Nia White Belt with Adelle and Joanie
Feb
4
Feb 14

Nia White Belt with Adelle and Joanie

February 4-7 and 12-14, 2016

The Nia White Belt Training is the first level of a five-belt training series that presents a body-centered approach to health, wellness and fitness. If you have a desire to share Nia in a professional capacity, the White Belt Training is your entryway into teaching. Those who choose to pursue the path of personal enrichment use this training as a starting point for becoming a master student.

Over the course of one week, you will comprehensively explore physical sensation through five core-competency areas of study including movement, music, anatomy, science and philosophy. This joyful journey into the self is instrumental in helping you develop body knowing by learning to listen, interpret and consciously respond to the information your body communicates to you via sensation. Enroll in an upcoming training today, and positively shape the way you feel, look, think and live.

Upon graduation, you are eligible to become a livelihood member. As a livelihood member, you obtain a teaching license (whether you decide to use it or not) and have exclusive access to an in-depth continuing education program, an online forum, and special benefits and privileges. You may enroll in the Green Belt Training - which is dedicated to the craft of teaching - at any time after completing your White Belt Training. You may also enroll in the next level of training, Blue Belt Training. 
This White Belt is a spilit weekend format, to accomodate busy working schedules.

Questions? Please call Adelle at 210-872-0751, or Joanie at 210-286-7631

**You can read more about the Nia trainings at http://www.nianow.com/node/61311 or email info@thesynergystudio.com

Breath and Movement with Adelle Brewer
Dec
4
Dec 6

Breath and Movement with Adelle Brewer

"Breath and Movement" is an official Transformational Breath Foundation introductory weekend that allows one to learn about the three levels of Transformational Breath® the science of movement and breath, the experience of movement to enhance the breath, as well as four very powerful breathing sessions.


"BaM" is a perfect way to explore both movement and Transformational Breath® with minimal commitment and maximum results. The weekend is designed for everyBody, with no previous knowledge necessary.

We learn about our own unique breathing pattern, begin opening our breath, and feel dramatic shifts in the flow of our lives as a result; then progress into using the breath to clear negativity in the subconscious. We explore how Transformational Breath® clears cellular memory in a scientific way.

Breath and Movement will dive into the body's way of moving, using experiential anatomy to sense the healing power of movement and enhance daily breathing, opening to full potential and possibilities of life. Learning simple, yet profound ways of moving our body to improve circulation, release endorphins and move energetic blocks, we will learn additional tools to aid in the body's natural healing capacity. With increased awareness of the our body and movement, we will become more present, living fully moment to moment.

December 4-6, 2015

Times:
(Friday) 05:00pm - 07:30pm
(Saturday) 11:00am - 06:00pm
(Sunday) 09:00am - 02:30pm

Cost:
$299. *early bird discount until Nov 15, $350 after

Adelle Brownlee Brewer is a Certified Transformational Breath® Coach + Trainer, 1st Degree Black Belt Certified Nia Instructor + Trainer, JourneyDance Facilitator, Reiki Sensei, and Professional Fiber Artist. She has been dancing and teaching in the field of art and somatic education for over 35 years.

Bollywood and Bhangra!
Nov
22
1:30 pm13:30

Bollywood and Bhangra!

Whether at a festival, in a movie, or on the radio, you've probably heard the sounds of India's two most popular dance styles: Bollywood and Bhangra. Now you can learn the moves too!

Join Hetali for a set of fun classes where you'll learn how to move your hips, hands, and arms all at once to an Indian beat! We'll put together basic moves that will make you the talk of your next dance party. No experience required - just come ready to have a good time!

Sunday, November 22, 2015
12:00-1:30 pm
$20.

JourneyDance of Spirit!
Nov
19
6:45 pm18:45

JourneyDance of Spirit!

Thursday, Nov 19
6:45pm
$25

Get into closer touch with your heart, through movement, dance and energy awareness. Become more keenly aware of yourself as an intuitive sensory being. Experience life through your open heart and enjoy the art of connecting. Together, we will move in a series of partner and group exercises to open energy flow and energy awareness, giving and receiving nourishing an energetic massage, and evolving into dancing.

Get ready for the holiday season with flowing, open energy!

Register online... click on the 'workshops and events' tab on the schedule page... scroll down and follow the prompts!

Drum and Dance Circle! Celebrate the Winter Solstice! with David Montalvo
Nov
18
6:45 pm18:45

Drum and Dance Circle! Celebrate the Winter Solstice! with David Montalvo

Celebrate the Winter Solstice with a Drum and Dance Circle! with David and Cameron Montalvo We play drums, percussion and other instruments... 

*You can bring your own instruments or we have some we can share* We create music in the moment and hold a safe place for dancing and singing and sharing your spirit!

We welcome everyone and all levels of experience! Bring your singing voices, your dancing feet, your drumming hands and your unique spirit on Friday, October 9, from 6:45-8:00pm. Get ready for a BLAST of FUN! 

Friday, December 18
6:45-8:00 pm
$15 per person

***Please save your spot in advance, so we can get a drum for you. We will fill the house, so sign up asap!... Join Us!

Grateful Routine Sneak Peak! with Debbie Rosas
Nov
15
5:30 pm17:30

Grateful Routine Sneak Peak! with Debbie Rosas

Debbie Rosas, co-founder of Nia Technique, teaches the upcoming Nia routine GRATEFUL, due for release at the end of the year!

FUN is in the air!

Debbie is in San Antonio for a Nia Moving to Heal training, November 13-15. Celebrating the end of the training with a fun peak into her new routine GRATEFUL, she will be teaching a special 5:30 pm class on Sunday, November 15.

Sign up in advance to secure your place! We will sell this class out!
Sunday, November 15
5:30 pm
$20

Moving to Heal Special Class with Debbie Rosas
Nov
13
5:30 pm17:30

Moving to Heal Special Class with Debbie Rosas

Special Nia Class offered!
Do you teach with people in challenging situations? Hospitals, Pain Clinics, Nursing Homes, Cancer Centers, Eating Disorder Clinics, Patients with Alzheimer's, ALS, Brain injuries, PTSD, Wounded Warriors, etc.

Do you know someone who would benefit from the healing power of movement doing Nia? Do you want to know more?

Designed with the unifying theme of healing, Moving to Heal (MTH) teacher training provides instuctors with the knowledge and skills to deliver therapeutic benefits to students through the Nia class experience. Founded on the art of movement and the philosophy of The Body's Way, trainees learn techniques to adapt Nia therapeutically and how to successfully engage people using Nia movement and Dancing Through Life principles to feel better.

Topics covered include philosophy of healing and The Body's Way, sensation science, somatic anatomy, Nia movement, and how to work with music to enhance a therapeutic movement experience. The training places specific emphasis on the ethics of healing and compassionate leadership while considering the needs of diverse students, e.g., cancer patients, Parkinson's Disease, trauma recovery, or healing post-injury. The course includes topics on business and marketing.


While the training is only open to Nia Livelihood Members, Debbie and fellow trainers are offering a special class for the public while they are in San Antonio for the training! 

Friday, November 13
5:30 pm
Nia 'Moving to Heal' in a Chair
$20.                                                      

Only 20 spots available! Sign up below in advance. We will sell out!                                    Join Debbie Rosas, co-creator of Nia, as she travels to San Antonio to inspire and share her knowledge!

**Nia Livelihood Members... The training has sold out. Look online, or www.nianow.com for additional dates.** 

Aerial Yoga 6-Week Series
Nov
12
9:30 pm21:30

Aerial Yoga 6-Week Series

6-week series on Sundays and Tuesdays
7:00 - 8:00 P.M.
$150

Come experience the playfulness and stillness of aerial yoga!  The hammocks that we use in aerial yoga are made of the same fabric used in Cirque du Soleil and Pink’s performances, but modified so that it is closer to the ground.  The hammocks are safety-rated to hold up to 2000 lbs, ensuring that all students can practice safely.  The beauty of aerial yoga is that you don’t need ANY previous experience with acrobatics, aerial dance, or even yoga.

When you come to aerial yoga class, the aerial hammock is used various ways throughout class. You will condition and stretch muscles, decompress joints, and improve range of motion and coordination. 

We have a few spots in both series. Please call the studio and leave a message: 210-824-4225


During conditioning moves, your body is partially supported by the hammock to challenge muscles in a way unique to aerial yoga.  You’ll work your core and strengthen your back using both the hammock and your own body weight to provide resistance. When your weight is shared with the hammock, you will be able to move through your full range of motion. You may find that your new core strength will change your day-to-day functioning.

The aerial hammock allows you to stretch your muscles in new ways, making it a powerful tool in improving function.  The novel poses of aerial yoga stretch tight muscles that affect your everyday comfort.  These kinds of benefits make aerial yoga an antidote to the culture of driving and cubicle-sitting.

Flipping upside down gives you the opportunity to change the perspective from your everyday. Every class has inversions which are not only fun, but have many benefits.   When you hang upside down in a hammock, the effects of gravity are inverted, which decompresses the spine and strengthens surrounding muscles. 

If deepening your existing yoga practice is one of your goals, the hammock also provides posture-assistance for more advanced, traditional yoga postures.  The hammock provides feedback, creating awareness of your body in your favorite poses. 

Finally, every class ends with a relaxation pose, fully supported in the hammock.  Unlike the relaxation pose of a mat yoga class, the hammock reduces noise and light stimuli.  The effect is powerful: it stays with you long after class has ended, and keeps you returning. 

Come, be a part of our aerial yoga community! For more information, please visit our FAQ page on our website www.aerialyogasa.com/faq or email us at aerialyogasa@gmail.com.

Register online... click on the 'workshops and events' tab on the schedule page... scroll down and follow the prompts! *The series has started but we have a few spots. Please call the studio and leave a message: 210-824-4225

 

MELT for Sports Enthusiasts with Joanie Brooks
Nov
8
2:00 pm14:00

MELT for Sports Enthusiasts with Joanie Brooks

Are you a Runner, Golfer, Tennis Player, Bicyclist, Weekend Warrior? Come to this 90 minute MELT for Sport Enthusiasts workshop and learn easy self-treatments to help you get the most out of your sport and lower the risk of injuries.

Take your sport to the next level with the MELT Hand and Foot Treatment. Learn how easy it is to increase strength, accuracy, and control of your game, while decreasing the wear and tear on your joints, as well as common injuries that could keep you sidelined.

MELT is a simple self-treatment technique that works by rebalancing your nervous system and rehydrating your connective tissue, which is all around your muscles and joints. Learn how treating this tissue can return the body to a more ideal state. The MELT Hand and Foot Treatment is a perfect complement to your game, whether you are a beginner or have been enjoying the sport for years.

Everyone who registers will receive a MELT for Sport Custom Kit that includes MELT Hand and Foot Treatment Balls and instructions.

Sunday, November 8, 2015

Time: 2:00-3:30pm

$50 *includes Sport Custom Kit*

Contact Joanie Brooks for more informationbrooks.joanie@gmail.com