Emily Feit, RSMT, IDME, studied somatics at the School for Body-Mind Centering® for six years, receiving her certification in Somatic Movement Education in 2006, Infant Developmental Movement Education in 2008, and Somatic Movement Therapy in 2010. From 2005-2007 she acted as Assistant to her mentor Lenore Grubinger, Director of Amajoy Developmental Movement Center in Western MA, where she had the unique opportunity to experience the application of BMC developmental principles and the principles of Natural Movement Development firsthand.
Emily is also an instructor of experiential anatomy and dance for children and adults, and a performing artist. She holds a BA in Latin American Studies from UMass Boston, which she completed through study and research at the Universities of Havana and Matanzas, Cuba, and at the Instituto Superior de Arte, in Havana, in the department of folkloric dance.
Emily has many years of experience working with children, adults and families as an advocate, counselor and coordinator of non-profit services for individuals with developmental disabilities and mental illness. This work, along with her dance background, has fueled her passion for providing loving movement- and touch-based support for developmental progression in its earliest stages.