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 an educator, choreographer and performer. She studied dance at the Laban Centre in London and at the School for New Dance Development in Amsterdam. She began teaching and dancing contact improvisation in the 1980’s in London. Her teachers include Julyen Hamilton, Nancy Stark Smith, Martin Keogh, Ray Chung and Chris Aiken. Juliet has taught classes and workshops in England, Italy, the Netherlands, Australia, Singapore and New Zealand. She is currently based in Wellington and travels internationally and nationally to teach.