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Sun, Mar 10


Presence Studio

New Moon Conscious Movement and Sound Journey

Join certified Azul facilitator Denise Skinner and sound healing practitioner Ruby Koa in a beautiful combination of conscious dance and sound healing that will allow you to move stuck energy, tune into the wisdom of your body, and fully relax and integrate.

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New Moon Conscious Movement and Sound Journey
New Moon Conscious Movement and Sound Journey

Time & Location

Mar 10, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Presence Studio, 1412 Cornwall Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225, USA

About the event

New Moon Conscious Movement and Sound Journey

Join Ruby Koa and certified Azul facilitator Denise Skinner in a beautiful combination of conscious dance and sound healing that will allow you to move stuck energy, tune into the wisdom of your body, and fully relax and integrate.

Through the modality of Azul Conscious Movement, Denise will guide you through an exploration of deep listening and opening as you move to songs specifically chosen to enhance your movement experience.

After about an hour, you’ll lay down to fully relax and integrate your Azul experience as Ruby takes you on a Sound Journey with instruments like crystal and Tibetan Singing Bowls, her Planetary Moon Gong, ocean drum, rain stick, and various types of chimes.

Benefits of Azul Conscious Movement:

  • Feel more IN your body
  • Feel better from moving to fun and heart centered music
  • Feel more relaxed and release stress and tension
  • Get out of your thinking mind and more connected to your body
  • Movement of your life force energy

Benefits of Sound Healing:

  • Stimulates immune system and glandular functioning
  • Encourages the movement of life force energy
  • Supports deep spontaneous meditation
  • Improves concentration, creativity and will-power
  • Advances spiritual exploration and self-discovery

With: Ruby Koa & Denise Skinner

When: Sunday March 10th, 5:00-7:00 pm

Where: Presence Studio

Price: Early Bird Rate until 3/5: *$35,*$40 after REGISTER HERE 15% off for autopay members.

Bring a friend and you each can save $7, use code FRIEND7 at checkout.

A few sliding scale spots are also available as well as a few work exchange positions for set up and take down. Text Ruby if you're interested at 360-447-8778.

*Payment Note: The credit card fee of around $1.50 will be included in your total.

To avoid the fee (if there are still spots available), you can send your payment via Venmo and include your name and email and/or phone number, my handle is @ruby-koa (Last 4 digits of my phone number are 8556 and just please don’t press the "purchases" button as I get a fee).

Or you can use the email to find me on Zelle, or to contact me to arrange payment by check or cash.

Just put in the comments 3/10 Event, and once I receive your payment, I will register you manually. Include your email if you want to receive reminders for the event.

What to Bring:

-Wear comfortable clothes

-Yoga/Pilates mat and cushy blanket for the sound bath portion

-You also may want to bring ear plugs if you’re new to sound baths or know you’re sensitive to certain frequencies

-water bottle or thermos

More on Azul Conscious Movement: Denise teaches a modality of conscious dance called "Azul Conscious Movement", that was founded 10 years ago by the previous 5 Rhythms teacher of over 20 years, Amara Pagano. She developed a beautiful spiral map, that when embodied can awaken consciousness and connect us to our hearts to awaken love.

In each class, the facilitator uses elements of the spiral in which to explore as well as it follows what she coined the "4 orientations" of "Listening, Allowing, Opening and Moving Towards".

During each Azul class, we call on the intelligence of our body which contains all the information needed in order to complete our healing journey and access our full power.

Through music and movement we can often get into our bodies to actually feel what is going on, then through the process of dance and the "journey" that the facilitator takes us on, it can help liberate the stuck energy and move into more wholeness and connection with what our bodies are trying to tell us.

Check out this video for a nice preview of this work!

About the Facilitators

Ruby Koa:

Ruby, founder of Inspire Studio has been teaching yoga in Bellingham since 2009. She offers a variety of classes including various forms of Vinyasa Flow, Gentle Flow, Yin, Restorative, and Kundalini Yoga. Her intention is always to teach from her heart, with an emphasis on accommodating you wherever you're at. Ruby’s aim is to cultivate a sense of community and she loves working with the divine feminine as well as the medium of sound healing. She has crystal and Tibetan singing bowls, a Chau and a Moon Gong. In addition to her Kundalini Yoga and Vinyasa Yoga 200 hr. certifications, she has completed a level 1 & advanced gong training and is now a 500 hour RYT.

Denise Skinner:

Denise, a long time student and lover of dance and body focused work. She is a former Nia instructor, but wanted something more from a spiritual and personal growth standpoint combined with movement and dance, which she found so perfectly in Azul. She longed to teach through this method combining everything she has learned.

She joined the long journey to become an Azul teacher. She finished the online training and apprenticeship over the last 2 years and the final in person training for the Azul Conscious Movement Teacher Training in Italy this last July.

Denise is also a NeuroMovement Practitioner (similar to Feldenkrais) and has taught here at Inspire Studio back before the pandemic. Then needed to take a break to finish her new love, the Azul training as well as balance work, family etc .

The NeuroMovement work she found in 2016 has been a wonderful prelude to further her embodiment journey and she uses elements of what the NeuroMovement training provided her to help people listen deeply to their body and connect to the wealth of wisdom and power it has for us.

Denise's Aim is exactly that to help us EMBODY and FEEL and INTEGRATE all parts of us, our physical, spiritual, emotional and mental bodies.

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