Center for Kinesthetic Education was founded and is directed by Martha
Eddy, RSMT, Ed.D., CMA.
Through private sessions, lectures, classes, programs and training Martha
Eddy and the CKE professional team seek to enhance body-mind-emotional
(somatic) awareness, with the goal of enabling a wide range of people
to more fully enjoy the satisfactions of life. Each individual and group
program is tailored for particular needs - from infants and their families
with familiar or special needs, to women living with breast cancer,
to children learning academics, dance, fitness, and physical education
through kinesthetic education, to older people seeking improved breath
CKE staff use exercise, movement, dance and kinesthetic awareness as
an integrated approach to learning and wellness. Martha Eddy has designed
programs now offered through CKE in:
- Specialized health arenas
- Individualized movement therapy for infants through adults
- K-12 education
- Professional training
the heart of all of CKE’s programs is movement. Movement is the
kinesthetic pathway to physical health, cognitive learning, emotional
expression, and neuro-developmental growth, an inherently integrative
approach. As examples of our integrative approach at CKE:
We use dance, creative expression, and cooperation to bring out the
joy and positive social-emotional aspects of movement activity and therapeutic
Our wellness approaches to exercise can serve to reduce stress and pain
while fostering positive lifestyle changes.
Our creative interactions and neuro-developmental strategies support
improved cognitive performance.
Attention is paid in every class or session to perceptual skills, learning
style and movement expression to address the whole person and his or
A community (e.g., whole family, whole school, whole department) approach
is valued whenever possible.
A team approach of developmental movement therapy, somatic education
(Body-Mind Centering, Feldenkrais, & Laban Movement Analsysis),
occupational therapy, Pilates, Yoga, and educational consulting is available.
Our affiliated services include acupuncture, speech therapy, Tomatis
Listening skills, homeopathy, neuro-fascial treatment, and pediatric
Classes Offered on-site:
For more info, visit Calendars and Resources.
- Bartenieff Fundamentals of Movement
- Experiential Anatomy
- Eye Relaxation
- Kids Yoga
- Moving On Aerobics for women with Breast Cancer
- Reducing Scoliosis through Movement
- Small Group Pilates
- Small Group Yoga