Authentic movement is a practice which supports presence within the body and compassionate acceptance of our bodied experiences whether they be physical, mental or emotional. There are no pre established movements, or poses, to learn or practice. Rather authentic movement is a simple, but powerful, improvisational form of movement that draws on the body’s […]
Capoeira instills the values of responsibility and self-confidence, all within a nurturing and fun environment.In addition to the physical benefits, capoeira awakens kids’ creative and artistic spark while developing their self-expression.Kids who train capoeira often improve in school and in their ability to work and play with others. Capoeira challenges kids to do their best […]
Lisa Schrempp is the pre-eminent ashtanga yoga teacher in Tucson and she is now starting her weekly fun ashtanga yoga classes on Tuesdays and Thurdays at 10am!
Want A ROCKIN’ Dance Class?? Want to get sweaty, be part of community, and let loose for 90 minutes? Want to see why we call this ‘church’ around here? Fridays 6:30pm: Jade’s Super Rockin’ Dance Class $10/person or ONLY $5/STUDENTS! Every Friday night, Jade Beall, the Founder of The Shala, holds her Rockin’ Dance Classes. […]
The Movement Shala is so honored to welcome Mysore Yoga and Ashtanga Yoga offered by Lisa Schrempp, Amy Armstrong and Laurent Baig: Monday-Thursday 6am-9am (Practitioners may begin between their practice between 6-7:45am Please confirm your preferred start time with Lisa) Friday 6-7:45am Led First Series With Lisa Friday 8-9am Intro To Ashtanga With Lisa Sunday 7-9am with Amy Armstrong […]
In class we will practice the basic steps of Heart Rhythm Meditation. HRM is an embodied form of meditation, which was developed to be applicable to daily life. Working together, we will cover techniques such as how to change and direct our breathing, the art of coordinating our heartbeat with our breath, and how to use the combined power of heart and breath to overcome the challenges that we face.
Meditative Yoga, with Natasha Korshak Sundays 10:00 – 11:30 am $10/class or $32 for a 4 class-pass An all-levels movement and asana practice that emphasizes inner awareness, breath development, and meditative stability. Slow, Deep, Calming, and Expansive. My intention with Meditative Yoga is to create and hold a space for people […]
Every Friday come learn traditional drum rhythms with an engaging and supportive human and teacher, Baba Kosan. The drum class will be taught in the tradition of Babatunde Olatunji. In this class, you will learn to sing the rhythms first, and then to play that rhythm on the drum. $10 or sliding scale as needed. […]
Do you need to dance and shake your booty and get sweaty and have a great time? Join Jen Eldred and Planet Djembe for a lovely Open-Level dance class every Thursday at 7pm! Jennifer Eldred has been studying West African dance with world-renowned master teachers from Guinea for over 10 years. She has performed with […]
Every Thursday at 11:30am: Wu-Style Tai Chi with Heidi Wilson Heidi Wilson: Coming from a musical family and being surrounded by the arts and creativity all my life, I have been playing music and dancing for as long as I can remember. When I discovered Tai Chi over thirty years ago, the powerful, slow, meditative […]