Current   Offerings

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Summer Break

Wed. Aug. 7 – Tue. Aug. 20

The Studio is closed for 2-weeks. Note: Some classes will be held off-site, check the schedule below or please call the office.

The office remains open for Somatic Support sessions. Please call for information.

Somatic Classes

UPCOMING SCHEDULE

Returning to the Temple A CONTINUUM MOVEMENT SERIES WITH SARAH GRACE, RCST, SEP

This is an Live Online Course. Gather at the Sanctuary or join by video-conference.

Wednesday, Sep 28, receive a special recorded introduction and dive
Wednesdays, 6 – 9 pm Oct 2, 9, 16 and 23

Using breath and sound, we explore our fluid bodies through subtle movement and the language of sensation.

  • Connect to the Sacred Within
  • Awaken to Embodied Presence
  • Slow down and release stress
  • Renew into your Wholeness

Participation in the series is encouraged.

Somatic Stretch®

Weekly classes with Meredith Sands Keator

Classes off-site Wednesdays 8/7, 8/10, 8/14 and 8/17 at 9:30 am
Email moc.y1565810392dobel1565810392pmet@1565810392htide1565810392rem1565810392 or call the office, (805) 633-9230.

Improve your flexibility without strain, create greater movement and ease.

Somatic Stretch® FOR BEGINNERS & SENIORS

Weekly mat/chair class with Sultana Parvanta

Classes off-site Fridays 8/9 and 8/16 at 11:00 am 
Go to Sacred Space 307 E. Matilija St., Ojai

Need some extra attention? Gain insight into moving with ease and freedom.

The Feldenkrais Method®: AWARENESS THROUGH MOVEMENT® CLASSES

Feldenkrais & Tea! Co-facilitated by Mary Jo Healy & Shivani Jane

Thursdays, 5 – 6 pm  

The Feldenkrais Method brings new awareness and possibility into every aspect of YOUR life. What areas do you want to improve?

  • Embodied Living
  • Healthy Aging
  • Acture & Posture
  • Injury or Illness

 

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DanceMedicine Journey WITH NADIA NATALI

Discover deeper aspects of oneself through dance, intention, music and integration.

Monthly on Thursdays, 6:30 – 8:30 pm |  Jul. 11, Aug. 1, Sep. 5 

Authentic Movement A SPECIAL SERIES WITH DAVID HURWITH

An intro series exploring one’s inner landscape. Drop-ins welcomed.

Fall series: Thursdays, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Sep 12, 19, 26 and Oct. 10, 17, 24

GYROKINESIS® METHOD

A new offering with Pamela Pilkenton

Wednesdays, 11:30 am – 12:45 pm starting Sep. 4th

1st class by donation. Drop-ins welcomed.

Pamela Pilkenton, master teacher of the GYROKINESIS® Method joins us weekly at the sanctuary. Sarah truly believes this modality opens up the spiralic intelligence of the body clearing pathways that can otherwise constrict from pain or trauma. It is a perfect adjunct to Continuum Movement, Feldenkrais and somatic trauma therapy.

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GYROTONIC®, GYROTONER®, GYROTONIC EXPANSION SYSTEM®, GYROKINESIS® are registered trademarks of Gyrotonic Sales Corp and are used with their permission.

 

Events & Workshops

Somatic Salon YOU’RE INVITED SAT., August 24th

Join us to discuss, practice & share about the Somatic arts. August:   Eden Flynn & Pamela Pilkenton speak on Women’s Health.”

Time: 11:30am -1:00pm ish    Next gatherings: Aug. 24 & Sep. 14

Community Event, free to attend.

INCOURAGE CHORUS

12-week Spring Season with Britta Gudmunson & Ben Gould

Tuesday evenings, 7 – 8:30pm   Starts Aug. 27 – Nov. 19th (no class 9/17)
Raise your voice, vibration and spirit in a non-audition community choir. Songs are taught in the oral tradition, no experience necessary. Singers & recovering “non-singers” are welcome! Concludes with benefit concert.

THE ART OF INTIMATE CONVERSATION

A couples workshop facilitated by partners of 17-years, Gloria Zeltzer, MA, MFT, and Leon Berg

November 25th, 10am – 5pm
Have you been longing for something different in your relationship?
Would you like more intimacy? Enjoy a lovely day with your partner while learning tools to deepen your love.

Past Events

To register for an upcoming Workshop or Event, or to Reserve the Sanctuary for your own Workshop or Event, please contact Somatic Sanctuary