Welcome to the Soul Motion Institute

The Soul Motion Institute is a place for people who want to give the power of dance more space in their personal and professional lives. The dance meditation method Soul Motion forms the content and structural framework for our offerings. We bring a solid background in dance therapy, sports pedagogy, dance training, meditation, voice work and music.

Values that are paramount to us as humans and in our work with the Institute are: clarity, transparency and sincerity. We want to cultivate curiosity and courage together with our participants and help them to find and open their own doors for more balance, fulfillment and contentment.

Our offers are aimed at people who want to set out on a path. The path inward to their own depth and creativity and from there into the encounter with others. People who are committed to their own personal growth.

We see ourselves as a team that is complemented by international guests. Thus, diversity is also felt in the quality of the teaching and our trainees are accompanied on several levels.

The training attracts people with different professions and from several countries around the world. Participants report that the training has started a process for them that now accompanies them in their further life and keeps them awake for the paths they want to take.

We look forward to the journey together.

Best regards,
Doreen Tönjes & Edgar Spieker

Online information event

On Thursday, June 27th, 2024 at 8:30pm CET there will be an online information session with Edgar and Doreen about the upcoming Soul Motion Training (parts 1-3). This event is free of charge.

To register, please leave us your name and email address on the Contact page. You will then receive an invitation with the access data for the Zoom Meeting.

The Soul Motion Training

The Soul Motion Training is a one to two-year intensive in-person program, lead by Edgar Spieker, Doreen Tönjes and an international team. The training parts build on each other and can be taken in the mentioned order in a flexible way. Our trainings are recognized as professional further education measures by the Lower Saxony Agency for Adult and Further Education (AEWB). Our offerings are closed group trainings for our Soul Motion trainees, not public workshops.

Our offers are not public workshops, but are aimed exclusively at our trainees. Regular workshops for everyone can be found on the independent websites of Doreen Tönjes (www.doreentoenjes.de) and Edgar Spieker (www.edgarspieker.de).

Part 1: Foundations

About 2-3x per year the Foundations base module take place. A deepening of the basics of Soul Motion and the prerequisite for all further training parts.

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Part 2: Embody & Explore

An intense immersion in Soul Motion. Dance and meditation become an enrichment of everyday life and a source of inspiration for the existing profession.
Next start: January 2024, Location: North Germany

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Part 3: The Art of Teaching

The methodology and art of teaching in the dance space. The know-how to create a Soul Motion atmosphere and the use of music and class settings.
Next start: September 2025, Location: North Germany

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