Classes

Movement Meditation Practices

Learn more about our classes: 5Rhythms®, YogaDance, Meditation, and Yoga . We also host Women’s 5Rhythms closed circles that open 2x a year.

Our classes support all folx, bodies and most abilities. We are on the second floor with 20 steps to reach our studio. Please reach out to us if you are interested in our classes and need an accessible space to participate.

5Rhythms®

Sweat Your Prayers

In this class we experience the movement meditation practice of Gabrielle Roth’s 5Rhythms. Flowing, Staccato, Chaos, Lyrical and Stillness are the rhythmic container where our inner dancer is invited to express and be set free.

“The more you dance, the more you sweat. The more you sweat, the more you pray, The more you pray, the closer you come to ecstasy.” ~Gabrielle Roth

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5Rhythms Women’s Circle ‘Sister Prayers

Take our hands and join our circle of women dedicated to the journey of wild abandon and holy ecstasy~ We dive deep to the realms of intuitive, visceral and instinctual movement to invite and invoke our deepest healing essence as we move our bodies in our shapeshifting beauty, wisdom and power. I look forward to being with you again in all your vulnerability and authenticity.Next 5-month session will begin in May.

This class is offered as a 5 month/once monthly session ~ pre-registration is required.

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5Rhythms: Soul Surfing

This class is a guided journey to deepen our understanding of the 5Rhythms and to awaken and expand the rhythms in our bodies.

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I really like the class sizes.

The instructors take the time to get to know you and are very willing to work with your needs The instructors really care about their students, they are very welcoming to all yoga levels.

~Anonymous Student

Yoga~Asana

As a studio we are very aware of the many yoga linages that have suffered from sexual misconduct and abuse. Although our teachers have diverse training backgrounds, Be Moved and all of its teachers implement our strong studio policy to uphold the highest level of ethical integrity in our teachings and in our relationships with our students. Please reach out to us if you have any questions about the classes and practices you find at Be Moved concerning lineage, teachings and ethical integrity.

MIndful Flow Yoga

Mindful Flow Yoga is an open invitation to listen to your body and find movement that feels amazing to you. The class includes meditation, pranayama (breath-work), and yoga asana (poses). However, rather than focusing on the aesthetics of the poses, students are asked to focus on how the poses feel, and students are given the opportunity to customize their experience and engage in playful and mindful exploration throughout the practice. All are welcome in this class!.

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Be Restored Yoga

This restorative yoga class may include supported asana, mudra, breath and sound as well as Yoga Nidra. We will invite stillness to the mind and body in deep relaxation to balance our nervous system and reduce stress.

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Yoga for People of Color (by donation)

This donation class provides yoga practice that sustains a traditional commitment to yoga’s roots while also honoring the explicit recognition of, and healing from, racism and its intersecting oppressions. This class is a healing space where BIPOC+ are not “othered”, where BIPOC+ are the norm instead of the exception. The goal of BIPOC+ Yoga is to provide an opportunity for people of color to be seen and loved as they make their way through a regular yoga practice. We respectfully remind you that this class is only for those who identify as BIPOC.

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LEARN MORE

Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) need a space to practice yoga as a way to heal from the damages of racism and other systemic injustices, many which create serious health impacts on our bodies (e.g, weathering, depression & other mental health, hypertension, cardiovascular disease), also known as embodied inequality (Krieger, 2013). Yoga is recognized as having numerous health benefits but is often practiced in “race-evasive” ways, ones where race, racism, and intersecting injustices are ignored, in largely white spaces. In order to provide a space for BIPOC to engage in yoga that specifically addresses racism and intersectional injustice, we have created BIPOC+ Healing Yoga. The + is in recognition that people of color experience intersecting oppressions (e.g., sexism, ableism, cis-heteropatriarchy) that make them even more vulnerable to societal and interpersonal inequities.

Community Yoga

FREE/love offering to all the community. This class is an open, all levels class taught by the teachers at Be Moved and other teachers in our community. Come as a beginner or as an advanced yogi to share in our love for yoga!.

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Vinyasa Flow

An adaptive asana progression that integrates breath with a consistent foundation of poses. On the physical plane, we explore how our body feels as we open myofascial lines and play with our edges. On the emotional plane, by bringing our full attention to the breath and the body moving, we experience a reprieve from the typical turnings of the mind and find peace and contentment. Includes discussion of both yoga philosophy and structural alignment as it pertains to the practice.

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Somatic Mindfulness & Yoga

A class based on the principals of Somatic Experiencing – a body based trauma healing method with special emphasis on the nervous system. Class will incorporate gentle and restorative forms of yoga. Goals of this class are to calm the nervous system, to open, lengthen, and strengthen the body, and to connect with sensations that surface through movement.

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Ayurvedic Yoga

This gentle class will combine meditation, mudra, mantra, pranayama and asana while creating balance with the 5 elements and the natural world. This class will be available and adaptable to your abilities.

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Not enough thanks can be expressed with all of the teachers that I have encountered at Be Moved.

Thanks also to you, Laura Martin-Eagle, for your continued support of Community Yoga, as well as the wonderful instructors that walk through your doors at Be Moved.

~ Lyle
Gentle Noon Yoga

Gentle Noon Yoga is intended to help relax/recharge during the lunch hour. Focusing on eclectic floor work, breath awareness, balance, toning, range of motion, and self massage techniques. Done mostly on the floor and is suitable for everyone including beginners and those who seek a restorative practice.

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Yoga~Meditation/Sound Journeys

Sound Journeys

Sound is a powerful medicine and has been utilized in various cultures for thousands of years as a tool for mental, physical, and spiritual healing. In this sound journey you will often hear the rhythm of the drum, the shake of a rattle, the whisper of wings, and the rustle of plant music. Along with bells, bowls, gong, chimes, and voice that flood the room helping you to sink into yourself and attune. A sacred space is held as spirits and the elements are called to be present. This energetically charges the atmosphere with healing presence. Brook works with these energies to channel and create soothing frequencies, vibrations, and tones. An intention is set for the waves of sound to wash over you and through you restoring your life force to a balance and harmony with your true self. This experience may help you to decompress, release blockages, replenish, have clarity, and feel whole as your authentic power returns and restores. This journey may bring up deep emotions and energetic entanglements that you are ready to release. Please know you are supported and every part of you is welcome.

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YogaDance

DANCE WITH PURPOSE

Join Adria on the dance floor in this limited summer yogadance class series ‘Dance With Purpose’. This 8 class series is an invitation for you to show up and dance for your community. The class series will be intentionally raising money for the Haus of McCoy, a community hub for queer and trans youth that centers Black trans women and youth of Lawrence, Kansas: www.hausofmccoy.org Adria will be donating 50% of her teacher pay to the Haus of McCoy and inviting dancers to donate at every class. Help us exceed our fundraising goals with the power of dance! Can’t make it to class? You can still donate! Lawrence is incredibly lucky to have the Haus of McCoy. We can not take it for granted.

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“The Beginners class is very organized and allowing of your own pace/growth.

Sally is awesome. She is very patient and helping to all of her students.”
~ Lane Hornback – Lawrence, Ks

Be Moved Studio is a sanctuary of movement arts for those that are seeking a deeper connection to body, mind, spirit~ self and community in Lawrence, Kansas.

Come to our beautiful and spacious historic studio, celebrating over 20 years in the heart of Downtown Lawrence to experience vibrant, sacred, and heart-filled movement.

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