Liza Futerman

Creative Somatic Practices

Cultivate empathy, deep listening & well being in health care, high tech and education through creative somatic practices

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I work with a rich variety of somatic tools to help alleviate emotional and physical pain and help Individuals and organizations become agents of positive change.

Hey, I'm Liza

Welcome to my website, where I explore the healing power of creative somatic practices and the benefits of understanding your nervous system. My mission is to help individuals reclaim their experiences through their bodies, aiming to destigmatize conditions like pain, trauma, depression, and anxiety. I advocate for integrating somatic tools into psycho-educational processes to improve care quality and empathy in health settings and personal relationships. Using contact improvisation, I teach leadership, philosophy, anatomy, and coping strategies for various life challenges. I work with individuals, couples, and organizations to enhance quality of life and care, welcoming all bodies and abilities. Explore further to learn how somatic practices can transform your life and relationships. 

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Learning Contact Improvisation with Liza is an exceptional experience.

Her unique insights and approach elevate the practice, making it invaluable for personal development.

Elli Pieper
DanceAbility Certified Teacher, Musician

Liza, thank you!

Liza, the wake on Saturday was so so so beautiful and a big part of it was the inspiration and support you offered me, so thank you!

Meghan Hellstern
Human-centered design, public sector innovation, facilitation and capacity-building

Liza not only guided our meetings but also coordinated our individual research efforts between meetings

What stands out most of all is Liza's vision is her ability to engage people and to bring out their best - to achieve surprising results.

Mark McAlister

If you have a chance to work with Liza, do not pass it up! She is wonderful!

She truly cares about the betterment of the world and all those around her. She will do all she can to help you improve your life and support you in your journey

Nataliya Zlotnikov
Healthcare content writer at Embodia Inc, Founder & Personal trainer at Emergency Room Fitness, Dancer at KasheDance

Liza is a heart-centred soul and a true artist

I have had the pleasure of facilitating a grief circle with Liza, in which she created a container of safety, empathy, and creative expression for our participants. We have also collaborated on her visual story "The Nine-Month Snail Dance" in which she shared her deeply personal story about grief, acceptance, and healing. 

Jessica Fan
Senior Advisor at Canadian Digital Service | Systems Change, Design Strategy, Executive Coaching

a resource for anyone seeking to resolve conflict and trauma.

Liza’s sincere passion for deep trauma healing and conflict negotiation is evident in the work that she does and shines through in the many conversations we’ve had. In combination with the knowledge and tools she has, this makes her a resource for anyone seeking to resolve conflict and trauma.

Teresie Schafranek Solum Hommersand 

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I’m happy to hear from you! Always.

Book a session now to explore integrative somatic arts, policy change, dementia care, grief circles, or trauma coping through movement. Connect with me for workshops, lectures, or one-on-one sessions online. Let's make a difference together.

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