8 April {Friday}

Na Grobli Studio (Rehearsal Room), 30/32 Na Grobli Street

Practising Somaesthetics

Workshop with Richard Shusterman

Fri–Sun 8–10 April 2016, 9:30–12:30

Na Grobli Studio, Rehearsal Room

The workshop will be conducted in English

Contact and application

Please email your completed application form by 28 March 2016 to Justyna Rodzińska-Nair at Please include in the subject of the email ‘BodyConstitution workshops’ followed by the name of the chosen workshop. The number of places is limited. Applicants will be accepted on a first-come-first-serve basis.


Fee: 60 EUR

Practising Somaesthetics

This workshop is an introduction to somaesthetics in both theory and practice, but the theory will come through experiential practice aimed at heightening body consciousness and somatic sensitivity in perception and movement. The exercises will also involve the use of body scanning and the principles of such scanning will be explained, as will the logic involved in making the movements more efficient, easy and enjoyable. 

Richard Shusterman

Richard Shusterman is the Dorothy F. Schmidt Eminent Scholar in the Humanities and Director of the Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University. He is the leading theorist of the interdisciplinary research field of somaesthetics, which he originated in the late 1990s, based on philosophical ideas but also on his practical experience with different body disciplines.