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September 28–October 3, 2014 Sunday–Friday 5 nights
Continuing Education Credits

The Expressive Body and the Contemplative Mind: A SomaSoul® Workshop

Dan Leven, Heather Bilotta, and Sage Peeler
Dan Leven

Dan Leven, RSMT, a Kripalu faculty member for more than 35 years, teaches students to become Registered Somatic Movement Therapists through his combined trainings, Shake Your Soul® and SomaSoul®. He holds a master’s degree in…
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Heather Bilotta, RSMT, is a Kripalu Noon Dance teacher, Kripalu Healthy Living faculty member, Shake Your Soul® instructor, SomaSoul® practitioner, and Registered Somatic Movement Therapist. She has been on staff at Kripalu for more than…
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Sage Peeler, RSMT, is a dynamic and inspirational dance teacher and movement therapist. A Somatic Movement therapist, Shake Your Soul® teacher and SomaSoul® Somatic Expressive Therapist, she shares her unique style in Kripalu Noon Dance…
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Program Details

For healing professionals, those interested in becoming healing professionals, and anyone interested in personal and spiritual growth.

SomaSoul Somatic Expressive Therapy is a mind-body healing modality that integrates the power of Body-Centered Gestalt Psychotherapy with the heart of spiritual practice and the freedom of the expressive arts.

Strengthen the bridge between the observing mind and the feeling body as you learn to become aware of your body-centered emotions, experience them with compassionate connection, and heal and transform whatever the body is holding that feels difficult or painful.

  • Connect to yourself through body-centered meditations.
  • Experience freedom and joy through expressive movement.
  • Open to your innate wisdom through a psychospiritual understanding of the body.
  • Transform and heal mind-body tensions through SomaSoul’s integrative use of the expressive arts.

Note Dan Leven offers four SomaSoul workshops throughout the year that can be taken either individually for personal development or collectively as part of his SomaSoul: Somatic Expressive Therapy Level 1 training. For more information, visit The Leven Institute for Expressive Movement is an approved training program by the International Somatic Movement Education and Therapy Association (ISMETA).

Special pricing Combine this program with any SomaSoul workshop and get a 10 percent tuition discount for each program. Please call to register.

Upcoming SomaSoul Modules
Moving Your Body’s Story, November 30–December 5, 2014
The Somatic Healing Process, February 22–27, 2015
SomaSoul Facilitation: The Art of Being, May 3–8, 2015

Those interested in becoming a Registered Somatic Movement Therapist through the Leven Institute need to complete Levels 1 and 2 in both SomaSoul and Shake Your Soul®. For more information, visit

CE Credits
This program is eligible for
  • 25.5 credits for Social Workers (SW), $30 additional charge
  • 27.5 credits for Massage and Body Workers (NCBTMB), $30 additional charge
  • 25.5 credits for Athletic Trainers (BOC), $30 additional charge