Breathing and Vocalization

CasaNave Alle Mura Via Nazario Sauro 8, Tuscania, Italy

6 days / 42 hours (1 day off) We manifest our state of being through our breath. Through the expressive qualities of our voice, we communicate to the outer world who we are. Our voice reflects the functioning of all of our body systems and the process of our developmental integration. Bringing kinesthetic and auditory […]

The Endocrine System

CasaNave Alle Mura Via Nazario Sauro 8, Tuscania, Italy

5 days / 35 hours The endocrine glands are the major chemical governing system of the body and are closely aligned with the nervous system. Their secretions pass directly into the blood stream and their balance or imbalance influences all of the cells in the body. The glands are the keystone between the organs and the nervous system and between the […]

Subcellular System and Immune System

CasaNave Alle Mura Via Nazario Sauro 8, Tuscania, Italy

Subcellular System 3 days / 21 class hours Expanding our research of cellular awareness, we explore cell membranes and subcellular structures, such as mitochondria and nuclei. Through this experience we broaden our awareness of how these micro structures relate to the body systems at a macro level. Immune System 3 days /21 class hours The […]

The Nervous System

CasaNave Alle Mura Via Nazario Sauro 8, Tuscania, Italy

7 days/49 hours 1 day off Experience occurs first on a cellular level. The nervous system is the recording system of the body. It records our experiences and organizes them into patterns. It can then recall the experience and modify it by integrating it with patterns of other previous experiences. Although it can be said […]

Ligamentous and Fascial System

CasaNave Alle Mura Via Nazario Sauro 8, Tuscania, Italy

7 days/49 hours 1 day off The ligaments set the boundaries of movement between the bones. They coordinate and guide muscular responses by directing the path of movement between the bones and provide specificity, clarity, and efficiency for the alignment and movement of the bones. When all of the ligaments of a joint are actively […]

Psychophysical Integration-1

CasaNave Alle Mura Via Nazario Sauro 8, Tuscania, Italy

6 days / 42 class hours (day off, April 24) To find psychophysical homeostasis we need to maintain our ability to respond to present circumstances in ways that support maintenance and/or return to health and balance. In Body-Mind Centering® we can access ways to transform our habitual psychophysical habits to more fully embody our potential […]

Professional Issues 2

CasaNave Alle Mura Via Nazario Sauro 8, Tuscania, Italy

3 days / 21 class hours This course is a continuation of Professional Issues 1. Explore how to develop as a Body-Mind Centering® practitioner/Somatic Movement Therapist from an authentic place, blending presence, resonance, intuition, knowledge and experience. Competency as a professional is also addressed. This course includes: The client/practitioner relationship. Developing note taking skills to […]

Muscular System

CasaNave Alle Mura Via Nazario Sauro 8, Tuscania, Italy

9 days / 63 hours 2 days off The muscles establish a tensile three-dimensional grid for the balanced support and movement of the skeletal structure by providing the elastic forces that move the bones through space. They provide the dynamic contents of the outer envelope of flesh encompassing the skeletal structure. Through this system we […]

Professional Issues 1 and SME Competency

CasaNave Alle Mura Via Nazario Sauro 8, Tuscania, Italy

3 days / 21 hours These days deal with issues related to the transition from embodiment experience to professional work in the field of somatic education. Applications of the BMC® approach in various fields are discussed and the appropriate language with which the SME profession is explained to the public is analyzed. One day is […]

The Organ System

CasaNave Alle Mura Via Nazario Sauro 8, Tuscania, Italy

7 days / 49 class hours / 1 day off Our organs are vital and alive. They provide us with our sense of self, full-bodiedness, and organic authenticity. Organs are the contents within the skeletal-flesh container and carry on the functions of our internal survival — breathing, nourishment and elimination. Organs are the primary habitats […]

Senses and Perception 1

CasaNave Alle Mura Via Nazario Sauro 8, Tuscania, Italy

4 days – 28 class hours Originally, our senses exist only as potential and then develop in response to stimuli and experiences. Tactile perception and sense of movement are located in every cell of the body. Sight, hearing, taste and smell are localized in the head. It is through the senses that we receive information from our inner (ourselves) and […]

Primitive Reflexes, Righting Reactions, Equilibrium Responses (RRR)

CasaNave Alle Mura Via Nazario Sauro 8, Tuscania, Italy

6 days, 42 class hours, 1 day off If the Basic Neurological Patterns are the words, the Primitive Reflexes, Righting Reactions and Equilibrium Responses are the fundamental elements, the alphabet, of our movement. Underneath all successful, effortless movement are integrated reflexes, righting reactions and equilibrium responses. The reflexes are the most primitive patterns that occur […]