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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Four Daughters of Beauty

State Theta Galleries and Medicine Dance Present

Elemental

Restoring Essential Nature - Conscious Dance - Movement as Spontaneous Ceremony

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

With inspiration drawn from nature, the elements, experiential anatomy and embryology.
Exploring the sacred geometry, shapes and designs of improvised and somatically guided movement.
Council style sharing circles.

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

Join us for 10 zoom sessions over 5 months with optional ongoing group connection and creative 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

Water flows ~ Air expands ~ Earth regenerates ~ Fire transmutes

"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

audicia lynne morley

Full 5 month programme

The full programme is made up of 5 Phases.
Each phase consists of 2 sessions.
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, experiential anatomy and embryology
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-off session.
Optional Group connection and guided home practice

Dates:

Phase 1 Session 1:

  • September 4 - Sunday 4-7pm UK Time;  8-11am Pacific Time

Phase 1 Session 2:

  • September 9- Friday 4-7pm UK Time;  8-11am Pacific Time

Phase 2 Session 1:

  • October 2 - Sunday 4-7pm UK Time;  8-11am Pacific Time

Phase 2 Session 2:

  • October 7- Friday 4-7pm UK Time;  8-11am Pacific Time

Phase 3 Session 1:

  • November 6 - Sunday 4-7pm UK Time;  8-11am Pacific Time

Phase 3 Session 2:

  • November 11- Friday 4-7pm UK Time;  8-11am Pacific Time

Phase 4 Session 1:

  • December 4 - Sunday 4-7pm UK Time;  8-11am Pacific Time

Phase 4 Session 2:

  • December 9 - Friday 4-7pm UK Time;  8-11am Pacific Time

Phase 5 Session 1:

  • January 15 - Sunday 4-7pm UK Time;  8-11am Pacific Time

Phase 5 Session 2:

  • January 20 - Friday - 4-7pm UK Time;  8-11am Pacific Time

Cost:

  • Full course £475.00; Early bird £440
    • Concession £440; Early bird £400
  • Phase 1-5 Session 1 only: £295; Early bird £255
  • One-off session £65
  • Early Bird Deadline - 15th August 2022

If you are new to this work and would like further information please email admin@statetheta.com to arrange a zoom call.

If you wish to register with pound sterling or euros, email admin@statetheta.com

If you wish to register with U.S. dollars, please email fred@medicinedance.com

You can use this link for up to date currency conversion between the advertised prices in Sterling and US Dollars

These classes will be offered on ZOOM.

For more details on ZOOM go here.

Bookings and further information

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

or

Visit the Medicine Dance website or facebook page.

Facilitators

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.