Study Group begins 12 April

Our online weekly study group will resume for 4 weeks for participants in Part 2 of Building Vitality, Strength, Flexibility, Flow, and Ease through Embodying Our Muscles: A Body-Mind Centering® Approach, with Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen. All are welcome. Tuesdays 12 April – 3 May11:00-12:30 CET7-8:30pm AEST (Melbourne)9-10:30pm NZST (Auckland) Sign up for free at reading “Study Group begins 12 April”

Study Group begins 1st February

We are offering an online weekly study group for participants in Bonnie Bainbridge Cohens’ upcoming workshop series Building Vitality, Strength, Flexibility, Flow, and Ease through Embodying Our Muscles: A Body-Mind Centering® Approach. The study group is a chance to be guided through some further explorations of material from Bonnie’s classes, ask your questions and shareContinue reading “Study Group begins 1st February”

Commonalities & Distinctions: Body-Mind Centering® & Contact Improvisation

This is also something very common between BMC and CI. We are very direct, and we explore. You can be direct and precise and explore at the same time. It does not have to be like an answer; we start from a point. And also this way of transmitting has a lot to do withContinue reading “Commonalities & Distinctions: Body-Mind Centering® & Contact Improvisation”

Upcoming workshops

For upcoming workshops and online courses with SEA faculty, please visit: Olive Bieringa & Otto Kim Rebecca Amy Matthews & Sarah Barnaby (Babies Project) And for practitioners & teachers worldwide offering Body-Mind Centering® classes online:

International Body-Mind Centering® classes, workshops and professional trainings

Here are some opportunities to experience BMC wherever you are: Workshops and Classes Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen’s teaching schedule Locate Certified teachers and practitioners of Body-Mind Centering around the world Olive Bieringa and Otto Ramstad teaching schedule Kim Sargent-Wishart teaching schedule Body-Mind Centering Association Annual Conference School for Body-Mind Centering (SBMC) Licensed Professional Training Programs These licensed programsContinue reading “International Body-Mind Centering® classes, workshops and professional trainings”


This is an excerpt from an article in Bonnie’s book, Sensing, Feeling, and Action. You can get a full, free copy of An Introduction to Body-Mind Centering ® here. “Body-Mind Centering® (BMCsm) is an ongoing, experiential journey into the alive and changing territory of the body. The explorer is the mind – our thoughts, feeling, energy, soul and spirit. Thought thisContinue reading “AN INTRODUCTION TO BODY-MIND CENTERING®”

Present and Listening and Curious and Open to Differences

By Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen, Olive Bieringa & Alys Longley “By embodying the process of embryological development, we discover the primal roots of our structure, perception, the ability to respond and to be present” EMBRYOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS OF MOVEMENT, BONNIE BAINBRIDGE COHEN WORKSHOP 1–4 APRIL 2017, AUCKLAND  The workshop explored patterns of movement drawn from Bonnie’s research inContinue reading “Present and Listening and Curious and Open to Differences”

Thinking Bodies : Moving Minds

  Thinking Bodes: Moving Minds, a symposium on the art of embodiment Co-organized by Jane Guthrie, Heather Hill and Kim Sargent-Wishart, Thinking Bodies : Moving Minds is a symposium celebrating the art of embodiment. Leaders in the fields of somatics, dance movement therapy, somatic psychotherapy, embodied performance and more will present their latest research throughContinue reading “Thinking Bodies : Moving Minds”