Free the body to experience the power of being.
Express the heart to experience the power of loving.
Empty the mind to experience the power of self-knowledge.
Awaken the soul to experience the power of seeing.
Embody the spirit to experience the power of healing.”

—Gabrielle Roth

Upcoming Events


Refuge: Celebrating Grace Nov 22nd, 2018

Thanksgiving Day, November 22nd 11:30 am - 2 pm (doors close at 11:50 am) Followed by a community potluck from 2:15-3:30 (doors reopen at 2 pm)   Suggested donation to benefit the ongoing support of Refuge is $25* (or more if you feel moved) This year on Thanksgiving...

Refuge: Mindfulness in Motion with Claire Alexander

November 6th, 2018 / 10am - 11:30am  Women's Mindful Movement Group  Peninsula Ballet Theatre • 1880 S Grant St • San Mateo, CA   In this Open Floor experience, you will be introduced to a form of dynamic meditation that utilizes a simple practice of sitting, walking...

Libido: Desire & Ice with Andrea Juhan, PhD March 21-24th, 2019

“Desire, like the atom, is explosive with creative force” ~ Paul Vernon Buser Our bodies are built to respond to each other (and they do!) even if we don’t exchange names or words. In Open Floor Movement practice, we find it’s common for movers to have simple...

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