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.
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
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.
This class is a guided journey to deepen our understanding of the 5Rhythms and to awaken and expand the rhythms in our bodies.
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.
As a studio we are very aware of the many yoga lineages 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.
Deeping the practice of yoga asana (postures) and Pranayama (breathwork) can help us begin to deepen our embodiment and relation to the yogic path toward a steady, clear mind. This class will support students who would like to continue their inquiry of the physical practice while honoring the vast philosophy and culture that surrounds yoga. Class will focus on alignment to suit the body for each posture, explore more yoga postures, develop a breathing practice and steady both body and mind in preparation of meditation. .
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.
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.
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.
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!.
Connect your mind and body in this meditative flow. Each class begins and ends with guided meditation and pranayama. Move through seated & reclined poses, sun salutations and standing balances to warm the body while connecting the breath & mind to each movement. Use of props is encouraged. You will leave class with a sense of mindfulness and self-compassion to apply in daily life.
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.
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.
Find your way to feeling fully alive and fully relaxed with pranayama (breathwork), sun salutes, 12 primary asanas with variations, and chanting. By exploring the sensations and thoughts that arise as we move with intention, we gain awareness of joy, resistance, edges, allowing, and grace. This is classic hatha taught in the lineage of Sivananda, with influence from Anusara and Ashtanga. All body shapes are supported in their own expressions, while practicing together physical, mental, and emotional strength and peace.
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.
T”The mindfulness we need is inclusive and meets people exactly where they are. It is exactly what we need to carry ourselves into this time and to navigate what we are up against right now. Mindfulness isn’t the answer to everything, but it can be the foundation.” Rev. angel Kyodo williams
Establishing a consistent meditation or mindfulness practice can help to provide a path toward steadying the mind, ground the self and sooth the nervous system to a more calm state. Join practitioner and provider Mariel Ferreiro (certified trauma informed yoga & meditation instructor and bodywork provider) on a journey of discovery and deep inquiry. We will explore various meditation practices from Yoga Nidra to Soto Zen meditation. These classes will provide you with tools to take outside of the studio to incorporate into your daily routine. Learn the practice and discipline of stillness, silence, and spaciousness along with gentle guidance all through a trauma informed lens. Mariel has been practicing and guiding various forms of mediation for over a decade and is dedicated to creating space that is radical in its foundation of liberatory practice, inclusive and accessible to all.
In this Beginner’s Drop-In Hand Drum Class, we will explore how to play hand drums. NO PRIOR EXPERIENCE is necessary, and all beginners are welcome! Drums will be provided, and you are welcome to bring your own, if you have one. In each class, I will go over the basics of hand drumming, which include how to hold and handle your drum and basic hand drumming techniques. I will offer a drum lesson based on a weekly theme, and we will enjoy group drumming together.
If you’re looking for a fun way to try something new, and make music with others, come join us!
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.