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Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body

Essentrics Restore, Release & Rebalance (formerly Gentle)

Essentrics Restore, Release & Rebalance is a full-body, rebalancing exercise program designed to help you slowly build strength, flexibility and mobility, and reawaken the power of your 650 muscles. This class is designed for those who are new to or returning to exercise, have slightly-limited mobility, or have atrophy-related stiffness, frozen shoulder or other chronic aches and pains. Also ideal for athletes looking to stretch, and for people of all ages and abilities looking for a gentle, slow-tempo class to release muscle tension and increase relaxation. A diverse music playlist accompanies each routine creating a fun, positive environment. You will leave feeling restored, relaxed and rebalanced. Involves some floor work.


July 12 - August 9
Thu 12:00 PM - Thu 1:00 PM

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July 16 - August 27
Mon 10:30 AM - Mon 11:30 AM

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July 17 - August 14
Tue 10:00 AM - Tue 11:00 AM

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July 24 - August 21
Tue 5:30 PM - Tue 6:30 PM
22 spots left

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Severina Gates

Severina has trained extensively under creator Miranda Esmonde-White, and is the first fully-Certified Level 4 Essentrics instructor in Massachusetts. With 14 years of experience in ballet, she has worked with a variety of clients, including seniors, new moms and working professionals of all ages. She also works as a Mentor Trainer for the Essentrics Teacher Training department, helping instructors all around North America through the certification process and leading mini Teacher Training workshops.

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Lauren Mayhew

Lauren is a fully-certified, Level 4, Essentrics instructor and mind-body movement specialist.  She began her movement career in 2002 as a Kripalu yoga instructor, and has extensive experience teaching men and women of every age, physical condition, and fitness ability. She chose to teach Essentrics because she recognized it as an intelligently-designed movement form that honors the body’s natural design, and one that develops strength and flexibility safely and effectively.  She has studied with the program’s creator, Miranda Esmonde-White and her Master Trainers in Montreal, Canada.  Lauren’s teaching emphasizes correct physical alignment while respecting the body’s limitations.  Her teaching style is influenced by many years of experience as a mindfulness practitioner and teacher.  Lauren is also a Board-Certified Health & Wellness Coach and has a diverse professional background in the wellness field.  For more than 10 years she worked at MIT as a Program Manager and Health & Wellness Coach helping students, faculty and staff to lead healthier lives.