etude: a short study around a theme
embodiment: the process of bringing consciousness to the body
My name is Julee Snyder and I was first exposed to somatics as a musician, then as a dancer and finally as a yogi. My influences include Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen, Irene Dowd, Mabel Todd, Eric Franklin, Moshe Fekdenkrais, F.M. Alexander, Emily Conrad Dowd, Ida Rolf, Richard Strozzi-Heckler, Michael Shea, Franklyn Sills, Jean-Pierre Barral, among others.
I am a Body-Mind Centering Practitioner, an E-RYT500 registered yoga teacher, Pilates teacher, massage therapist, craniosacral therapist and visceral manipulation practitioner. You can find out more about me and my business here. I offer private sessions, weekly classes, workshops and teacher trainings.
My teachers are many and include Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen, Lisa Clark, David Beadle, Patty Townsend, Gale Turner, Richard Strozzi-Heckler, Franklyn Sills, Michael Shea, Jean-Pierre Barral, Wendell Beavers, Danny Lepkoff, Trude Cone, Ria Higler, Katie Duck, Eileen Standley, Juliyen Hamilton, Karen Nelson, Carey Smith, Jill Green, Maryska Bigos, Bob Lehnberg, Vera Orlock, Jens Johannsen, Myra Avedon, Diane Elliot, Cathie Caraker, Amelia Ender, Linda Tumbarello, Thomas Greil, Sandra Jamrog, RoseAnne Spradlin, Walburga Gatz, Karin Spitfire, David Zambrano, Mark Taylor, and Larry Koliha. I am forever grateful for their passion, commitment and teachings. These writings are laced with their work and inspiration.
My somatic and bodywork education includes:
- The Amsterdam School of the Arts, School for New Dance Development
- School for Body-Mind Centering, Practitioner Program
- EmbodiYoga Teacher Training, 200 and 500 hour levels
- Body Therapy Institute, Massage Therapy and Spirit of Learning Teacher Training Program
- Balanced Body Pilates Teacher Training
- Stillpoint Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy Training
- Barral Institute Visceral Manipulation
- Advanced Myofascial Techniques
Somatics is a rich field of many disciplines exploring the body-mind relationship. More information can be found at the International Somatic Movement Educator and Therapist Association, www.ISMETA.org.