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Embrace the potential for increased energy, reduced stress, and a renewed zest for life in this immersive Series of Day long Workshop  moving through the 5Rhythms® waves map. In each day long workshop we will explore mindfulness, movement, connection and self-care, all tailored to enhance your overall vitality. Join us to cultivate a deeper sense of well-being that radiates through every facet of your life. You are welcome to join one or all in the series. We will offer a zoom connection meeting in between workshops  for those who sign up for the whole series we will offer two Waves a month to keep your practice thriving.  
Christina Graham Smith:  5Rhythms Teacher, Parent, Therapist, MBA
Jo Bainbridge Cobbett:    5Rhythms, Open Floor, Parent, Visual Artist

We bring our decades of experience together to invite you into the Wave from a fresh perspective. Each session will center on an individual Rhythm, while including them all.

This is an accessible dive into a holistic approach of well being All levels of experience are welcomed,  Accredited  for 5Rhythms Teacher Training.   
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Nurturing Self through Flowing 

Sat. October 14, 2023  

1pm - 7:30pm

The nurturing Rhythm of  Flowing can assist us in boosting energy levels, allowing us to dance into life with an increased sense of vitality. Movements in Flowing are smooth and continuous;  increasing flexibility, grounding and balance in our bodies, life and relationships.  The gentle yet fluid movements in this Rhythm can help release tension and stress, leaving us in a more relaxed state of being. Focusing on the sensations of our bodies we increase awareness of our body's signals and needs so we can lovingly fill our buckets. 

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Mental Clarity through Chaos

Sat. February 10, 2024

1pm - 7:30pm

 

Chaos is a gateway where the focus on bodily sensations and rhythm allows the mind to quiet down. This can lead to increased mental clarity and a break from everyday mental chatter. When we move faster than our mind a shift occurs, the thoughts dissolve and we become the eye of the storm, grounded, centered and present regardless of what is occurring around us in the moment. We allow the Rhythm of Chaos to rejuvenate and revive us rather than depleting our energy forces. Shaking out stress, negative thoughts, old stories we no longer need, judgements that hinder our well being. 

Energizing through Staccato

Sat. December 9, 2023 

1pm - 7:30pm

 

How’s your pie chart of life experiences? Your inner portfolio. Is it full of activities, people, experiences that energize and fulfill you? Is it heavy on responsibilities that leave you drained, with little energy to add fulfilling experiences? We dance into exploring boundaries, embodying our yes breath, activating our no with clarity so we can meet our everyday experiences with balance. Taking this into the larger field of our relationships with Self, Other, Family, Community.

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Inner Peace through Stillness

Sat. May 18, 2024 

1pm - 7:30pm

 

Slowing down, connecting with spirit and breath, can lead to a sense of inner peace and contentment. It's a reminder that peace and stillness are always accessible within us, even amid the chaos of life. Stillness serves as a vital component for balancing our overall energy. Knowing when to slow down. If a race-car tries to go 100% around the curves, it’s going to crash. We too crash in different ways when we continue to push ourselves. Slowing down leads to a deeper understanding of oneself and a greater capacity for presence, self-acceptance, and inner peace while keeping our awareness of what's essential and needed.

Creative Expression through Lyrical 

Sat. April 13, 2024

1pm - 7:30pm

 

Lyrical is a wellspring of creativity and inspiration. It allows space for ideas and insights to surface, and it can be particularly valuable for artists, musicians, writers, and anyone seeking creative breakthroughs. Lyrical can provide a much-needed break from the seriousness of everyday life, inviting dancers to experience childlike wonder and spontaneity. We listen to our body's intuitive impulses, sharpening our ability to trust our inner wisdom and cultivate spontaneity. 

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Info for Workshop

Pricing Exchange:

Full package: $525 ($225 savings) includes attending all workshop, group  zoom connection in between and two 45 min Waves sent each month to dance and keep your practice thriving.  Individual sessions Info**

Times, All Sessions: 1:00 to 7:30

 

Location:

2650 Truxtun Road, Suite 200

Dance Place San Diego, Liberty Station

San Diego, CA 92106

 

**Exchange for Individual Workshops 

 

Creating Access not Scarcity: Following the class and economic justice sliding scale created by Alexis J. Cunningfolk, please review and select the price point below that allows you to attend the workshops. Discounts available are on a first come basis (10 discount spaces available) and my hope is to create a space where all can participate so reach out if you need further assistance.  Space is limited to 30 dancers. 

 

Full Price for one Day  $150: I am comfortably able to meet all my basic needs, I am employed or do not need to work, I have access to financial savings and have an expendable income and can afford at least an annual vacation. I may struggle at times, but overall I feel financially comfortable. 

 

Partial Discount: $112.50 (25% Discount) Use code DISCOUNT25% when registering: I may stress about meeting my basic needs, but still regularly achieve them, I may have some debt, but it does not prohibit attainment of basic needs, I may have access to financial savings and have some expendable income and can take a vacation annually or every few years. 

 

Full Discount $90 (40% Discount) use code DISCOUNT40% when registering : I frequently stress about meeting my basic needs and don’t always achieve them, I have debt that sometimes prohibits me from meeting my basic needs, I rent lower end properties or have unstable housing, I am unemployed or underemployed without access to savings, I have no or very limited expendable income and cannot afford or have the ability to take time off work for a vacation without financial burden. 

 

***Basic needs include food, housing and transportation.


 

Wellness Measures: Please attend only if you are feeling well, we are responsible for ourselves and our community.  All are welcome to wear a mask and take as much space as you need and feel comfortable.  If you have been exposed to Covid or anything else, have a positive test or feel symptoms please reach out for a refund (minus $30 processing fee) or use your pass for a later workshop   By attending you are agreeing to be responsible for your physical and mental well being  and take personal measures for your well being.   


 

Refund Policy:

Full series purchases are non-refundable, discount allows for missing one in the series (saving $200). Individual workshop registration: Cancellations received 4 weeks prior to the workshop date receive a full refund minus a $30 processing fee for day workshops. Cancellations made two weeks prior to the begin date are subject to a participant replacement and receive a refund minus a $50  processing fee if place in the workshop filled. All dancers can move the date to another workshop date if sick or an emergency arises if done prior to the workshop start day. If a participant is a no show for the workshop without communicating, registration payment will not be refunded.

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