Breathe & Shake by Twerkwerk - Whangarei

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Twerk with us!
Self-Reclamation | Confidence | Embodiment
Join us for a night of fun and healing as we connect with our bodies, become more confident, create community, and move stagnant energy and trauma in a dynamic way - through breath work and twerking movements.
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Twerkwerk is a psycho-sensory modality combining Twerk styles & Breathwork, encouraging you to deepen the connection to the body, release trauma, connect to your inner feminine energy and most importantly have fun!

What is Twerking -
Twerking is a type of dance that involves moving the hips and buttocks in a rhythmic, up-and-down bouncing motion. The origins of twerking can be traced back to West Africa, where it was a part of traditional dance and cultural rituals.
There are several potential benefits to twerking, both physically and mentally. On the physical side, twerking can help improve flexibility and muscle tone in the hips, buttocks, and legs. It can also serve as a form of low-impact cardiovascular exercise, which can help improve heart health and boost weight loss. Additionally, twerking can help improve coordination and balance, which can have a positive impact on overall physical health and well-being.
It can also be a great way to connect with others and build a sense of community, whether that be in a dance class or at a party or other social gathering.

What is Breathwork -
Breathwork is a holistic practice that involves controlled breathing techniques to improve physical and mental health. It has been used for centuries in various cultures and traditions to promote relaxation, reduce stress, and improve overall well-being. Here are some of the benefits of breathwork for the body and brain:
1. Breathwork can help improve cardiovascular health. By regulating the breath, you can improve the flow of oxygen to your body, which can help strengthen your heart and improve blood circulation.
2. It can help reduce stress and anxiety. Breathwork techniques can help activate the body's natural relaxation response, which can help reduce the physical symptoms of stress and anxiety, such as rapid heart rate and shallow breathing.
3. It can help improve overall well-being. By reducing stress and improving physical health, breathwork can help improve your overall sense of well-being and happiness.

Twerkwerking -
Combining twerking and breathwork can offer a number of benefits. For example, incorporating deep, controlled breaths into twerking movements can help improve overall body awareness and control. This can lead to a more mindful and focused dancing experience. Additionally, the combination of physical exertion from twerking and the relaxation benefits of breathwork can help reduce stress and improve overall well-being.
Twerking and breathwork can complement each other through the energetic, uplifting nature of twerking can help improve mood and boost self-confidence, while breathwork can help cultivate a sense of inner peace and calm. This combination of physical and mental benefits can help enhance overall physical and emotional health.
Overall, the benefits of combining twerking and breathwork include improved body awareness and control, reduced stress, improved mood and self-confidence, and enhanced physical and emotional well-being. However, it is important to remember that everyone is different and may have different experiences when combining these activities.

Twerkwerk Space -
Twerkwerk is a non-judgemental, open and fun space where you get to express yourself fully. There's no comparison, competition, or 'should'. It's truly about connecting with parts of your body and self which get to be seen, loved and felt. Connecting with like-minded individuals, and a community that gets to expand through fun, uplifting movement!
How to Find Us
From $45


The Loft Studio, Whangarei

Event Dates

Friday 7 April 2023