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Fluidity of Movement in Health and Vitality
If fish are sick, we don't inject the individual fish with anything. We release the barriers causing stagnation of the water, so that it can freely flow, we stop discharging toxins into the water supply, and we provide a natural environment. This article focuses on the movement of our fluids.
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Bonnie's Presentation at Embodiment in Education
On January 10, Bonnie presented an afternoon in Susan Bauer's Embodiment in Education course in Berkeley, California. The focus was on embodying the organs with an emphasis on the fluid strength and three dimensionality they bring to both movement and consciousness.
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What is a Good Day?
What is a good day? When is it appropriate to have a good day? To tell someone to have a good day?
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10 Reasons to Join BMCA
The Body-Mind Centering® Association (BMCA) promotes the somatic inquiry and dialogue started by Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen in the 1970s. We are an international gathering and clearing house, virtually and in-person, to support the development of BMC® professionals and their dissemination of the work. By continually nurturing and stimulating discovery, we further the understanding and practice of Body-Mind Centering.
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Bonnie’s preparation for her next workshop
In preparation for her upcoming workshop on Embodying Our Organs from a Developmental Perspective, Bonnie will be studying visceral mobilization with Benjamin Katz, August 23 - 26, 2012. The specificity of this hands-on approach is a great complement for understanding the organs from an embodied movement perspective. Ben will also be taking Bonnie’s workshop.
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The Role of the Organs in Movement
In 1976, after spending many years exploring movement from the perspective of the skeletal and muscular systems, I realized that only a small portion of what I experienced and observed in movement could be explained in terms of those two systems. It was then that I decided to explore the effect that organs had upon movement.
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Bonnie’s East Coast Summer Teaching Tour
Bonnie will be teaching three Body-Mind Centering® workshops on the East Coast in July. The first is in Deerfield, Massachusetts, July 14 - 15, 2012 on Embodying the Heart, a celebration of and exploration into the embodied anatomy and consciousness of your own heart and the sharing of our heart’s journeying with each other.
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Touch and Movement
"Touch is the other side of movement. Movement is the other side of touch. They are the shadow of each other" - Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen
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Bonnie teaches at Taitung National University, Taiwan
Last month, Bonnie and Len went to Taitung, Taiwan where Bonnie taught at the 2012 International Somatic Movement Education Symposium at the National Taitung University. The Somatic Department was started by Professor Mei-Chu Liu and her husband, Professor Dah-Feng Lin.
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Bonnie teaches at Tsukuba University, Japan
 
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