& Dance!   

1423 NW 70th Street, Seattle WA    





"Consciousness is a causative force in the human body; It reshapes the body."  
 Paul McLean, Nobel Prize Speech


Soma Yoga      SomaYogaDance      Somatic Movement      Move!     

FELDENKRAIS      Mindfulness Meditation      MBSR      Shambhala Meditation
Body Mind Centering       Kid's Dance      BrainDance      Hatha Yoga
Somatic Movement & Meditation            

Jean Hindle is the founder of Soma Yoga and Soma Yoga & Dance Studio.  She began developing Soma Yoga nineteen years ago.  She has been a yoga & meditation teacher, somatic movement educator and dancer in Seattle for twenty years.    (more bio)
below is her current teaching  -  for all offerings at studio, please see classes & workshop pages
 Jean teaches private & semi-private sessions (private study for adults, teens & children).
 Her regular weekly classes & workshops are below.  On site corporate workshops are by appointment.

Somatic Movement    Somatic Movement re-awakens our inherent agility and expands our possibilities for moving effortlessly in all we do.  These slow, gentle movement patterns liberate us from layers of involuntary, habitual holding patterns.  Chronic tension patterns change as the body regains its innate ability to self-correct to ease and efficiency (neuromuscular re-patterning).  Change the way you move, change the way you live.  These movement awareness practices invite quiet mind, a deep unwinding and endless discovery.   This work stems from Somatic Unwinding, Hanna Somatics, Feldenkrais, Alexander Technique, BrainDance patterns & my twenty years as a somatic movement educator.
Discover the amazing capacity of your nervous system for somatic releasing, resourcing and re-education.  
The 8 BrainDance somatic movement patterns focus on the fundamental movement patterns which originally wired our brain/central nervous system. These patterns are the foundation for all movement and support optimal movement & cognitive function in any activity you do.  Bring agility, balance, strength and ease to all of the movement activities in your life.
We can expand our possibilities for moving and thus living.
  BrainDance is an excellent cognitive and physical warm up.  The re-patterning will improve any physical activity you enjoy.
  A five minute BrainDance makes a wonderful computer break to support your office life.
Somatic Movement Class is Tuesdays 6:00 - 7:00pm   drop-ins welcome

Private & Semi-Private Sessions are by appointment.  Monthly Somatic Movement Tune-Up Workshops below - open to all.

Monthly Somatic Movement Tune-up Workshops
Saturdays     March 28   April 25   May 16    1:00 - 4:00pm

(please see workshop page)  pre-registration required    limited to nine

Soma Yoga:   A modern yoga with ancient roots.  Soma Yoga brings the wisdom of somatic movement education to your hatha yoga & meditation practice.  Chronic tension patterns change as the body regains its innate ability to self-correct to ease and efficiency (neuromuscular re-patterning).  Awareness of habitual moving, thinking and attention patterns is possible; and with awareness sits liberation.
Gentle Soma Yoga Class is Mondays 6:15 - 7:15pm drop-ins welcome
 Private and Semi-Private Sessions with Jean (founder of Soma Yoga) are by appointment.   

Move!  ~   A  fun dance class for optimal movement health... and joy!   Drawing from my African & Brazilian dance training & performance as well as my twenty years as a dancer and somatic movement educator.  This class is inspired by my sheer love of movement and its ability to keep us awake, strong, agile, joyful and healthy.   open to all
Move! Classes are Tuesdays 12:00 - 1:00pm and Fridays 10:00 - 11:00am    Private & Semi=Private Sessions are by appointment.

SomaYogaDance   bring the brilliant developmental movement patterns of BrainDance and somatic movement to your hatha practice..    open to all
Class is Wednesday evenings 6:00 - 7:00pm.  Private & semi-private sessions are by appointment.

You may join classes, workshops, retreats, schedule private or semi-private sessions or arrange on-site visits to your workplace/classroom/art studios.

 Private & Semi-Private Sessions
with Jean Hindle are by appointment     206-782-5044   jean@soma-yoga.com 
    Soma Yoga    Hatha Yoga   Move!   Meditation   
Somatic Movement Education     BrainDance  
  SomaYogaDance   Office Ease

For On -Site Programs (Workplace/Classroom/Art Studios/Parks) please click here

Soma Yoga practice MP3's
Basics, Deep Restoration, Office/Chair, Improvisational
these gentle practices are suitable for all level
 free practice MP3's come with class cards
gift certificates are available
for private sessions, classes, workshops, retreats, on-site visits
please contact Jean at the studio for these


jean@soma-yoga.com      (206) 782-5044       1423 NW 70th Street      Seattle, Washington   98117