Embodied Exploration

Discovery through movement, sound, and imagery

A three-part workshop starting April 13th, 2024

Move with curiosity
This workshop series offers a safe, non-competitive, and creative space to uncover the innate wisdom of your body in connection to others. Each workshop will begin with a somatic centering and light warm-up before diving into guided movement explorations that include sensory awareness, self reflection, and sharing of our co-created discoveries. The movement experiments are designed to illuminate our preferred patterns and root us in our bodies as living, feeling beings in dynamic relationship with the world. Each workshop has a specific area of exploration and is also shaped by the inherent needs and themes that exist in the here and now, allowing the group’s interests to come through in structure and focus during our time together. There will be 3 workshops offered over the course of the year, April 13th, June 22nd, October 19th, which are open to drop-ins and returning movers.

We welcome all bodies (18+), no prior movement or dance experience needed, just a desire to move and be met!


This class draws from principles rooted in Bartenieff Fundamentals, Laban Movement Analysis, 
Authentic Movement, and Developmental Somatic Psychotherapy™ (DSP).
Meet the Instructors
Jennifer Bury
Jennifer Bury is a movement therapist in private practice for 35+ years, based in San Francisco, and presents workshops within the Somatic and Gestalt community throughout the U.S., Europe, and Asia. Jennifer is a certified trainer and supervisor in Developmental Somatic Psychotherapy™, and teaches at universities, medical facilities, and leads Gestalt and Somatic training groups, both online and in-person.  Her background includes performing with her own modern dance company, studies in pre-med, neurology, kinesiology, as well as numerous forms of dance and somatic methods. Her practice includes professional dancers, military veterans, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and spans from assisting infants first orienting to life, to guiding people through their dying process.
Felicitas Fischer
Felicitas is a dance artist and movement educator based in California. Her lifelong journey with dance weaves together a range of movement practices gathered from her experiences training and working across the U.S., Europe, Latin America, and parts of the Bay Area, where she has been performing locally for the past 7 years. Graduated with a B.A. in Performing Arts & Social Justice (Dance), Felicitas works actively in the community with Bridge Live Arts and runs Artists For Justice, a platform dedicated to supporting diverse emerging artists and social-justice initiatives. She is currently pursuing an M.S. in Applied Physiology and Kinesiology to advance her research and work in movement education and somatic strength training.
Schedule
3 Saturdays in the Spring, Summer, and Fall
at Joe Goode Annex, San Francisco
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April 13th, 2024 | 12 - 2:00 PM
June 22nd, 2024 | 12 - 2:00 PM
October 19th, 2024 | 12 - 2:00 PM

Drop-ins and returning movers welcome.
NOTAFLOF available, please contact to receive more information.
Join us on April 13th
Reserve your spot now, or register for all 3 workshops in advance.

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