Jan weekend workshops on Working with Children

Martha Eddy and guests


Date and Time

Fri Jan 15 - Sun Jan 17th, 2020


Varied.  $60 - $300 depending on how many of the six workshops being offered. 


Dynamic Embodiment is a form of somatic education and movement therapy developed by Dr. Martha Eddy that synthesizes Body-Mind Centering principles with Laban/Bartenieff Studies. Join this Dynamic Embodiment Intensive on Working with Children that is open to the public on January 15-17, 2021, hosted by Dr. Martha Eddy and other special guests such as Anat Weisenfruend, trained in BMC and Rosana Barragan, DEP.

Intructor's Bio

Martha Eddy, CMA, EdD ​is a licensed Teacher of BMC since 1984, an exercise physiologist, a dance educator and performer, and a Registered Somatic Movement Therapist (RSMT) with a doctorate from Columbia University in Movement Science and Education. ​She began BMC studies in 1976 before there was a certification program, and graduated with the first class in 1982, gaining her Teacher Certification in 1984.  She wrote the book Mindful Movement – the evolution of the somatic arts and conscious action over 15 years.  It was released in 2016 and the paperback came out in 2017.  She​ currently​ advises the Body Science and Motion at Marymount Manhattan College where she is the Geraldine Ferraro Fellow in Social Justice and Movement. Martha ​worked​ on the certification facul​ties​ for both the School for Body-Mind Centering® and the Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies from 1984 to 1994 ​(alternating summer and year-long programs with each), and assisted directly with Irmgard ​Bartenieff ​from 1979-81. She moved to Amherst in 1988, together with Gale Turner, to help Bonnie launch and teach the yearlong 1988 – 1990 program. During this time Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen often referred children to Martha Eddy to work with as clients. A​s the founder and director of the Center for Kinesthetic Education (CKE)​ she consult​s in NYC public and private schools developing movement programs for recess, physical education, dance education, and movement recuperation with classroom teachers. She also specializes in Perceptual-Motor development – having created programming such as https://www.eyeopenersaremindopeners.com/. She has been Executive Director of Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies and has served as president of both LIMS and ISMETA. Martha is also a co-founder of two non-profit organizations: Moving On Center in CA and of Moving For Life, Inc. She applies her BMC/DE to teaching Moving​ For Life ​Dance Exercise for Cancer Recovery ​and her somatic dance system – BodyMind Dancing​.


Contact and Payment

Register at http://desmtt.movingoncenter.org/classes.html and email officeofmarthaeddy@gmail.com with any questions.

drmarthaeddy [at] gmail [dot] com
DrMarthaEddy [at] MovingForLife [dot] org
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