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Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen

Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen is the developer of Body Mind Centering® and the founder and Educational Director of the School. For over forty years she has been an innovator and leader in developing this embodied and integrated approach to movement, touch and repatterning, experiential anatomy, developmental principles, perceptions and psychophysical processes.

She is the author of the books Sensing, Feeling and Action, The Mechanics of Vocal Expression, and Basic Neurocellular Patterns: Embodying Developmental Movement and currently has thirteen DVDs: The Ligamentous System, The Fluid System, The Organ System, The Nervous System, The Endocrine System, three on the skeletal system: The Lower Limbs, The Upper Limbs, and The Axial Skeleton, The Dynamics of Breathing, The Dynamics of Vocalization, Embodiment and Expression for Musicians and Singers, Practicing the Basic Neurocellular Patterns as well as Four Special Children, and is featured in the following DVDs: The Origins of Movement: The Embodiment of Early Embryological Development and Dance and Body Mind Centering. She is currently working on a number of other books and DVDs.

Bonnie is a Registered Occupational Therapist and a Registered Movement Therapist and is also certified in Neurodevelopmental Therapy, Laban Movement Analysis, and Kestenberg Movement Profiling. She has practiced occupational therapy and taught in university hospitals; helped to establish a school for occupational and physical therapy for the Tokyo government; practiced bodywork and movement in psychiatric settings; taught in the masters program in Dance Therapy at Antioch New England College; taught dance at Hunter College and at the Erick Hawkins School of Dance in New York; and presented workshops throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe and Asia.

Read Bonnie's full bio at www.bonniebainbridgecohen.com.