SOMA, founded 2006, is an association offering professional certification programs in Body-Mind Centering® and the research and diffusion of Somatic Movement Education. SOMA is directed by a board of co-directors: Janet Amato and Lulla Chourlin. The administrator is Julie Trouverie. The first certification training in France started in 2006 and was initiated and directed by Vera Orlock. Since then, SOMA has run several Somatic Movement Education, Infant Developmental Movement Education, and Practitioner Programs. Our students come from dance, performing arts, physical and occupational therapy, and somatics. In IDME we have educators and therapist already working with babies and children.
Educational Directors: Janet Amato (SME and IDME), Anne Garrigues (IDME), Lulla Chourlin (SME), Thomas Greil (PP)
Administrative Directors: Janet Amato, Anne Garrigues, and Lulla Chourlin
Somatic Movement Education Program
Infant Developmental Movement Education Program
Simultaneous translation of French and English
PHONE: +33 1 42 02 74 77