Dancer for many years in the states, taught and performed CI off and on for over 20 years. Actor, Alexander Teacher, Choreographer and currently building community in Wellington NZ
Wilhemeena Isabella Monroe is the founder and director of the SOUL CENTRE, she has been working in dance and holistic
health and wellbeing for over 10 years. She is an established choreographer, director, filmmaker and dancer and has performed all over the world. She
is also one of NZ’s top somatic practitioners and has a current practice at SOUL combining, massage, movement therapy, dance, yoga and
meditation. She is one of NZ’s 2 SRT certified facilitators and has taught somatics in many institutions, universities, training programs and communities. She is currently doing
further training (will she ever stop?) in Cranio-Sacral Therapy and the Land to Water Yoga series with Sondra Fraleigh – of the EastWest Somatics Institute and is creating a new
dance work and writing her first book. Willa teaches the open-heart meta-meditation on the last Sunday of the month.
Juliet Shelley is dance choreographer, performer, teacher. She studied dance at the Laban Centre in London and at the School for New Dance Development in Amsterdam. She began dancing and teaching contact improvisation in the 1980’s in London. Her teachers are Julyen Hamilton, Nancy Stark Smith, Martin Keogh and Ray Chung. She has been teaching CI since 1989 and has taught classes and workshops in England, Italy, Australia and New Zealand. Contact her with offers of teaching opportunities anytime.