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!

MINDFULNESS in MOTION

Attention moms and daughters… and friends from all generations! This is perfect for you that want to be open to connect.

Spring into this fabulous exploration of movement with a touch of imagination, beautiful self-lead movement / improvisation. Plus, energizing music, and a perfect round of mindfulness.
Connect with your body and with one another, discover how simplicity can be meaningful, and share a spectacular intergenerational fun moment.
Date: Sun. April 28 / 1p / $20 per Mom/daughter or any friendly pair.
All Generations are WELCOME!


MOVEMENT EXPLORATION Lab

This class is open for absolutely everyone, NO Dance experience necessary. Be natural, be free, and explore. We will guide you to discover a self-lead and spontaneous corporal expression
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.
Dates:
1) Wed. April 10 / 5:45pm
2) Wed. May 29 / 5:45pm
3) Wed. July 17 / 5:45pm
$20 

SENSUAL DANCE LAB
Confidence, Empowerment and Self-Love!
All that and more will be delivered in this awesome SEXY Dance Workshop.
NO Need for props or high heels! We will show you how to move with confidence and empower your senses.
Yeah!
Being sensual is a beautiful thing! We have the best choreography to sexy tunes!
For you, for your romantic partner, or just because. Come dance to some Yummy moves and rock the sexy expressions!
Come get your ARMENTALITY On!
Dates:
1) Fri. April 19 / 6:30pm
2) Fri. June 21 / 6:30pm
$25

SALSA & BACHATA DANCE
This is truly a nice and easy workshop. 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:
1) Wed. May 22 / 7:15pm
2) Wed. July 24 / 7:15pm
$20

BOLLYWOOD DANCE 
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: 1) Sun. April 14/ 2:30pm; 2) Sun. May 19/2:30pm; 3)Wed. June 12/ 7:15pm; 4)Wed. July 10/7:15pm

$25


CHILLY JAM

Nice and Easy! This is a fabulous INTRO to Armentality’s Dance Program. Come get a taste of our vast menu of dance options.
Get out of the cold and come DANCE a medley jam of Sexy Dance, Oriental Dance, Kizomba, Azonto, Bollywood and more!
NO dance experience necessary. Just come groove with us!
Laura Armenta is trained in multiple dance forms from Contemporary to Middle Eastern and back. Do not miss the chance to taste this jam!
Sunday, February 16, 2020 / 2:00pm
$10 / Cash only!

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, February 21 / 6:00p
$20


PARTNER YOGA LAB
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:
1) Sun. April 21 / 2:00p
2) Wed. Sept. 25 / 7:15p
$30

EVENTS

RUNGA
An amazing event presented by Grand Rapids Running Tours and Armentality Movement Arts Center.  RUNGA, is an awesome fitness combo of running and yoga.
Go ahead, register and be ready to meet at the Historical Masonic Center, 233 Fulton St E, Grand Rapids, 49503. Right at 6:30pm
Be ready for a great run through Downtown Grand Rapids, with a fabulous educational component and we’ll close the evening with a lovely restorative yoga session at Armentality.

Thursday, May 2 / 6:30p
This event is limited to 20 participants. For Payment and registration follow this link:  http://grandrapidsrunningtours.com

LIFE MOVEMENT SERIES

Armentality Movement Arts Center and Financial Services Professionals  team up to bring you this unique life changing educational series
Investments and retirement plans from the financial as well as the health and wellness perspective. Real and efficient
Dates:
1) Wed. April 24 / 7:00pm
2) Wed. May 29 / 7:00pm
3) Wed. June 26 / 7:30pm
FREE!

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.

Dates:
1) Thurs. April 18 / 6:30p
2) Thurs. May 16 / 6:30p
3) Wed. June 20 / 6:30pm
$20