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BREEMA: The Art of Being Present

  • Madrona MindBody Institute 200 Battery Way Port Townsend, WA, 98368 United States (map)

Breema® bodywork & Self-Breema exercises are ideal ways to practice body-mind connection. They support us to become present, moment after moment.


Breema is a holistic, body-based practice that teaches us practical steps we can take to unify the energies of mind, body and feelings to become present. Through simple touch and natural rhythmic movements, the practice of Breema offers a direct experience of how we can support ourselves and others by being present.


The philosophy and the principles of Breema address the essential nature of life, the deeper meaning of health and how to actualize it, and the means of gaining practical, self-verified knowledge that can lead to an understanding of our unique potential as human beings.  It recognizes the value of acceptance, not only in relationship with others, but also in relationship with ourselves, where the experience of presence brings us to the level at which we can be nurtured, rather than drained, by our relationship to our body, our surroundings, other people, and all life.

This hands-on workshop is designed to give you practical experience of using the body, and the Nine Principles of Harmony as constant support for being present in everyday life. By doing Breema you establish a practical relationship to the Breema Principles which can be applied to other bodywork or movement practices and support your interactions with clients, patients, colleagues, friends and family members. The atmosphere of a Breema workshop is accepting, deeply rejuvenating—and both playful and profound.

FREE ~ Experience Breema Intro Evening: Friday 7-9pm

All day Workshop Saturday 10-1pm & 2:30-5:30pm

  • $100 if paid by 3/9, $125 thereafter
  • CE: 6 hours (The Breema Center is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a Continuing Education Provider.)
  • For more information and to register please contact the Breema Center 510-428-0937 or register online here. 

Presented by Roxanne Caswell & Alexis Mulhauser with Jena Hennessey

About the Presenters:

Alexis Mulhauser is a Staff Instructor at the Breema Center in Oakland, CA, and leads weekly classes in yoga and Nia dance, as well as workshops in health and wellness, throughout California.

Roxanne Caswell is a Staff Instructor at the Breema Center since 1991 and maintains an active international teaching schedule.

Jena Hennessey is a Certified Breema® Instructor, Licensed Massage Practitioner (WA#00015820), and Nia Instructor, teaching and dancing in Seattle for many years.


As Breema is a floor-based modality, participants must be comfortable sitting and working on a padded floor. However, no prior bodywork experience is necessary.

Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and dress in layers to accommodate changes in temperature during the day.

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The Breema Center
6076 Claremont Ave • Oakland, CA 94618
ph: 510/428-0937  •   fax: 510/428-9235  •