Lancaster 2010

The first Somatic Movement Gathering was held in Lancaster on 29-30 October 2010, with people attending from all corners of the UK and from many different strands of Somatic Movement Education.

Living connections
Planetary Dance. Photo by Colleen Bartley.

SMG Team 2010:

Organisers were Mari Winkelman and Jane Okondo, with artistic creators Christine Bennett and Tamsin Whitfield. Anne Marie Nissen volunteered as our co-signatory and Glen Mannion generously assisted us during the event. We were supported by many other local and participant folks in numerous ways.

Guest Presenters: Mary Abrams, Katy Dymoke, Linda Hartley, Audicia Lynne Morley, Jane Okondo, Laura Steckler and Miranda Tufnell.

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Impressions from participants:

“I still feel a great support and inner warmth as I think of the gathering, and look forward to more.”

“Thank you for such an inspiring 2 days, I still feel overwhelmed by the experience, inspiring practice and open generosity of sharing good practice & thoughts!”

“I am left feeling full and ever since have been allowing the content of those magical few days wash over me.”