BMCA Conferences

The Body-Mind Centering Association, Inc. presents exciting, stimulating conferences that offer the latest advances in Body-Mind Centering (BMC), including new material developed by Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen and other BMC Professionals.   BMCA conferences also feature experiential presentations and somatic research from diverse modalities.  International conference locations vary every year.  See below for information on past and future BMCA conferences.


2018 BMCA Conference

33rd Annual BMCA North American Conference

June 5 – 10, 2018 
Smith College, Northampton, MA

June 5/6
Deborah HayUsing the Sky, a six hour workshop

Main Conference:
June 6 through 9

June 9/10
Bonnie Bainbridge CohenNew Frontiers in Body-Mind Centering

The 2018 CALL FOR PRESENTERS is open May 1 to September 30, 2018.
Visit the 2018 BMCA Conference page for more details and to submit a proposal.

Scroll down to download Conference Brochures from 1997-2016

Brochures from past Conferences:

2017 BMCA Conference
The Fluid Body: A Somatic Journey
July 27-30, 2017 * Texas State Univeristy, San Marcos, TX 

2016 BMCA Conference
Metamorphosis: Evolving Pathways in Somatics
June 18-20, 2016 * Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada

2015 North American Conference
Body As Ecosystem: Somatic Landscapes
July 22-26, 2015 * Reed College, Portland, OR

2015 European Conference
Tracing RefleCTions - RefleXions
May 27 - June 1, 2015 * Ghent, Belgium

2014 European Conference
Connecting the Dots:  From Drops to Flow
European BMC:  Community & Professionalism
Program Schedule and CE
August 20-25, 2014 * Viljandi, Estonia

29th Annual U.S. Conference
Body-Mind Centering and the Moving Body
June 25-29, 2014 * Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

28th Annual U.S. Conference
The Body Reveals:  Somatics, Imprints and Movement
June 6-10, 2013 * Naropa University, Boulder, Colorado

2013 European Conference
Shaping Breezes Schedule and Registration
March 8-10, 2013 * Amsterdam, The Netherlands

BMCA did not hold a conference in 2012.

26th Annual U.S. Conference
Somatics:  Exploring Our Roots
October 20-24, 2011 * Summit Conference Center, Haw River State Park, Brownsville, North Carolina

25th Annual U.S. Conference
Somatic Pedagogies
June 3-6, 2010 * Denison University, Granville, OH

24th Annual U.S. Conference
Awakening Desire - Finding Satisfaction
May 29-June 1, 2009 * Headlands Institute and Retreat Center, Sausalito, CA

23rd Annual U.S. Conference
As We Grow...
May 1-4, 2008 * Trinity Conference Center, West Cornwall, CT

22nd Annual U.S. Conference
New Beginnings
April 18-22, 2007 * Mount Madonna Center, Watsonville, CA

21st Annual U.S. Conference
In the Eye of Movement
April 27-30, 2006 * Silver Bay Conference Center, Lake George, NY

20th Annual U.S. Conference
Expanding the Core...Embracing the Periphery
May 5-8, 2005 * Asilomar Conference Center, Monterey, CA

19th Annual U.S. Conference
Forms of our Presence and Experience
May 13-16, 2004 * Bucksteep Manor, Washington, MA

18th Annual U.S. Conference
Pearls of Wisdom:  Past/Present/Future
April 24-27, 2003 * Bucksteep Manor, Washington, MA

17th Annual U.S. Conference
Returning to Balance
April 26-29, 2002 * Omega Institute, Rhinebeck, NY

16th Annual U.S. Conference
Spirit, Self and Other Moves Together
April 26-29, 2001 * Omega Institute, Rhinebeck, NY

15th Annual U.S. Conference
Extending Our Reach
April 27-30, 2000 * Omega Institute, Rhinebeck, NY

14th Annual U.S. Conference
Coming of Age:  At the Crossroads
April 8-11, 1999 * Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Lenox, MA

13th Annual U.S. Conference
BMC Bridging Worlds, Building Community
April 23-26, 1998 * Phoenicia Pathworks Center, Phoenicia, NY

12th Annual U.S. Conference
April 25-27, 1997 * Phoenicia Pathworks Center, Phoenicia, NY

11th Annual U.S. Conference