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SOMATIC MOVEMENT IS...

Somatic Movement enhances human function and body-mind integration through mindful and restorative movement. Our profession encompasses distinct disciplines each with their own educational or therapeutic emphasis, principles, methods and techniques.

Our practices incorporate: postural and movement evaluation; experiential anatomy; guided movement patterning to increase efficiency; all while developing perceptual, kinesthetic and proprioceptive sensitivity. Somatic Movement Education and Therapy supports homeostasis, co-regulation and neuro-plasticity in our students and clients.

ABOUT US

The International Somatic Movement Education and Therapy Association (ISMETA) is a collaborative of individuals and organizations dedicated to evolving the field of Somatic Movement Education and Therapy. We ensure that training programs uphold high standards of education and practice, and maintain a professional registry of qualified practitioners. We are committed to building the professional community of Somatic Movement Educators and Therapists worldwide and advocating for the profession in legal and governmental arenas. We work to educate the general public about our work and help our colleagues in Integrative Healthcare, Human Services, Education and the Arts understand the benefits of Somatic Movement Education and Therapy.

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“Somatics” is the study of the self from the perspective of one’s lived experience, encompassing the dimensions of body, psyche, and spirit.

Thomas Hanna

CELEBRATING 30+ YEARS ~ COME MEET ISMETA …

New York, USA

June 21-23, 2019

New York, USA

February 20-22, 2020

England

May 16-17, 2020

California, USA

Apply Now Through March 1, 2020

WORLDWIDE SOMATIC MOVEMENT EVENTS

Tamalpa Online Workshop

Starts: Sat May 30, 2020
Ends: Sat May 30, 2020

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Workshops with Alice Cummins

Starts: Sat June 6, 2020
Ends: Sun June 7, 2020

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Workshop with Teri Carter

Start: Wed Jun 10, 2020
End: Wed June 10, 2020

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EXPERIENCE SOMATIC MOVEMENT LIVE

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    BECOME A REGISTERED PROFESSIONAL

    Be a part of the Professional Registry of qualified Somatic Movement Educators and Therapist

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    HAVE YOUR TRAINING PROGRAM APPROVED

    Join the industry leaders training the future Registered Somatic Movement Educators and Therapists

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    BECOME AN ORGANIZATIONAL PARTNER

    Together we define and advocate for the Profession of Somatic Movement Education and Therapy.

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    BECOME AN ASSOCIATE

    ISMETA is open to all individuals and organizations in the world of Somatic Movement.

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ADDRESS

P.O. Box 1104
Troy, NY 12181

PHONE

518-362-8466