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Joensuu, Finland – Introduction to Somatics : experiential anatomy and the Feldenkrais Method – 1-4th September 2014

This Open Workshop is part of ISLO one-year Dance and Somatics programme – more info and booking details here

This one-week course serves as an introduction to the wider field of somatics and takes experiential anatomy and the Feldenkrais Method as specific examples of somatic practices. Alongside these practices there will be some short lectures and discussions. The aim of the week is to orient participants to somatic practices and open the possibility to integrate them into daily and working life situations.

Places are limited and are by application only. Please write a short email (300 words maximum) telling us why you would like to attend.

Teacher: Malcolm Manning

Classes: 1-4th September – Monday and Thursday 9.30-15.45, Tuesday and Wednesday 13.00-15.45 – (Tuesday 9.30-11.45 is a Contact Improvisation class that workshop participants may also join)

Studio: Papinkatu 5, Motora’s studio Motti.

Breaks: 11.45-13.00 lunch

Accommodation: Accommodation is not included to the course fee. In Joensuu you might find something from the links below.
Youth Hostel for cheaper stay, see:
Hotel for economy price:
Couchsurfing for free:

Registration: application emails to or +35850 3727 399
In case you do not get an answer to your e-mail, call or text to Elina Ikonen

Further Information:
Elina Ikonen (course director)
ISLO Education in Dance and Somatics
Kalevankatu 8
80110 Joensuu
+358 50 3727 399