"Neuroplasticity and Movement" For the last 15 years, Ms. Leoffler has been interested in research involving studies of the brain and movement. The field of neuroscience is rich with potent examples of how our participation with attention and dynamic engagement of our senses in movement create shifts in the structure of the brain...read more in Val's reading list "On Neuroplasticity and Movement" About Val
Living Continuum: 2013/2014 Offerings
Explorations with Val Leoffler
Certified Trager practitioner, Nationally Certified NCBTMB massage practitioner, clinical hypnotherapist
Authorized Continuum Movement Teacher, Registered Somatic Movement Therapist and Educator
Join me as we nourish, challenge, rest into and receive support from the full web of life's mysterious forces: the delicate tender fragile quivers to that potent persistent ever changing strength that grows amongst us
As we breathe, elongate, suspend & soar, we inquire about what it means to be a human body in these times. Movement is life, life is movement. From the tiniest cellular quiverings in our organs to the larger dynamic expressions of fascia, bone & psyche: we explore these elemental commonalities and mysteries with the global & beyond.
Come rest, breathe, arch, rediscover your waves & fluid origins: move, be moved, touch, be touched, explore your fluidity and fire in a supportive environment. Allow your animal body the embrace of: Organic movement that listens, explores and challenges while creating core strength & flexibility intelligently support renewal, self-care and expression: Awaken to the fullness of what it means to be alive!
Weaving Continuum, yoga & fluid healing
arts we explore fluidity around the spine, breath & joint spaces with wave motion, gentle & expansive movements that
enliven, increase mobility & self- discovery!
All Continuum Classes held in spacious Westside Santa Cruz InnerDance studio fully equipped with Exploreboards, small & large physioballs, rollers, chairs, ties, pelvic swing, cushions & other props for optional use & comfort.
Embodied sweat, stretch & strengthen spiral, arc, curve: faster paced dynamic movement through space, agility, breath & fluidity, core alignment & play! Held at Swift St. Studio.