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Upcoming Bodywork and Movement Classes

InstructorSara Webb
TypeOnsite Course
DateJan 18, 2020 - Jan 18, 2020
Time1pm-4pm
PlaceRainbow Heart Studio, 1450 Cornell Ave, Berkeley
Seat4/0
Price$30
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Rosen Method Open House

  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, Charlie Metzler and the current Rosen Interns. Time slots for sessions are at 1pm and 3pm, 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...
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InstructorTheresa Garcia
TypeOnsite Course
DateJan 25, 2020 - Jan 29, 2020
Time9:45am-4pm
PlaceNoe Valley Ministry 1021 Sanchez St, San Francisco, CA 94114
Seat7/16
Price$750
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Winter Movement Intensive

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...
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InstructorSara Webb
TypeOnsite Course
DateFeb 29, 2020 - Feb 29, 2020
Time10am-4pm
PlaceRainbow Heart Studio, 1450 Cornell Ave, Berkeley
Seat1/0
Price$110
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Rosen Method Intro Workshop

This one-day workshop will introduce you to the basic 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. Co-teacher to be announced.
InstructorSara Webb
TypeOnsite Course
DateMar 16, 2020 - May 18, 2020
Time4:30pm-9:30pm
PlaceRudramandir 830 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA
Seat0/16
Price$1135
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Rosen Method Bodywork Spring Weekly class

  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. A Co-teacher will be announced soon.  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 March 16th, running on Mondays until May 18th, with one full day Saturday class. The tuition is $1135. If you...
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TypeOnsite Course
DateMar 29, 2020 - Apr 5, 2020
Time9:30am-4:30pm
Place1645 Fourth St, Berkeley
Seat1/16
Price$1135
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Spring Bodywork Intensive

    Spring Bodywork Intensive taught by Gloria Hessellund and Co-teacher(to be announced soon). 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 April 15. With all classes if you cancel with under 2 months before start of class you will lose a deposit of $250.
InstructorSara Webb
TypeOnsite Course
DateJun 21, 2020 - Jun 28, 2020
Timefirst day starts at 4pm after 9am-4pm
PlaceCold Springs Retreat Center, Penngrove California
Seat1/12
Price$1600
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Residential Bodywork Training At Cold Springs Retreat Center

Come for an idyllic vacation course in Sonoma County! The Rosen Residential Retreat 2020 is taking place at a gorgeous venue in Penngrove, California. The teachers, Sara Webb and a co-teacher (to be announced) will continue the tradition that Marion Rosen embraced — teaching Rosen Method in a beautiful ambiance surrounded by flowering gardens, blue skies 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. It has been her life-long joy and commitment. An application process is required for first-time...
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