Gentle Shintaido

Joyful dynamic movement, practised alone and with others, bringing renewed spirit, flexibility and ease. Shintaido means new Body Way and is a movement art from Japan with martial, dance, traditional medical and meditative roots.

These movements are suitable for everyone, including older people, those who rarely do exercise of any kind, or those needing to practise on a chair. The movements can also be practised at home, once learnt.

Venue The Endowed School Upper Hall (next to Rodborough Parish Church), Walkley Hill, Rodborough, Stroud GL5 3TX [View on Google Maps]
Time 10:30am – 11:30am
Dates Winter term: Thursdays from January 24th to April 4th, 2019. 
Cost £6 per lesson.  £30 per group of 6 lessons
Contact Susan Lacroix
Telephone  07590 368 998
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General Shintaido

Are you looking for a regular exercise programme in a warm and friendly atmosphere? Based upon simple but profound forms, Shintaido provides joyful and dynamic movements which are accessible to everyone, yet have deep effects on body, mind and spirit. Through individual and shared exercises, students can explore and deepen their communication and understanding skills as well as enhance their daily and artistic expression.

Venue Lansdown Hall, Lansdown, Stroud, GL5 1BB [View on Google Maps]
Time Dates, Fridays from 15 September; 2.00-3.30
Cost Drop-in £8 per class; block of 6 classes, £40.
Instructor Peter Furtado
Telephone 0796 739 6984
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What is Shintaido?

What is Shintaido?

Shintaido is an avant garde system of body movement with roots going back to 1960s Japan. It is inclusive with an emphasis on developing a soft, open body.
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A selection of testimonials we have received from those that have practised Shintaido, their feelings and what effect it had on them.
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Recent news, events and articles in the world of British Shintaido, from instructors and members.
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