Qoya founder Rochelle Schieck will lead Asheville workshops July 16-17

Qoya founder Rochelle Schieck

Qoya founder Rochelle Schieck will lead two workshops and a teacher initiation in Asheville at the Town and Mountain Training Center July 16 and 17. See below for details.

Pronounced COY-uh, Qoya means “queen” in Quechuan, a pre-Incan language in what’s now Peru.

Qoya is “movement medicine,” says one Asheville-area teacher, Virginia Rosenberg.

Another local teacher, Sacred Seduction author Kitty Cavalier, says, “Qoya is a spiritual temple, a shamanic journey and the dance party you have always dreamed of. It is communing with the very throb and heartbeat of life through your very own skin and bones.”

Here’s the info on the workshops and teacher initiation:

Telling the Truth Faster

In this workshop, Qoya founder Rochelle Schieck will lead an immersive two-hour Qoya class and then share three essential tools to access the wisdom of the body to help tell the truth faster. Participants can expect to remember their essences as wise, wild and free, connect with inspiring women, and strengthen their commitment to living life in a way that resonates.

WHEN: 1-6 p.m., Saturday, July 16

COST: $88

WHERE: Town and Mountain Training Center, 261 Asheland Ave.

Gratitude as a Superpower

This Qoya workshop offers a one-hour movement class that combines yoga, dance and feminine movement and a one-hour shamanic despacho gratitude ceremony to explore the healing and empowering practices of gratitude in our lives.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-noon, Sunday, July 17

WHERE: Town and Mountain Training Center, 261 Asheland Ave.

COST: $44

Asheville Initiation Teacher Training

The two Asheville sessions allow participants to break down the nuts and bolts of teaching and get a deeper understanding of the philosophies underlying each pillar of a Qoya class. Prerequisite: taking the Intro to Qoya online training to get a foundation of what Qoya is and how to do it.

WHEN: Two sessions: 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday, July 16, and Sunday, July 17

WHERE: Town and Mountain Training Center, 261 Asheland Ave.

COST: $600; includes participation in “Truth” and “Gratitude” workshops

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