SOMAfest Los Angeles
September 21-27, 2015
Continuum Studio 1629 18th Street Arts Center #7 &
Highways Performance 1653 18th Street Arts Center
Santa Monica, CA 90404
PARKING AVAILABLE 18th & 19th Street free parking, Meters on Olympic Blvd
SOMAfest is Founded and Directed by Teri Carter and Intention Dance Theatre
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The Somatic Movement Arts Festival presents a profound opportunity to explore
the cutting edge of embodiment.  
We provide people from around the world
with the capacity to take their health and creativity into their own hands, to
deepen into the greatest version of who they truly can be.
SOMAfest is geared toward individuals who have an interest in exploring the
body-mind connection for better creativity, health and life performance in a
process oriented and experiential way.  
SOMAfest is an
expe
rience of myriad
Somatic Movement
disciplines.
Following 8 successful years, SOMAfest     presents our Los Angeles program,
September 21-27, 2015 at the Continuum Studio and Highways Performance Space.
Workstudy
Opportunities
Available
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This event is for you if:
  • You practice or work in the fields of somatics, dance, fitness, yoga, athletics,
    movement, education, performance, massage, child development, health-care,  
    psychotherapy, or meditation
  • You are from any walk-of-life and would like to learn simple self-care processes
    that enhance the physical, personal, professional and creative aspects of your life
  • You desire effortless connection with the world around you, as well as more
    creativity, ease and pleasure in your life
  • You'd like to become a more embodied individual who can inspire, lead, and
    transform the world around you
So, come Jump in and Join us in this LIFE CHANGING event, you will be glad you did.
Join us for a week of workshops & performances offering diverse practices that
cultivate body-mind integration, creativity, presence, community & self discovery.
SOMAfest is an opportunity to cultivate freedom to be your "essential self" in all that you do.  

You will learn 'self- care' embodiment tools to help you tend to your body in a kind and healing
way, prevent injury, rejuvenate your system, develop physical performance, reveal anti-aging
benefits, and integrate yourself in connection with others and your world . . .
 
With more creativity, ease and pleasure in your life, SOMAfest will deliver and help you to
become a more embodied individual who can inspire, lead, and transform the world around you.
How can you deepen your experience of embodiment?
We'll explore the body as an evolving, living process intimately connected to all life...
SUPPORT SOMAfest ~ MAKE A DONATION
Online with our Non-Profit Partner
Or Make checks payable to Not Man Apart - SOMAfest
PO Box 241193
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Collaborative
Performance
Lab

Led by:
Caryn Heilman
Russel Mulock
Teri Carter

Grow your
'Presence Quotient'
in all areas of your
life, bring seeds of
ideas for somatic
performance,
develop embodied
confidence and
learn from
each other,
culminating in a
performance
Limited Space ~
Sign up Early

PEACE PRAYER DIVE
Free
In-Person Santa
Monica & Virtual
Streaming

Monday, Sept 21
6-7pm Pacific Time

Register Here

In Person Studio
Attendance


Virtual Streaming
Over 20 Workshops support you in cultivating a dynamic and responsive
connection to your body's intelligence. Learn how your body-mind has the innate
capacity to transform, heal and flourish.  
9
SCHEDULE subject to change
SOMATIC:

"Pertaining to
the body,
experienced
and regulated
from within"

Wikipedia
SOMA Fest
Article in
Argonaut
Newspaper
Los Angeles
Training

SOMATIC
MOVEMENT
ARTS
Become a
Registered
Somatic Professional
in our 500hr
Training Program

or

take individual
courses. . .

BONES~BREATH~SOUND

SENSES & PERCEPTION

FLUID SYSTEM
SOMATIC
SPEAKER
TELESUMMIT

Check out our
Interviews with
Somatic Visionaries:
Infinite Waves
of Health &
Creativity
We celebrate Emilie Conrad, 1934-2014
for her contribution to the field of
Somatic Movement and Dance.

Emilie was a pivotal figure in creating SOMAfest,
in collaboration with Director Teri Carter
Susan
Harper

Continuum Movement Inquiry
 
Mon
Sept 21
Tues
Sept 22
Wed
Sept 23
Thurs
Sept 24
Fri
Sept 25
Sat
Sept 26
Sun
Sept 27
9-11am
Continuum
Studio
n/a
Mitzvah
Method
ASHLEY
JOHNSON
Continuum
Movement
MARCELLA
BOTTERO
Sound and Mvt
Storytelling
JOHN WILLIAM
JOHNSON
5Rhythms®,
Dancing the
Inner Rhythms
JO COBBETT
Sound and Mvt
Storytelling
JOHN WILLIAM
JOHNSON
LiquidBody
Dance
CARYN
HEILMAN
11:30-12pm
break
12-3pm
Continuum
Studio
n/a
Somatic
Embodiment
Performance
Lab
TERI, CARYN,
RUSSEL
Somatic
Embodiment
Performance Lab
TERI, CARYN,
RUSSEL
Somatic
Embodiment
Performance Lab
TERI, CARYN,
RUSSEL
Somatic
Embodiment
Performance Lab
TERI, CARYN,
RUSSEL
Somatic
Embodiment
Performance Lab
TERI, CARYN,
RUSSEL
Somatic
Embodiment
Performance Lab
TERI, CARYN,
RUSSEL
12:30-3pm
Highways
break
Feldenkrais
Method & BMC
GILLIAN
McGINTY
Continuum
Movement
EMMA
DESTRUBE
3-6:30pm
break
3:30-6pm
Continuum
Studio
n/a
Body-Mind
Centering &
Yoga
DOUGLAS
MACKENZIE
Dance Therapy:
Autobiographical
Mvt Expression
PAULA
PERLMAN
Continuum
Moving Inquiry
SUSAN
HARPER
Moving Theater
of the Soul
CAMILLE
MAURINE
Dancing the Mythic
Feminine

GEORGIANNE
COWAN
4pm
Matinee
Performance
@ Continuum
6-7pm
Continuum
Studio
Continuum
Deep Dive
PEACE Prayer
TERI CARTER
break
7-9:30PM
Continuum
Studio
Peace Prayer
Open
Movement
Jam
Continuum &
Contact Improv
TERI CARTER
7-9pm
Dance Alive
MARIANE
KAROU
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
7-9:30pm
Highways
n/a
n/a
Body-Mind
Centering,
Sound & Breath
DEBORAH
RAOULT
Continuum
Creative Edges
CARYN HEILMAN
& TERI CARTER
8pm
Performance
@Highways
n/a
n/a
"Loose your mind,
and come to your
senses."  
       Fritz Perls