Shin Somatics Conference in Elmira NY on Somatic Practices in Nature, Call for Presentations.

Updated: Jul 11

Conference is in-Person and Online, the first two days of the Workshop:

Workshop Oct 16-20, Conference Oct. 16 & 17. Easy access airport in Elmira that connects to most major hubs in the US. Amy Bush and her team will assist people in finding accommodations if needed. See full information on the flyer below.

Shin Somatics Moving Way, Oct. 16-20 Conference and Workshop 2021 Elmira New York, on the Finger Lakes. In-Person/Online Conference


Somatic Practices in Nature


Call for Presentations, Suggested Topics

Dance and Eco-Somatics Dance as a Somatic Practice Somatic Teaching Methods Somatic Dance Improvisation Place Dance Performances Ecology and Dance

Performative Phenomenology Communicating with Dance in Nature Somatics for Personal Development. Body and Environment. Nature as a Bridge to Language Decentering the Human.


Possible formats: Paper (20 minutes), Workshop (45 minutes), Somatically Inspired Concert Performances (10 minutes maximum). Send one-page proposals to Programs Chair Kelly Ferris Lester: kferris.kfl@gmail.com, EWS Co-Director Amy Bush: amy.shinsoma@gmail.com, and Program Advisor Sondra Fraleigh: workshops@eastwestsomatics.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: Sept 5, 2021. Notification of acceptance by Sept 12.


Conference Zoom 9 AM -- 2 PM, mountain time. Conference In-Person in NY, 11 AM--4 PM Conference registraion: $96, Early Bird by Sept. 16, $86.

For registration, see website: Workshops & Conference Pages .

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