Winter/ Spring Classes
classes are limited to 10 people or fewer per class
register via the contact form below, or call 319-519-3848
Spring Forest Qigong class taught by Nisha Mittal
Thursdays 1-2:15pm. February 6, 13, 20, 27, March 5 & 12. $120.00
Contemporary Alexander Technique taught by Anita Mischuk
Living with Ease, an Alexander Technique Workshop
Fridays 9-10:30am. February 28, March 6,13,27, April 3, 10. $150.00
Dance taught by Meg Eginton
Ballet for Beauty Level 2, Fundamentals. (limited to 10)
Tuesdays, 6-7:15pm. February 4, 18, 25, March 3, 10, 17.
new class Ballet for All Total Beginner (limited to 8)
Wednesdays, 5:30-6:45 February 5,19, 26, March 4,11, 18.
no dance experience necessary
Ballet for Beauty Level 3 (limited to 10).
Adult Beginners. The group has stayed together for one year. Re-train. Join us!
Thursdays, 6-7:20pm. Feb. 6, 20, 27, March 5, 12, 19.
new class Somatic/Open Form Dance for All (limited to 8)
February 10, 17, 24, March 2,9.16
Open Form dancing opportunity combined with prompts for contemporary Somatic Dance-making processes. No formal dance experience necessary. Perhaps preparation for Authentic Movement group to begin in April. Studio open at 2:45 for your private use.
Tai Chi on-going practice class
teacher and time TBA
teacher and time TBA
Eginton Alignment Somatic Movement Education
Clinics and Workshops
limited to 8 participants, Pre-registration required.
Mama's Core and More
Saturday and Sunday February 22, 23, 10:00am-12:15pm. 150.00 (sliding scale available).
A class for new moms and other women of all ages who would like to understand and gain control over their abdominal support, pelvic floor strength, continence, back pain, and changes in gait, and who would like to find out how to carry their babies, toddlers, and backpacks to help their cores get stronger as they move. The core is much more than the "abs," and instead involves 15 muscle groups that can be re-coordinated, or compensated for. Get whole and strong!
Eginton Alignment Daily Dozen Workshop
Fridays 1-2:30 April 3, 10, 17 , 24, May 1, 8 150.00 with video for home practice.
Learn Eginton Alignment's baker's dozen of movements which re-align your skeleton and muscles in motion for greater ease, better standing, sitting, and walking -- and less pain. Meg Eginton has taught her series, which to countless people world wide and in theatre and dance programs as a way to teach the principles of Alexander Technique, increase technique, and change bodies -- in a group setting. This is a restful yet active class which uses mindful concentration and intentions to change physical form. Good for chronic pain, degenerative disease, and aging well. Recognized by insurance companies in the UK and AU for reimbursement and acceptable by Flex plans at U of Iowa, Kirkwood, VA etc.
Athletes' Deep Flexibility Training Workshop
Thursdays, 7:30-9:00pm. April 2, 9,16, 23. $100.00, with Handouts/videos. Useful for runners, bikers, skiers, soccer players, tennis players. Based on Russian athletic and circus eccentric stretch and strength training combined with Yoga for ease. Start where you are, and end with hamstrings and backs and shoulders that are fluid and comfortable. Techniques learned by Meg in Russia, and others that come from male dancing, which she has taught since 2002. Meg will be assisted by Ilya Buchkin.
Heal Your Back Clinic Two Session Clinic
Saturdays March 7, 28 9am-11:15am. $90.00. One for 48.00
A Somatic method that you learn take home, and use to truly get better and manage flares. The exercises and coaching go home with you and continue to heal you and teach you.
Release Your Shoulders Two Session Clinic
Saturdays 9am-11:15am, March 14, April 4 $90.00. One for 48.00.
A Somatic method that you learn, take home, and use to truly get better and manage flares. Good for old injuries that impact on range of motion and lead to twinges and aches. A different approach that works. Class plus handouts and video.
Movement for All Free Events
Events are limited to 15 participants. Please reserve via contact form
or call 319-519-3848. We take reservations up until the time of the event.
Gindler Sensory Awareness Meditation
Free Orientation Session offered by Meg Eginton.
Saturday February 8, 9-10
Free Orientation Session offered by Anita Mischuk.
Saturday February 15 1:00-3:00pm
Integrated Amrita Meditation
Free Orientation Session offered by Nisha Mittal.
Wednesday, February 18 1-2pm
How To Breathe
Free class in the anatomy of breath and how our muscles and nervous systems can be called up to help us in times of heightened stress, or with our therapy clients. Offered by Meg Eginton
Saturday, February 28, 9-10:45
Neighborhood Free Yoga
Offered by Tauni Doster, dates TBA and announced on Peninsula Neighborhood shout out
Free Sports Injury Clinic
Offered by residents sports massage therapist Parker Ferguson.
Date and time TBA
Individual Therapists in Residence
at Movement for All
Somatic Movement Therapy: Tablework for Alignment and Myofascial Movement Induction, Unlearn Your Pain, Dance Coaching, Changing your body to heal CPTSD
Sports Massage Therapist with experience in working with NFL and Olympiads.
Trauma Informed Yoga Therapy, private yoga, Mental Health
Alexander Technique Lessons and Progressive Muscle Relaxation for tension release and easy sleep, Hypnosis for reframing
Meditation, private Qigong lessons, Healing Touch, Theta
Mindbody Medicine, Healing Touch and Spiritual Counseling
Sports Massage Therapist now onsite. Experienced with athletes including the NFL. Call Meg Eginton to make an appointment with him. 319-519-3848
new Corporate Programs
Movement for All can deliver targeted classes created for your task forces and organizations. Recent clients have included Collins Aerospace, Oaknoll Retirement, and Lewis and Clark Community College. Workshops for wellness that people can take home, or better "selling of a great idea" can help with employee retention, morale, and productivity. Classes movement skills, relaxation, Functional Medicine Nutrition, secular meditation, qigong, tai chi, injury prevention, Pilates and Core work, Back injury prevention, shoulder freedom, sleep hygiene, are offered in an accessible and memorable way by expert teachers. Professional presentation skills for influence, body language, and vocal technique are available onsite and rates are reasonable for Iowa businesses.
Free on-street Parking. Reasonable Rates, quiet and attractive surroundings. Offices, dance studio, and event including seminar space, full kitchen, and reception area, for rent. Reasonable rates and breaks for not for profits. And, if you have a dance you want to make, we have free rehearsal space for you!
TALKS, SEMINARS, WORKSHOPS
Free Events Winter 2019.
Limited to 15 participants. Advance registration required.
Saturday February 8, 9-10am
Gindler Sensory Awareness Meditation Free Orientation and Session offered by Meg Eginton.
Saturday February 15, 1-3pm
Alexander Technique Free Orientation and Session offered by Anita Mischuk
Wednesday, February 18, 1-2pm
Integrated Amrita Meditation Free Orientation and Session offered by Nisha Mittal:
Saturday, February 23, 9-10:45
How To Breathe: Free class in the anatomy of breath and how our muscles and nervous systems can be consicously recruited to help us in times of heightened stress, or with our therapy clients. Offered by Meg Eginton
Neighborhood Free Yoga taught by Tauni Doster, dates TBA and announced on Peninsula Neighborhood shout out
2020 Summit Roster to be announced in April
Iowa Summit on Somatic Psychology and
Somatic Movement Therapies
September 20-23, 2019
For psychotherapists, psychiatrists, counselors, and clergy who would like to learn more.
A summit on somatic therapies: psychological and movement therapies that strengthen clients' ability to create more resilience and mind-body health. This small group conference will be especially useful for your work with fragile populations, trauma, attachment disorders, and PTSD/CPTSD. Somatic Psychology and Somatic Movement Therapies are crucial evidence-based tools for psychotherapists, psychiatrists, counselors, and clergy people.
Please join 12 experts in the field of Somatic Psychology and Somatic Movement Therapies presenting lectures, experiential learning sessions on effective therapeutic movement modalities, and self-care tools you can use during your workday.
Enrollment limited to 15 participants.
Presenters and Content
Lectures The Origins of Somatic Psychotherapy
Meg Eginton, MFA, RSME-T, NACDM Forever Entwined: The History of Movement Therapy and Somatic/Body Psychology, and Polyvagal Theory and Contemporary Somatic Movement Therapies
Kristi Cooper, BS, MS, CHTSMP, CMBMF Resilience in the Face of ACEs
Barbara Brender, BFA, LMT, Hospice Prof. Therapeutic and Appropriate Touch in Hospice Care
Julia Buchkina, MD, MPH, ABIHM Supporting Bodymind Health with Functional Medicine
Julie Jack, MS, MA, E-RYT, C-IAYT (2020) Self-Regulation through Trauma Informed Yoga
Lori Enloe, PT, MA, CEEAA, CIT T’ai Chi for Mental Health
Betsy Zmuda-Swanson, MSW, SEP Introduction to Somatic Experiencing
Jennifer New, MA, Y500 Introduction to TRE®: Tension and Trauma Releasing Exercises
Beth R. Troutman, PhD, ABPP Incorporating Dance into Parent-Child Interaction Therapy
Meg Eginton, MFA, RSME-T Authentic Movement, How Breathing Works, Sensory Awareness, Emotions and the Body
Self Care Learning
Anita Mischuk, ATMW Alexander Technique for Self-Care During Your Workday
Nisha Mittal Ed.D, cert. Spring Forest QiGong QiGong for Self-Care
Barbara Brender, LMT, Hospice Professional Self Care Skills for Care Professionals
Julie Jack. MS,MA, E-RYT, C-IAYT (2020) Restorative Yoga
Dates and Contact Hours
Friday September 20, 2-9pm
Saturday September 21, 9am-6pm
Sunday September 22, 9am-6pm
Monday September 23, 9am-12pm
$475.00. $450.00 early bird registration. $400.00 week-end only.
Catered lunch available, housing on your own.
For more information, contact, and to register
Director, Meg Eginton, 319-519-3848
THE EMPTY SPACE
Rent Movement for All office space by the day, week, month. Rent Movement for All gathering spaces and kitchen for your event. Reasonable rates and sliding scale for not-for-profits. Let's talk. Call 319-519-3848
An Empty Space "space grant" might be yours... Write us a letter about your project in dance, script development, education, philosophy, free or nearly free workshops.
Somatic Movement Therapy
Meg Eginton, MFA, RSME-T
Somatic Movement Educator and Therapist
A practice in body-brain-mind alignment assisting people of all ages to remain active and moving more safely and comfortably. Meg uses hands-on touch and customized exercises and behavioral strategies to help her clients gain independence from pain, trauma and motor problems.
For testimonials, and more information on Eginton Alignment and Meg's Bio, see menu, upper right.
PROVIDERS, TEACHERS, & CREATORS
Movement for All, LLC, is always looking for new well-trained and credentialed health and wellness movers, therapists, teachers, meditators, thinkers, and performing artists who share our vision. We are committed to helping our partners flourish by keeping costs affordable. There are many ways your business or creative practice might fit into our community.
Be in good touch.
1161 Foster Rd.
Iowa City, IA 52245
Tel: (319) 519-3848