Thank YOU for putting me into a new relationship with my body! I realized last night how much I was unconsciously missing that connection, and moving felt terrific!”
~Sherry Mills, Graphic Artist
It is so exciting.., to move from such a simple place!”
~Crystal Gipe, CLMA. BodiBalance student, NY
An extraordinary movement class, working with energy…, the body’s own energy, finding myself able to move in a new way, feeling for a moment as a dancer must feel. The effect carried far beyond the class. I would describe it as gentle and applicable to people of any age.”
~Rhonda Waller, Writer
This was an opportunity to explore a different way of opening up the body and mind.”
~Margueritte Oerlemans, Nurse
(BodiBalance) teaches you to be expressive and creative with your body.”
~Stacey Lee, Summer 2003
Carol Fonda’s BodiBalance workshop taught me how to walk all over again. (D)iagnosed with arthritis in the left hip.., surgery was recommended. I had physical therapy and a series of cortisone shots, which were less and less effective.
Being in pain and being VERY CAREFUL of myself changed the way I moved,… I was turning into a crabby old lady way before my time. Limping and taking small steps had become my new “muscle memory”.
Body Balance exercises and strengthening were such a revelation: I was re-learning to use my body in motion…. Carol’s careful approach and warm-ups gave me the courage I needed to test myself again. No, I didn’t hurt anymore; yes, I could cross a room in three or four long strides. I learned to walk all over again. What a gift!”
~BARBARA PORTER, Wintergreen Resident, Summer 2014