Teacher: Laura M Gates, CHSE, CCSE, NYC
Somatic movement solutions for lower torso, pelvis, hips, legs, feet for greater ease and mobility, improved coordination, balance, and pain relief. Illustrated materials for your home practice included. These techniques can be an enhancement to any athletic activity, and are also gentle, and appropriate for all ages and fitness levels.
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Laura M Gates is a Certified Hanna Somatic Educator (CHSE) and Clinical Somatic Educator (CCSE) and practitioner based in New York City and Averøy, Norway. As a former professional dancer, she toured internationally with the Lar Lubovitch Dance Co in the 70s and 80s and earned an MFA degree in dance from Bennington College. She brings over 40 years experience as a movement educator to her work and studied kinesthetic anatomy with celebrated master teacher Irene Dowd in NYC. She was certified by both Somatic Systems Institute, Northampton, MA and Novato Institute, CA. She currently assists Martha Peterson, CHSE, director, and the Essential Somatics team, training clinical practitioners and somatic movement teachers internationally. Laura’s own journey with scoliosis has brought her to this excellent work and developing scoliosis specific strategies.