Dr. Martha Eddy

Martha Eddy, EdD, CMA – Educational Consultant. Martha Eddy has taught nationally and internationally in both academic and arts institutions, specializing in wellness, perception, movement/dance, and dealing with conflict and trauma. She established The Center for Kinesthetic Education (CKE) and Eyes Open Minds – programs for children and educators, and Moving On Center’s Dynamic Embodiment Somatic Movement Therapy Training (DE-SMTT). She currently provides pre-K-12 programming and professional development through CKE. She began studies with Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen in 1976 and Irmgard Bartenieff in 1978.  Martha teaches these somatic courses as part of SUNY/Empire State College Masters degree program. She teaches specialized workshops on Conflict Resolution through movement and Dance, and on Brain-based Movement Assessment and Interventions.  She is co-Founder/director with Carol Swann of Moving On Center based in Oakland, CA and NY.  She and Carol Swann have been committed to developing and bringing “Social Somatics” into the educational and community realm.  Her work with violence prevention and conflict work with children in public schools is represented through Embody Peace Organization. She serves as a Senior Project Advisor for Inner Resilience’s Stress Reduction Days for teachers in the NYC.  Martha also performs periodically and co-choreographed Global Water Dances.