Schedule & Fees

Courses for the 500+ hour Body-Mind Centering® Somatic Movement Educator program began in October 2019. After a long break due to the pandemic, we resumed with Module 3 in October 2022. Courses can be taken individually or as part of the certification program.

Application information for prospective students can be found here.

Next courses:

Module 4: March 2023
Senses and Perception 1, 10-13 March 2023 (4 days)*
fee $880 incl. GST (@ CERES, Brunswick East)
Primitive Reflexes, Righting Reactions & Equilibrium Responses
16 – 22 March 2023 (6 days, day off 19/3)*
@ Shebang! Dance Studio, Northcote
fee $1320 incl. GST,
Ontogenetic Development 24 – 29 March 2023 (5 days, day off 26/3)*
@ Shebang! Dance Studio, Northcote
fee $1100 incl. GST
Payment for Module 4 is due by 15 December 2022.

Module 5: October 2023 @Abbotsford Convent
Ligamentous and Fascial System 6-13 October 2023 (7 days, day off 10/10)
fee $1540 incl. GST
Endocrine System 16-20 October 2023 (5 days)
fee $1100 incl. GST
Payment for Module 5 is due by 1 July 2022

Module 6: March 2024 @Abbotsford Convent
Muscular System 1-11 March 2024 (9 days, days off 4/3 & 8/3)
fee $1980 incl. GST
SME Competency, 14 March 2024 (1 day)
fee $220 incl. GST
Professional Issues 1 15-16 March 2024 (2 days)
fee $440 incl. GST
Payment for Module 6 is due by 1 December 2023.

Exact days off may vary slightly pending venue availability.
Classes run approximately 9am-6pm daily.

Notes on course fees:
Fees shown include 10% GST.
New Zealand residents receive a 15% discount.
Course payments received less than 3 months before start date will incur a $75 administrative fee per course ($150 per module).

Two 50% Community Service Scholarships are available for each course OR the entire program. Scholarships have been allocated through early 2024 and applications are currently closed.

Homework requirements for those seeking certification include several guidance and private sessions with a certified BMC practitioner or teacher. Fees for these sessions are paid directly to the practitioner, and not included in the course fees.

Course descriptions:

*The first four courses of the Infant Developmental Movement Educator (IDME) Program – Senses and Perceptions 1, Ontogenetic Development, RRR and BNP – are part of the SME program. These courses can also be taken individually for people who wish to complete the IDME program (not currently being offered at SEA but are available at several other program locations. We hope to be able to offer this in a few years’ time.)

Previous courses:

Module 1:
Senses and Perception 1, 11-14 October 2019 (4 days)*
Skeletal System, 17-27 October 2019 (9 days, with days off 20/10 & 24/10)

Module 2:
Organ System, 14-21 February 2020 (7 days, day off 17/2)
Basic Neurocellular Patterns (BNP) 24 Feb – 2 March 2020 (7 days, day off 27/2)*

Module 3
Fluid System 5 – 11 October 2022 (6 days, day off 9/10)
Nervous System 14 – 21 October 2022 (7 days, day off 18/10)

We plan to run these courses again and begin a new SME program cycle beginning in 2024.