Current   Offerings

Download the schedule flyer for April here.

Group Lessons

UPCOMING SCHEDULE
APRIL

SOMATIC STRETCH®

Weekly classes with Meredith Sands Keator

Wednesday & Saturdays, 9:30am – 11am
Improve your flexibility without strain, create greater movement and ease.

SOMATIC STRETCH® for Beginners & Seniors

Weekly mat/chair class with Sultana Parvanta

Friday, 11:00am – 12:30pm
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, 3 – 4:15 pm
The Feldenkrais Method brings new awareness and possibility into every aspect of YOUR life. What areas do you want to improve?

  • The Art of Living
  • Healthy Aging
  • Acture & Posture
  • Injury or Illness

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Come learn this unique method to improve YOUR life. Lessons use slow mindful movements that enhance coordination, strength, balance and flexibility. Change limiting habits and improve stability and confidence to move easily in all directions. Enhances personal growth and emotional and physical well-being. Class starts with community tea followed by the weekly lesson. Drop-ins welcomed.

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GYROKINESIS® METHOD

Monthly class with Jill Denison

1st Saturday of month, 11:30 am – 12:45 pm | 3/2, 4/6, 5/4, 6/1, 7/6, 8/3

1st class by donation. Drop-ins welcomed.

Sarah Grace, founder, has invited Jill Dennison, master teacher of the GYROKINESIS® Method to 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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The GYROKINESIS® Method gently awakens the entire body, opening energy pathways, stimulating the nervous system, increasing range of motion, & creating functional strength through rhythmic, flowing movement sequences. Mat & chair class. All ages & fitness levels welcome.

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OFFERINGS BY SARAH GRACE IN MAY & JUNE

Please RSVP for Continuum programs, spaces limited

  • Continuum Movement Series Wed. 6-9pm, May 15 – June 12
  • Continuum Movement Solstice Retreat Fri. – Sun., June 21 – 23
  • Somatic Satsang, Entering the River of Silence Mon. 7-8am, begins June 3

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

Events & Workshops

WHO WANTS TO BE VOCALLY EMPOWERED?

A Soul Voice Singing Workshop with local musical artist and vocal coach Shylah Ray

Saturday, April 27th, 3:30 – 5:00pm

YOUR authentic Soul Voice is a resource waiting to be used creatively, boldly and compassionately. In this experiential workshop we gain insight and tools to express and sing more effortlessly.

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Welcome more ease, power and confidence in your singing and learn how to share it with the world. All ages and experience levels are welcomed.

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THE ART OF INTIMATE CONVERSATION

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

Sunday, April 28th, 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.

INCOURAGE CHORUS

13-week Spring Season with Britta Gudmunson & Ben Gould

Tuesday evenings, 7 – 8:30pm through May 7 (Drop-ins welcomed)
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.

AN EVENING WITH VANESSA STONE

To benefit Global Visionary Leaders

Friday, May 17, 6 – 8:30 pm

With musical guests The Brothers Koren

Somatic Sanctuary founder, Sarah Grace, invites the community to gather together to celebrate and support our Global Visionary Youth Leaders and learn about the work and service of Vanessa Stone and her passion for supporting young leaders worldwide.

Kindly RSVP to Somatic Sanctuary (805) 633-9230 or gro.s1556156962eiran1556156962oisiv1556156962gnigr1556156962eme@a1556156962nuahs1556156962

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The Institute for Emerging Visionaries serves as an incubator for young leaders who are committed to actualizing their visions in service to humanity. Through facilitation training, self-inquiry, trauma healing and heart-centered leadership training; The Institute for Emerging Visionaries is dedicated to helping provide the tools and resources necessary for youth from around the globe to create experiences in which diverse groups of people can gather with the intention to heal, connect, serve and discover the unique gifts they have to share with the world.

Inspired out of the work of Vanessa Stone and the Amala Foundation and the deep desire to expand this transformational work around the globe; the Institute for Emerging Visionaries was born. We recognize that there is a deep calling in response to the state of the world today and it is our responsibility to rise up and a foster a generation of inspired visionaries with the tools they need to honor what is truly alive in them and in service to humanity. For more information, visit www.emergingvisionaries.org

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VANESSA STONE, SHARING IN OJAI, A ½ DAY RETREAT

Sat., May 18th, 1 – 5 PM
Join us as we gather for a day of remembrance, self-inquiry, life giving authenticity and personal revelation sourced from within. Together, we will explore and honor what is most authentic and alive within YOU on the spiritual path that is YOUR life. This is an invitation to return to the simplicity of living awake, engaged and in resonance with the opportunity of a human life and all that it offers the soul.

10% of all proceeds go to the Institute for Emerging Visionaries.

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For more information and to dive deeper into Vanessa’s programs, please send inquiries to *protected email* and visit www.VanessaStone.org

Participation: $100

The retreat will be in Sanctuary/Studio. Mats/ backjacks/ poufs/ blankets and folding chairs available. Bring anything else to make yourself comfortable.Offer purified water. Okay to bring light snacks and a beverage container with a lid.

We are an ADA accessible facility.

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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