To contact Gika Rector, call 713.213.7643 or send e-mail.

Upcoming Events

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Past Events

Awareness Through Movement Series

Date and time

3-Week Series on Thursdays
January 16, 23, 30, 2014

5–6 p.m.
(also offered Tuesdays at noon 1/14, 1/21, 1/28)

Description

Reaching Forward—Strength and Ease In Your Arms and Hands. Carpal tunnel? Tennis elbow? Weakness in your arms and hands? Stretch

Join Gika Rector for this three week series of Awareness Through Movement® lessons and reach into the New Year with strength and grace—literally and metaphorically. Beginning with gentle, guided movements you’ll find more strength and power in your arms and hands than you might have thought possible.

It seems counterintuitive in our hard-working culture that the easy way might be better, but in this case it really works. As a black belt in Judo, an athlete and a scientist, Moshe Feldenkrais (founder of the Feldenkrais Method®) understood how to develop strength, efficiency and elegance in human movement.

Awareness Through Movement® lessons help you slow down and notice how your body gets things done. Bringing mindfulness to your movements, you will build strength, greater range of motion, and better balance. As Feldenkrais said, you will “Make the impossible possible, the possible easy, and the easy graceful.”

Classes are suitable for almost all fitness levels. Willingness to lie on the floor, and an interest in moving more easily are really about all you need.

Fee

– Three session series: $45 early bird pay online by
January 14, $55 after.

– Single sessions: $20 online or at the door.

– You are encouraged to commit to all 3 sessions to
receive the biggest benefit.

How to register

Sign up here: Register at NiaMoves.

Location

NiaMoves
508 Pecore Street [MAP]
Houston, Texas
713-864-4260

Awareness Through Movement Series

Date and time

3-Week Series on Tuesdays
January 14, 21 28, 2014

12:00–1:00 p.m.
(also offered on Thursdays at 5:00 p.m. 1/16, 1/23, 1/30)

Description

Stretch

Reaching Forward—Strength and Ease In Your Arms and Hands. Carpal tunnel? Tennis elbow? Weakness in your arms and hands?

Join Gika Rector for this three week series of Awareness Through Movement® lessons and reach into the New Year with strength and grace—literally and metaphorically. Beginning with gentle, guided movements you’ll find more strength and power in your arms and hands than you might have thought possible.

It seems counterintuitive in our hard-working culture that the easy way might be better, but in this case it really works. As a black belt in Judo, an athlete and a scientist, Moshe Feldenkrais (founder of the Feldenkrais Method®) understood how to develop strength, efficiency and elegance in human movement.

Awareness Through Movement® lessons help you slow down and notice how your body gets things done. Bringing mindfulness to your movements, you will build strength, greater range of motion, and better balance. As Feldenkrais said, you will “Make the impossible possible, the possible easy, and the easy graceful.”

Classes are suitable for almost all fitness levels. Willingness to lie on the floor, and an interest in moving more easily are really about all you need.

Fee

– Three session series: $45 early bird pay online by
January 12, $55 after.

– Single sessions: $20 online or at the door.

– You are encouraged to commit to all 3 sessions to
receive the biggest benefit.

How to register

Sign up here: Register at NiaMoves.

Location

NiaMoves
508 Pecore Street [MAP]
Houston, Texas
713-864-4260

Strong Bones for a Lifetime

Date and time

Thursdays
9:00–10:15 a.m.

Description

Learn what you can do to promote bone replenishment and maintain healthy bones for the future.

Bones for Life® (BFL) promotes healthy bones and improved alignment—making your movements easier, safer and more fun. Ways of moving to sustain life and maintain health have well served many of the world’s traditional cultures for centuries. Some of these ways have been lost in our modern, comparatively sedentary life.

Learn through Bones for Life lessons how to move better through out your day, improve your posture, and improve or maintain bone health. Bone health is critical for a vibrant and active life.

Join Cathy Wright, certified BFL Teacher and Teachers in Training, Gika Rector and Mary Grimord for this introductory series and add a new bounce to your step.

For more information about Bones for Life, please Click here! 

Fee

– $45 for all three classes pay by the Tuesday before the series starts, $55 after.

– 6 weeks: $90 for all three classes pay by the Tuesday before the series starts, $110 after.

– Single Session $20 Online $25 at Door

– You are encouraged to commit to all 3 sessions to receive the biggest benefit.

– Contact Catherine if you want to take fewer than the full number of sessions. wrightleet@yahoo.com

How to register

Register online at NiaMoves. Select the Special Event & Series tab and go to August 15. You may also pay at the door.

Registration is closed for this event.

Location

NiaMoves
508 Pecore Street [MAP]
Houston, Texas
713-864-4260