Embrace Your Whole Self
From the Microcosmic to the Macrocosmic
Through Embodied Movement!
Since 2007 the Somatic Movement Arts Festival has enlivened thousands of individuals from all walks of life, artists~audiences~participants, to move beyond expected experiences of physical self-discovery & expression.
Through somatically inspired learning experiences, performance, art, and community engagement, the FACULTY, PERFORMERS, ARTISTS, and SOMATIC PANEL SPEAKERS explore myriad aspects of embodied wisdom and movement as life! The festival features diverse movement practices in workshops, performances, and panel discussions that cultivate body-mind integration, creativity, presence & community.
SOMAfest is the first festival internationally to focus specifically on diverse somatic movement applications for creative the capacity to embody an enhanced state of awareness in our daily life, professional ingenuity, and in our artistic performance. Come celebrate your body as a living inquiry, part of an unfolding planetary and cosmic process. Bodies are ecosystems inter-relating with diverse communities within the natural world. From cellular motion to muscular expression, we are moving in resonance with the cosmos.
Engage in a rich exchange of ideas and diverse somatic practices that motivate creativity, as we tap into our human potential by allowing the body to lead the way in cultivating sensory awareness, well being, embodied presence, and engaged community. Open to all levels of movement experience, from dance to individuals from all walks of life. Workshops led by diverse global somatic movement teachers near the shores of the pacific ocean. Enjoy single workshops, a one day or full festival pass. The mainstage performance at highways features