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BRIDGING THE SOMATIC AND PERFORMING ARTS FOR SOCIAL CHANGE  --   WE BEGIN WITH THE BODY
 
 

Welcome to Moving on Center
MOC's Programs and Workshops around the World!


Important: PLEASE read to understand how to participate in MOC’s various programs
 
1) Moving On Center (MOC) is the name of our Non-profit umbrella (co-founded by Carol Swann and Martha Eddy) AND our three, one month Modules (certificate program) and workshops that originally took place in the Bay Area of CA for 16 years until 2008. These Modules and workshops are NOW AVAILABLE TO BE PRODUCED OR CONTRATED anywhere in the world. Please e-mail Carol Swann to discuss these opportunities.

Moving On Center Modules:

MOC West Coast Certification programs are not currently open for individual enrollment. 


Somatic Education & Socially Conscious Body: Process Arts Modules NOW AVAILABLE in Berlin, Germany: 1 June - 13 July 2014


 
2) Dynamic Embodiment Somatic Movement Therapy Training is not being offered in NYC. However one can study in Germany! It is still possible to take workshops with Martha Eddy (as well as other DE teachers) in the NYC area. Contact Martha Eddy (drmarthaeddy@gmail.com) for a listing of current offerings in NY or through SUNY-Empire State College.



Moving on Center's Locations for Dynamic Embodiment-SMTT and Participatory Arts
East Coast and Worldwide Programs

You can engage with Moving On Center in these flexible, alive and vibrant program formats:

  • East Coast Office:
    Our East Coast office, directed by Co-Founder, Martha Eddy, is open and active in New York City. The office is housed with the Center for Kinesthetic Education (CKE), a unique resource for our community outreach of the MOC mission. For more information about workshops related to Module 1 or Phase 1 in certification in Dynamic Embodiment - Somatic Movement Therapy (DE-SMTT) please visit our new DE-SMTT site. Martha Eddy teaches related courses at the State University of NY - Empire State College. Visit DE-SMTT. To learn how we apply participatory arts and somatic principles in schools and hospitals visit www.WellnessCKE.net. You can learn about our work with children with special needs as well. And to find out about programs for adults dealing various physical challenges please visit www.Movingforlife.org - another one of our Community Outreach programs that is active in NY and is poised to be offered throughout the west coast.

  • "Somatics for Hire"
    Our listed curriculum, workshops and intensives (including teachers) are available to be produced or sponsored at regional, national and international locations with many of our fantastic faculty.

    As you will see on this website, our programs include day-long and weekend workshops,intensives, and month-long modules. Although these have previously been offered within our Certification Programs, they can now be sponsored as individual programs as well.

  • Educational Partnerships:
    We are open to the possibility of partnering with educational institutes and organizations for short and long-term programming. We will continue our current academic relationships, such as with California State University, East Bay; Santa Barbara Graduate Institute (SBGI); and SUNY-ESC as we build more.

  • Professional Services:
    All of Moving On Center's Directors offer consulting and private sessions based on their individual areas of expertise. Please contact them or for more information, or look at our Professional Services page!

With our comprehensive curriculum of intensives and workshops that weave together for embodied knowledge in health, education and the arts, we are now a "moving body of work." We look forward to sharing this with you and to experiencing your curiosity and involvement!

Co-Founders, Carol Swann and Martha Eddy

students dancing in celebration






Moving on Center's Vision

Connecting Somatics, Performance and Social Change

Here at home in the US, and around the globe, there is a common acknowledgement that we live in a complex and critical era. As a species, humankind finds itself in a web of global interdependence and competing interests. In the face of corporate globalization, institutionalized racism, and our physical isolation in this era of technology, it is possible to feel frozen and hopeless. How will we meet the demands and prospects of the 21st century? What skills and perspectives will support our navigation of these turbulent straits?

Now more than ever, Moving On Center feels an immense need to provide tools for individuals, groups, and entire communities to assess our own habits and patterns, to find connections across these divides, and to allow for REAL change to occur from the inside out. Through bridging the healing and performing arts for social change, we strive to offer a pathway to LIVING the world we desire. Remembering the words of Emma Goldman: "If I can't dance, it's not my revolution." We offer this curriculum as a doorway to a sense of inner balance, deepened communication, understanding, and an integration of our reflective and expressive selves.

Moving On Center has been a pioneer of holistic and interdisciplinary education for over a decade. We look forward to sharing this with you.





Students at the graduation ceremony in Oakland

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