state theta galleries
state theta galleries
state theta galleries

Centre for the Development of Movement, Health and the Arts in East Lothian

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Please note that due to the current COVID-19 situation, this workshop will be held on ZOOM

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State Theta Galleries and Medicine Dance Present

Elemental - Restoring Essential Nature

A program of 10 movement workshops and practice sessions spread over 7 months following the path of the Elements and their essential influence on our moving, breathing and being bodies. Consisting of five 3-hour main thematic sessions and five 2-hour guided practice sessions.

Movement inspired workshops with Fred and Colleen Sugerman USA.

Our inner life is complete when it merges into nature and becomes one with it.”
- D.T. Suzuki

Calling in the essential components of
WATER, AIR, EARTH and FIRE, explored through the the Medicine Dance practice.

Bookings and further information
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Spontaneous improvised moving and feeling our body(s), inspired and supported by music, respectful worded guidance, breath, ground, sound and silence including mindful touch and contact, always optional and based on each participant's sense of safety and comfort. And remembering our conceptual framework that Self is our most significant partner.

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5 Main Sessions. 3 hours per session

5 Practice Sessions. 2 hours per session

Each main movement session will have 1 associated practice session as an opportunity to deepen into the associated elemental, thematic material offered that month. The practice sessions are an opportunity to connect, enquire, clarify, question and resource as a community, held by a combination of teachers Fred, Colleen and Audicia


  • 26th July 2020
  • 23rd August 2020
  • 25th October 2020
  • 29th November 2020
  • 24th January 2021


  • 16.00pm - 19.00pm (GMT)


  • Full Programme. Five 3-hour sessions + Five 2-hour practice sessions
    • £375 / £250-£300 (conc/covid 19 - sliding scale)
  • Half Programme. Five 3-hour sessions
    • £265 / £150-£200 (conc/covid 19 - sliding scale)
  • Drop in for a 3-hour main session is £60.
  • Drop in for a main session (3 hours) and practice session (2 hours) combined is £80.
  • Drop in rate for Practice session ( must be taken along side a main session) £30-£ 40.

These classes will be offered on ZOOM.

For more details on ZOOM go here.

Bookings and further information

"I consider the elements of nature to be curative forces in and of their own right. Nature is the master teacher and healer when we are open and available to be in active dialogue with what is offered..."
- Jamie McHugh

Payment plans are available, please contact Audicia to clarify.

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Come prepared with all sustenance, nibbles and lunch you need for the day and if you would like to bring a food offering to share you are most welcome.
Staying hydrated is very important so please bring your own water bottle and non drip flask mug if you want to have liquids in the studio space.

What to bring:

State Theta Galleries is a no-shoe environment. Please dress accordingly for movement and stillness.
Blankets and cushions will be provided. You may wish to bring a journal and pen.

You can contact Audicia for further information about bookings and State Theta Galleries


Visit the Medicine Dance website or facebook page.

Facilitator - Fred Sugerman

Fred is a movement artist, educator, facilitator and professional actor.

He is Founder and Director of Medicine Dance, a collection of mindful movement forums that support the accessing and managing of personal power.

His passion lies in the space between the healing arts and the channels of expression welcomed in the performing arts.