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 Medicine, Human Services, Education and the Arts understand the benefits of Somatic Movement Education and Therapy.

SOMATIC MOVEMENT IS...

Somatic Movement enhances human function and body-mind integration through mindful 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; and movement patterning that increases efficiency, while refining perceptual, kinesthetic and proprioceptive sensitivity. Somatic Movement Education and Therapy supports homeostasis, co-regulation and neuro-plasticity in our students and clients.

“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

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Spain

May 24 – 27, 2018

New York

July 1- 6, 2018

Boston

July 27-29, 2018

WORLDWIDE SOMATIC MOVEMENT EVENTS

Tamalpa Insitute

Tamalpa Dance

Starts: Sat Apr 28, 2018
Ends: Sat Apr 28, 2018

California, USA
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Amy Mathews

Workshop with Amy Mathews

Starts: Fri Apr 27, 2018
Ends: Sun Apr 29, 2018

Oregon, USA
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Center for BodyMind Movement

Starts: Thu May 3, 2018
Ends: Sun May 6, 2018

Oaxaca, Mexico
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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