for your body.
ISMA movement CLASSes
ISMA incorporates dance, Pilates, yoga, martial arts, gymnastics, and simple everyday movements with mindfulness of the body as a movement instrument. Translating movement that treats the mind, body, and Spirit.
ISMA provides the physical benefits of aerobic fitness, improves the condition of the heart and lungs, develops strong bones, tones and strengthens muscles, improves coordination, flexibility, and agility, builds endurance, and releases tension.
The joyous conclusion, then, is this: ISMA is rejuvenating, rehabilitative, and replenishing.
How To Get Started
1. Choose Your Class
2. Decide if you want a private class or want to create a private group class of 2 or more.
3. Decide how many classes you want to take. We offer single-class, 4, 8, or 12-class packs. Please understand that classes are 1 hour long and we are open Monday – Friday 10 am to 7 pm.
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Personal Trainer & Movement Specialist
June Idrissa, featured in the video above, is an Integrity of Self MovementArts Specialist serving the DC metropolitan area and beyond. Experience ISMA with this restorative workout.
Integrity of Self MovementArts® (ISMA) is a system of movement education designed to encourage awareness, appreciation, and utilization of the individual as a movement instrument. In some cases, it is a re-examination of how we move, which enables us to train or re-train our bodies to adopt more efficient movement habits.
We have classes for everyone.
We help students achieve personal development through our private classes. We are able to tailor programs for their growth and desired goals. We relieve muscle tension and stress with the BREATHWORK class. Build strength, flexibility, and mindfulness with our ENERGY FLOW. We have DYNAMIC WALK ISMA for building stamina and dynamic movements. You have a little one that needs help remembering their posture, then schedule a CHILDREN’S class. All these classes provide the benefits that help nourish the mind and body.
Yes, These classes are for anyone with a body. Each of our students is unique, in that, our many well-coordinated, flexible, and physically fit students have focused their skills and energies on expanding their reach. We have worked with students in need of strengthening routines due to premature birth, injury or recent surgery. We have had students working to correct curvature in their spines due to scoliosis. We have worked with students who had difficulty walking tall; turning without losing balance; and understanding the difference between the femur bone and the fibular. We have assisted students with mental or behavioral concerns find peace, joy, and mindfulness. ISMA is truly for everyone.
Yes, you must wear a face mask during class as required in light of recent COVID 19 mandates.
We do ask that you wear workout pants or leggings, and non-slip socks. We also recommend that you bring a water bottle, a small towel, and a yoga mat. If you do not have any of these items, we do have all of these items for sale in the studio.
Yes, you do need to pay for the classes. ISMA classes are private and designed to meet your needs and fitness goals. You can purchase membership class packages, then set up a schedule that works for you.
Yes, Infants to Seniors.
Yes, we offer advanced classes for students who have excelled through the ISMA Levels and are looking for advanced training and are focused on solidifying their technique and fine tuning their Movement Instruments.