Amy Matthews began the BMC & Yoga program with Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen and Lisa Clark in 2000. She has been teaching movement since 1994 and is a Body-Mind Centering® Teacher, a Certified Laban Movement Analyst, an Infant Developmental Movement Educator, a movement therapist and yoga teacher.
Amy was the Program Director for the Embodied Developmental Movement and Yoga, and Embodied Anatomy and Yoga BMCSM programs in NYC and Portland OR from 2009 - 2016. She co-taught with Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen in Berkeley, CA for five years.
Amy is faculty of the Somatic Movement Education program in Oregon, and was faculty of the Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies for ten years. She teaches embodied anatomy and movement workshops in the United States and internationally.
Amy co-authored with Leslie Kaminoff the book Yoga Anatomy, and is the Education Director of The Breathing Project in New York City, where both Amy and Leslie teach.
Amy also works privately, integrating Laban Movement Analysis, Bartenieff Fundamentals, yoga, Body-Mind Centering and Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF).
She is E-500 RYT with Yoga Alliance, registered with ISMETA as a Somatic Movement Therapist and Educator, and with IAYT ( International Association of Yoga Therapists), CMA, IDME, RSMT/RSME.
Visit Amy’s website at www.embodiedasana.com