Weekly Classes at Movement Dialogues

Tuesday Morning Class

Guided by Brenda Sorkin, GCFP

Cell: 704.650.7252 or Brenda@MovementDialogues.com

Dates: Resming in September 2019

Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

4 Week Series: $60

Drop in: $18 per class

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Rediscover your inborn capacity for efficient movement at any age. Learn to inhabit your body in a more supportive and less taxing way. There are hundreds of class possibilities, varying in difficulty and complexity for all levels of movement ability. These Feldenkrais movement explorations are designed to involve thinking, sensing, moving, feeling, and imagining.

It is important in class to find HOW you engage with each movement process, and to stay within your range of comfort. Please contact the teacher before dropping in if you have never taken a class.

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Friday Morning Class

Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement

Guided by Paula Alonso, GCFP

Cell: 704.905.8594 or PaulaAlonsoMovement@gmail.com

Fridays Time: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

to Resume August 2019

Punch card with 6 classes: $72 Drop in: $15 per class

Payment in cash or check made to Paula Alonso

This is an ongoing weekly class suitable both for beginners and experienced students. Explore new possibilities for easy, pleasurable movement. Refine your ability to listen to yourself - become your own movement authority.

Qigong and Feldenkrais

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Guided by Brenda Sorkin, GCFP

Brenda@MovementDialogues.com or 704.650.7252

In 2002 I was certified by Chan Zhang to teach what I consider a more feminine qigong form called Dance of the Phoenix. I was interested in studying with a woman because all of my previous qigong forms had been developed by men.

This form has 5 sets of movements aimed at harmonizing energy, massaging your organs, centering your chakras and auras and breaking up negativity. The figure eight, a symbol of infinity, is prominently used in the movements.

You will receive written notes for each set at the end of class to help you with your practice so that you will have the full set by the end of the series. We will enhance the series by drawing from Feldenkrais and Bones for Life for our warm up, increasing the potential of the qigong sets.

Classes are small and can last from 1 to 1 ½ hours. A class can be started with 8 of your friends and consensus on day and time.

Child'Space Charlotte

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Guided by Brenda Sorkin, GCFP

Brenda@MovementDialogues.com or 704.650.7252

Classes and private sessions include:

  • hands-on instructive touch to stimulate baby’s proprioception and brain development
  • face to face play to encourage bonding, social interaction, early conversation and language
  • sensorimotor activities to support baby’s emerging developmental stage
  • techniques for calming, holding and bonding
  • music, song and age appropriate play to stimulate rhythm and facilitate social relationships

At present, the ChildSpace program is not available in groups. Private sessions are available. Private lessons available for Preemies, Late Bloomers and Babies with Special Needs

In the future we plan to offer the following classes:

  • Newborn - 3 months
  • Pre-Crawlers - ages 4 months to crawling
  • Crawlers - Any age crawling baby
  • Standing and Cruisers - Any age beginning to stand or cruise

"Because touch, more than any other sense, has such ready access to young babies brains, it offers perhaps the best possible opportunity, and one of the easiest, for molding their emotional and mental well-being.” -Lise Eliot, Ph.D. from What's Going On In There

Moms To Be

Weekly Classes Available

Guided by Paula Alonso

PaulaAlonsoMovement@gmail.com or 704.905.8594