Yewtopia is a place for freedom of movement & mindful expression. There are many ways to move our bodies and as winter approaches we are happy to offer an opportunity to continue with a healthful and diverse movement practice.
Check out the categories below*
Acupressure ~ Helps to guide your release of tension using pressure point massage with guided relaxation postures and foam or cedar blocks* (Oxygenating, Cleansing, Individual)
Breath ~ Guided sessions of oxygen enhancing breathing techniques. May include: Wim Hof, Nadi shodhana, Visualizations
Benefits: Energizing, Balancing, Increased Heart Health* (Lungs, Lymph, Cleansing)
Contact Improv ~ Use gravity, balance, and mindful movement along with others in a rolling and flowing contact dance. Enjoy the benefits of our safe and inclusive group energy and instrumental music.
Free Dance ~ A free-style event of fun and rhythmic music with full ranged movement. Ecstatic can be known as a feeling or expression of overwhelming happiness or joyful excitement.
Individual dance will be complimented with small segments of paired or group improvisation of ecstatic movement. (Group, Instrumental, Opening)
Mantra ~ ‘Sacred Speech’ in Sanskrit; enhances our psychological and/or spiritual powers.
These vocalizing sessions will increase empowerment, while also focusing on inner dialogue that we experience in the everyday* (Listen, Know, Mindful Speech, Vocals)
Martial Arts – many varieties of classic and modern disciplines: Qi-Gong, Kung Fu, Self Defense, and Zen Archery. (Personal Development, Strengthening, Mindfulness)
Mobility Training ~ This movement session is open to all skill levels and is a moderate-high intensity workout that helps to improve our range of movement so we can be more able to carry out everyday tasks, or other movement sessions!
May include: Ido Portal styled activities, Primal movements, Group coordination activities. (Personal Development, Strengthening)
Powwow Dance ~ Traditional Powwow technique mixed with modern and authentic live recorded music. Come get your heart rate up with all the bouncing and spinning, while earning more cultural appreciation. (Rhythmic, Enlivening, Honoring)
Uplifting Dance ~ A moderate-high intensity Zumba-styled session, packed with inspiring and empowering music. Come feeling energetically drained and leave feeling uplifted, and maybe physically exhausted too. (Musical, Lightening, Fun)
Yoga ~ A very common mindful movement practice that combines stretching, strengthening & stable breathing during exercise.
Main benefits include: opening of muscles, joints, lungs ~ lengthening of spine and aligned posture* (Opening, Lengthening, All Levels Welcome)