Yewtopia is a place for free movement & open expression. There are many ways to move our bodies and incorporate other levels of healthy benefits. We are happy to offer an opportunity to attend sessions on the calendar, while being available for bookings of the space for rentals. (music player, projector, instruments, ribbon dancers, scarves, & games)
Yewtopia is a place where exchange is welcomed and active diversity develops.
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 that may include: Wim Hof, Nadi shodhana, Visualizations. Enjoy some of the benefits of this cleansing oxygen therapy such as higher energy and increased heart health (Lungs, Lymph, Energizing)
Contact Improv ~ Use gravity, balance, and mindful movement along with others in a rolling and flowing contact dance. Enjoy the benefits of individual movements and also an optional safe and inclusive group energy. Includes instrumental music and sometimes additional props such as scarves and balls. (Grounding, Trust-Building, Bonding)
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, Balance, Strength)
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 often combines stretching, strengthening & breathe work. It is a mindful practice as well, with the speed and focus/intention given for each style differing between relaxing/inward sessions and more outward/fast paced.
Main benefits include: opening of muscles, joints, lungs ~ lengthening of spine and aligned posture, along with mental clarity (Opening, Lengthening, Rejuvenating)