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Making Presence Felt

Making Presence Felt: Applications of Somatic Movement A wonderful few days at the Uni of Central Lancashire in Preston, for a coming together of the 5 UK Somatic trainings, practitioners, students and academics. A mix of presentations, workshops and conversations from those emerging and those established in the field, all sharing what is important to […]

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Goldsmiths Guest Lecture

Earlier this month I ran a day workshop for the first years of the MA in Dance Movement Psychotherapy. Somatic Resources for Practice – Coming back to Ourselves, Being in the body, Being in Relationship. This workshop invites our playful, present and compassionate selves to turn up, helping us find our way in our movement […]

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Breathe Conference 2019

I’m offering a somatic workshop as part of this event in Taunton on Saturday 9th February, for Pavilion Dance South West. A one-day event for dancers working or interested in working in community contexts – in particular health and wellbeing. Finding some breathing space – for self and others “How can we be more present […]

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July 2018 Newsletter

It’s been a while since my last newsletter, so to bring you up to date, here’s an overview. My work is rich and full, but I do currently have the space to work with adult clients who are interested in Integrative Bodywork and Movement Therapy. Daytime slots currently available on Tuesdays/Wednesdays in Dartington and Exeter, […]

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Introductory Workshop 7th July 2018

Saturday 7th July 2018, Dartington, Devon, UK. I’ll be running an Intro workshop for those interested in the Integrative Bodywork & Movement Therapy training, that begins with the Infant Movement Development Module starting in September 2018. The day will include a taste of the three main strands of the IBMT Diploma programme; Infant Movement Development, […]

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Somatic Resources

Drawing on all my Somatic Resources over the next few days: Seeing Clients in Exeter and London – teenagers, adults, resolving early life and on going health themes Running 2 Rock and Roll Dads groups – Movement Play for men and their babies and young children – easeful rolling, giggling, rocking, crawling, pushing sliding … […]

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Dads Taking Time Out

Another gentle and laid back group earlier this month: Movement play supports us to slow down, let go of other distractions and enable us to simply be together. Our lives can be filled with so much doing and activity. And certainly, as kids get older, there will be lots of time for this. These sessions […]

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Calling Dads-to-be

I met with an antenatal group last night – to tell them about Rock & Roll Dads. So I’m prompted to open the invitation to any ‘expectant’ Dads to come along to future sessions. Our next session is on 1st April. You’ll get the chance to meet other Dads with new babies, and can have a […]

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Goldsmiths Teaching

Started my teaching at Goldsmiths, MA in Dance Movement Psychotherapy, this week. Great to meet the staff and students, and find my way around the place. I’m covering a colleague’s maternity leave, teaching a Dance Lab module – that follows key body systems (skin, bone, muscle, organ etc) to support students exploring their embodied movement […]

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