Tuesday, January 2, 2018

January 2018 classes

Happy New Year, Everyone! Here is the schedule for the new month. I look forward to seeing you there, or online!

Take It Outside Fitness
Mondays  | 830am  |  Mt Tabor  | Save Your Spot!
Wednesdays |  830am  |  Mt Tabor | Save Your Spot!
These classes are super fun and invigorating. We blend recess games, play, agility, balance and somatic awareness to stimulate your whole body AND brain. Think you're too old to join? Ha! Ages run from 40s all the way up to 80+!  And yes, we meet for class, come rain or shine. Students  say they love earning the bragging rights to say they Take It Outside no matter what! Keeping it real. :-) 

The Brain is Connected to the Thigh Bone
Tue Jan 2  | 830am  |  Studio  | Save Your Spot!
Fri Jan 5 |  830am  |  Studio | Save Your Spot!
Mon  Jan 8  | 430pm  |  online  | Save Your Spot!
Forget the saying muscle memory. There is no brain in your muscles, so how could memories possibly be stored there? You do have an amazing brain in your skull though! In this class you'll learn how the brain controls the muscles that move the bones, including your thigh bone, and everything else in your body. If you want to change what you do with your body, go to the root of all movement, the brain!

Release Your Neck and Shoulder Tension with Somatics
Tue Jan 9 | 830am | Studio | Save Your Spot!
Fri Jan 12 | 830am | Studio | Save Your Spot!
Mon Jan 15 | 430pm  | ONLINE  | Save Your Spot!
According Physicians Weekly, $90 billion is spent on the diagnosis and management of back and neck pain each year. And most people aren't actually getting relief, some are becoming addicted to pain meds. There is a better, safer, and simpler way; By tapping into the brain and nervous system that is stuck in faulty patterns and has forgotten how to release tight muscles. You aren't just a bunch parts, so why are you addressing just the site of discomfort? In this class we will address the whole spine, from skull to tailbone. You have to experience it to believe it!

Stop Fighting It! Somatics for a Freer Back
Tue Jan 16 | 830am  |  Studio  | Save Your Spot!
Fri Jan 19  |  830am  |  Studio  | Save Your Spot!
Mon Jan 22  |  430pm  |  Online  |  Save Your Spot!
If you have a tight back, and are told to "strengthen your core" Please! Stop! Stop fighting the tension with more tension. Somatics is gentle and so easy it's down right unAmerican. ha!

Get Down, Get Up...with Ease!
Tue Jan 23   | 830am  |  Studio  | Save Your Spot!
Fri Jan 26  |  430pm  |  Online   | Save Your Spot!
Mon Jan 29 | 830am  |  Studio  | Save Your Spot!
This class is so much fun! I'll lead you through a oh-so-simple way to get from standing to lying down on the floor with complete ease. The act of getting down to the floor is often avoided as we age because we think we can't get back up. In reality that avoidance is coming from your brain, not your actual ability to rise from the floor. But if you avoid getting up and down, over time, your brain learns how to not move freely. Please come learn something new!. After all, if you did fall down, you want to be able to get back up, right? 

Somatics Surprise
Tue Jan 30  | 830am  |  Studio  | Save Your Spot!
Jan 30 marks my Daddy's birthday. He would be 82 this year.  I dedicate this class to him! Expect some funny antics and somatic awareness on the heart, because he was hilarious and had the biggest heart around. Ironically his heart was failing his whole life, but it never held him back. You're alive so enjoy yourself every day, and what better way with somatic awareness. See you there!

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