Open House

- Open House

Get to know the Somatic Academy

We cordially invite you to the Open House of the Somatic Academy Berlin on Friday, October 21, starting at 3 pm!

To get to know each other, we have prepared a program of different class formats for you, in which you can participate without registration. Each class lasts 45 minutes.

In addition, you will have the opportunity to visit our facilities and learn more about our training and education programs.

Special: Only on this day there is a 10% discount on selected classes, workshops and trainings.

You have friends, acquaintances or family members who don't know the Somatic Academy yet and want to have a look at what we offer for free? 

We are looking forward to seeing you!

THE PROGRAM / Friday, October 21, 2022

03:00             - Opening
03:15 - 04:00 - ITMM Massage with Zahiro
04:15 - 05:45 - Environmental Somatics - Walk with Katja
04:15 - 05:00 - Breath & Voice with Marion/Bettina
05:15 - 06:00 - Authentic Movement with Heike
06:15 - 07:00 - BMC with Nina
07:15 - 08:00 - Continuum
08:15 - 09:00 - t.b.a.

Also during the Open House:

Ongoing somatic yoga classes
Info about our professional and certification trainings

Ausführliche Seminarinformationen


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Kai Ehrhardt

Founder of the Somatic Academy Berlin, Breath Therapist/based on the work developed by Prof. Ilse Middendorf, Continuum Teacher and Heilpraktiker (Psychotherapy)

"I had the honor and privilege to learn from the two founders Prof. Ilse Middendorf (Perceptible Breath / Erfahrbarer Atem) and Emilie Conrad (Continuum) and I am pleased to be able to pass on this work." Since 2012, Kai has been developing professional trainings at the Somatic Academy as well as programs dedicated to the application of Somatics in everyday life. He has been a co-curator of the Body IQ festival since 2015. Since 2003, he has developed the approach "Authentic Eros", which integrates - as a somatic application - bodywork, relationship communication and group-dynamic processes in the area of personal and interpersonal development. He is a member of the professional associations Atem, Continuum and ISMETA.

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Marion Evers

Theater, Linguistics & Political Science M.A., Founder of the Somatic Academy Berlin and the Center for Yoga and Voice

many years of work in the field of directing & dramaturgy, author. Since 2004 Yoga teacher and facilitator of the BDY/EYU, Somatic Yoga trainer. Breath therapist according to Prof. Ilse Middendorf, breath & voice instructor. Besides the encounter of eastern and western philosophical concepts of the body, her main interest is the theory & practice of somatic practices as well as the questions of social and political relevance of "somatics" today.


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Katja Münker /

Dance | Choreography | Performance | Somatics | Artistic Research | Walking Art | Mountain Hiking Guiding

Continuing education lecturer and director of Environmental Somatics and EMERGE/ Somatic in Dance at the Somatische Akademie Berlin. Member of the German Feldenkrais Association & ISMETA-registered RSME/RSMT/RSDE.

Trained as a physical therapist, Feldenkrais teacher, and mountain hiking guide, as well as in contemporary dance, (contact) improvisation, instant composition.

Conscious and embodied learning, the potential between individual freedom and collective inclusion in the environment, as well as joy, ease, and consciousness in the movement are the focus of her teaching. Her research-oriented practice is informed by deep-sensing investigation and reflecting evaluation. Beyond teaching her work includes performance projects, conference papers, and publications focusing on somatics and choreography, as well as on walking. Regular teaching at universities including FU Berlin, UdK Berlin, and HZT Berlin. Artistic research collaboration with AREAL_artistic research lab Berlin.

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Nina Wehnert

Dancer, Somatic Movement Educator, BMC® Practitioner and Teacher.
She is teaching BMC®, Contact Improvisation & Yoga in classes, workshops and at festivals around the world as well as in contemporary dance and yoga teacher trainings.

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Heike Kuhlmann

Dancer, -educator, choreographer, Body-Mind Centering® SME -Integrative Bodywork and Movement Therapy-SMT, MA Performance Studies/Choreography, Mother

Since 2005 various research formats on dance and somatics. 2010-2021 Global Water Dances Performance Collective of Berlin - site-specific performances on the theme of water. As an ISMETA registered Somatic Dance Movement Educator (RSDME/RSME), she is interested in the human unfolding process, including the ability to meet others at eye level, find freedom of choice, and express creativity. The somatic approaches Body-Mind Centering® and Authentic Movement support creative processes by inviting complexity, dimensionality and diversity The self and relationship to the environment can be explored. Contact Improvisation is a dance form with two or more dancers by sharing a point of contact and weight. 2018-2019 Continuing Education: Discipline of Authentic Movement, Contact Improvisation.


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Zahiro Kai Esko

Lecturer for Thai Yoga Massage, alternative practitioner, teacher for GYROTONIC ®

has been practicing Thai Yoga Massage for many years. During his yearly stays in Asia since 2004 he has learned this form of massage and other energetic bodywork at all major schools in Thailand. Since 2008 he has been working as a lecturer for Thai Yoga Massage. He is an alternative practitioner and combines the balancing effect of his bodywork with the dynamic work as a GYROTONIC ® and movement teache


03:00-09:00 pm
Somatische Akademie Berlin
Paul-Lincke-Ufer 30
Zahlung Eintritt frei


Kai Ehrhardt
Marion Evers
Katja Münker
Nina Wehnert
Heike Kuhlmann
Zahiro Kai Esko

Data & prices

KursspracheEN + DE
ZahlungEintritt frei
Somatische Akademie Berlin
Paul-Lincke-Ufer 30