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Sonja Riket

(2008) Feldenkrais, Body-Mind Centering, Argentine Tango Dance and Embodiment and Expression for Musicians. Sonja Riket, a Registered Somatic Movement Therapist®, is a Certified Feldenkrais® and Body-Mind Centering® Practitioner and Teacher. Her passion for dance and music began at age four and blossomed into a professional dance career spanning 30 years and four continents, where she performed with some of the best modern dance companies in Europe and New York City.

For two decades she has been practicing and teaching somatic methods for dancers, musicians and general public of all ages. Her course “Embodiment and Expression for Musicians and Singers” in group or private lessons, offers tools for injury prevention, rehabilitation and performance enhancement. Sonja is the founder/director of the SF Somatic Wellness Program. She teaches somatically inspired Argentine Tango dance, and hosts music and dance events with professional Tango musicians. She is a humble student of the Bandoneon.