Workshops with Wendell Beavers and Erika Berland

May 19-24, 2019

at Naropa University, Boulder CO

7th Annual Somatic Training for the Performer Workshop
6 Day Intensive in the Theory and Practice
of Developmental Technique(TM)
An in depth study of the developmental movement patterns, the underlying reflexes, and their relationship to the anatomical systems with applications to creating original movement, choreography and physical dramaturgy.

Wendell Beavers, Founder of Naropa University's MFA Theater; Contemporary Performance Program Founding Faculty of NYU's Experimental Theater Wing


Erika Berland, founding faculty of Naropa's MFA, Certified Practitioner of Body Mind Centering(R), somatic educator and meditation instructor in the Shambhala Buddhist lineage.

$675 registration before April 15

$750  registration after April 15

$375 (Alumni, Staff and Faculty of Naropa University)

Daily Schedule:

9:15-9:45 Guided Meditation

9:45-11:00 Developmental warmup

11:15-12:30 Theory and Practice

12:30 Lunch

1:45-3:00 Theory and Practice

3:00 TEA

3:20-5:00 Applications

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Wendell Beavers and Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen, BMCA Conference at Naropa June 2013

Wendell Beavers and Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen, BMCA Conference, Naropa University, June 2013

Erika, surrounded by her somatic "toys."