Eastwest Shin Somatics® Certification Workshops
and Small Group Tutorials offered frequently in the UK and Europe

Shin Somatics Certification Workshop in the UK with Ruth Way

Moving Consciously

Moving with Heart

Moving into Connection

Ruth Way is Associate Head of School, Performing Arts Plymouth University; international leader in performance studies and somatics; visionary somatic bodywork teacher. Ruth invites you to creatively explore core lessons in somatic kinesiology. She is an Eastwest Somatics Certification Teacher and RSME (Registered Somatic Movement Educator) with ISMETA.
Six Core Lessons
  1. Moving with nature exploring the nature of movement, identity, earth and spirit.
  2. Deepening, resonating breath and voice through touch
  3. Discovering core support and embodying expression through experiential anatomy
  4. Finding freedom and ease in lying, sitting, standing and dancing
  5. Postural sway exploring our moment-to-moment orientation to the environment
  6. Intuitive dances integrating the above in Intuitive Responsive Dance Explorations

In addition, learn how to witness and facilitate movement lessons and dance experiences, supporting whole-self integration and positive change. Topics include holding presence, working with image, and effective communication.

For further details contact:
Ruth Way, R.Way@plymouth.ac.uk

in the USA, Contact Sondra Fraleigh Eastwest@q.com

Past Retreats

Body Song Summer Retreat

Tilton House near Firle in East Sussex, June 22-26, 2009

2009 Body Song Summer Retreat in East Sussex & Small Group Tutorial in London taught by Karen Smith

Karen is seen in a Shin Somatics Contact Unwinding above (she is sitting in the last photograph). Photo collage is from the New Zealand workshops in 2009 where Karen assisted Sondra Fraleigh in teaching two levels of certification study. Karen also taught the 2010 and 2011 New Zealand workshops.

In Brighton and London: Karen Smith teaches Small Group Tutorials for 1/2 level of certification credit. Tuition at a special rate of 165 pounds in 2010. Early registration by four weeks in advance 150 pounds.

Keep posted for an upcoming retreat for a full level of Shin Somatics credit in the UK. Karen Smith guides students effortlessly to a deep understanding of their own potentials through her years of experiences as a personal coach with individuals and corporations.


Learn healing dances that encourage awareness through the senses Experience intrinsic pleasure in movement Connect to others and the natural world through embodied presence and the active imagination of responsive dance Learn Integrative bodywork. Karen Smith, Karin Rugman, and Ruth Way are Eastwest Somatics Ceritification Teachers in the UK:

Karen Smith, karen@sense-intelligence.com (Brighton and London)

Karin Rugman, k.rugman@bathspa.ac.uk (Bath Spa University)


Shin Somatics® (shin is center/heart/core/spirit)

  • Body Archaeology
  • Meditation in Motion
  • Guided Movement Practice
  • Core Movement Patterning
  • Flow Repattering
  • Experiential Anatomy
  • Somatic Yoga
  • Hands-on Movement Therapy
  • Intuitive and Responsive Dance
  • Depth-Movement Dance Thearpy

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