First Annual Embodied Cognition Symposium

Yale University, New Haven CT USA.  April 13, 2024 

Enjoy this opening event of the Yale 2024 Embodied Cognition symposium. Dr Morris Bell introduces Embodied Cognition, and Dr. Bessl Van Der Kolk (author of The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma). In the 8th minute Dr. Martha Eddy shares her Relax to FocusSM neuromotor developmental sequence.  Movement that relates to brain development is great to start off the day to help with learning and attentionDr. Eddy's Relax to FocusSM has been used in schools and community centers throughout the world.

Reset Your Nervous System: The Importance of Keen Observation

An excerpt from the Shift Network course - Reset your Nervous System from Fall 2021 with Martha Eddy. For more info visit here:

Full Course

Somatic Performance: A Healing Force for Change

Martha Eddy Presenting for the Feldenkrais Performing Arts Summit with Future Life Now, Oct 25, 2021.

Dr. Martha Eddy. Interview for The Moving Child Films.

Somatics and Race. A Dance/Movement Podcast with Orit Krug.

Somatics and Dynamic Embodiment.

A sample of one type of Dynamic Embodiment session

Exercise and Movement Techniques

An interview by Emory M. Moore Jr. with Dr Martha Eddy, discussing various exercise and movement techniques, styles and approaches to training.

  • Published on Jun 9, 2013

Continuing the interview on exercise tips and somatic exercise.


Moving through Life (Presented at Teachers College, Columbia University).

Movement has the power to change and enhance lives. This session will present movement programming (exercise, dance, fitness, therapeutic movement) in different stages of life - spanning infancy and early childhood through adulthood...

Socially Conscious Body. Hampshire College · Five College Dance Department Lecture. 

Martha Eddy brings to the fields of health, wellness and education, her strong belief in the power of movement and somatic-awareness to enhance lives. 

Mindful Movement: The Evolution of the Somatic Arts and Conscious Action. Webinar presented at the Teachers College, Columbia University 2016.

Moving For Life

Published on Oct 22, 2014

Moving For Life exercising the Making Strides Walkers 2014 in Central Park.