This summer the Residential Retreat is taking place at a new venue in Sonoma County in Penngrove, California. The teachers, Sara Webb and Cassie Scott, are continuing a tradition that Marion Rosen embraced — sharing Rosen Method in a beautiful setting surrounded by flowering gardens and rolling golden hills. A Rosen Intensive is a remarkable opportunity to learn this bodywork in an in-depth format over a seven-day period. Rosen Method develops your capacity for self-awareness through gentle direct touch, joyful movement, and dialog. We will explore the essence of Marion Rosen’s understanding of the body-mind connection through demonstrations, shared discussion and supervised practice. The Intensive offers the possibility to learn in an environment of natural beauty, transformation and community. It is one component of a complete training program in Rosen Method bodywork. This course is open to both career-track students and those who are interested in personal growth. Sara Webb is one of the directors of the Rosen Berkeley Center, and she was Marion Rosen’s first student! She has practiced and taught Rosen Method all her professional life. Cassie Scott will be traveling from Toronto to bring her knowledge of Rosen Method to students here. Scott is a Rosen teacher-candidate, has... Learn More
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
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. We will announce soon who will be co-teaching this class with her to showcase a broad range of approaches to this Method. The scope of a typical 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 until December 13th, with one full... Learn More
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.