workshops & Retreats

Shin Somatics Workshops  

2021-

Workshops and Retreats for

Personal Development and 

Professional Certification

Ongoing workshops in the UK, Japan, New Zealand, Mexico and More.  

See International Page.

Schedule 2022 and more

Shin Somatics Certification Workshop Schedule 2022

 

St. George, UT May 16-20—Ecosomatic/s Color Country Retreat 

Certification Workshop and Conference with Sondra Fraleigh, Sara Gallo,                                          & Amber Olpin-Watkins. Conference on the 16th

(1 PM-6 PM in-Person and on Zoom).                    

Snow Canyon on the 19th. 20th, ends at 1 PM.                                                                                  

Shin Somatics® Yoga, Depth-Movement Dance & Bodywork

Earn One level of Certification Credit

 

Moving Consciously

Certification Online Zoom Workshop

June 10-14, Led by Michelle Ikle,                                                                                        

Kelly Ferris Lester, & Guest Teacher,

Sondra Fraleigh

Shin Somatics® Yoga, Depth-Movement Dance & Bodywork

Earn One level of Certification Credit

 

Shin Somatics Certification Workshop      

& Trauma-Informed Somatics

Elmira New York

October 7-11, 2022

        

      Celtic Pilgrimage

      June 23-July 5, 2022 

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Join us as we explore spiritual sites in Dublin, Glasgow,

the island of Iona, and Edinburgh.

Iona is thought to be a place where the veil between

the day-to-day world and the divine is thinnest,

making it the ideal spot for a soulful retreat,

which will include daily dreamwork & body therapy.

Contact: Jeanne Schul: jeanneschul@gmail.com 

Conference in Mexico, hybrid format

In person and on Zoom TBA.          

Travel opportunities for visitors. 

Fall 2022 Shin Somatics Certification Workshop 

Dartington in Devon - United Kingdom

Our Home in Europe

Including Morning Program for a reduced fee

email Ruth Way, rway@plymouth.ac.uk

Workshop Date TBA

Retreat and Conference in Zion Utah, Jan 2023 TBA

St. George and Zion Our Home in the West

Hawaii Regional Conference and Workshop. 2023

Keep Posted 

For ongoing workshops in Mexico, Japan, New Zealand, and the UK,  

consult the International Page of this website. 

For tuition details and more information on all workshops and conferences,

keep scrolling down

 
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Color Country, Canyon Lands, Utah

Our home in the West 

St. George, UT May 16-20

Color Country Ecosomatic/s Retreat 

Certification Workshop and Conference with Sondra Fraleigh, Sara Gallo, & Amber Olpin-Watkins. Conference on the 16th (1 PM-6 PM in-Person and on Zoom). Snow Canyon on the 19th. 20th, ends at 1 PM.                                                                                  

Shin Somatics® Yoga, Depth-Movement Dance & Bodywork. Earn One level of Certification Credit

 

$886 Regular workshop tuition 

$700 with 2022 discount (use code 2022)

$600 Early bird by Six Weeks in Advance.

Save Early bird price with a deposit of $150

Workshop tuition includes conference, but not housing

Inquire about Campus Stay at low cost, kitchenette 

2023, Zion Retreat in January TBA

 

Shin Somatics Certification  

& Morning Program for Personal Development

Email, Sondra Fraleigh

Workshops@eastwestsomatics.com 

 

Land to Water Yoga

Mindfulness Meditation

Shin Somatics® Intuitive Dance

Yoga Restore Bodywork

Somatic Practices in Nature

Eastwest Graduates

inquire about discounted price

 

 

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Shin Somatics Teacher Sara Gallo,             our host in St. George

 

Moving Consciously June 10-14

Certification Online Zoom Workshop

Led by Michelle Ikle, Kellly Ferris Lester    

& Guest Teacher, Sondra Fraleigh

Shin Somatics® Yoga,

Depth-Movement Dance & Bodywork

Earn One level of Certification Credit

towad Shin Somatics Teacher/Practitioner 

Tuition
$886 Regular workshop tuition 

$700 with 2022 discount (use code 2022)

$600 Early bird by Six Weeks in Advance.
Save Early bird price with a deposit of $150

Zoom Workshops include:
Movement Experiences

Depth-Movement Dance/Art
Video Demonstrations
Readings & Discussions
Somatic Practices in Nature

 

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Michelle in Contact Unwinding. This can be done with a virtual partner on  Zoom.

Michelle with trees and vines. She checks back in with the group on Zoom to share her experinece.

Kelly (left) in the Yoga Little Boat, & Robert (below) in Reclining Mountain. He notices how his low back releases in this position. These are aspects of Land to Water Yoga, an easy yoga to do on Zoom. The flow of LTWY aids memory, the relaxation response, and connectivity.

Trauma-Informed Somatics

 

Shin Somatics Moving Way

Conference & Workshop

October7-11

CertificationWorkshop in Elmira NY with Amy Bush, Michelle Ikle, 

& Guest Teacher Sondra Fraleigh

  

Trauma-Informed Somatic Care

Shin Somatics® Yoga & Bodywork

Elmira New York

in the Finger Lakes

Our Home in the East

 

Online and In-Person Conference    1 & 1/2 day Conference on the 7th & 8th 

Trauma as a Somatic Theme

Workshop Daily 8-11                  Conference is part of the workshop

 

$96 Conference Only Registration

$86 Early Bird Registration by Sept 16

$886 Workshop with Conference Tuition 

$700 with 2022 discount (use code 2022)

$600 Early bird by Six Weeks in Advance. Save Early bird price with a deposit of $150

Workshop tuition includes the conference.

Conference: Online Mountain Standard Time Daily on Zoom 9 AM -- 2 PM.

Conference In-Person in NY, 11 AM--4 PM

Conference Hosts: Kelly Ferris, Michelle Ikle, Amy Bush, and Sondra Fraleigh

Call for Conference Presentations

 

Kelly Lester, Michelle Ikle, and Amy Bush teach in Geneva & Elmira,  special cities on beautiful Lake Seneca. All are graduates of the dance program at State University of NY, Brockport where they studied somatics with Sondra Fraleigh. In the video below, Michelle and Amy dance together on a sun deck,  in a waterfall, and on railroad tracks near Ithaca. They are why we love NY.

       Certification Workshops Include

Land to Water Yoga

Ecosomatic Practices 

Intuitive Dance

Somatic Kinesiology

 Experiential Anatomy

Shin Restore Bodywork

Somatic Values

Teaching Somatically 

Conference submissions by Sept 1

Notification by Sept 10

Early Bird Registration

by Sept 16

Individual and Small Group Mentorships

Online Opportunities to Train as a Yoga Teacher

Yoga 200, Certification/Registration through Yoga Alliance       and Shin Somatics. Begins Marcy 6. Zoom and home study.

Eight Months to complete

 

Apply for individual nd Small Group Mentorships with Sondra Fraleigh in St. George, with option for certification credit. Home Stay $45 daily. Mentorships limited to 3 days. 

Tuition varies. in 2020, $620 four weeks in advance.

Email: workshops@eastwestsomatics.com 

Writing Roundtable with Sondra Fraleigh

Apply for The Writing Roundtable for online sharing and critical engagement with Sondra and others. Schedule to be determined after registration with deposit. Send your writing to Sondra and the Writing Roundtable  See Conference and Roundtable Page for details and fees. 

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Hawaii, the big island

 

2023 Shin Somatics® Methods

Certification Workshop

with Regional Conference

Place and Time TBA

Somatic Methods Certification Workshop

with 2-day Regional Conference on Somatic Therapies

Workshop Themes      

Intuitive Dance, Somatic Yoga, 

Shin Restore Bodywork

Somatic Practices in Nature

 

Eastwest Somatics Regional Conference

On Somatic Therapies

      Potential conference presenters see the Conference         Page. Call for presentations open to all.

Email questions to, workshops@eastwestsomatics.com

Conference Only

$96 Conference Only Registration 

$140 Conference Late Registration 

Tuition Costs for workshopto be announced.

 

 

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Zion Retreat, January 2023

Look for Zion Winter Retreat in January 2023 TBA

 

See completed retreat below

December 14-18 2019

Zion Winter Retreat Workshop, 

Conference & Concerts

Zion Lodge in Color Country, Utah

Conference Dec 14-15 

Somatics in Phenomenology Performance & Leadership

Re-ci-pro-city is a music/dance video of Eastwest Somatics Students dancing and practicing Shin Restore Bodywork in Color Country, Utah --Saint George, Kayenta Labyrinth, Sand Hollow, Zion (Mukuntuweap). Original Music on a theme by Dave Brubeck.  by Sondra Fraleigh

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      Zion is Spectacular in Winter

 

In Zion, we launch the publication of Back to the Dance Itself: Phenomenologies of the Body in Performance by Sondra Fraleigh and other contributors who will present key concepts of  their book chapters. Eastwest Somatics Network Conference welcomes other presentations.  

 

We also celebrate Sondra's 80th birthday with "Zion Tree in Winter,"a Place Dance by Eastwest Students and Graduates. Contact Catherine Schaeffer for performance information, 

 

Catherine.shinsoma@gmail.com.

 

Conference features  informal concerts:

Tuition for 2019, subject to change for 2023

$1295 with registration after Nov. 8.

$1095 with Early Bird registration by Oct10.

$470 Early Bird deposit by Oct 10.

$625 Early Bird Final Payment by Nov 8.

 

Eastwest Graduates

inquire about discount price of $895

with Early Bird deposit of $400  by Oct 10.

Final payment by Nov 8.

Tuition includes stay at Zion Lodge. Meals not included.Students without Zion Stay inquire about reduced rates and Early Bird Discount by Oct 10.