Workshops and Classes

Become your own body worker to alleviate your aches and pains. Learn to use soft massage rollers and balls and/or gentle movement to hydrate connective tissue making your body feel its best!

Workshops and private classes are in the greater Sacramento, CA area. Tools are supplied, and also available for purchase.

Upcoming Workshops

Hand and Foot Self-Care - A benefit workshop$12.00
Saturday, September 21, 201911:30 am - 12:30 pmThe Root
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This is an introductory 60 minute Hand and Foot workshop that teaches the fundamentals to provide you with the techniques you can use on your own to begin experiencing the benefits of self-care. This is an all levels workshop that uses soft balls to massage the hands and feet for a full body effect including: foot, back, neck, wrist and hand pain.† This is a gentle approach suitable for most people. Wear clothing suitable for movement. Please drink water prior to class as well as during.† In order to expand access to perinatal wellness, The Root's scholarship fund seeks to provide at least one spot in every breastfeeding and childbirth class to a family in need.† Priority for these scholarship spots goes to people of color, those identifying as LGBTQ, those qualifying for mediCal and other marginalized communities. All registration will directly benefit The Root's scholarship fund.
Embodied Aging$25.00
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Saturday, October 19, 20193:00 pm - 4:30 pmSierra 2 Center Room 9
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This workshop will hydrate your cells from the inside out. Learn how to stimulate the cells that produce collagen in your skin and restore your skin's natural hydration from the inside out. You will use a soft roller and balls to learn easy self-treatment techniques for reducing common aging issues: aches and pains, cellulite, stiffness, and difficulty sleeping and even stress - even a "face-lift" technique is included! Participants must be able to get on and off the floor and roller and lie on their back. Wear clothing suitable for movement. Please bring a yoga mat. Please drink water prior to class as well as during. Tools will be supplied for class and also available for purchase.
Mama Massage$20.00
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Saturday, November 2, 201911:30 am - 12:30 pmThe Root
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This 60 minute workshop is for the prenatal and postpartum mom. You will use soft rollers and balls to learn massage techniques to address common aches and pains such as: back, hip, foot, and wrist pain. A small, soft ball will be included for you to take home! Wear clothing suitable for movement. A yoga mat is suggested. Please drink water prior to class as well as during. Tools (soft roller and balls) will be supplied for class and also available for purchase. Modifications will be given during the workshop, but participants should be healthy enough for activity.
Lower Body Reboot$30.00
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Saturday, November 16, 20199:00 am - 11:00 amSierra 2 Center Room 9
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Gentle lower body self-massage techniques coupled with corrective exercises to bring the body back into stability and alignment. Areas of focus include: hips, low back, legs and feet. You will relax while relieving aches and pains brought on by aging and active living. Participants must be able to get on and off the floor and roller and lie on their back. Wear clothing suitable for movement. Please bring a yoga mat. Please drink water prior to class as well as during.

Class Descriptions

Focused Workshops

Simple moves you can learn in a group environment.

Topics Include: Upper Body Reboot, Lower Body Reboot, Embodied Aging, Embodied Core, Relaxation, Mama Massage, Self-Care for Professionals, and more!

Participants should be able to get down and up from the floor. Suitable for beginners and all levels.

Workshops typically range from 60-120 minutes and start at $20-$45

Private and Small Group Classes

Schedule a class that meets your unique needs.

Schedule for yourself or gather some friends or family and Iíll come to you. Studio space also available.

Private session for one individual starts at $80/hour

For questions and inquiries contact Vanessa at meltwithvanessa@gmail.com.

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