About Dr. Martha Eddy

Martha Eddy, DEP, CMA, RSMT, EdD, and Licensed TBMC, is an international advocate of Somatic Movement Education & Therapy and speaker on Health, Wellness, and the BodyMind connection. She is the Founder and Director of the Dynamic Embodiment Somatic Movement Therapy Training program, Co-Founder and Director of Programming and Research at Moving for Life, and Co-Founder and Director of Somatic Studies at Moving on Center. Dr. Eddy has served on the certification program faculty for both the School for Body-Mind Centering® and the Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies and is the former President of ISMETA. Currently the Geraldine Ferraro Fellow of Social Justice and Movement at Marymount Manhattan College, she has also served on the faculties at Empire State College-SUNY, Columbia, Princeton and New York Universities. The author of Mindful Movement: The Evolution of the Somatic Arts and Conscious Action, Dr. Eddy has a new book coming out this year titled Dynamic Embodiment of the Sun Salutation.

When people ask me what I do

~ Martha Eddy

Over the past forty years Martha has accepted a wide array of opportunities to share how more conscious and expressive human movement can improve different aspects of life.


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Martha Eddy about her early movement and community influences:

About This Website

This website gives you access to the following arenas:
  • Health: for individuals or groups
  • Education: in early childhood and through high school
  • Public speaking: in universities, conferences and galvanizing events – some of which you can find on the media page.
  • Community: Martha is proud to have been part of numerous groups that have creatively developed organizations and consortiums active in social change. These communities have emerged in diverse fields since movement is endemic to all aspects of life.

Applied Movement Practices

On the Applied Movement Practices page you will find projects and organizations that Martha has developed 'in community' to bring body awareness, embodiment, and somatic movement and dance to schools for all age groups and abilities; somatic fitness and dance to hospitals and community agencies; performance to universities, parks, and the streets; embodied cognition and leadership to peace-making, violence prevention, conflict resolution and empowerment to marginalized people; and design ideas to a global set of thinkers and makers engaged in developing products for conscious living.