Ashley will be teaching at New Dance Horizons this fall September – December

Itcush Method Classes

Itcush Method Level 1

This class is for you if:
1 – You are recovering from an injury.
2 – You are new to the practice of the Itcush Method and Mitzvah Technique. 
3 – You have physical restrictions and would like to review the basics. 

What you will walk away with:
1 – How to increase the efficiency of sitting, standing and walking.
2 – Increase awareness of how posture effects function.
3 – Exercises to release tension, increase range of motion and restore co-ordination. 

Dates: Thursdays
8 class series September 27/ October 4,11,25 / November 1,8,22,29
No class
week October 15-19 and week of November 12-16 

Time: Thursday Evenings: 7:15 – 8:45pm 

Price: $20 drop in (with previous experience or permission from instructor)
$150 for 8 classes 

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Itcush Method Level 2 

This class is for you if:
1 – You have a foundation in the Itcush Method/Mitzvah Technique.
2 – Have completed 10 private session or two class series or a full summer intensive.
3 – Have permission from the instructor.

What you will walk away with:
1 – How to sequence Itcush Method exercises into maintenance programs.
2 – How to apply principles to other movement forms.
3 – Integration of strength based exercises – i.e. – Small chair sequences

Dates: Thursdays
8 class series September 27/ October 4,11,25 / November 1,8,22,29
No class
week October 15-19 and week of November 12-16 

Time: Thursday evenings: 5:30pm – 7:00pm

Price: $20 drop in (with previous experience or permission from instructor)
$150 for 8 classes 

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Itcush Method and Mitzvah Technique Mid-Winter Intensive 

 -a somatic approach to dynamic alignment

Level 1 

Dates: November 9 – 12, 2018
Friday November 9, 2018          5:30 pm – 7:15 pm
Saturday November 10, 2018   10am – 12pm
Sunday November 11, 2018       1 pm – 3 pm 
Monday November 12, 2018     10am – 12pm

Price: $180 – includes 4 classes and on hands on private session 

Level 2 

Dates:  November 9 – 12, 2018
Friday November 9, 2018         7:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Saturday November 10, 2018   1:30 pm – 3:30pm
Sunday November 11, 2018       3:30pm – 5:30 pm 
Monday November 12, 2018      1:30pm – 3:30pm

Price: $180 – includes 4 classes and on hands on private session 

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Somatic & Bodywork Approaches

A unique series of approaches

to developing human movement potential. From Itcush to Yoga, each of these classes invites participants to deepen and enrich their understanding and appreciation of movement. Classes provide simple approaches to improve posture and promote awareness of bodymind connection. These classes seek to attune students’ attention to sensations, leading toward greater physical awareness and facility in everyday movement. The classes focus on personal, physical experience. Somatic and Body work approaches are designed to awaken and excite the body. All levels of experience are welcome.

Instructors: Ashley Johnson (and guests)

Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays September 11 – December6, 2018
no class October 16

Ashley is teaching – October 2, 4, 9, 23, 25, 30 November 1, 6, 8, 20, 22, 29

Times: 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Ashley is teaching – 

Price: Drop in $13 $7 for dancers staying for Dance Core 

Bundle of 10: $100

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Private Sessions

The Mitzvah Technique

Hands on release work and movement coaching

Price: $80/1 hour session

Email or phone to book