Saturday, 13 May 2023 9:30am - Sunday, 14 May 2023 5:00pm
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Deepening Connection to the Body - Breema Weekend Course

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Denise Berezonsky giving Breema bodywork
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Whether you are currently considering becoming a Certified Breema Practitioner, are totally new to Breema, or are an experienced student, this weekend is a perfect opportunity to nourish your body, mind, and feelings through Breema bodywork, Self-Breema exercises, and Breema's universally applicable practical philosophy.

In four unique 3-hour workshops, we will introduce Breema’s Nine Principles of Harmony, with a particular emphasis on the principle of Body Comfortable. As we become more comfortable, so do those around us, naturally and without force. We find that our own energy and vitality, as well as the recipient’s, increases. By working with this principle and its application in Breema bodywork, we establish and nurture an experiential relationship with it that can support us in all our interactions.

You can participate in the entire weekend, or attend just one or more of the four workshops. Pre-registration is required. Call or email the Breema Center for more information. 

We follow current California State and Alameda County COVID guidelines.

CE is available for massage therapists and bodyworkers, nurses, LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs. $10 fee for processing

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Weekend Schedule

Saturday:   9:30 am-12:30 pm    2:00-5:00 pm
Sunday:      9:30 am-12:30 pm    2:00-5:00 pm

Cost

10% discount if paid by April 30 — Use coupon code EARLYBIRD

    • $200 for the weekend ($180 if paid by April 30)
    • $60 per 3-hour workshop ($54 if paid by April 30)

    The 12-Month Breema Practitioner Course consists of one weekend a month for a year, with some flexibility for those who cannot attend each workshop or are outside the Bay Area.

    If you will be taking many of the monthly weekends, you can also pay quarterly or annually. Full payment (at any level) by the last day of the previous month includes a 10% discount.

    Details on the 12-Month Breema Practitioner Course

     

     

    Instructors

    Jon Schreiber

    Director of the Breema Center and Breema Clinic

    Jon Schreiber, D. C., director of the Breema Center and Breema Clinic in Oakland, California, has been teaching Breema in the U.S. and internationally since 1980. He has presented Breema at medical, psychology, bodywork, exercise, holistic health, and personal growth conferences. His numerous articles and books focus on the universal and practical philosophy of Breema. In his clinical practice, Dr. Schreiber uses Breema, Self-Breema, and the Nine Principles of Harmony to help patients discover...

    Alexandra Johnson

    Breema Center staff
    Breema Clinic practitioner

    I am a Family Physician, and have been a Breema Practitioner and Instructor for over 20 years. I have found Breema's non-judgmental atmosphere to be invaluable in working with any health condition. I am consistently amazed at the effect of Breema bodywork, Self-Breema exercises, and Nine Principles of Harmony in increasing vitality, addressing acute concerns, and offering new templates for relating to body, mind, and feelings. I began working as a Practitioner at the Breema Clinic in 2002, and...

    Angela Porter

    Breema Center staff

    Angela has been a professional counselor since 1991 and a Breema practitioner since 1998. She specializes in holistic behavioral therapy with groups, families, individuals, as well as education, training, and clinical supervision for therapists. 

    Treating people with co-occurring mental health & emotional imbalances, addictions,  and relational/ behavioral health issues, has been the primary focus of her work for the past 25 years,  as well as incorporating wellness practices via the body...

    Denise Berezonsky

    Breema Center staff
    Breema Clinic practitioner

    Denise Berezonsky is co-author of Self-Breema: Exercises for Harmonious Life, Associate Director and Practitioner at the Breema Clinic and a Staff Instructor at the Breema Center. Denise has been working with Breema’s transformational approach to life since 1989 and in continuous practice at the Breema Clinic since 1991. She teaches online, throughout Northern California and in the Pacific Northwest.

    "I love giving and receiving Breema bodywork. Breema, Self-Breema, and the Nine Principles...

    Elaine Pendergrast

    Breema Center staff
    Breema Clinic practitioner

    Elaine started studying Breema in 1991, and soon became a Certified Practitioner and Instructor. On staff at the Breema Center, she teaches classes there regularly, and has presented Breema at many outreach events to new people at workshops, conferences, health fairs, retreat centers, and other venues around the country. She has also been a Practitioner at the Breema Clinic for many years and enjoys working with new and established clients.

    Blogs by Elaine Pendergrast

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    Birthe Kaarsholm

    Breema Center staff
    Breema Clinic practitioner
     

    Birthe Kaarsholm RSMT, CMT is a staff instructor at the Breema Center in Oakland, California where she has taught and practiced Breema since year 2000. She is a Registered Somatic movement therapist and a certified Body-Mind Centering® practitioner and Laban/Bartenieff Movement Analyst®. With a life-long interest in working with the body, including physical theater, Body-Mind Centering and movement therapy, Breema’s approach to seeing the body as a vehicle to raise our level of...

    Alexis Mulhauser

    Breema Center staff

    Alexis Mulhauser has 20 years of experience studying and teaching movement, including Breema, Yoga, martial arts, and dance. She is a Breema Instructor and Self-Breema Instructor at the Breema Center in Oakland, CA, and teaches Nia dance classes online, and private Self-Breema sessions via Zoom. By applying Breema and the 9 Principles of Harmony in her professional path as a movement educator, Alexis has found Breema to be an essential tool to support and nourish her daily life, and wishes to...

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