Books to check out…
Awareness through Movement by Moshe Feldenkrais
Body Movement: Coping with the Environment by Irmgard Bartenieff with Dori Lewis
Dance and Somatics: Mind-Body Principles of Teaching and Performance by Julie A. Brodie & Elin E. Lobel
Embodied Wisdom: The Collected Papers of Moshe Feldenkrais edited by Elizabeth Beringer
Everybody is a Body by Karen Studd & Laura Cox
Functional Awareness: Anatomy in Action for Dancers by Nancy Romita & Allegra Romita
Making Connections: Total Body Integration Through Bartenieff Fundamentals by Peggy Hackney
Taking Root to Fly: Articles on Functional Anatomy by Irene Dowd
The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel Van Der Kolk, M.D.
The Feeling of What Happens: Body and Emotion in the Making of Consciousness by Antonio Damasio
The Meaning of Movement: Embodied Developmental, Clinical, and Cultural Perspectives of the Kestenberg Movement Profile by Janet Kestenberg Amighi, Susan Loman, and K. Mark Sossin with invited contributors
The Place of Dance: A Somatic Guide to Dancing and Dance Making by Andrea Olsen with Caryn McHose
Yoga of the Subtle Body: A Guide to the Physical and Energetic Anatomy of Yoga by Tias Little
International Somatic Movement Education and Therapy Association
ISMETA’s purpose is to grow the emerging field of Somatic Movement Education and Therapy, ensuring that training programs uphold high standards of education and practice, and maintain a professional registry of graduates.
A coterie of the Movement Analysts who work together to promote the Laban/Bartenieff Movement System (LBMS) globally. Together, they have built a practice that optimizes human movement through a variety of applications of the System and developed a philosophy that values and contributes to the ongoing development of the theory, practice, and curriculum of LBMS.
The Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies
The Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies, LIMS® is a non-profit educational organization, centered in New York City, with a global network of movement professionals.
The Feldenkrais Guild® of North America (FGNA) whose purpose is to increase public awareness of the Feldenkrais Method of somatic education, certify and provide continuing education for practitioners, and protect the quality of the Feldenkrais work and research in the Method’s effectiveness.
The Complete Guide to the Alexander Technique – the most comprehensive source for information about the Alexander Technique on the web.
The official organization for Hanna Somatics information, resources, continuing education, practitioner support, and community.