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Joy of Movement Dance Studio

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480 Hillsboro Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
(919) 548-6114 http://www.thejoyofmovementcm.com/

January 2018

Rumba Dance Series

January 8 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Joy of Movement Dance Studio, 480 Hillsboro Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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$100

Start your New Year off with dancing! Social and Ballroom dance is a wonderful past time that exercises the brain and the body all while having fun. The Rumba beginner dance series will start in January. Rumba is a Latin dance that is a slow rhythmic dance commonly used at weddings, vacations, and nightclubs. No experience needed to join in. Rumba Dance Series (A demonstration of the Rumba, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WF9iB91QQ6c) Where - Joy of Movement Dance Studio (Located at the Chatham Mills…

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February 2018

Drumming for Wellness

February 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Joy of Movement Dance Studio, 480 Hillsboro Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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$10 – $20

Drumming for Wellness with Taylor Friday, February 9th | 7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m. Join us for rhythmic relief from stress, loneliness, fatigue, boredom, and current events! Group hand drum instruction delivered with enthusiasm, spontaneity, and non-judgment. No experience necessary and all levels welcome! Bring your drum and a chair. No drum? We'll have some available! Children accompanied by an adult welcome. 10+ Suggested donation: $10 - $20 No one turned away due to lack of funds. For more information, contact Taylor…

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Nia Liquid Spirit with Anne & Karen

February 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Joy of Movement Dance Studio, 480 Hillsboro Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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$15 – $100

Nia Liquid Spirit with Anne Shelton and Karen Firebaugh A delicious, juicy experience that weaves Classic Nia with Nia FreeDance - Form and Freedom - inviting that mysterious connection and self-healing that is so magically Nia! Every other Sunday beginning 02/18/2018 New to Nia or already hooked? Join us as we move, explore, and create - it's YOUR dance! First up, CELL-ebrate Passion! Use your Nia bundle: 5-class for $50, 10-class for $100 Or Drop In $15 https://youtu.be/bOaJirwKwU8

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March 2018

Swing Group Dance Lessons West Coast Swing Series

March 5 @ 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
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One event on March 26, 2018 at 5:45pm

Joy of Movement Dance Studio, 480 Hillsboro Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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$100

Get ready to bounce, turn, and SWING into Spring this March. Group instruction is being offered for West Coast Swing on Monday evenings in March at the Joy of Movement Dance Studio. You choose the level of dance that is appropriate and email/call to sign up, it's that easy! Where - The Joy of Movement Studio (Located at the Chatham Mills Plaza in Downtown Pittsboro) When - Monday Evenings in March (5th, 12th, 19th, 26th) Cost - $100 per Couple per Series (Includes 4…

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Swing Group Dance Lessons Jitterbug Swing Series

March 5 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on March 19, 2018 at 7:30pm

One event on March 26, 2018 at 7:30pm

Joy of Movement Dance Studio, 480 Hillsboro Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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$100

Get ready to bounce, turn, and SWING into Spring this March. Group instruction is being offered in both the Jitterbug Style and West Coast Swing on Monday evenings in March at the Joy of Movement Dance Studio. You choose the level of dance that is appropriate and email/call to sign up, it's that easy! Where - The Joy of Movement Studio (Located at the Chatham Mills Plaza in Downtown Pittsboro) When - Monday Evenings in March (5th, 12th, 19th, 26th) Cost - $100 per…

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Nia Liquid Spirit with Anne & Karen

March 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on May 13, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on May 27, 2018 at 1:00pm

Joy of Movement Dance Studio, 480 Hillsboro Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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$15 – $100

Nia Liquid Spirit with Anne Shelton and Karen Firebaugh A delicious, juicy experience that weaves Classic Nia with Nia FreeDance - Form and Freedom - inviting that mysterious connection and self-healing that is so magically Nia! Every other Sunday beginning 02/18/2018 New to Nia or already hooked? Join us as we move, explore, and create - it's YOUR dance! First up, CELL-ebrate Passion! Use your Nia bundle: 5-class for $50, 10-class for $100 Or Drop In $15 https://youtu.be/bOaJirwKwU8

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April 2018

Just Breath Seminar

April 7 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Joy of Movement Dance Studio, 480 Hillsboro Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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$60 – $75

Saturday, April 7 | 12:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m. Join Arya Heath, certified transformational facilitator, for an experiential seminar where you will learn to be conscious of your breath and learn invaluable techniques for managing the breath to enhance focus, vitality, and emotional and mental well-being. In addition to learning the science of breath, examine why we have an unconscious pattern of holding our breath and techniques to become a Conscious Breather. Techniques you will learn include; Be Here Now Breath: Fully…

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Mimouna Dance Celebration

April 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Joy of Movement Dance Studio, 480 Hillsboro Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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$15

Mimouna (Hebrew: מימונה‎, Arabic: ميمونة‎,) is a Jewish Moroccan Holiday that celebrates the end of Passover. In Morocco, on the afternoon of the last day of Passover, Muslim neighbors bring to the homes of their Jewish neighbors, gifts of flour, honey, milk, and butter to be used to prepare post-Passover dishes also known as chametz. This is a beautiful holiday that celebrates different cultures living together! Join the Pittsboro belly dance community for a joyous cultural celebration and enjoy live…

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Wings & Arrows’ Dancing the Enneagram Part 2

April 28 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on May 26, 2018 at 12:30pm

Joy of Movement Dance Studio, 480 Hillsboro Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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$75

Wings and Arrows~ Dancing the Enneagram ‘A Nia Gram’ A Playshop to dive deeper into YOU! Continue your journey of the Enneagram by learning more about each type~ two Wings that inform each number and the Arrows of integration (growth) and disintegration(stress). Explore yourself by moving these 9 'personalities' through your body to help integrate into your true essence~ balanced in body(physical), head(mental), and heart (emotional). We end with Kate’s “A Nia Gram” Routine focusing on Wings & Arrows! Come…

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May 2018

Nia Blue Belt with Winalee Zeeb in Pittsboro, NC

May 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Joy of Movement Dance Studio, 480 Hillsboro Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Playfully and creatively zoom in on the Craft of Nia to help you effectively and joyfully deliver the Nia experience through the lens of the magical and blissful Blue Belt. Blue Belt, the second level of Nia education, explores how to create healthy relationships through body-centered communication. This intensive introduces the next set of 13 Nia principles, which focus on the mental, emotional and spiritual realms of the body. While the White Belt curriculum focuses entirely on awareness of physical…

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Nia Classes with Nia Trainer & Black Belt Winalee Zeeb

May 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until May 10, 2018

Joy of Movement Dance Studio, 480 Hillsboro Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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EveryBODY is invited to celebrate the Nia Blue Belts with the amazing Winalee! Winalee Zeeb is a Nia Black Belt Teacher and White, Green, Blue and Brown Belt Trainer who has been teaching Nia since 1991. As Nia Co-Creator Debbie Rosas explains, “Winalee truly models what it means to listen to sensation and choose Joy in every moment.” www.NiaNow.com/winalee winaleez@nianow.com

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Drumming for Wellness

May 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Joy of Movement Dance Studio, 480 Hillsboro Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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$10 – $20

Drumming for Wellness with Taylor Friday, May 11 | 7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m. Join us for rhythmic relief from stress, loneliness, fatigue, boredom, and current events! Group hand drum instruction delivered with enthusiasm, spontaneity, and non-judgment. No experience necessary and all levels welcome! Bring your drum and a chair. No drum? We'll have some available! Children accompanied by an adult welcome. 10+ Suggested donation: $10 - $20 No one turned away due to lack of funds. For more information, contact Taylor…

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Kindermusik Playdate

May 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Joy of Movement Dance Studio, 480 Hillsboro Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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$2 – $35.00

Bring your family to the Joy of Movement studio for some cool instrument play, music and movement to the steady beat of great Kindermusik songs! Each Playdate has a fun theme and for each enrolled child includes an age-appropriate manipulative/instrument, a music download card and a take-home craft to continue the Kindermusik fun at home!

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Nia FreeDance & doTERRA chakra playshops

May 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on July 27, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on August 24, 2018 at 6:00pm

Joy of Movement Dance Studio, 480 Hillsboro Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Your body wants to express itself! Your chakras want to dance! a guided chakra meditation and your choice of a doTERRA essential oil for support and balance AND an hour of Nia FreeDance to an incredible sonic landscape. Move ... to the music and sensation of your body's wisdom. Explore ... your creativity and self-expression. Create ... a unique work of art: your body, your dance. "For anyone who wants the space to feel intimate with their body, dance to…

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June 2018

“Let Me Call You Sweetheart” Kindermusik Playdate

June 9 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Joy of Movement Dance Studio, 480 Hillsboro Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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$2 – $35.00

Share the love with these love-themed activities! We'll play shakers to "I Love the Mountains," circle dance to "Love Somebody," listen to "I Love My Family," and cuddle and rock to "Let Me Call You Sweetheart." And you just might find a special song or instrument to love, too!

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Dance Party with Live Music and Fundraiser

June 9 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Joy of Movement Dance Studio, 480 Hillsboro Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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$50

Summer Dance and Fundraising Event for the Joy of Movement Studio. Couples and Singles welcome! Start your summer of movin' and groovin' to the sweet sounds of the Swade and Satin Band at the annual fundraising party for the Joy of Movement Studio. Proceeds go directly to this non-profit studio so it can continue to serve the community with dance, movement, and health and wellness classes in Chatham County. Ticket Includes: 3 Hours of Live Music and Dancing from the Swade and…

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Nia 52 Moves – “Life” with Anne & Karen

June 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Joy of Movement Dance Studio, 480 Hillsboro Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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We're playing with the Nia routine "Life" in June. Starting with the 52 Moves! Bring your curiosity and playful aliveness! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pfW54VOv890 Buy/Use your Nia bundle: 5-class for $50, 10-class for $100 Or Drop In $15

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Gentle Evening Yoga

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 25, 2018

Joy of Movement Dance Studio, 480 Hillsboro Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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$10

Since 2010, these gentle classes support our transition into a peaceful evening and nourish our connection of mind body and spirit. Together we'll stretch, balance, build strength, and relax in the beautiful Joy of Movement studio with views of the pollinator garden, sky, and trees. Kim facilitates a playful and mindful exploration of movement and breath, sharing stress-relieving tools that can be integrated into everyday life. Also a massage therapist and herbalist, Kim weaves anatomy, easy self-massage, and her love…

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Dancing the Enneagram “A Nia Gram” 3

June 23 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Joy of Movement Dance Studio, 480 Hillsboro Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Back by Popular Demand for the 3rd time! Two have sold out!!! Come have fun with us! A Playshop to discover and dance YOU! Begin your journey of the Enneagram by learning about each type and the movement around the symbol. Be open to explore each tendency with curiousity, recognizing inner patterns that govern outer behavior. Explore yourself by moving these nine 'personalities' through your body to help integrate into your full potential~ balanced in body(physical), head(mental), and heart (emotional).…

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Nia Sunday Afternoon “Liquid Spirit” with Anne & Karen

June 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Joy of Movement Dance Studio, 480 Hillsboro Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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$15

Nia "Liquid Spirit" with Karen Firebaugh and Anne Shelton Choosing sensation-based movements that bring us pleasure. Weaving Classic Nia with Nia Moving to Heal - allowing that mysterious connection and self-healing that is so magically Nia! New to Nia or already hooked? Join us as we Jump Into LIFE - it's YOUR dance! Buy/Use your Nia bundle: 5-class for $50, 10-class for $100 Or Drop In $15

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July 2018

Sacred Sound & Cacao Ceremony

July 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Joy of Movement Dance Studio, 480 Hillsboro Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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$25 – $35

Sacred Sound and Cacao Ceremony Facilitated by Liz Bliss Music with Garth Robertson, Amy & Scott Durso Join us for a special evening of deep ritual guided by sacred song and sounds while we all sojourn inward. We will alchemize a special Cacao beverage to prime our bodies for this musical journey. This heart-opening elixir can facilitate deep emotional presence and feeling of expansive love. Participants can choose whether or not to participate in this part of the experience. Cacao…

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Nia Blue Monkey Jam at JOM “freedom & such”

July 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Joy of Movement Dance Studio, 480 Hillsboro Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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$10

WHAT'S A BLUE MONKEY?! The music, movement, and magic of Nia PLUS the elements of SURPRISE and FREEDOM! No one's heard the playlist (except me; I created it) We five Nia teachers will draw straws at the start of class to see who teaches which (no "prepared" choreography!) It should make for some fun (& funny) craziness and a dazzling good time. Be ready to laugh and sweat! The more monkeys the merrier, so bring your friends! No experience necessary.…

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Sliding Down A Rainbow Kindermusik Playdate

July 14 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Joy of Movement Dance Studio, 480 Hillsboro Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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$2 – $35.00

Let's move to music and play along with instruments. Let's sing and dance our way through all the colors of the rainbow!

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Nia White Belt with Kate Finlayson

July 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until July 27, 2018

Joy of Movement Dance Studio, 480 Hillsboro Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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$1599

Love Your Body Love Your Life Now is the time~ Step into this 7 day training and explore the rich depth and joy of Nia with techniques and tools for transforming your body and life~ About your trainer: Kate Finlayson began her Nia journey in 2005 dancing into her Sacred Livelihood. She received the profound gifts of healing her body and being her authentic self. She is passionate about helping others heal and feel with the Nia technique! To Register:…

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August 2018

Nia with Karen & Anne – “almost Sacred”

August 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Joy of Movement Dance Studio, 480 Hillsboro Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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$15

Grateful to move and share the new (to me) Nia routine, Sacred, with all y'all at Sunday afternoon Nia "Liquid Spirit". Come play with us! All fitness levels. EveryBODY welcome! Buy/Use your Nia bundle: 5-class for $50, 10-class for $100 Or Drop In $15

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Waterplay! Kindermusik Playdate

August 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Joy of Movement Dance Studio, 480 Hillsboro Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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$2 – $35.00

Splish, splash! Water fun is everywhere: at the beach, in our bathtub, falling from the sky and we will explore all the wonderful ways we interact with it! What a great way to cool off in the middle of a hot summer!

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Nia Moving to Heal Training

August 18 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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One event on August 19, 2018 at 8:00am

Joy of Movement Dance Studio, 480 Hillsboro Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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$299

Whether you desire to go deeper into your personal healing practice or to share Moving to Heal programming with clients by becoming a Moving to Heal Facilitator, this training will IGNITE your healing potential! Topics covered include philosophy of healing + The Body's Way, sensation science, somatic anatomy, movement, + how music enhances the therapeutic movement experience. The training places specific emphasis on the ethics of healing + compassionate movement while considering the needs of diverse students. People with short…

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September 2018

Free Reiki and Kundalini Yoga Information Night

September 25 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Joy of Movement Dance Studio, 480 Hillsboro Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Free

Join Denise St. Pierre, Reiki Master/Teacher and Sat Parvan Kaur for a free introduction to Reiki & Kundalini Yoga. We will discuss where each originated and how they can benefit you in achieving a healthy lifestyle. Reiki is also a modality used for healing pets. After a short discussion, Sat Parvan Kaur will offer a Kundalini pranayama (breath work) and then Denise will offer brief Reiki touch to anyone who wishes to receive it. Reiki promotes stress reduction & relaxation,…

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The Love Routine

September 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Joy of Movement Dance Studio, 480 Hillsboro Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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$30

THE LOVE ROUTINE FRIDAY, SEPT 28 6PM TO 7:30PM Join Stephaney as we wind down the Summer of Love 2018 with The Love Routine. Featuring music from The Beatles Love Album we will Come Together in this lighthearted hour of movement, memories, celebration, and jubilance. “All you need is love!” Early Birds attend LOVE for only $30 Early bird discount ends Sept 24

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Hang On Little Tomato

September 29 @ 8:15 am - 10:00 am
Joy of Movement Dance Studio, 480 Hillsboro Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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$40

HANG ON LITTLE TOMATO SATURDAY, SEPT 29 ARRIVAL 8:15AM WORKSHOP AND CLASS (2 HOURS) Let's use all the TOOLS to break a few RULES! Using everything you know about movement, let's tweak our creativity to discover Universal Dance, the dance BETWEEN the dance. This is a delightful way to explore what it is you know and to discover what it is you don't know! Early Birds attend TOMATO for only $40 Early bird discount ends Sept 24

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October 2018

JoyFest Community Celebration

October 13 @ 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Joy of Movement Dance Studio, 480 Hillsboro Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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Free

Come to celebrate the Joy of Movement Studio, a haven for mind/body wellness in Chatham County. Joy of Movement offers more than 50 classes a week, training and other special events that encourage an interconnected and strong community. Bring your friends and discover mindful joyful well-being. No experience necessary. All fitness levels welcome! Free Mini-Classes all afternoon! 12 Nia with Lynda 12:45 Ballroom with Lindsey 1:30 Nia Moving to Heal with Karen 2:15 Kundalini Yoga with Christine 3:00 Yoga with…

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Compassionate Bodywork for Death and Dying

October 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Joy of Movement Dance Studio, 480 Hillsboro Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312 United States
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$175

Compassionate Bodywork for Death and Dying - A Two Day 8 hour Class https://www.integritytrainings.com/it-course/compassionate-bodywork-for-death-and-dying/ There is a renewed movement in the awakening of natural death and the call to helping people make their final transition with ease, deep meaning and less fear. Join integrative intuitive therapist and death doula, Cathy Brooksie Edwards, as she presents an introduction to compassionate bodywork for death and dying, open to the general public and massage therapists alike.. This 8-hour workshop is an interactive course…

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