Come join us for an afternoon of sharing and experiencing Rosen Method Bodywork! Receive a Rosen Method bodywork session and participate in a conversation about Rosen Method Bodywork with Sara Webb and the current Rosen Interns. Time slots for sessions are at 1 pm and 3 pm, so you send in your payment and we will email you to schedule your session. Rosen Method bodywork is distinguished by its gentle, direct touch. Using hands that listen rather than manipulate, the practitioner focuses on chronic muscle tension. As relaxation occurs and the breath deepens, unconscious feelings, attitudes, and memories may emerge. The Rosen bodywork practitioner has been trained to notice subtle changes in muscle tension and shifts in the breath, and to acknowledge the responses with touch and words. As this process unfolds, habitual tension and old patterns may be released, freeing the client to experience more aliveness, new choices in life, and a greater sense of well-being. Rosen Method bodywork is often used by people who are looking for relief from headaches, back pain, muscle tension, joint pain, injuries, insomnia, and chronic conditions like asthma and chronic fatigue. The work can be supportive for people seeking emotional healing and dealing with memories... Learn More
This weekly training course will use the power of touch, words and awareness to discover the body’s wisdom. Open to people who want to learn how to give and receive the quality of touch and engagement offered by Rosen Method. Over the 38 years that this class has been offered, a variety of people have benefited — ranging from health care professionals to those engaged in a focused effort of self-development. This course is taught by the executive director of the school, Sara Webb, and she brings extensive experience to guiding students to a deeper understanding of the body’s language. Webb was a close colleague of Marion Rosen’s for many years. Charity Martin will be co-teaching the course with Sara Webb. Charity is a Rosen practitioner in San Francisco and a mindfulness and meditation teacher for many years. The presentation of a typical Rosen class includes: demonstration, supervision, sharing circle, Rosen Method guided movements, hands-on exchange between students. This course counts toward certification as a Rosen Method bodywork practitioner and is equivalent to one Rosen Method Intensive. For first-time participants, an application process is required. It takes place on nine Mondays, 4:30 pm to 9:30 pm. First class is Monday October 7th, running on Mondays... Learn More
This one-day workshop will introduce you to the basics principles of Marion Rosen’s understanding of the body. It will guide you through the process of hands-on learning to enable you to touch with depth and without using effort. It will show how the breath can be an indicator in the body of deep changes in states of mind. It is a reflection of emotional opening. Activities of the course include demonstrations of the bodywork, Rosen Method movement and hands-on exchanges between students. Sara Webb is the senior teacher for this course and has more than 30 years experience providing the opportunity for a new direction in life through Rosen Method. Coteacher to be announced.
Winter Solstice Intensive Taught by Gloria Hessellund and Bill Samsel. Rosen Method is grounded in the physical reality of the way the body functions, and also reaches the emotional and spiritual aspects of being human. The insightful teachings of this course on the body/mind connection will result in a profound impact on your personal and professional life. The Intensive is one component of a complete training program in Rosen Method bodywork. It is open to both career-track students and those who are interested in personal growth. The course runs Sunday to Sunday, 9:30 to 4:30, with Thursday as the day off. For first-time participants, an application process is required. A late fee of $50 is added for registration after November 15. With all classes if you cancel with under 2 months before start of class you will lose a deposit of $250.
How we move matters. Come move and be moved! The essence of Rosen Method is to encourage freedom of movement by gently and playfully getting us to move beyond unconscious attitudes and beliefs. When we move in accordance with our natural structure, we cultivate the experience of joy and vitality.Rosen Movement is deeply restorative because it cultivates body awareness and reconnect us with ourselves, with those around us, and with our environment. In addition, it is helpful in preventing injuries and reducing chronic tension. The Intensive workshop will be led with the expert guidance of three senior teachers: Theresa Garcia, Kate O’Shea, and Karen Peters. Each day will include movement classes taught by master teachers, sharing circles that allow for connection and community, movement anatomy that you can bring into your everyday life, and much more.This course is designed for people who are looking for health and well-being, for those wanting to enhance their professional bodywork, and those looking for certification as a Rosen Method Movement Teacher. For first-time participants, an application process is required. Continuing education credit available for nurses and massage therapists. Tuition is $700 and $420 reviewers fee (reviewers pay 60% of tuition and need to pay by calling the office or pay directly sending payment to paypal at firstname.lastname@example.org). There’s a 30-day registration due date... Learn More