs. Charles Barkley Womens Jersey

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Sound and Healing Meditation

Sound and Healing Meditation is a unique class in which you have the opportunity to relax your body, mind and heart through subtle energy work, guided meditation and sound.  Peggy will guide you through breath and body relaxation sessions and calm your spirit using a number of  healing sounds:”angel tuners,” tibetan bowls, chimes.   And if you choose, you can experience healing touch or reiki during this hour long class.  It is a mid-week treat for your soul.  

 

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Tai Chi/Qigong

Tai Chi is a system of movements and postures; qigong includes breathing exercises and meditations. The purpose of these practices is to generate and balance our “vital energy” or “life force.” The many benefits include greater energy, improved balance and better flexibility. Qigong is also used as a form of moving meditation.

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Yoga

Creative Flow Yoga – Based in Hatha Yoga, Creative Flow Yoga increases your awareness of the connection between your breath, your body and your spirit.  You will move through a series of gentle yet energizing yoga poses. You will leave feeling more at home in your body and your spirit.  All-levels welcome.

 

Gentle Yoga – Give yourself the freedom to move and be still.   Follow your own pace as you stretch, relax and restore.  Allow yourself to smile and be playful as you enjoy the Dance of Yoga. Chris Culliver Womens Jersey

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Zumba

Zumba is an engaging dance infused with Latin and other international rhythms. It combines easy-to-follow steps with calorie-burning and resistance training in a one-of-a-kind fitness program that will help you tone and sculpt your body. No previous dance experience is necessary. Delon Wright Authentic Jersey

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