Founded and Directed by Teri Carter and Intention Dance Theatre
Somatic Movement Arts Festival, L.A.
|*Highways Performance Space-1651 18th St *Continuum Studio #7-1629 18th St, Santa Monica, CA 90404
How do we foster and sustain embodied wellness and
creativity within our environment, while connecting with
our internal kinesthetic experience? In its fifth year,
this pioneering event enhances somatic awareness in
practice, performance and daily life.
Fostering physical and perceptual transformation,
individuals from all walks of life learn to bring
themselves more fully to holistic health, self discovery,
internal spaciousness, sensory awareness, liquid
strength and refined physical articulation. We'll
explore how somatic experiencing awakens our inner
world for a more profound connection with the
performing environment and the world at large,
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SOMATIC WORKSHOPS (schedule of classes & registration available June 24, 2011)
body-mind awareness and physical performance. Explore embodiment tools that give us freedom to be
our 'essential selves' in resonance with the environment; a superb way to bring awareness to oneself
and the world. Learn methods that develop athletic virtuosity and the art of performance - plus - prevent
injury, rejuvenate the system, reveal anti-aging benefits and help us reconnect with self. Key for
dancers, movers, actors, writers, musicians, performers, somatic practitioners and all those interested in
developing a more profound capacity for self healing and expression.
National and Local Artists. This year's theme looks at detailed articulation, finesse, and attention to
inner/outer awareness. Can you imagine being TRULY aware of self and the environment in any takes
on the multiple challenges of skill, aesthetics, presence in the artist's internal world, and connection to
other performers, audience members, and the world at large! The audience plays a participatory role
with this visceral performance approach.