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Current / Upcoming Workshops & Courses
Somatic Mediation Practice: An Online 10 Week Forum With Erika Berland Based on her book, Meditation: The Physical Art of Sitting Mondays Feb 13 through April 17, 2023 4 PM Pacific/5:00 PM Mountain/6:00 PM Central/ 7:00PM Eastern Guided Practice Sessions are one hour with additional 1/2 hour discussion forum offered following each session. 10 Sessions: $120 Single Session/Drop-In: $15 Registration: firstname.lastname@example.org Read More
Online Experiential Anatomy Workshop Series With Erika Berland One Session per Month for 10 Months Saturday Oct 1, 2022—Saturday June 18, 2023 Noon-3:00 Pacific/1:00-4:00 Mountain/2:00-5:00 Central/3:00-5:00 Eastern Complete Series (10 Sessions): $120 Single Session/ Drop-In: $15 Registration: email@example.com Read More
Somatic Performer Intensives With Erika Berland & Wendell Beavers North Adams MA June 2-11 Somatic Training: Cultivating the Inner Viewpoints & July 31-August 7 The Organs and Glands and Their Role in Movement and Psychophysical Transformation Registration Information: firstname.lastname@example.org Read More go to: www.beaversberlandworkshops.com
Erica’s book, Sitting: The Physical Art of Meditation is a guide to the ancient form of sitting meditation utilizing contemporary research in somatic education and experiential anatomy.
Erika has been practicing and contributing to the fields of somatic movement education for dancers, actors and athletes, movement training, bodywork and Buddhist meditation for over 35 years. Primarily drawing on the principles of Body-Mind Centering® developed by somatic pioneer Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen, her work has also included Massage Therapy, Integrative Acupressure and dance and movement analysis and training. Her current interests are focused on the integration of somatic and embodiment practices with artistic and creative process for both movement and performance training as well as the application of these practices to meditation and contemplative view in the Buddhist tradition.
Her current work includes:
- The Physical Art of Meditation workshops and courses to support the meditator.
- Somatic Performer Workshops and courses taught in collaboration with Wendell Beavers.
- Experiential Anatomy Workshops and Trainings
- WELCOME: Mindful Compassion Training in conjunction with Naropa University faculty.
- Individual coaching and private sessions both online and in-person