Lucky 7 Somatics Conference Zion 2017

Shin Somatic Certification Workshop

Zion, Utah Dec 15-19

Conference 15-16, first 2 days of the workshop

17/17 Lucky Dance Improvisations/Canyon Explorations

Call for Conference Proposals

Topics for papers and workshops, suggested but not limited to:

  • Teaching Somatically
  • Improvisational Dance for Personal Development
  • Improvisation and Human Development
  • Meditation in Somatics
  • Teaching Dance Somatically
  • Dancing the Chakras in Yoga
  • Guiding Somatic Dance Performances
  • Interface of Language, Dance, and Somatics

Possible formats: Paper (20 minutes), Workshop (45 minutes), Informal Performance (10 minutes maximum). Send one-page proposals to Conference Programs Chair Kelly Ferris, Kelly.ferris@q.com, ESN President Ashley Meeder ashley.meeder@gmail.com, and ESN Advisor Sondra Fraleigh, Eastwest@q.com. Send a brief description of your paper, workshop, or performance, and a short biography of no more than 200 words. One submission for paper or workshop, and one submission for performance. Submissions deadline: Oct 22, 2017.

 

Early-Bird Registration with a deposit by Oct 1, 2017. See Workshop page for details. Conference without workshop is $75 a day. Workshop tuition includes room for 4 nights, workshop & conference. In Saint George, Inquire about home-stay at $35 a night.

 

Lucky Dance 17/17/77 improvistaion for workshop participants

lead by Sondra Fraleigh. Sondra is 77 years old this year, but this is a secret.

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Somatic Improvisations, 2016

Shin Somatic Certification Workshop in St. George Utah, September 19-23

Conference on the 23rd

Call for Conference Proposals:

Topics for papers and workshops, suggested but not limited to:

  • Improvisational Dance for Personal Development
  • Improvisation and Human Development
  • Meditation in Somatics
  • Teaching Dance Somatically
  • Improvising the Chakras in Yoga
  • Guiding Improvisational Performances
  • Improvisation in Facilitated Movement Somatics

Possible formats: Paper (20 minutes), Workshop (45 minutes), or Improvisational Performance (10 minutes maximum). Send one-page proposals to Conference Programs Chair Kelly Ferris, Kelly.ferris@q.com, ESN President Ashley Meeder ashley.meeder@gmail.com, and ESN Advisor Sondra Fraleigh, Eastwest@q.com. Send a brief description of your paper, workshop, or performance, and a short biography of no more than 200 words. One submission for paper or workshop, and one submission for performance. Submissions deadline: August 12, 2016.

 

Early-Bird Registration by August 12, discount workshop by $48. Early-bird deposit of $150 by August 12.. Conference without workshop is $50. Tuition for workshop is $886 at full price.

 

Place Dance in Snow Canyon for St. George Workshop participants

lead by Sondra Fraleigh.

 

www.eastwestsomatics.com

eastwest@q.com  

 

Zion Winter Retreat Workshop and Conference 2015
25th Anniversary of Eastwest Somatic Movement Arts in Zion, Utah

Shin Somatic Certification Workshop, December 11-15
Eastwest Somatics Network Conference, December 13

Call for Conference Proposals:

Papers and workshops invited on somatic movement arts: transformational dance somatics, somatic yoga, and integrative bodywork.

Topics for papers and workshops, suggested but not limited to:

  • Dance for Personal Development
  • Somatics and Human Development
  • Mindfulness in Somatics
  • Teaching Dance Somatically
  • Improvising the Chakras in Yoga and Dance
  • Somatic Dance Maps
  • Matching in Somatic Bodywork
  • Somatic Principles of Inclusiveness

Possible formats: Paper (20 minutes), Workshop (45 minutes), Panel (45 minutes), or Informal Concert Performance (10 minutes maximum). Send one-page proposals to Conference Program Chair Kelly Ferris, Kelly.ferris@q.com, ESN President Darby Ann Balling dakinidances@aol.com, and ESN Advisor Sondra Fraleigh, Eastwest@q.com. Send a brief description of your paper, workshop, or performance, and a short biography of no more than 200 words. One submission for paper or workshop, and one submission for performance. Submissions deadline: October 23, 2015.

Metamorphic Canyon Dance, for workshop participants led by Sondra Fraleigh.

Early Bird Registration for workshop and conference, by October 1.
Attending Conference only: $95 Early Bird, $115 After October 1.
See tuition rates for workshop and conference on website or request by email.

www.eastwestsomatics.com
eastwest@q.com
 

 

Previous Conferences listed below

Somatic Improvisations 12/14/14 

Eastwest Somatics Network Conference in Zion Utah, December 14, 2014 

Shin Somatic Certification Workshop in St. George Utah, Dec 10-13

 

Call for Conference Proposals:

Topics for papers and workshops, suggested but not limited to:

 

  • Improvisational Dance for Personal Development
  • Improvisation and Human Development
  • Meditation in Somatics
  • Teaching Dance Somatically
  • Improvising the Chakras in Yoga
  • Guiding Improvisational Performances
  • Improvisation in Facilitated Movement Somatics

 

Possible formats: Paper (20 minutes), Workshop (45 minutes), Panel (45 minutes), or Improvisational Performance in Zion (10 minutes maximum). Send one-page proposals to Conference Programs Chair Kelly Ferris, Kelly.ferris@q.com, ESN President Darby Ann Balling dakinidances@aol.com, and ESN Advisor Sondra Fraleigh, Eastwest@q.com. Send a brief description of your paper, workshop, or performance, and a short biography of no more than 200 words. One submission for paper or workshop, and one submission for performance. Submissions deadline: October 23, 2014.

 

Early-Bird Registration by Nov. 15. Conference only $80.

See tuition rates for St. George Workshop on website or email.

 

DIG Environmental Butoh in Snow Canyon for St. George Workshop participants lead by Sondra Fraleigh.

www.eastwestsomatics.com

eastwest@q.com

 

2012 ESNAC in Saint George, Snow Canyon, and Zion

ESNAC - Eastwest Somatics Annual Network Conference
Archetypes of Transformation

December 10, 11, 12 in Saint George, Snow Canyon, and Zion National Park
ESNAC Workshop & Performances December 12 in Zion

To Register for ESN Membership go to - (page in preparation)
See Conference Announcement and Call for Presentations and Performances Below

For Shin Somatics® 12/12/12/ Celebration Certification Workshops and more on the ESNAC Conference, see: Workshops in St. George and Zion

Archetypes of Transformation

Eastwest Somatics 12/12/12
Winter Retreat St. George, Snow Canyon, and Zion Utah, Dec. 8-16
Workshop 1 - Dec 8-12
Workshop 2 - Dec 12-16
ESNAC - Eastwest Somatics Network Annual Conference, December 10, 11, 12

Celebrate December 12, 2012 (12/12/12) in Zion

ESNAC - Eastwest Somatics Network Annual Conference, Presentations, Dec 10.
ESNAC Day with Sondra Fraleigh and Angela Graff, Dec 11.
ESNAC Zion Day, with Evening Performances at Zion Lodge, Dec. 12th

ESNAC Day of Presentations in St. George, Dec. 10, $148
ESNAC Two Days rejuvenation, open to all, Dec. 11 & 12, $296

ESNAC Three Days for 1/2 level certification credit, Dec. 10, 11, 12, $444
Five Day Certification Workshop, one full level of credit, Dec. 8-12, $886
Five Day Certification Workshop, one full level of credit, Dec. 12-16, 
$886
Day workshop at Zion on 12/12/12, $150

Conference Announcement & Call for Presentations and Performances

Announcement:
In 2012 Eastwest Somatics Institute celebrates its 22nd Anniversary with an international conference, workshop, and retreat in St. George, Snow Canyon, and Zion National Park in Utah. The conference will feature archetypes of transformation. Keynote performance is by ESN President, Professor Catherine Schaeffer, on Paddle and Trickster. Keynote speaker is Debbie Barmonde, on Translating Archetypes.

The first day will include presentations and workshops on archetypal imagery and somatics, but is open to other subjects as well. The second day will include a metamorphic journey through depth-movement & environmental dance led by Sondra Fraleigh and Angela Graffl. Angela leads participants through Chakra Unwinding and meanings of the body. Sondra will facilitate Butoh inspired dance in Snow Canyon and St. George, using Yoshito Ohno's perspectives on bodymind oneness: inviting pain in every step, grieving as one, and healing. Zion 12/12/12/ will include a day of reflective dance in the canyon and the big room of the lodge, and a late afternoon and evening of somatically conceived performances. Conference Dinner at Painted Pony Restaurant $25 a plate (salad, main course, dessert).

Participants can enjoy the majestic beauty of Zion canyon in winter at the Zion Lodge Big Room on 12/12/12. Inquire about low cost accommodations in St. George for $35 a night, walking distance to the workshops and conference. Arrange accommodations through Eastwest.

Conference Sponsored by Eastwest Somatics Network, ESN President, Catherine Schaeffer.
Kelly Ferris, ESN Administrator. Sondra Fraleigh, ESN advisor. Fraleigh's books on Butoh, and her original music CD's on Chakra Unwinding and Music for Choreography will be available at the conference.

Call for Conference Proposals and Performances
Topics include, but are not limited to:
Archetypes of transformation in somatics; Transformation through yoga; Healing arts in global contexts; Relationships between somatic therapy and dance as therapy; Morphology of butoh; Healing pain through dance; Somatic perspectives on healing trauma; Healing aspects of dance in the environment; Body and nature; Values of "being seen" and "witnessed" through dance; Healing imagery in dance & visual art; Defining somatic practices; Building a practice; Somatic practices and leadership; Self-perception and personal development; Somatic re-patterning and stress related illness; Facilitating group work in dance & movement therapies; Somatic principles in effective communication; Teaching dance and movement somatically; Teaching yoga somatically; Somatic perspectives on healthy globalization; Music and art therapy in relation to dance.



Send Performance Proposals for Evening Concert (YouTube sample optional). Propose low-tech performances, or provide your own projector for multimedia work.

Possible formats: Paper (20 minutes), Workshop (45 minutes), Panel (45 minutes), or Performance (12 minutes maximum). These formats are representative of conferences organized for wide sharing of work; thus they include varied perspectives.

Send one-page proposals to Conference Program Chair Kelly Ferris, kelly.ferris@q.com. Performance proposals can include YouTube or performance description. Send email copy of one-page proposal to ESN advisor Sondra Fraleigh, eastwest@q.com, and Catherine Schaeffer, caschaef@valdosta.edu.

Proposals should include a brief description of your paper, workshop, or dance performance, limit of 300 words, and a short one-paragraph biography of no more than 200 words. Limited to one submission for paper or workshop, and one submission for performance.
Deadline for submissions, October 7, 2012. Learn more: www.eastwestsomatics.com

For Certification Workshops surrounding the conference, see St. George and Zion Workshops on the Workshops page: Workshops in St. George and Zion.

For more on costs of workshops, conference, and low cost accommodations, go to: http://www.eastwestsomatics.com/workshop-zion.php

New Zealand Shin Somatics Workshops and Symposium
University of Otago, Dunedin, 2013

Two 5-day Certification Modules led by Sondra Fraleigh and Kelly Ferris
A 2-day Symposium Conference led by Sondra Fraleigh and Ali East

Supported by University of Otago Summer School & Continuing Education

Module 1, (all levels) January 28-February 1
Module 2 (all levels) February 2-6
Shin Somatics Symposium February 1 & 2, Open to All Presenters.

Send symposium proposals on somatics topics related to dance, yoga, bodywork, nature, or healing.

Shin Somatics Symposium, 2 days, $190 NZ, early registration price. After Dec 1, add $25.

Workshop for 1/2 level credit, any 3 days, $ 275 NZ, early registration price. After Dec. 1, add $50.

Workshop Modules, 5 days $450 NZ each, early registration price. After Dec 1, add $50 each. Register for both workshop modules and receive $50 discount.

Option to Pay through two deposits for Otago Program extends payments to January 2 and reserves your place. Registration and payments directly through the Eastwest Somatics website.

First deposit: $130 due by Dec 1, 2012 for early registration price.
Remainder due by January 2, 2013 for early registration price.
Deposit necessary for early registration price.

Payments are non-refundable, but can be applied at 2/3 value to any future workshop at Eastwest.

Symposium overlaps modules and is included without extra cost in either or both. Questions to eastwest@q.com. Workshop mentor is Wilhemeena Monroe, info@soulcentre.co.nz. For local arrangements, email Ali East, ali.east@otago.ac.nz.

Send Papers, Workshops, Panels, and Performance Proposals for Evening Concert.

Formats: Paper (20 minutes), Workshop (45 minutes), Panel (45 minutes), or Performance (12 minutes maximum). Send Proposal (limit 350 words) to Conference Program Chair Kelly Ferris, kelly.ferris@q.com. Send email copy to Sondra Fraleigh, eastwest@q.com, and Ali East, ali.east@otago.ac.nz. Include short bio (200 words). One submission for paper or workshop, and one submission for performance. Deadline for submissions, December 5, 2012.

See Registration page on this website to register through Pay Pal with a credit card in NZ Dollars, or see information to mail a check, registrations.php

Note on registration in New Zealand Dollars through Pay Pay. Use small blue line for Pay by Credit Card if you do not have a Pay Pal account. Use drop down menu for currency and select NZ Dollars.

Click this announcement to see larger PDF and link to Video of Shin Somatics in New Zealand, http://youtu.be/gugcYtLUqHk

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Samples of Past Conferences

DANCING ON YOUR PATH 2010 ESN WINTER CONFERENCE AND ZION RETREAT

Eastwest Somatics Celebrates its 20th Anniversary in 2010

Call for Proposals

Eastwest Somatics Network, ESN, invites proposals for the Healing Arts Winter Conference and Zion Retreat in Utah. ESN Conference January 7-8. Dancing on your Path Rejuvenation Retreat to follow: evening of January 8 through noon January 11.

Conference Topics include, but are not limited to: Healing arts in global contexts; Relationships between somatic therapy and dance therapy; Metamorphosis in dance and somatics; Healing pain through dance; Healing dances in the environment; Healing imagery in dance; Somatic values; Creativity in life; Defining somatic practices; Building a practice; Somatic practices in business and leadership; Self perception and personal development; Somatic re-patterning and stress related illness; Facilitating somatics-based group work; Somatic principles in effective communication; Teaching dance and movement somatically; Teaching yoga somatically; Somatic Pedagogy; Somatic perspectives on healthy globalization; Music and art therapy in relation to movement.

Send Performance Proposals for Informal Evening Concert

Possible formats: Paper (20 minutes), Workshop (45 minutes), Panel (45minutes), or Performance (10 minutes maximum). Formats intended for wide sharing and participation.

Send one-page proposals to Conference Program Chair Kelly Ferris, Kelly.ferris@q.com, ESN President Jeanne Schul, jschul@berry.edu, and ESN Advisor Sondra Fraleigh, Eastwest@q.com.

Proposals should include a brief description of your paper, workshop, or dance performance. Include a short one-paragraph biography of no more than 200 words. Limit of one submission for paper or workshop, and one submission for performance.

Deadline for submissions: October 15, 2009

Eastwest Shin Somatics® Certification Tutorial following the Retreat 2 days in St. George Utah, January 13 & 14. Earn one full level of credit with retreat and tutorial. See www.eastwestsomatics.com


Body Contexts: Somatics in Practice

Eastwest Somatics Network Conference, Santa Barbara, California

May 23, 2009

8:30-9:00 Registration and Check-in (light refreshments provided)
9:00-9:15 Welcome: Jeanne M. Schul, ESN President, and Sri van der Kroef, On-site Conference Coordinator
10:15-11:00 Nadia Natali, The Art of Presence
11:15-12:00 Rae Johnson, (UN)Learning Oppression Through Somatics: A Somatic Approach to Diversity Work AND Joceyln Garner, Somatic Education in University and College Dance Programs
12:00-1:30 LUNCH on your own
1:30-2:15 Nathalie Guillaume, Traditional Haitian Rhythm & Movement Therapy
2:30-3:15 Jeanne M. SchulEmbodying the Unconscious through Choreography
3:30-4:15 Matthew Nelson Sin of the Spine: Wave Patterning in Movement and Performance of Thripple
4:30-5:30 Sondra Fraleigh, Rainbow Bridge Butoh


Body Contexts: Somatics in Practice

Eastwest Somatics Network Conferences in 2009
St. George UT (May 2) and Santa Barbara CA (May 23)

Call for Proposals:

Topics for papers and workshops, suggested but not limited to:

  • Defining somatic practices, Building a practice, Somatics in education, Somatic practices in
  • business and leadership, Corporeal contexts, The body politic, Self perception and personal
  • development, Somatic re-patterning with victims of trauma, Cultural bodies and the somatic
  • structures of identity, Somatics and wellness in hospital settings and community contexts,
  • Facilitating groups, Somatic principles in effective communication, Teaching through touch,
  • Teaching dance and movement somatically, Teaching yoga somatically, Somatics and human
  • development. Art and profession. Somatic perspectives on healthy globalization.
  • Send Performance Proposals for Evening Concert in Santa Barbara. Performance in St. George will be
  • Plant Us Environmental Butoh in Snow Canyon for all participants lead by Sondra Fraleigh.

Possible formats: Paper (20 minutes), Workshop (45 minutes), Panel (45 minutes), or Performance in Santa Barbara (10 minutes maximum). Send one-page proposals to Conference Programs Chair Kelly Ferris, Kelly.ferris@q.com, ESN President Jeanne Schul, jschul@berry.edu, and ESN Advisor Sondra Fraleigh, Eastwest@q.com.

Proposals should include a brief description of your paper, workshop, or dance performance. Include a short one-paragraph biography of no more than 200 words. Limit of one submission for paper or workshop, and one submission for performance. Deadline for submissions: St. George Conference, March 7. Santa Barbara Conference, March 21.

Eastwest Shin Somatics® Certification Workshops following the Conferences May 3-6 in St. George, and May 24-27 in Santa Barbara. www.eastwestsomatics.com


INVENTION-IN DANCE, SOMATICS, AND MOVEMENT ANALYSIS

International Conferences sponsored by Bill Evans, Sondra Fraleigh and ESN, Eastwest Somatics Network

June 20- 22, 2008

Department of Dance State University of New York, College at Brockport

Call for Workshops, Papers, and Concert Dances Related to Somatics and Laban/Bartenieff Movement Analysis

JOIN SONDRA AND BILL AS THEY CELEBRATE 47 YEARS OF FRIENDSHIP

Themes include (but are not limited to): Intersection of Dance, Somatics, and/or Movement Analysis; Teaching Somatics and/or Movement Analysis Based Technique; The Bill Evans Method of Teaching Modern Dance Technique; Deconstructing Choreography Somatically or Analytically; Eastwest Shin Somatics® Method; Why I Dance; Why I Teach; How Dancers are Changing the World.

Deadline for submission is: March 1, 2008. Early submissions are welcome. Limit of one submission for workshop or paper, and one for concert dance. For conference and housing (hotel or residence hall) information, contact Kelly Ferris, kferris@brockport.edu

Conference Registration Fee: $110.
Student Fee: $85
Early Registration, by May 1: $90. Students $65
Conference Registration includes membership in ESN
Conference Registration includes ESN luncheon

Information for Sondra Fraleigh's Eastwest Somatics Certification Workshop following the conference, June 23 - 27 & 28 - July 1, contact: workshops@eastwestsomatics.com & see: www.eastwestsomatics.com.

Information for Bill Evans' Hands-On Pedagogy of Dance Technique Workshop, August 10 - 17, Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend, WA, contact: billevansdance@hotmail.com & see www.billevansdance.org


Eastwest Somatics Network Conference 2007

SOMA & SELF

Department of Dance State University of New York College at Brockport May 26, 2007

SOMA & SELF: ESNetwork CONFERENCE
Suggested topics for papers and workshops include: Defining the field of somatics; Structure and rewards of autotelic activities; Practice as research; Designing a case study; Ethics in somatics; Somatics and aesthetics; Teaching dance technique in relation to somatics; Contact improvisation somatically designed; Improvisatory paintings of dance experiences; Somatics in children's dance classes; Cultural bodies and the somatic structures of identity; Enjoying work; Dance and the experience of flow; Transcendence of ego-boundaries in somatic experience; Dance and the performative self; Therapeutic aspects of performance; Self-perception and personal development; Political bodies; Somatic movement re-patterning with victims of trauma; Environmental settings for somatic explorations.

At the Conference: Enjoy a full day of presentations, workshops, and a concert in the evening

SOMADANCES CONCERT 7:30 PM, free to ESN Members, $5 Non-members Rose Strasser Studio Theater

Pre-Conference Research Roundtable: Somatic Arts Projects. Sharing of Work in Progress. Friday May 25, 2:00PM to 5:00PM in the Seminar Room. Let Molly and Kelly know if you will attend and would like to present something for discussion.

Join ESN to attend the Conference, Roundtable, and Concert Eastwest somatics network member rewards

  • Members will enjoy networking with each other on their own website.
  • Members receive Conference Call for Papers, Presentations, and Concert Dances
  • Members can present and network at ESN Conferences
  • Members are eligible to hold office in ESN
  • Members can network to fulfill Eastwest Somatics Continuing Education Requirement
  • Graduate Members receive automatic renewal of Eastwest Somatics Certification every five years


EASTWEST SOMATICS NETWORK

BECOME A MEMBER IN 2008 AND JOIN OUR SOMATICS COMMUNITY

Annual ESN Membership is from March 1 to March 1, yearly

Join the growing number of educators, performers, and scholars who are developing the practice of somatics, and networking for career development. Participate in Research Round Table Discussions of Somatic Arts Projects. Bring your work and ideas to the table for discussion with Sondra Fraleigh and EWS graduates. Eastwest Somatics Network can be found on Facebook. Ask Sondra Fraleigh, Kay Nelson, Kelly Ferris, or Meredith Haggerty to invite you to join. ESN Membership is free.

ESN, Easwest Somatics Network, is a professional organization for students and graduates of Eastwest Somatics and other somatic modalitieswith the purpose of furthering the professional growth of its members and promoting the future of somatic practices. Become a member now: Join ESN President Robert Bingham, President Elect Jeanne Schul, and mentor Sondra Fraleigh, founder of Eastwest Somatics. Connect with the growing number of ESN members who enjoy furthering the healing modalities of somatic movement education and therapy in relation to dance and creative arts.


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