LAURA M GATES

Laura M Gates, CHSE, CCSE, MFA

Laura is a certified Hanna Somatic Educator (CHSE) ,and Clinical Somatic Educator (CCSE) hands-on practitioner.

Laura has worked with people of all ages and walks of life, including dancers, athletes, musicians, and actors. She was movement coach for Harvey Keitel on the set of “A Crime,” filmed in 2006. As a former professional dancer, she toured internationally with the Lar Lubovitch Dance Co and earned an MFA degree in dance from Bennington College.

 

She brings 40 years experience as a movement educator to her work and has training in deep tissue body work with Tyr Throne, and is an ongoing student of master kinesthetic anatomy

teacher, Irene Dowd in NYC. She was trained in Clinical Somatic Education at Somatic Systems Institute, Northampton, MA, and is also certified by Novato Institute, CA.

Laura currently teaches classes, works with one-on-one clients in New York City and numerous locations in US, Europe, and assists Martha Peterson, CHSE, on the teaching team for clinical practitioner trainings and ESMT (Essential Somatic Movement Teacher) trainings internationally. For more on these trainings, and various learning pathways, go to www.essentialsomatics.com. Laura has recently developed a workshop “Somatic Solutions: Focus on Scoliosis” teaching somatic self care techniques specific to scoliosis. See details under “workshops”.

 
 
 

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