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Extended Somatic Education Module to be presented in 2016
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
Moving On Center has been a pioneer of holistic and interdisciplinary
education for over a decade. We look forward to sharing this with you.
Important: PLEASE read to understand how to participate in MOC’s various
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
to discuss these opportunities.
Moving On Center Modules:
MOC West Coast Certification programs are not
currently open for individual enrollment.
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 (email@example.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
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
- "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
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
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