SCHEDULE   Faculty Workshops & Performances
                                 Schedule Subject to Change
Time
Tues
Aug 30
Wed
Aug 31
Thurs
Sept 1
Fri
Sept 2
Sat
Sept 3
Sun
Sept 4
9-11:30am
Continuum
Studio
Ashley Johnson
MITZVAH TECHNIQUE
& ITCUSH METHOD
Explore Rippling the
Spine, Spiraling in
Motion. Originally devel-
oped to free the ‘dancing
body’ these practices
assist people from all
walks of life in creating
a flexible, mobile &
strong structure.
Caryn & Teri
CONTINUUM
CREATIVE EDGES
Explore how the inner
process of Continuum
discovery spills into the
outer reaches of
relationship. Based on
Emilie Conrad'sglobal
body expression of
gestural & interspecies
movement play.
Donnalea Goelz
CONTINUUM &
WATER
TAI CHI
Explore the ancient
teachings of Tai Chi
and the cutting edge
science of Continuum
Movement® as we
play in the the vision of
the body being a fluid
moving organism.
Nicole Schafenacker
SOMATIC YOGA
Allow Skillful Surrender
through mindful
movement & extended
practice of traditional
sun salutations. Nicole
will help you experience
yoga and the subtle
body in a fresh &
pleasurable way.  
Caryn Heilman
LIQUIDBODY DANCE
Immersed in rich
projected images of
moving water your
journey into your own
liquid body begins
with movement
exploration cued by
the vibration of your
own vocal soundings
and live world music.
Emma Destrube
CONTINUUM &
EMBODIED ANATOMY
Explore fluid dynamics
and play in the
mutable shaping of
the body and potential
that stems from the
development of our
embryonic
limb buds.
11:30-12pm
pause
12-3pm
Continuum
Studio
SOMATIC PERFORMANCE LAB                                                                                                facilitated by  Teri, Caryn, John, Russel
Join us for six days of moving and creating collaboratively in embodied presence
and performance methods, culminating in a 20 minute group performance piece.  
We will:
  • Follow body intelligence with the knowledge that we are a living process.
  • Expand your presence IQ.
  • Delve into experiential anatomy and Continuum Movement as the primary
    somatic portal through which we organize our performance score building
  • Friday and Saturday we'll go from 12 - 3:30pm
12-1pm
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1-3:30pm
Highways
N/A
N/A
N/A -
Jane Blount
AUTHENTIC MOVEMENT
Closing your eyes,
listening deeply,
center, enter & wait to
be moved. Cultivate
your inner witness,
trust, and your capa-
city to see & be seen.
Jane Blount
EMBODIED IMPROV
Engaging as mover,
witness, responder/
scribe we will honor
the inner and outer
responses to emergent
forms of authentically
sourced improvisation.
N/A
3:30-6pm
Continuum
Studio
Julie Coren & Nomi Isak
TAMALPA
LIFE/ART PROCESS
Belonging to the Body,
the Earth, the Cosmos.
Through movement,
writing, & drawing, we’ll
explore ways in which
we belong to ourselves,
our earth, and new
possibilities for moving
through our world.
Evone Lespier
BODY WISDOM
Using Breath, Sound,
and Movement we
explore the Body’s
innate intelligence,
allowing portals of
creativity & whispers
of creative expression
including journaling.
John William Johnson
MOVING SOUND &
STORYTELLING
Allow yourself to be
present in the room
and let the story unfold
in the moment, taking
time to be with what
arises, and allow
yourself to be
witnessed and
transformed.
Camille Maurine
MOVING THEATER
OF LOVE
With loving subtle &
dynamic movement,
breath and voice play,
intuitive writing, and
theater improvisation,
we give body to these
vital inner energies
and share them in
artful expression.
Georgianne Cowen
MEDITATIVE MOVEMENT
Explore the fertile
domain of the
feminine through
mindful movement,
breath and sound
work. Invigorate your
essential nature
through mythic and
dreamtime mvt
processes
4pm Matinee
EMBODIMENT
FACULTY & LAB
PERFORMANCE
@ Continuum
A Showcase of
Somatic Artists,
featuring dance, film
theater and music!
6-7pm
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7-9:30pm
Highways
Opening Circle
SOMATIC DANCE &
MOVEMENT JAM
All are invited to
explore and cultivate
mindful movement,  
growing together in
mutual exchange,
building our somatic
community.
Teri Carter
CONTINUUM &
CONTACT IMPROV
Nurture effortless
physicality as you
fluidly connect with
your inner world,
others & your
environment
Allison Linamen
FELDENKRAIS
We will slow down
to study those
unconscious movement
patterns that underline
our deepest habits of
movement, emotion
and thought.
8pm
EMBODIMENT FACULTY
PERFORMANCE
@Highways
A Showcase of
Somatic Artists,
featuring dance, film
theater and music!
N/A
Emma Destrube
CONTINUUM &
MERIDIANS
@ Continuum
Using the subtle
movement, breath
and sounding of
Continuum we will
explore & nourish
the fluid pathways of
the Meridians.
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Aug 30 - Sept 4, 2016
Los Angeles
10    Annual   Somatic Movement Arts Festival
th
A  week  of  classes, workshops and performances  fostering
conscious embodiment in practice, performance and daily life
continuum movement - body-mind centering - feldenkrais - liquidbody dance
authentic movement - mitzvah technique - tai qi - contact improv and more
SOMAfest Los Angeles
August 30 - September 4, 2016
Continuum Studio 1629 18th Street #7   &   Highways Performance 1651 18th Street, Santa Monica CA 90404
PARKING AVAILABLE 18th & 19th Street free parking, Meters on Olympic Blvd
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SOMAfest is Founded and Directed by Teri Carter of Embody Life and Intention Dance Theatre in collaboration with Not Man Apart Physical Theatre
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Schedule Change:  Sunday morning's workshop on Continuum and Embodied Anatomy/Developmental Movement,
exploring the Embryonic Development of Limb Buds will now be taught by
Emma Destrube, who is an Authorized
Continuum Teacher, she recently finished her Master’s in Traditional Chinese Medicine and she practices
acupuncture, herbalism, tui na medical massage.  She studied Embryological Development, which included the
development of our extremities as LIMB BUDS with Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen of Body-Mind Centering.