For over twenty years, Jamien Rose (Cvjetnicanin) has been helping people come home to themselves through the process of embodiment. She began training to teach GYROTONIC® movement in 2004 and Pilates in 1999 and continues to study and practice numerous movement forms and somatic techniques. With a Master of Occupational Therapy from UW, B.A. from UNC-Chapel Hill in Human Movement Science, certificate in somatic education, corporate wellness clients, years in professional ballet and modern dance, and both personal and professional experience with chronic conditions and injuries, she is effective with many people. Jamien honors each person's unique priorities and aims to join them through deep listening and attunement. She offers empathic, intuitive and knowledgeable guidance to people with Neurological Movement Disorders and Special Needs (MS, Parkinsons, Brain Cancer, Stroke, Post-Polio Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Blindness, Autism, ADD...), Elders, Highly Sensitive People, Movement Teachers, Dancers and anyone desiring a deep feeling of Inner Strength, Integration, Freedom and Presence.
Jamien is an auxiliary board member and has volunteered as a service provider for the Plus One Foundation. They offer grants to people with neurological movement disorders to participate in therapeutic activities that are not covered by insurance. Interested individuals may be able to have movement sessions with Jamien covered. Apply at: www.plusonefoundation.org/grants-overview/.
Please note, while Jamien is an OTR/L in the state of WA and her work is informed by her training in occupational therapy, OT services are not currently being provided. However, they will be soon!
Teaching Career Highlights, Certifications, and Degrees: 2021 MOT (Master of Occupational Therapy) University of Washington 2004-present GYROTONIC EXPANSION SYSTEM® certifications and continuing education, including: GYROTONIC® Method: Wingmaster, Level II Format 1, Psoas Principles, Hands & Feet, Updates, Jumping Stretching Board, Level 1 GYROKINESIS® Method: Hands & Feet, Blossoming Lotus format, Level 1 2011-13 Certificate in Somatic Education Studied and applied principles/techniques from the work of Dr. Candace Pert, Ida Rolf, Stanley Keleman, Ron Kurtz, Alice Miller, others. Learned to help people recognize and shift patterns of somatic holding while optimizing structural integrity. 2011 Co-presenter IADMS Conference: "Integrating sensory awareness into learning dance techniques: somatic approaches to best practices for preventing dance injuries" 2004 Editor/contributor to "Concentration 301" (Pathology and Pilates) Physicalmind Institute 1999-2003 Pilates certifications and continuing education, including: Matwork, Pilates Apparatus, Standing Pilates, Advanced Matwork 2002 B.A. UNC-Chapel Hill in Interdisciplinary Studies: Human Movement Science (combining Dance, Psychology and Exercise Science)
A Sample of Additional Training: Gil Hedley (Fascia); Stanley Keleman ("Emotional Anatomy"); Seattle Center for Structural Medicine (Thoracic Outlet Syndrome); Joe Goode ("The Felt Experience"); Dance/Movement Therapy workshop, Antioch University; Biodynamics for Movement Educators; Fascia Book Club with Kelly Clancy, OT, Northwest School of Structural Therapy; Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
Dance Career Highlights: Freelance Dancer in Seattle, NYC and NC Company Dancer with Sarasota Ballet, Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company, Octavia Cup Dance Theater Additional training at the London Studio Centre, Kirov Academy D.C., Limon Institute, American Dance Festival and others Graduate of the high school ballet program at NCSA
Helping people come home to themselves through the process of embodiment. I offer empathic, intuitive and knowledgeable guidance for the journey home.
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