Winter/ Spring Classes
classes are limited to 10 people or fewer per class
         register via the contact form below, or call 319-519-3848

Restorative Yoga Taught by Julie Jack

Thursdays 1:30-2:45pm, March 12, 19, 26, April 4, 11,18 $120.00 

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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

 

 

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Athletes' Deep Flexibility Spring Training Workshop taught by Meg Eginton and Ilya Buchkin 

Thursdays, 7:30-9:00pm. April 2, 9,16, 23. $90.00, with Handouts/videos. 

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Dance taught by Meg Eginton -- all classes full. New sessions begin in April. Sign up now. 

Ballet for Beauty Level 2, Fundamentals.  (limited to 10)

Tuesdays, 6-7:15pm. February 4, 18, 25, March 3, 10, 17. 

$115.00

 

new class Ballet for All Total Beginner (limited to 8)

Wednesdays, 5:30-6:45 February 5,19, 26, March 4,11, 18. 

$120.00

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.

$115.00

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Tai Chi dates, teacher and time TBA

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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.   

Release Your Tight Shoulders with Feldenkrais and Release Technique.

Two Session Clinic: Saturdays 1-3pm. March 14, April 4. $60.00. Single session for $25.00. A 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. Taught by Meg Eginton

Heal Your Aching Back with Feldenkrais and Stretch. Two Session Clinic: Saturdays 1-3pm. March 28, April 11. $60.00.Single Session for 25.00

Good for old injuries that impact on range of motion and lead to twinges and aches. Sciatica, Scoliosis, degenerative disc issues will be covered.  Class plus handouts and video Taught by Meg Eginton 

 

Mama's Core and More

May TBA
Swimsuit? Lifting? Backaches? Leaking? A class for mothers 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!


 

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

Alexander Technique

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

 

 

 

Individual Therapists in Residence

          at Movement for All

Meg Eginton
Somatic Movement Therapy: Tablework for Alignment and Myofascial Movement Induction, Unlearn Your Pain, Dance Coaching, Changing your body to heal CPTSD

Parker Ferguson

Sports Massage Therapist with experience in working with NFL and Olympiads.  

Julie Jack
Trauma Informed Yoga Therapy, private yoga, Mental Health

Anita Mischuk

Alexander Technique Lessons and Progressive Muscle Relaxation for tension release and easy sleep, Hypnosis for reframing

Nisha Mittal
Meditation, private Qigong lessons, Healing Touch, Theta

Kristi Cooper
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

 

Experiential Learning 

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 

 

Costs 

$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 

Iowasomapsychsummit.org

iowasomapsychsummit@gmail.com  

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. 
 
 
 
Eginton Alignment
Somatic Movement Therapy
and Education
 Meg Eginton, MFA, RSME-T
Registered International
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.

    Contact    

1161 Foster Rd.

Iowa City, IA 52245

meg@movementforall.com

Tel: (319) 519-3848

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