Body-Mind Centering® Programs

Types of Programs and Immersion Series


There are two categories of programs, Core Programs and Application Programs. Many courses may be taken individually (see Taking Individual Courses), with no prior experience in Body‑Mind Centering®. read more

The Educational Process

The uniqueness of Body‑Mind Centering® lies in the specificity with which each of the body systems can be personally embodied and integrated; the fundamental groundwork of developmental repatterning; the utilization of a body‑based language to describe movement and body‑mind relationships; and the almost unlimited number of areas of application of BMCSM. read more

Licensed Training Organizations

Approved Body-Mind Centering® programs are offered by licensed independent organizations using the curriculum developed by Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen as well as her written materials. Graduates of these programs receive a certificate from the School for Body-Mind Centering®. read more

List of Programs and Immersion Series

This program explores the richness of the relationship between body, mind, movement and touch in the context of our dynamic Embodied Anatomy and Embodied Developmental Movement approach to Somatic Movement Education. read more
Continuing on from the SME program, this program builds on the foundations of the Somatic Movement Education program and requires two additional years of study. Themes cover: deepening personal embodiment, achieving greater subtlety in touch and repatterning skills, addressing psychophysical aspects, assessing clients, learning therapeutic approaches and developing skills as a professional. read more
The greatest gifts we can give a child are a sense of physical and emotional well-being, a sense of comfort and bonding, the joy of being, curiosity, confidence, the ability to relate to others, and organization and problem solving skills. These are greatly influenced by the child’s early movement and touch learning experiences. read more
Foundations in Embodied Anatomy is a deep, internal study of the body. Each module explores the practice of yoga through key principles of each of the body systems, and the direct experience of the tissues and cells. Foundations in Embodied Anatomy opens a door to the transformative aspects of yoga and takes asanas from an external approach into the subtleties of yoga practice. read more