San Francisco, CA


Black's Immersive Body Training GATHER SOLD OUT - Wait list ONLY

From 10:00am until 5:30pm

At A Body of Work

569 Ruger St, San Francisco, CA 95476

Black's Immersive Body Training


SOLD OUT - Wait list only

Madeline Black is offering an opportunity to work with her intensively at A Body of Work in San Francisco, CA USA. She will reference her book “Centered” and add advanced movement skills that create instant, positive changes in the body. Experience first hand the Madeline Black “Centered” techniques, movement science in motion and receive personal feedback that deepens your capability as a movement specialist based in Pilates, Yoga, Gyrotonic®.

To be a seasoned, effective movement practitioner one needs to experience the techniques in "Centered" from the source and in-person. Join Madeline Black in a rare offering of a week long intensive at the beautiful facility of A Body of Work in the Presidio, San Francisco.

Immerse yourself in a learning experience where you will feel, see and embody Madeline Black's "Centered" techniques bringing you to a deeper place in your work.

• Immerse yourself in an educational experience that is palpable and immediately useful

• Learn to improve your eye for identifying movement patterns

• Understand the design of human movement in all aspects of the body, musculoskeletal, fascial, organs, fluids and more

• Have a tactile experience of new techniques featured in “Centered”

• Receive confirmation of your touch and movement guidance

• Improve your capabilities as a movement specialist

• Begin to see your clients in a whole body way, addressing their needs that create change in the body immediately

• Advance your teaching to a higher level of skill

• Expand your intuitive gift, we all have them!

• PMA CEC's available

Schedule:   The intensive week includes four weekend days for course work from 10-5:30 and a mid week (Wednesday) practice block of time with Madeline Black. In addition, Monday-Tuesday-Thursday and Friday, class sessions for all participants and observation time at A Body of Work. All intensive participants are also invited on the weekdays to come to Studio M in Sonoma for observations and extra sessions.

Dates for Course Work: January 13, 14, 20, 21   10:00am-5:30pm

Weekly class and observations January 15, 16, 18, 19

Practice Day: Wednesday, January 17th

Day 1: Movement class focused on feet to pelvis; entering the basket; introduction of philosophy and movement theory approach; movement analysis to include gait patterning, movement of the ankle/feet and influence to the pelvis and spine; Centered techniques;

Day 2: Balancing and restoring function through movement and “Centered” techniques for the feet to lumbopelvic area

Day 3: “Centered” trunk techniques focusing on the deep anterior spine, diaphragms and rib/spine movement.

Day 4: Shoulder girdle dysfunction and function, relationship of the spine/ribs to the should and neck; “Centered” techniques

Wednesday Practice Day material will be determined by the needs of the group.

Hours: 10-5:30 PM Saturdays and Sundays;  3:00 PM-6:00 PM Wednesday practice session;  Classes TBA

Full package $1900.00  Includes:  4 intensive training days; 1 Practice three-hour session with Madeline; 4 class sessions and observation time at A Body of Work

Local Package $1600.00  Includes: 4 day course only Saturdays and Sundays


Early Bird Special by November 1

Full Package: $1650.00, saving $250

Local Package: $1350.00, saving $250


Cancellation Policy:

Full refund if canceled 2 months prior or more
Less than 2 months - Refund minus 25 percent admin fee
Less than 30 day - No refund


or contact: A Body of Work   (415 ) 561-3991

Location:  A Body of Work   569 Ruger St, San Francisco  CA

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