Welcome to Moving On Center

MOC

The Moving on Center (MOC) is a training program linking Somatics and the Performing Arts for Social Change. Using experiential and co-operative learning, MOC has a mission to develop community leaders and artists who engage the whole body-mind to promote holistic social change.

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Programs

Briging Somatics

Bridging Somatics and Performing Arts for
Social Change

Founded in 1994 by Carol Swann and Martha Eddy, Moving On Center (MOC) the School for Participatory Arts & Somatic Research has been a pioneer in the field of holistic and interdisciplinary education.

About Us

We Begin with the Body

An interdisciplinary curriculum that draws on dance, theater, voice, group process and a wide variety of somatic research to activate creativity and health in the individual and the community.

About our Mission
We Begin with the Body
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Professional Skills

MOC’s training programs integrate multiple somatic systems with performing and healing arts toward social change. We offer a unique opportunity to integrate the desire for personal growth with the development of meaningful professional skills applicable to fields such as performing arts, education, health and social change.

About Our Programs

Socially Conscious

We aim to provide tools for individuals, groups and entire communities to become aware of our own interconnectedness, to each other and the planet through somatic perception and to assess, interrupt, and transform harmful personal and social patterns.

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Learn about multiple Somatic Practices

Moving On Center dynamic and rigorous movement based training modules are based on and integrate various somatic modalities such as Body Mind Centering (R), Laban Movement Analysis, Bartennieff Fundamentals (TM), Alexander Technique, Axis Syllabus, Authentic Movement, Voice Through The Body, Developmental Movement and others.

These methods give you specific skills to develop your body connectivity, re-pattern habitual alignment and movement patterns, increase your kinesthetic awareness through embodied anatomy and learn skills for greater communication within oneself and with others.

Teacher Spotlight.

Teacher Spotlight

Frey Faust

A new member of MOC faculty, Frey Faust is a 52 year old veteran of the New York contemporary dance scene. Frey Faust is the founder of a movement analysis and training method called The Axis Syllabus … Read More →

Back in San Francisco Bay Area 2017

Returning to the Bay Area in 2017, MOC (sponsored by ZACCHO STUDIO and Joanna Haigood), features the Somatic Module in four extended weekends modules. This transformational training offers you a unique opportunity to integrate the desire for personal growth with the development of meaningful professional skills, applicable to fields such as performing arts, education and health. The new location: Zaccho Studio 1777 Yosemite Ave., #330, San Francisco, CA. 94124

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