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SOMATIC MOVEMENT SUMMIT

Artful Embodiment™, Diving in the Waters of Creation

JULY 1 – 6, 2018 at Omega Institute, Rhinebeck, NY

Information: www.eomega.org/workshops/somatic-movement-summit

Water supports all life; it is the generative primordium that unifies existence. Embodying water, we take on its ability to adapt and remain coherent through radical change. In the felt sense of fluidity, we feel more whole and alive, enabling us to see fresh options and resiliently navigate change in our health, our relationships, our work, and our communities.

The breath, sound, and fluid movement explorations in the somatic awareness practice of Continuum take us on a deeper dive into the art of becoming like water. Daily movement sessions delve into the fluid process of embryological development, allowing us to experience the transformative and regenerative nature of our own physiology. Somatic explorers, each following his or her own stream while supporting others with presence and insight, create an enriching community. By nourishing our life force, we connect with our innate creative capacity where freedom and joy reign.

Optional offerings include an evening performance from Watermark Arts and classes applying Continuum to yoga, dance, self-care bodywork, and fabric art creation.

The skills shared in this workshop are of benefit to persons interested in moving the world from embodiment, including bodyworkers, artists, activists, therapists, teachers, and parents.

Hosted by Elaine Colandrea of Watermark Arts and cotaught with Mary Abrams, Priscilla Auchincloss, Megan Bathory-Peeler, Robin Becker, John Bianculli, Ellen Cohen, Bobbie Ellis, Ashima Kahrs, Rebecca Lawson, Melanie Gambino, Bonnie Gintis, Amber Elizabeth Gray, Beth Pettengil Riley, Val Leoffler, and Suzanne Wright Crain.

Registration: www.eomega.org/workshops/somatic-movement-summit

Somatic Movement Summit: Artful Embodiment, Diving in the Waters of Creation from Watermark Arts on Vimeo.

Moving Like Water from Watermark Arts on Vimeo.

Elaine Colandrea, Artistic Director of Watermark Arts guides an introductory somatic movement exploration using Continuum.

Somatic Movement Summit: Artful Embodiment, Diving into the Waters of Creation.
JULY 1-6, 2018 at Omega Institute, Rhinebeck, NY
For information and registration: eomega.org/workshops/somatic-movement-summit

 

The Ways of  Water from Watermark Arts on Vimeo.

Elaine Colandrea talks about The Ways of Water and how somatic practices such as Continuum facilitate our connection to the fluidity of presence, our birth right as seen expressed in our embryological creation for better life quality, responsiveness and creativity for ourselves, our relationships and society.

The Ways of Water will be explored at

The Somatic Movement Summit: Artful Embodiment, Diving in the Waters of Creation
July 1-6, 2018 at Omega Institute, Rhinebeck, NY
For information and registration: eomega.org/workshops/somatic-movement-summit


Somatic Movement Immersion:
Inhabiting the Body, Moving the World

July 23-28, 2017

The Omega Institute, Rhinebeck, NY

Register at https://www.eomega.org/workshops/somatic-summit#-workshop-description-block 

Come celebrate your life as a living source of energy, knowledge, and creativity in the Somatic Movement Immersion.

By deepening into somatic-based presence, we awaken the power of our own well-being in service to creating a more humane world.

Generations of somatic pioneers—including Emilie Conrad, Bonnie Bainbridge-Cohen, Laban-Bartenieff, Moshe Feldenkrais, F.M. Alexander and others—have laid the groundwork for cultivating a deep human experience of wholeness that opens new pathways of perception and action.

Practitioners of somatic movement and those inspired by somatic study and practice are invited to explore this evolving field. Together we use leading-edge approaches from Continuum to more fully inhabit our breath, bones, fascia, and vision, as well as the lymph, affect and autonomic nervous systems.

Throughout the week, we focus on applications of somatic inquiry to personal self-care, artistic expression, interpersonal relationships, professional work with clients/students, and community engagement.

Daily sessions, incorporating Continuum breathing, movement and sound practices, create a regenerative context allowing us to experience the transformative and artful nature of our own physiology. We come away able to navigate life with greater freedom, resilience, and effectiveness.

The week also includes evening talks and video presentations, as well as performances of somatic-inspired dance, music, art and poetry.

The Somatic Movement Immersion is hosted by Elaine Colandrea of Watermark Arts and cotaught with Mary Abrams, Priscilla Auchincloss, Megan Bathory-Peeler, Ellen Cohen, Ashima Kahrs, Bobbie Ellis, Melanie Noblit Gambino, Bonnie Gintis, Amber Elizabeth Gray, Caryn Heilman, Rebecca Lawson, Val Leoffler, Linda Rabin, Beth Pettengill Riley, and Bonnie Simoa. Guest presenters include John Bianculli, Elisa Cotroneo, Martha Eddy, Ph.D, Marc Grossman, O.D., LAc, and Susanna Knittel.

This workshop has been approved for 24 CEUs for Bodyworkers through the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB).

Register at https://www.eomega.org/workshops/somatic-summit#-workshop-description-block.