WORKSHOPS and EVENTS

We are proud to offer premium education with a variety of movement disciplines since 1998.
Yoga, Technique Dance, Fitness and World Dance.
Awareness, connection, mindfulness. Sharing the Love!

Creative Movement, Mindfulness and Musings for Moms and Daughters
Attention moms and daughters! Don’t miss this 90-minute exploration of movement through music, mindfulness and imagination. Find joy, learn to connect to your body, and love the skin you’re in. Discover how simple movements and mindfulness tools can help you connect and deepen the mother-daughter (or grand-daughter) bond.
Date:
Saturday, January 19 / 1p
$10 per Mom/daughter. If finances are an issue, please email wholechildinc@gmail.com

ExplorationLab

Be natural, be free, and start exploring, use your body to discover space, emotion and new timing to express. We present basic Contact Improvisation techniques to create movement, sometimes reactive, sometimes contemplated, but not choreographed. This class is open for absolutely everyone, NO Dance experience necessary.
Dates:
Tuesday, February 19 / 5:45p / $20

Salsa Dancing
Add some Caribbean flavor to your week! Come shake your shoulders, and swing your hips with these basic, but so delicious moves. Learn freestyle and partner Salsa Dancing, and get a good grasp on the culture and rhythm. Singles, couples, and everyone is welcome to this introduction to Cuban Salsa. No previous dance training needed.
Dates:
Thursday, January 24 / 6:00p / $20
AND
Thursday, March 28 / 6:00p / $20

Bollywood Dance + Wine
Dance It Up! From Indian films, to mainstream, to Armentality, the constantly evolving Bollywood Dance is the ‘always happy’ dance for everyone.
Come learn a full choreography that blends modern dance styles, with an ancient cultural influence, and enjoy festive, colorful and upbeat Hindi rhythms. Our friends from Happy Henna will be here to pamper you with special henna designs. Get your Henna and dance fix all at once. No dance experience necessary.
Dates:
Friday, January 18 / 6:30p / $40

Valentine’s Couple Dance Workshop + Wine
No dance experience necessary.
Dates:
Friday, February 8 / 7p / $59 per couple

Women’s Dance Workshop + Wine
No dance experience necessary.
Dates:
Thursday, March 14 / 5:30p / $20

Bollywood & Henna
Dance It Up! From Indian films, to mainstream, to Armentality, the constantly evolving Bollywood Dance is the ‘always happy’ dance for everyone.
Come learn a full choreography that blends modern dance styles, with an ancient cultural influence, and enjoy festive, colorful and upbeat Hindi rhythms. Our friends from Happy Henna will be here to pamper you with special henna designs. Get your Henna and dance fix all at once. No dance experience necessary.
Dates:
Thursday, November 29 / 6:00-8:00pm
$40

YOGA WORKSHOPS

ORIGINS – Dance Yoga by Armentality
Joyful and mystical, energetic and meditative. This workshop is a creative form of movement, combining yoga and expressive free dance as a means of power-charge your body and mind. We will flow with easy dance steps and traditional asanas, exploring the Yoga – Dance ancient and esoteric connection with conscious breath. Recommended for movers of all levels.
Dates: Thursday, January 17 / 6:00p
$20

Partner Yoga
A healthy, playful, and life-affirming practice to share the love for YOGA! Learn to adapt and perform in-depth postures with support and trust. Experience a variety of partner yoga forms including: Partner-assisted restorative Yoga, Basic Acro-Yoga, Contact Yoga and Tha-Yoga therapy basics. Develop connection through co-meditations and partner breath work. This program is suitable for absolutely everyone, from experienced practitioners to complete beginners. No worries if you not have a partner, class is open to everyone interested on exploring Yoga
Dates: Thursday, Jan. 10 / 6:00p AND Thursday, April 4 / 6p
$30

PreNatal Yoga

Relax, stay fit and be a happy pregnant mama! At Armentality we are celebrating 20 years of bringing PreNatal Yoga to West Michigan Mamas. A regular prenatal yoga practice is a great aid to better prepare for labor and promote your baby’s health. Prenatal yoga encourages stretching, mental centering and focused breathing. Armentality’s PreNatal Yoga classes provide a safe and supportive environment. Yoga improves sleep, reduce stress and anxiety, as well as decrease lower back pain, nausea, headaches and shortness of breath.
A very important factor is, to trust your practice to an experienced teacher. Laura is loving, compassionate and knowledgeable. This workshop is suitable for all levels, with a gentle and soothing flow. Come relax and keep a positive and empowering mojo!
Dates: Sunday, January 6, 13, 20 & 27
3:00pm / $60

EVENTS

Out of the Holiday Madness
While your calendar is packed with holiday events and gatherings, make sure you sneak in a “ME session” to keep the mental focus balanced and level up the stamina. Do not hit snooze, and definitely do not wait for a new year resolution, come get this magical admixture of goodness, Full Mighty Body Conditioning and Restorative Yoga. Nice and Easy 30min each
Mondays, December 10, 17, 24, 31 / 8:30am / $15ea

Salsa Dancing at SheActive Boutique in Rockford
Our collaboration with SheActive Boutique in Rockford continues bigger and better in 2019. Bring your date and be ready to shake your shoulders, and swing your hips with these basic, but so delicious moves. Learn freestyle and partner Salsa Dancing, and get a good grasp on the culture and rhythm. Singles, couples, and everyone is welcome to this introduction to Cuban Salsa. No previous dance training needed.
2019 Dates:
Wednesday, February 20, Wednesday, April 17, Wednesday, June 19, Wednesday July 17, Wednesday, August 21 and Wednesday, October 16.
$15