Find the rhythm of your inner joy in this low-impact high serotonin induced percussive affirmations session taught by a former performer of The Blue Man Group. Get your body moving and spirit soaring as our instructors guide you through an uplifting journey within while you beat away any lingering self-doubts. Move your body and soul in this signature class that will leave you marching to the beat of your own drum.
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Marcus Weiss is a motivational speaker, performer, director, and educator whose specialty lies in leveraging joy to find achievement and fulfillment. Born in New York to a social worker mother and lawyer father, and raised in Switzerland among a family of well-known visual and performing artists, Marcus’ perspective on and approach to life has always been eclectic and nuanced.
In his early 20s, he overcame severe depression by discovering the power of joyful expression and connection as a way to move both himself and others. Whether as a performer to audiences of thousands, or in intimate, individual work with students and clients of all ages, Marcus’ mission is to enable others’ hearts to soar. To lie in joy is to enjoy life, and we all need inspiration, motivation and the means to get there. From discovering passion to specific communication techniques, Marcus offers tools to live fully from the heart in order to uplift the self and others.
As an “Expression Specialist,” Marcus has performed with Blue Man Group, The Second City, Le Reve – The Dream, as a clown with Cirque du Soleil, and as an awards – winning actor on stages throughout the country. In education, he has taught for such institutions as The University of Nevada Las Vegas, the College of Nevada, and The Smith Center of Performing Arts. He holds a B.A. from Dartmouth College and an M.F.A in Acting from the Temple University. Marcus is the creator of The Marcus Weiss Experience, both a hub for his work, as well as a one-man event designed to transform. His courses include Beat of Joy, Joy Experience, Express and Connect. The wind beneath his wings are his wife, Anastasia and two sons Jacob and Lukas.
The BEAT OF JOY is a signature class developed by the nirvana innovators of bethink. It’s a low impact movement class that combines positive affirmations with music and percussion purposed for self -expression, emotional release, low impact movement, and just all around smile inducing musical fun. The UPBEAT is recommended for all fitness levels from the young to the young at heart. Ages 7 and up.
This is a low impact class that focuses on mental health with light low impact movements. The physical intensity is up to you to dial up or down- depending on how hard you want to jam!
Just wear comfortable clothes and sneakers or come as you are! Don’t forget to hydrate!
Drumming is a mental exercise as much as a physical one. Studies have shown that drumming helps to increase alpha waves in the brain which regulate stress response and can reduce anxiety. Drumming has also been shown to increase creative pathways and calm the mind.
Yes! This class is open to everyone of all shapes, fitness levels, and stamina. You choose the level of intensity and our instructors will guide you through the process helping you engage and move as you see fit for your comfort level. This is your time and space to explore how you Jam.