01316675438 2 Salisbury Road, Edinburgh, EH16 5AB
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Embodiment Practice

Embodiment Practice
(Somatic Movement, Collective Learning and Play)

During this course we will develop together in our embodiment and playfulness through movement. We will explore Body-Mind Centering principles. We will work hands-on, eyes closed, experiencing our anatomical structure and body systems. We will open our senses to perceive our soma, its inner breath and movement.

Individual work will focus on nourishing our body and our connection with our creative potential and our inner resilience.

Supporting each other and learning from each other you will develop a deep sense of embodiment together with your individual and unique knowledge and awareness of the moving body. This will support and inspire both your everyday life situations and the wider adventures of your life.

Somatic movement experience will allow trust in the discovery of the self, its expression in space and with others.

There will be space for self-reflection and time for sharing though movement and also vocally or drawing. We will work in bare feet. Please wear comfortable clothes and bring water. Feel free to bring a notebook with you if you like to make notes during the session.

Each session will be dedicated to one particular aspect of embodiment and body system.

This event is on a donation basis,
Suggested donation
Course £130
booking essential at imprevistodanza@gmail.com

Monica’s Bio
Monica De Ioanni (RSME, IDME, PDA, PhD) is a dance artist, performer, teacher, theatre maker and movement educator working in the UK and internationally. Monica continually deepens her knowledge of the body, movement, voice, rhythm, and performance. She has extensive experience in environmental arts and wellbeing related projects in the community. Monica qualified in Somatic Movement Education with Embody-Move (embody-move.co.uk) licensed by The School for Body-Mind Centering established by Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen in 1973.
As a Registered Professional Member of the International Somatic Movement Education and Therapy Association (ISMETA), Monica meets their high Standards of Practice and upholds their Code of Ethics. For more information visit www.ISMETA.org.

“Body-Mind Centering (BMCSM) is an integrated and embodied approach to movement, the body and consciousness. It is an experiential study based on the embodiment and application of anatomical, physiological, psychophysical and developmental principles.” (bodymindcentering.com)

For more info about the teacher please visit www.imprevistodanza.com

Don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.

Monica 🌸