Transform your life, body, mind, and spirit
HIS SPRING ~ Cultivate your intuition and allow your imagination and creativity to flow. Explore your original medicine. Hold tight to your dream. Free your voice through singing and open your heart with gratitude.
Transform your life, body, mind, and spirit
The Women’s Nurture Circle is a six-week course designed to strengthen your inner essence so you can work in the world with more energy and ease. In this course you will have the opportunity to listen to inner wisdom, share, journal, discover, and take action.
“Nurturing Ourselves – Nurturing the World”
Soul Motion™ Leadership Training Program: As your practice deepens you may feel ready to cultivate and deliver the Soul Motion message of dance artistry, everyday presence, and service in your community. To those who wish to deepen the work of Soul Motion in their life, in their body, and in their daily spiritual practice, we offer opportunities to study in depth with Arjuna and his support system during three intensive residential modules over the course of a year.
Port Townsend area yoga teachers are teaming up with local nonprofits for FEEL GOOD. DO GOOD.
Yoga benefits YOU, and these monthly by donation yoga classes benefit great causes in our COMMUNITY! Breathe. Stretch. Feel good. Do good. Donate what you can.
Each 2nd Monday, 5:30-6:30 pm. (Sometimes light refreshments will follow.)
Dive right in to a week of daily Soul Motion classes taught by the Soul Motion apprentices who are about to become certified teachers. Dancers from all directions will converge for a week-long intensive study of Soul Motion for their last module of The Soul Motion™ Leadership Program Inspired by the work of Vinn Arjuna Marti.
Come dance with an international community.
When we want this moment to be other than it is we experience stress and internal conflict: We separate from what is.
Healing occurs when we are no longer absorbed and tangled up in likes and dislikes. Attention bound in reaction is now available for change and transformation.
A change of perspective invites a feeling of radiant and joyful translucence in the body and brings about profound insights and Awakening.
The practice of iRest® helps calm the nervous system, integrate difficult emotions and thoughts, and helps find authentic responses to life’s challenges.
An elegant system which is incredibly powerful and facilitates profound shifts, insights and releases in the body physically, emotionally, mentally & spiritually. Meditation Mindfulness & Motion™ all wrapped into one system. Presented by Elise Ann Moore, Intuitive/Energy Healer
Join us for an enchanted evening of Kirtan with award winning, worldwide critically acclaimed ~ SHANTALA: Benjy and Heather Wertheimer bring us sacred music and the sounds of India with guest artist David Michael from Port Townsend and Jared May!
Soul Motion™ is a practice where we cultivate our capacity for listening to the deep wisdom of the body and the silent whisperings of the soul. We spiral with curiosity at the crossroads of our past and our possibilities. When body meets soul, movement meets moment… dissolution into spirit. Soul Motion™: Foundations is a deep dive into the structure of Soul Motion. Facilitated by Aletia Alvarez of Madrona MindBody and Michael Molin-Skelton of Spirit Weaves.
Inspired by the elemental roots of Africa and beyond, we'll immerse in Wassa's unique style of spirited dancing combined with seasonally rich movement meditations and stretching to begin and end each session.
As we breathe, we are already dancing.
World rhythms blend seamlessly with traditional and contemporary steps in this
lively afro-fusion dance form.
Join Quanita Louise and Judith-Kate Friedman for an interactive evening of music, spoken word and improvisation exploring and celebrating the intersections of culture, identity, ethnicity, race and class in community.
From inner landscapes and stillness, to raising our collective voices in song and exuberant celebration, the evening will open the way for fresh insights, heart-felt exchange, and deepening authenticity.
The Magic of getting lost in a sound and move that conquers your whole being.
Learn the essentials of Blues Partner Dance with Alicia Quaini in this evening class. No Partner necessary. All ages and levels are welcome.
Participating in a Breema workshop is a unique opportunity to experience a new way of moving, thinking, and feeling.
Breema Bodywork, Self-Breema exercises, and the Nine Principles of Harmony support us to unify body, mind and feelings, and become familiar with the taste of being present.
Free Open house ~ Experience Breema Intro Evening: Friday 7-9pm
All day Workshop Saturday 10:00am-5:30pm
Mindfulness in Motion
Movement is Life, Movement is Change, Movement is Choice,
Movement is Creativity, Movement is Flexibility, Movement is Connection,
Movement is Presence, Movement is Communication, Movement is Medicine
A weekend workshop with Europe's fast growing Movement Medicine co-founder Ya'Acov Darling Khan.
Standing up is not a one-time event – it takes fortitude. In relationships, at work, in conversation, with our own habits, we are called to stand up again and again, in matters big and small.
So how do we embody this necessary practice?
Let’s explore together and allow our bodies to answer. An Open Floor movement inquiry where we mine the innate wisdom of our bodies to investigate.
Bring the Love of your life for a day on the mat! We'll stretch, breathe, and practice together, in both individual and couple's poses that open our hearts to each other and to possibilities. Connect and reflect in romantic Port Townsend, on a very special Valentine's Weekend!
What Happens When We Begin Our Day With Dance? Imagine waking up in the morning and dancing first thing. Imagine as you step onto the dance floor, other groups of dancers, in different cities are doing the exact same thing. How would that change your dance, your day, your year? You don’t have to imagine it—you can do it.
Intimacy: [ˈin(t)əməsē] to allow oneself to be seen
An Open Floor movement inquiry with Anneli Molin-Skelton
Do you have the courage to be seen and felt by yourselves and others in your entirety?
It takes immense courage to include and be present with our entire self and to soften our hearts around the places we have hardened.
JAMI SIEBER and NANCY RUMBEL entreat us with rich and beautiful music.
ELECTRIC CELLIST, VOCALIST & COMPOSER JAMI SIEBER is a celebrated pioneer of her instrument with an inspiring and fearless style of performance that has been recognized internationally. She will be joined by Nancy Rumbel, accomplished woodwind musician.
Are you long overdue for a day where you simply Stop?
Do you need to slow down, recharge your batteries...and get some perspective on your life?
This is a guided, many-layered journey that will have the feel of a day-long ritual.
Wren LaFeet and Antje Schäfer bring you somatic tools for connection and exploring kinetic intimacy with sovereignty on the dance floor. This beginning Cocréa workshop will offer you a solid introduction to Fusion partner dancing with their unique twist that seamlessly integrates relational dynamics, and the spiritual philosophy of partner dance as an awareness practice for personal growth.
Summer is here! Come dance on the Beach at Fort Worden! Swirl in the sand. Dip a toe in the Sound.
Soulful Sunday on the Beach at Fort Worden
Embody Your Transformation NOW!
Join us for this rare opportunity to practice Qigong with Master Mingtong Gu, who is honored as the Master of the Year by the World Qigong Congress in 2011 and trained in the largest Qigong hospital in China. Master Gu will lead Wisdom Healing Qigong, a profound and effective system of healing and transformation for optimizing health and wellness. Using gentle movement, sounds, visualization, and meditation the mind, body and heart are empowered with more vitality, joy and purpose.
Sound Healing evening with Qigong Master Mingtong Gu. Mingtong will be at Madrona for a Healing Intensive Retreat June 24-29. He is offering this evening session for those who can't make the entire retreat but would like to experience an evening with him.
Join us for an hour of family yoga, followed by an hour of open drumming. We seek to create a safe, fun space for adults and children to experience breath, rhythm, and movement together. Deepen your family and community connections through inter-generational play, to the beat of the drum.
YogaSculpt is a fun upbeat fusion of traditional yoga, yoga with weights, and barre/core work. Special this week, YogaSculpt every morning at 7am. First Class free for new students!
Two very accomplished musicians are coming to Madrona to share their love of the harp and Celtic and Swedish traditional music as well as their own original music. They come not only with harps but with a great array of instrumentsto entertain and enthrall us!
Crafting the Fully Embodied Flow of Your Partner Dance
Cocréa blends the connected, structural integrity of social partner dance, with the organic, blissful expression of free dance. Together, we learn to listen and respond in every moment to co-create spontaneously and practice presence to move together as one.
Interdisciplinary performing artist DawN Crandell, with Goddard College, presents: “Xenophobadelica,” blends poetry and burlesque, storytelling and movement to ask: “Not Black enough, Queer enough, sweet enough, sexy enough… all mixed up? FREE
Discover the power of whirling.
Join us for an unforgettable experience: a Sufi-inspired Alchemy Spinning Workshop to expand our consciousness and connect with basic human goodness through our fully embodied presence.
Are you long overdue for a day to devote to your own nurturing? Do you need to recharge your batteries and get some perspective on your life?
You are invited to surrender into receiving: to be nourished, supported and witnessed within an intimate group of women.
Dave Stringer returns to Madrona MindBody Institute ~ We are delighted to have him here sharing his Kirtan music with us! Come join us! CULTIVATE JOY! Kirtan is an ecstasy-inducing, call-and-response form of mantra chanting that is currently undergoing a worldwide renaissance. Stringer’s sound invokes the transcendent mysticism of traditional Indian instruments with the exuberant, groove-oriented sensibility of American gospel and the ringing harmonies of Appalachia.
Blue Belt, the second level of Nia education, explores how to create healthy relationships through body-centered communication. This intensive introduces the next set of 13 Nia principles, which focus on the 4 realms of body, mind, emotions and spirit.