certification teachers

Background photo: Zion Tree in Winter by Kay Nelson

Kelly Ferris Lester

 

Kelly is our Team Administrator. She taught with  with Sondra in New Zealand in 2014 and at Zion in 2017. She is a professor and has published on somatics.

email: kferris.kfl@gmail.com

Ruth Way

 

 

Ruth has been with our work since 2000, and has taught several Certification Workshops. She teaches at Plymouth U. in the UK. Email:

R.Way@plymouth.ac.uk

Akiko Kishida

 

 

 

Akiko teaches Shin Somatics in Japan. She also has many clients who benefit from her work, including her father. Email:

akikokishida22@hotmail.com

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Some of Ashley Meeder's  students in Mexico

Rick Biehl

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rick Biehl. Eastwest teacher, has a chapter in Sondra's book, Moving Consciously.

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Eastwest Graduate,

Robert Bingham

Sri Van der Kroef

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sri lives in Santa Barbara and has taught and assisted in Certification Workshops. For more about Sri email, svanderkroef@gmail.com

Ashley Meeder

 

 

Ashley Meeder is our Certification Teacher in Mexico . She is a dancer, photographer, and enjoys performing in nature. She specializes in somatic movement for pain. Email:

 info@eastwestsomaticsmexico.com

 

www.eastwestsomaticsmexico.com

Christina Sears Etter

 

 

 

Christina lives in

Michigan, and is the director of People Dancing. She likes to perform and to teach somatic work. For workshops in the Midwest or private tutorials email: christina.sears.etter@gmail.com

Karen Smith

 

Karen has been with

Eastwest since 2001, and has taught several Certification Workshops.

 

 

 

 

 

She lives in

Brighton in the UK. Email: karen@sense-intelligence.com

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Eastwest Graduates:

Clara Reyes, St. Maarten Island.

Akiko Kishida, Tokyo

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Eastwest Graduate, Roman Morris

Kay Nelson

 

 

Kay co-teaches with Sondra in Utah, and is our Communications

Director. She is also a Life Couch and LMT.

Email: kay.shinsoma@gmail.com

Karin Rugman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Karin teaches at Bath Spa University in the UK, and has taught several EWS Certification workshops.

Email: k.rugman@bathspa.ac.uk

Manda Jane Johnson

 

 

 

 

Manda lives in New Zealand and has assisted Sondra in Utah. She has studied several somatic methods and is a Shin Somatics  Certification Teacher.

Email:  jmandajane@gmail.com 

Amy Bush

 

 

 

 

 

Amy Bush teacher in Western NY near Lake Geneva. She often teams with Michele Ikle to teach workshops at Hobart William and Smith College in Geneva.For more about Amy, Email: amysusanbush@gmail.com

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Eastwest Student Amber Watkins, walking the Kayenta Labyrinth

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Eastwest Graduate,

Norianna Diesel-Potts

Catherine Schaeffer

 

 

 

 

Catherine is an award winning teacher. She assisted Sondra in Tuscany and has published on somatics, enjoys butoh,  lives in PA, and teaches in the Northeast.   Email, Catherine.shinsoma@gmail.com

Wilhemeena Monroe

 

 

 

 

Wilhemeena directs Soul Centre in Auckland New Zealand and  is a yogini, butohist, healer, teacher, artist and writer.  She teaches Shin Somatics Workshops and 

mentorships. Email:

willa@mswilla.com

Michelle Ikle

 

Michelle is a professor of dance at Hobart & William Smith College in Geneva NY, on beautiful Lake Seneca. Michelle.shinsoma@gmail.com

Lani Weissbach

 

 

 

Director of Embodied Learning, Indianapolis Movement Arts Collective

Independent butoh artist/workshop leader

www.laniweissbach.com

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from 2018 workshop in Hawaii

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Eastwest Graduate,

Alycia Bright Holland

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