Indian Classical Dance
Veteran teachers, Aggie Brenneman and Deepa Natarajan, will resume teaching Bharata Natyam for new and experienced students from Kindergarten and up(special arrangements can be made for interested pre-schoolers).
Students will learn intricate foot rhythms, hand gestures and facial expressions to convey stories of Indian culture and mythology from this ancient dance form. Our style of Bharatanatyam represents the Tanjore Balasaraswati style of dance
For more information please call (617) 823-6697
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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) with Reba Connell
Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is considered the gold standard of stress reduction by doctors and the tens of thousands of people who have benefited from this program worldwide. The 8-week series includes meditation, gentle yoga, education about stress reduction, and mindful communication exercises. This highly respected approach has been research-proven to reduce anxiety and pain.
The class is appropriate for a diverse range of people—parents, pregnant people, healthcare providers, business people, people using wheelchairs—as each person learns to trust the wisdom of their own body and mind and to modify movements as appropriate.
Reba Connell is known for her warmth, humor, and intelligence. She has completed several levels of study in teaching Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, including a professional training program under the direction of Dr. Saki Santorelli and Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn.
Tuesdays 9:00 am–11:30 am, April 9–June 11, 2013 (No class May 7)
Free orientation for class members and the public on April 9, 9:00 am
No drop-ins after the orientation, please.
If you plan to take the series and miss the orientation, you can contact the instructor at 510.594.8224 to enroll. Please use unscented products and do not smoke before class for the health of others. Sunday retreat 9:00 am- 4:00 pm, June 2, 2013 at The Port Workspace Register Online
NIA classes are offered at Danspace on Monday and Friday from 9-10am with Alexis Mulhauser. Alexis Mulhauser has been practicing Nia for over 20 years. In addition to teaching Nia, she is a certified Breema practitioner and instructor, and teaches Breema classes in the Bay Area, as well as abroad. Alexis also is a yoga teacher and somatic educator, and also does Essential Oil personal consultations. Please contact Alexis directly for any questions: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shelly Ross is a teacher’s teacher. She has twice been awarded the honor of Best of the Bay from Diablo Magazine. Shelly is a black belt Nia teacher with 25 years of teaching Nia throughout the Bay Area. Shelly teaches Nia every Wednesday @ 8:50am and every 2nd Saturday of the month @ 9am. Please visit Shelly’s website for more information @ www.shellyross.com or feel free to email her at email@example.com.
What is Nia?
Combining dance, martial arts, and mindfulness, Nia tones your body while transforming your mind. More than just a workout, Nia is a holistic fitness practice addressing each aspect of your life – mind, body, and soul. The practice of Nia is for every person to discover, explore, unleash, and enhance their individual potential to live a healthy and meaningful life by engaging their senses and listening to their bodies. Nia is based on the intelligent design of the boyd . Each workout brings mindfulness to your dance movement experience leaving you energized, mentally clear, and emotionally balanced. Nia cardio-dance routines combine 52 simple moves with dance arts, martial arts, and healing arts to get you fit in 60 minutes – body, mind, emotion, and spirit. Nia is practiced barefoot, and adaptable to individual needs and abilities.
What is Self-Breema: http://www.breema.blog/category/videos/
Alexis teaches Self-Breema and Breema classes in the Bay Area: www.greetinghealth.com.