state theta galleries
state theta galleries
state theta galleries

Centre for the Development of Movement, Health and the Arts in East Lothian

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Please note that this course has been postponed until further notice.

Four Daughters of Beauty

State Theta Galleries and Medicine Dance Present

Elemental - Restoring Essential Nature

Course postponed until further notice

Water flows ~ Air expands ~ Earth regenerates ~ Fire transmutes

Improvised somatically guided movement.
Experiential anatomy and embryological embodied stories.
Council - style sharing.

Facilitated by:
Fred and Colleen Sugerman, USA and Audicia Lynne Morley, Scotland

Our inner life is complete when it merges into nature and becomes one with it.”
- D.T. Suzuki

Join us for 10 zoom sessions over 7 months with optional ongoing group connection and structured home practice.

  • Expand capacity to be a creative self-guide.

  • Recover states of well-being.

  • Increase plasticity, mobility, strength and stamina.

  • Develop self-intimacy, camaraderie, community. 

No dance experience necessary.


Further Information

Spontaneous improvised moving and feeling our body(s), inspired and supported by music, respectful worded guidance, breath, ground, sound and silence including mindful touch and contact, always optional and based on each participant's sense of safety and comfort. And remembering our conceptual framework that Self is our most significant partner.

audicia lynne morley

Full 7 month programme

The full programme is made up of 5 Phases.
Each phase consists of 2 sessions.
Session 1 of each phase will be facilitated by Fred
Session 2 of each phase will be facilitated by Fred, Colleen and Audicia
Half Course: It is possible to book for only session 1 of each phase as a half course or to attend 5 sessions of your choice.
Drop-in one-off sessions - All sessions are open if you chose to attend a one of session.
Optional Group connection and guided home practice

Session 1 - facilitated by Fred - will open the theme of each elemental phase.

Session 2 - facilitated by Fred, Colleen and Audicia - is an opportunity to deepen into the elemental phase and explore associated embryological embodied stories.

Dates:To be confirmed

"I consider the elements of nature to be curative forces in and of their own right. Nature is the master teacher and healer when we are open and available to be in active dialogue with what is offered..."
- Jamie McHugh

What you will need:

  • Good internet connection for Zoom call.
  • Space to move.
  • Adjust your lighting so that you are not back lit.
  • Optional drawing and journal materials.
  • Water to stay hydrated.

You can contact Audicia for further information about bookings and State Theta Galleries


Visit the Medicine Dance website or facebook page.


Fred Sugerman: is a movement artist, educator, facilitator and professional actor. He is Founder and Director of Medicine Dance, a collection of mindful movement forums that support the accessing and managing of personal power. His passion lies in the space between the healing arts and the channels of expression welcomed in the performing arts.

Colleen Sugerman: life and creative partner with Fred in Medicine Dance, is an outdoors woman and movement artist, as well as a facilitator of the movement work. Certified in Movement Expression and Dance Alive®, she also works with private clients who are experiencing change and transition, and desiring support in identifying and manifesting their next steps. She calls herself “Midwife of Change.”

Audicia Lynne Morley: RSME/T Fully qualified and registered Somatic Movement Therapist and Educator with over 30 years experience in the field of the performing arts and health. A life long passion for learning and body orientated research have guided her studies that bridge both Eastern and Western approaches to Body-Mind-Spirit consciousness. She is co director of Tamalpa UK Movement based expressive Arts and creative director of State Theta Galleries.