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Find your Space To Move at Multnomah Aikikai.

The confluence of Multnomah Aikikai and Space To Move offers the synergy of martial arts training and somatic education sparking embodied learning and human transformation.

Suzane Van Amburgh, 5th dan, shidoin

Suzane crafts embodied learning programs that give people a sensory experience of conceptual ideas. Founder of Space To Move consultancy and Chief Instructor of Aikido Multnomah Aikikai, Van Amburgh has actively practiced the connection between martial arts, somatics and organizational effectiveness for the past ten years. A 35 year practitioner of the non-competitive martial art of aikido*, Suzane has learned to make good use of the ground and practice embodied resilience. As a certifed aikido teacher (shidoin, 5th degree black belt) balance trainer and somatic practitioner, Suzane has a gift for coaching people to recognize what they do and introduce small changes to improve effectiveness. Combined with her 20 years experience organizing groups of people to collaborate on projects, Van Amburgh brings a unique expertise to the challenges of change, leadership and organizational effectiveness.

Group training programs:

1. Space To Move® original workshops and series include: Aikido and the Art of Negotiation,  The Balance Lab., Centering is a Dynamic Activity, Center Yourself Tuesdays,   Orientation to PracticeKeep Your Balance! (fall prevention program for seniors), Balance Challenge Circuit Training Course, Let Go of Me! and The Lines of Engagement.

2. Ongoing training programs at Multnomah Aikikai include aikido and iaido.

For information on group programs send email to spacetomoveinfo@gmail.com

 


Individual training:

Practice skills of balance, attention, centering, proprioception, sensory motor coordination….through all ages;  all seasons of life. The principles of traditional martial arts and the methodology of “how we learn” are applied to the sacred ongoing work of sculpting your sense of self.

Balance and coordination sessions

Private lessons in aikido, sword and jo staff handling

Book an individual session with Suzane: suzane.acuityscheduling.com


Collaborations:

What is your professional challenge? Do you have a client you are working with who could benefit from embodied learning? Let’s put our heads together.  I thrive on collaboration and embrace the opportunity to design a learning program to suit your needs. I have ideas to help people sense the conceptual as a vivid whole body experience. We can embed a segment of targeted embodied learning activities within your training or program.

Questions, comments? Wish to schedule a consultation with Suzane Van Amburgh? Send email to spacetomoveinfo@gmail.com 


*See Suzane demonstrating aikido: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0yQPoxlNp50R09MbHRob3RwMWc/view

Find your Space To Move at Multnomah Aikikai

Multnomah Aikikai is located at 6415 SW Macadam Ave, Portland OR 97239

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