Somatic Therapy Workshop: Listening to Your Heart
Sep
22
2:00 PM14:00

Somatic Therapy Workshop: Listening to Your Heart

Somatic therapy is a mind-body healing modality that has roots in mindfulness, body awareness, subtle energy healing and the expressive arts.

In this workshop, you will be invited to pause, focus inward and bring a gentle awareness to your heart space. You will be guided in simple movements and meditation intended to connect you with your heart. Then you will have the opportunity to explore the messages in your heart through drawing and journaling.

Appropriate for anyone seeking deeper connection to themselves.

All are welcome.

Bring journal and drawing materials if you have them.

$5 suggested donation.

Free parking in front and back of the Toivo building, on Franklin Ave and across the street in a parking lot next to Tico's place.

Katherine Grigg, MPC, RSMT is a Registered Somatic Movement Therapist who is passionate about weaving mindfulness and compassion into everyday life. She sees clients in West Hartford and teaches classes and workshops in the greater Hartford area.

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Free Mindfulness and Movement Workshop
Aug
25
4:30 PM16:30

Free Mindfulness and Movement Workshop

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This workshop is an invitation to slow down, connect inward, be in your body and move to music. We will explore meditation, gentle stretching, qigong and creative expression through dance.

All are welcome. No previous experience necessary.

Bring a yoga mat, meditation cushion or bench if you have one and wear clothes you can move in freely.

Inspired by Kate's training in Shake Your Soul®: The Yoga of Dance.

Contact Kate to sign up.

Kate is a Registered Somatic Movement Therapist with a passion for weaving mindfulness and compassion into everyday life. She sees clients in West Hartford and teaches classes and workshops in the greater Hartford area.

 

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Shake Your Soul: The Yoga of Dance at Avon Chapter Holistic Chamber of Commerce Meeting
Aug
8
6:30 PM18:30

Shake Your Soul: The Yoga of Dance at Avon Chapter Holistic Chamber of Commerce Meeting

At the August meeting of the Avon Chapter Holistic Chamber of Commerce (held in Bloomfield), I will be leading the group in a creative dance experience. You do not have to be a member to come. It's free for first time visitors. And it's free if you're a member, too.

We will start with a brief meditation and gentle stretching. From there I will guide you in some simple movements and invite you to find your own dance.

No previous experience necessary. All are welcome. Wear clothes you can move in!

To let us know you're coming, RSVP on the Facebook event page.

Location note: it's on the third floor!

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Somatic Therapy Workshop: Open to Your Body's Wisdom
Jun
30
2:00 PM14:00

Somatic Therapy Workshop: Open to Your Body's Wisdom

Somatic Therapy is a mind-body healing modality that has roots in mindfulness, body awareness, subtle energy healing and the expressive arts.

In this workshop, you will be invited to pause, focus inward and bring a gentle awareness to your experience in the present moment. The workshop will include mindfulness meditation, gentle movement and exploring your inner world through drawing and journaling.

Appropriate for anyone seeking a deeper sense of connection to themselves, their spirituality and/or the world.

Bring a journal and drawing materials if you have them. Paper, crayons and colored pencils will also be provided for those who need them.

$5 suggested donation. All are welcome.

To be held at Toivo at 399 Franklin Ave in Hartford.

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Free Mindfulness and Movement Workshop
Apr
7
4:30 PM16:30

Free Mindfulness and Movement Workshop

This workshop is an invitation to slow down, be in your body and move to music. We will explore meditation, gentle stretching, qigong and creative expression through dance.

All are welcome. No previous experience necessary.

Bring a yoga mat, meditation cushion or bench if you have one and wear clothes you can move in freely.

Inspired by Kate's training in Shake Your Soul®: The Yoga of Dance.

Contact Kate to sign up. Walk-ins welcome.

Kate is a Registered Somatic Movement Therapist who is passionate about weaving mindfulness and compassion into everyday life. She sees clients in West Hartford. To learn more about somatic therapy, a mind-body healing modality appropriate for anyone seeking a deeper sense of connection to themselves, their spirituality and/or the world around them, visit her home page here.  

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Mindfulness and Movement Class - CANCELLED
Feb
13
9:00 AM09:00

Mindfulness and Movement Class - CANCELLED

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CLASS IS CANCELLED. Stay safe and warm.

The winter months are an ideal time to tune into you. This class invites you to slow down, connect with your body and release your inner dancer. - We will explore mindfulness, meditation, qigong and moving to music.

Open to all levels of ability and experience, this is a time for you to explore being you and moving from the inside out. It is also a time to connect with others in a unique and powerful way.

Bring a yoga mat, meditation cushion or bench if you have one and clothes you can move in. Inspired by Kate’s training in Shake Your Soul®: The Yoga of Dance.

Cost is $10. Cash or check, payable at the door.

Contact Kate to sign up. Walk-ins welcome.

Check uuse.org or www.facebook.com/KateGriggRSMT in case of extreme weather.

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Mindfulness and Movement Class
Feb
6
9:00 AM09:00

Mindfulness and Movement Class

  • Unitarian Universalist Society: East (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The winter months are an ideal time to tune into you. This class invites you to slow down, connect with your body and release your inner dancer. We will explore mindfulness, meditation, qigong and moving to music.

Open to all levels of ability and experience, this is a time for you to explore being you and moving from the inside out. It is also a time to connect with others in a unique and powerful way.

Bring a yoga mat, meditation cushion or bench if you have one and clothes you can move in. Inspired by Kate’s training in Shake Your Soul®: The Yoga of Dance.

Cost is $10. Cash or check, payable at the door.

Contact Kate to sign up. Walk-ins welcome.

Check uuse.org or www.facebook.com/KateGriggRSMT in case of extreme weather.

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Mindfulness and Movement Class
Jan
30
9:00 AM09:00

Mindfulness and Movement Class

  • Unitarian Universalist Society: East (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The winter months are an ideal time to tune into you. This class invites you to slow down, connect with your body and release your inner dancer. We will explore mindfulness, meditation, qigong and moving to music.

Open to all levels of ability and experience, this is a time for you to explore being you and moving from the inside out. It is also a time to connect with others in a unique and powerful way.

Bring a yoga mat, meditation cushion or bench if you have one and clothes you can move in. Inspired by Kate’s training in Shake Your Soul®: The Yoga of Dance.

Cost is $10. Cash or check, payable at the door.

Contact Kate to sign up. Walk-ins welcome.

Check uuse.org in case of extreme weather.

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Free Introductory Somatic Therapy Workshop
Jan
28
9:30 AM09:30

Free Introductory Somatic Therapy Workshop

  • Unitarian Universalist Society: East (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Opening to Your Body's Wisdom

Somatic Therapy is a mind-body healing modality that has roots in mindfulness, body awareness, subtle energy healing and the expressive arts.

In this introductory workshop, you will be invited to pause and focus inward. As you bring a gentle awareness to your body, you may be surprised by what you find. The workshop will include mindfulness meditation, gentle movement and simple sketches for inner exploration.

Appropriate for anyone seeking a deeper sense of connection to themselves, their spirituality and/or the world. All are welcome.

Bring a journal, something to write with and a yoga mat if you have one.

Contact Kate to sign up.

Check uuse.org or www.facebook.com/KateGriggRSMT in case of extreme weather.

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Mindfulness and Movement Class
Jan
23
9:00 AM09:00

Mindfulness and Movement Class

  • Unitarian Universalist Society: East (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The winter months are an ideal time to tune into you. This class invites you to slow down, connect with your body and release your inner dancer. We will explore mindfulness, meditation, qigong and moving to music.

Open to all levels of ability and experience, this is a time for you to explore being you and moving from the inside out. It is also a time to connect with others in a unique and powerful way.

Bring a yoga mat, meditation cushion or bench if you have one and clothes you can move in. Inspired by Kate’s training in Shake Your Soul®: The Yoga of Dance.

Cost is $10. Cash or check, payable at the door.

Contact Kate to sign up. Walk-ins welcome.

Check uuse.org in case of extreme weather.

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Mindfulness and Movement Class
Jan
16
9:00 AM09:00

Mindfulness and Movement Class

  • Unitarian Universalist Society: East (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The winter months are an ideal time to tune into you. This class invites you to slow down, connect with your body and release your inner dancer. We will explore mindfulness, meditation, qigong and moving to music.

Open to all levels of ability and experience, this is a time for you to explore being you and moving from the inside out. It is also a time to connect with others in a unique and powerful way.

Bring a yoga mat, meditation cushion or bench if you have one and clothes you can move in. Inspired by Kate’s training in Shake Your Soul®: The Yoga of Dance.

Cost is $10. Cash or check, payable at the door.

Contact Kate to sign up. Walk-ins welcome.

Check uuse.org in case of extreme weather.

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Mindfulness and Movement Class
Jan
9
9:00 AM09:00

Mindfulness and Movement Class

  • Unitarian Universalist Society: East (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The winter months are an ideal time to tune into you. This class invites you to slow down, connect with your body and release your inner dancer. We will explore mindfulness, meditation, qigong and moving to music.

Open to all levels of ability and experience, this is a time for you to explore being you and moving from the inside out. It is also a time to connect with others in a unique and powerful way.

Bring a yoga mat, meditation cushion or bench if you have one and clothes you can move in. Inspired by Kate’s training in Shake Your Soul®: The Yoga of Dance.

Cost is $10. Cash or check, payable at the door.

Contact Kate to sign up. Walk-ins welcome.

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Mindfulness and Movement Class
Dec
19
9:00 AM09:00

Mindfulness and Movement Class

  • Unitarian Universalist Society: East (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

December can feel stressful and busy. This class invites you to slow down, connect with your body and release your inner dancer. We will explore mindfulness, meditation, qigong and moving to music.

Open to all levels of ability and experience, this is a time for you to explore being you and moving from the inside out. It is also a time to connect with others in a unique and powerful way.

Bring a yoga mat, meditation cushion or bench if you have one and clothes you can move in. Inspired by Kate’s training in Shake Your Soul®: The Yoga of Dance.

Cost is $10. Cash or check, payable at the door.

Contact Kate to sign up. Walk-ins welcome.

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Mindfulness and Movement Class
Dec
12
9:00 AM09:00

Mindfulness and Movement Class

  • Unitarian Universalist Society: East (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

December can feel stressful and busy. This class invites you to slow down, connect with your body and release your inner dancer. We will explore mindfulness, meditation, qigong and moving to music.

Open to all levels of ability and experience, this is a time for you to explore being you and moving from the inside out. It is also a time to connect with others in a unique and powerful way.

Bring a yoga mat, meditation cushion or bench if you have one and clothes you can move in. Inspired by Kate’s training in Shake Your Soul®: The Yoga of Dance.

Cost is $10. Cash or check, payable at the door.

Contact Kate to sign up. Walk-ins welcome.

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Mindfulness and Movement Class
Dec
5
9:00 AM09:00

Mindfulness and Movement Class

  • Unitarian Universalist Society: East (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

December can feel stressful and busy. This class invites you to slow down, connect with your body and release your inner dancer. We will explore mindfulness, meditation, qigong and moving to music.

Open to all levels of ability and experience, this is a time for you to explore being you and moving from the inside out. It is also a time to connect with others in a unique and powerful way.

Bring a yoga mat, meditation cushion or bench if you have one and clothes you can move in. Inspired by Kate’s training in Shake Your Soul®: The Yoga of Dance.

Cost is $10. Cash or check, payable at the door.

Contact Kate to sign up. Walk-ins welcome.

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Mindfulness and Movement Class
Nov
28
9:00 AM09:00

Mindfulness and Movement Class

  • Unitarian Universalist Society: East (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This class invites you to slow down, connect with your body and release your inner dancer. We will explore mindfulness, meditation, qigong and moving to music. Open to all levels of ability and experience, this is a time for you to explore being you and moving from the inside out. It is also a time to connect with others in a unique and powerful way.

Bring a yoga mat, meditation cushion or bench if you have one and clothes you can move in. Inspired by Kate’s training in Shake Your Soul®: The Yoga of Dance.

Cost is $10. Cash or check, payable at the door.

Contact Kate to sign up. Walk-ins welcome.

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Mindfulness and Movement Workshop
Nov
5
11:00 AM11:00

Mindfulness and Movement Workshop

  • Unitarian Universalist Society: East (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This workshop invites you to slow down, connect with your body and release your inner dancer. We will explore mindfulness, meditation, qigong and moving to music. Open to all levels of ability and experience, this is a time for you to explore being you and moving from the inside out. It is also a time to connect with others in a unique and powerful way. Bring a yoga mat, meditation cushion or bench if you have one and clothes you can move in. This workshop is inspired by Kate’s training in Shake Your Soul®: The Yoga of Dance.

Cost is $10. Cash or check, payable at the door.

Contact Kate to sign up. Walk-ins welcome.

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Mindfulness and Movement Workshop
Oct
8
11:00 AM11:00

Mindfulness and Movement Workshop

  • Unitarian Universality Society: East (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This workshop invites you to slow down, connect with your body and release your inner dancer. We will explore mindfulness, meditation, qigong and moving to music. Open to all levels of ability and experience, this is a time for you to explore being you and moving from the inside out. It is also a time to connect with others in a unique and powerful way. Bring a yoga mat, meditation cushion or bench if you have one and clothes you can move in. This workshop is inspired by Kate’s training in Shake Your Soul®: The Yoga of Dance.

Cost is $10. Cash or check, payable at the door.

Contact Kate to sign up. Walk-ins welcome.

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Qigong in Elizabeth Park
Oct
5
8:00 AM08:00

Qigong in Elizabeth Park

Need a midweek pick-me-up? Join me for qigong on Wednesday mornings in Elizabeth Park. We will start at 8am and practice qigong for about 20 minutes. You are welcome to come for the whole time or join in for a few minutes.

The qigong that I practice is a mixture of several varieties I have learned and experienced over the years. It is gentle and healing and appropriate for most levels of ability.

This is an ongoing class that will continue each Wednesday at 8am until the weather gets too cold. 

Suggested donation of $5. All are welcome - no one will be turned away.

Location: Meet on the south side of the rose garden between the garden and the road. There is an oak tree with benches around its base next to a ginkgo tree. Look for us there.

In case of heavy rain or storm, class will be canceled. 

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Qigong in Elizabeth Park
Sep
28
8:00 AM08:00

Qigong in Elizabeth Park

Need a midweek pick-me-up? Join me for qigong on Wednesday mornings in Elizabeth Park. We will start at 8am and practice qigong for about 20 minutes. You are welcome to come for the whole time or join in for a few minutes.

The qigong that I practice is a mixture of several varieties I have learned and experienced over the years. It is gentle and healing and appropriate for most levels of ability.

This is an ongoing class that will continue each Wednesday at 8am until the weather gets too cold. 

Suggested donation of $5. All are welcome - no one will be turned away.

Location: Meet on the south side of the rose garden between the garden and the road. There is an oak tree with benches around its base next to a ginkgo tree. Look for us there.

In case of heavy rain or storm, class will be canceled. 

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Qigong in Elizabeth Park
Sep
21
8:00 AM08:00

Qigong in Elizabeth Park

Need a midweek pick-me-up? Join me for qigong on Wednesday mornings in Elizabeth Park. We will start at 8am and practice qigong for about 20 minutes. You are welcome to come for the whole time or join in for a few minutes.

The qigong that I practice is a mixture of several varieties I have learned and experienced over the years. It is gentle and healing and appropriate for most levels of ability.

This is an ongoing class that will continue each Wednesday at 8am until the weather gets too cold. 

Suggested donation of $5. All are welcome - no one will be turned away.

Location: Meet on the south side of the rose garden between the garden and the road. There is an oak tree with benches around its base next to a ginkgo tree. Look for us there.

In case of heavy rain or storm, class will be canceled. 

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Qigong in Elizabeth Park
Sep
14
8:00 AM08:00

Qigong in Elizabeth Park

Need a midweek pick-me-up? Join me for qigong on Wednesday mornings in Elizabeth Park. We will start at 8am and practice qigong for about 20 minutes. You are welcome to come for the whole time or join in for a few minutes.

The qigong that I practice is a mixture of several varieties I have learned and been exposed to over the years. It is gentle and healing and appropriate for most levels of ability.

This is an ongoing class that starts on Wednesday, Aug 31 and will continue each Wednesday at 8am until the weather gets too cold. 

Suggested donation of $5. All our welcome - no one will be turned away.

Location: Meet on the south side of the rose garden between the garden and the road. There is an oak tree with benches around its base next to a ginkgo tree. Look for us there.

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Qigong in Elizabeth Park
Sep
7
8:00 AM08:00

Qigong in Elizabeth Park

Need a midweek pick-me-up? Join me for qigong on Wednesday mornings in Elizabeth Park. We will start at 8am and practice qigong for about 20 minutes. You are welcome to come for the whole time or join in for a few minutes.

The qigong that I practice is a mixture of several varieties I have learned and been exposed to over the years. It is gentle and healing and appropriate for most levels of ability.

This is an ongoing class that starts on Wednesday, Aug 31 and will continue each Wednesday at 8am until the weather gets too cold. 

Suggested donation of $5. All our welcome - no one will be turned away.

Location: Meet on the south side of the rose garden between the garden and the road. There is an oak tree with benches around its base next to a ginkgo tree. Look for us there.

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Qigong in Elizabeth Park
Aug
31
8:00 AM08:00

Qigong in Elizabeth Park

Need a midweek pick-me-up? Join me for qigong on Wednesday mornings in Elizabeth Park. We will start at 8am and practice qigong for about 20 minutes. You are welcome to come for the whole time or join in for a few minutes.

The qigong that I practice is a mixture of several varieties I have learned and been exposed to over the years. It is gentle and healing and appropriate for most levels of ability.

This is an ongoing class that starts on Wednesday, Aug 31 and will continue each Wednesday at 8am until the weather gets too cold. 

Suggested donation of $5. All our welcome - no one will be turned away.

Location: Meet on the south side of the rose garden between the garden and the road. There is an oak tree with benches around its base next to a ginkgo tree. Look for us there.

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Feb
20
10:30 AM10:30

Free Mindfulness and Movement Workshop

  • Unitarian Universalist Society: East (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This workshop invites you to slow down, connect with your body and release your inner dancer. We will explore mindfulness meditation, Qigong and moving to music. Open to all levels of ability and experience, this is a time for you to explore being you and moving from the inside out. It is also a time to connect with others in a unique and powerful way. Bring a yoga mat, meditation cushion or bench if you have one and clothes you can move in. This workshop is inspired by Kate’s training in Shake Your Soul®: The Yoga of Dance.

Snow date is Sunday, February 21, 1:30pm - 3:00pm. In case of snow, check back here,  http://www.uuse.org/, or www.facebook.com/KateGriggRSMT for up-to-date information. 

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