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Essential Oils 101 with Isabelle Simon Sun, Feb 26, 2017 at 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Essential Oils 101
w/Isabelle Simon

Sun, Feb 26 @ 2:30pm &
Thurs, May 11, 6pm

If you have ever enjoyed the scent of a rose, or of a peeled orange, you’ve experienced the aromatic qualities of essential oils. These naturally occurring, volatile aromatic compounds are found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants. Essential oils provide plants with protection against environmental threats and play a role in plant pollination. Come and learn how in addition to their intrinsic benefits to plants and being beautifully fragrant to people, you too can experience essential oils for food preparation, beauty treatment, and health-care practices

Free of Charge
Please pre-register to save your spot; space & supplies are limited!

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Green & Clean w/Essential Oils - Make 'n Take Class with Isabelle Simon Thu, Mar 9, 2017 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Green & Clean w/Essential Oils - Make 'n Take Class
w/Isabelle Simon

Thurs, March 9, 6pm

There is no need to pull out your rubber gloves and surgical masks when you clean your home. It might surprise you to know that you can concoct simple and inexpensive non-toxic cleaners from ingredients already lying around your house.

Many essential oils have demonstrated the ability to inhibit or kill various types of bacteria, mold spores, and even viruses. These disinfectant properties of essential oils make them a natural substitute for the harsh chemicals used in many commercial cleaners. Essential oils can also work as natural deodorizers, without the artificial fragrances used in some products. Come & join us for this fun, hands-on DIY make & take class where you will learn how to use essential oils to create your own cleaning sprays that are not only safe on the environment, but safe for your family as well.

Free to Register
$5 for supplies (paid to instructor that night)
Please pre-register to save your spot; space & supplies are limited!

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Shimmy Drill with Omaris Dancer Sat, Mar 18, 2017 at 10:45 am - 11:45 am

Come rock out with Omaris, the ultimate shimmy machine! A great warm-up for her Drum Solo Workshop, and highly recommended!
 
Shimmy Drill
w/Omaris
Sat, March 18, 10:45 - 11:45
$16
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Drum Solo Choreography with Omaris Dancer Sat, Mar 18, 2017 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Fun, high-energy, and compelling, the drum solo is a favorite of many dancers! In this workshop we'll drill a variety of techniques, building upon each section to create a sassy, powerful, and fun drum solo choreography. We'll take advanced techniques and moves and learn how to match them directly to the music so that the dancer becomes the music in motion. Learn the routine, then add your personal technique and style to the passionate music!
2 hours 12-2pm Sat, March 18th
$35/adv, $45/door
 
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Emotional Aromatherapy with Isabelle Simon Sun, Mar 26, 2017 at 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Emotional Aromatherapy w/Isabelle Simon
Sun, March 26, 2:30pm

Ever feel overtaken by knee-jerk emotional responses? Want to be less reactive and respond proactively? Need to feel more joy and happiness in daily living? Emotional aromatherapy can help! One of the most important neurological findings about emotions is that they exist as part of a chemical process in the brain. When an emotional stimulus is repeated, a pre-programmed chemical response becomes more entrenched.

Come & join us for a fun and empowering class, where you will learn: 1) the exciting properties of essential oils & their ability to help create new neuropathways; 2) How inhaled aromas directly stimulate the limbic system, which is responsible for processing smell, memory, and emotion; 3) how the unique chemical signals of essential oils offer new information to the brain, helping to interrupt old responses and create a new emotional experience.

Free
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12 Promising Health Benefits of Essential Oils with Isabelle Simon Thu, Apr 13, 2017 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

12 Promising Health Benefits of Essential Oils
w/Isabelle Simon

Thurs, April 13, 6pm

Establishing a foundation for optimal health does not have to be complicated. In fact, it is much easier than most people assume. Essential oils are natural substances created by plants. Used for millennia for health, beauty and wellness, these natural substances have caught the eye of modern-day scientists. Come, discover and experience some of the amazing properties of essential oils currently being studied for their health-enhancing benefits.

Free of charge
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Nia 101 - Embodying the Fundamentals with Christine Stineman Sat, Apr 22, 2017 at 10:45 am - 12:45 pm

Discover the Nia promise! Connect with your dance and step in with confidence! Perfect for beginners or anyone who would enjoy a review and embody the basics in a slower paced-environment. Learn Nia philosophy, the moves and tools to enhance your practice. Combining dance, martial arts and mindfulness, Nia tones your body while transforming your mind. More than just a workout, Nia is a holistic fitness practice addressing each aspect of your life - body, mind, emotions and spirit.

Christine Stineman, Black Belt Nia teacher has been sharing Nia with St. Petersburg for the past 10 years. She brings her knowledge as a massage therapist and her love of the body and dance to her classes and workshops. She believes that dancing in community is healing, empowering and FUN!

Saturday, April 22nd 10:45am - 12:45pm

$20 in advance/$30 at door. Hip Expressions members, bring a friend and you attend for FREE! Retakes are also FREE!

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Cooking w/Essential Oils with Isabelle Simon Sun, Apr 23, 2017 at 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Cooking w/Essential Oils

Sun, April 23, 2:30pm

Love cooking? Love using spices and seasonings to jazz up your recipes? This class is for you! We will address: 1) which oils can be used in cooking; 2) the benefits of using essential oils in cooking; and 3), guidelines for substituting oils for other seasonings, and other cooking tips.

Free
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Essential Oils 101 with Isabelle Simon Thu, May 11, 2017 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Essential Oils 101
w/Isabelle Simon

Sun, Feb 26 @ 2:30pm &
Thurs, May 11, 6pm

If you have ever enjoyed the scent of a rose, or of a peeled orange, you’ve experienced the aromatic qualities of essential oils. These naturally occurring, volatile aromatic compounds are found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants. Essential oils provide plants with protection against environmental threats and play a role in plant pollination. Come and learn how in addition to their intrinsic benefits to plants and being beautifully fragrant to people, you too can experience essential oils for food preparation, beauty treatment, and health-care practices

Free of Charge
Please pre-register to save your spot; space & supplies are limited!

Learn More