Biodanza – The Dance of Life! by Diane Sparks

move--biodanzaThis is a powerful yet gentle and fun, South American therapeutic movement system. An individually designed guided journey for you to explore yourself and your connections to others. Using a variety of powerful music and movement in a supported environment, it allows you to experience a deeper integration.

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Introduction to West African Dance- Monica Evans

african-danceCome to stomp, shake, leap and otherwise get the feel of this dynamic and deeply grounding dance form! We’ll start by warming up and practising some basic movements. Then, in the first workshop, we'll learn 'Makru', a traditional dance of celebration from the Susu people of Guinea and Sierra Leone

Last Updated on Sunday, 08 January 2012 12:08

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Irish Dancing Workshop by Argene

A-nophotoCome and learn the basics of Irish Dance, rivalling the likes of Riverdance and Lord of the Dance! Learn how to perform a solo Irish dance as well as in groups. All ages welcome, no experience necessary! Workshop

Last Updated on Sunday, 08 January 2012 12:11

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Jikyo Jutsu by Giselle Demelchiore

giselle--jikyo-jutsuJikyo-jutsu is one of the earliest types of exercise developed in Japan, and seems to incorporate a little bit of gymnastics, aerobics, and yoga. It was started by Mr. Nakai Fusagoroh in 1916 and consists of 31 separate exercises.

Last Updated on Friday, 13 January 2012 02:46

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Morning Integral Yoga by Anahata Yoga Retreat

A-nophotoGeneral Yoga Class for all levels. Explore yoga postures and breathing practices to start your day with inspiration, flexibilty and expansion. Awaken awareness of the body and mind, surrender tensions and ignite your vital energies through an integral class for head, heart and hands.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 January 2012 08:29

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Moving into the Stillness - Yoga by Julie Stephens

julie-stephensThe style of yoga Julie will be teaching is Vinyasa Flow which can be as dynamic as you want it to be or if taking softer options can be as gentle as you choose. Julie's classes are suitable for all levels as there are many options to chose from. Each class will start with 10mins + meditation which will then lead into the Asana practice.

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Nia - Awareness of Movement by Bex Deva

niaExplore and play in the dance of Nia, a movement practice that teaches you the art of 'Dancing Through Life", feel more joy in your body as you connect to the 5 Sensations and 5 Stages of Movement while listening to Your body and moving to great music! A workshop exploring Sensing Stimulation, followed by a Nia class.

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Qigong by Anna and Manfred Raunigg

A-nophoto(or ch'i kung) is an internal Chinese meditative practice which often uses slow graceful movements and controlled breathing techniques to promote the circulation of qi within the human body, and enhance a practitioner's overall health.

Last Updated on Sunday, 08 January 2012 12:12

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Samba de Sol Dance Workshop by Tanya Nock Roger Sanders Leonora Soares & Nadia Dysart

samba-del-solCome and learn Brazilian and Indian rhythms (Samba reggae and sambhangra) with the support of Samba de sol members. No experience necessary, just come and enjoy the positive energy samba brings. You will also be taught basic techniques of each instrument

Last Updated on Monday, 09 January 2012 16:54

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The Divine Nature of Belly Dance by Amira

A-nophotoExploring the feminine through Belly Dance. Open to women and men, we will go through basic Belly Dance movements and work on opening energy channels with this ancient dance form.

Last Updated on Sunday, 08 January 2012 12:14

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Yoga; The Technology of Expansion by Sadhu Prager Macholl

Sadhu--yoga--kiss-application-form-2012 page2_image1Join international Yoga Teacher Sadhu for a 2 part workshop exploring Yoga's invitation to live life to the fullest, as he weaves magical story telling with sound structural alignment to facilitate a deeply therapeutic, insightful and uplifting Yoga experience!

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Psycho-spiritual Healing Using Traditional Shamanic Plant Te…

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Psycho-spiritual Healing Using Traditional Shamanic Plant Teachers by Helen Mayhew

I will explore the theory of using the shamanic planes of inner consciousness to provide a non-material s...

Nia - Awareness of Movement by Bex Deva

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Nia - Awareness of Movement by Bex Deva

Explore and play in the dance of Nia, a movement practice that teaches you the art of 'Dancing Through Li...

Jikyo Jutsu by Giselle Demelchiore

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Jikyo Jutsu by Giselle Demelchiore

Jikyo-jutsu is one of the earliest types of exercise developed in Japan, and seems to incorporate a littl...

Reiki Level 1 by Joy Shaw

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Reiki Level 1 by Joy Shaw

Empowering you to become a Reiki Healer using loving universal life force energy. Reiki is a universal lo...

Exploring the sacred geometric principles underlying the Lu…

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Exploring the sacred  geometric principles underlying the Luminate Site by Grayham Forscutt

We'll tour the Luminate Site and point out the many reasons underlying the choice of geometries used to l...

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