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Body-Mind Centering® Workshops with Ellen Barlow and Mark Taylor
Ellen Barlow is a movement education specialist with over 30 years experience teaching, designing and managing programs in fitness, rehabilitation, dance, yoga and other mind-body practices. At Elements Fitness & Wellness Center she is a certified GYROTONIC®, GYROKINESIS®, and specialized equipment instructor. As well, Ellen is a certified practitioner and teacher of the Body-Mind Centering® Approach to movement education, and a registered somatic movement therapist with the International Somatic Movement Education and Therapy Association (ISMETA). In 2013 she became an ergonomic affiliate with Focal Upright Furniture. www.facebook.com/ellenbarlowfocal
Mark Taylor is a somatic movement therapist who directs the Center for BodyMindMovement, with training programs in Pittsburgh, PA, Eugene, OR, and Mexico City. As a choreographer he founded Mark Taylor & Friends in New York, directed Dance Alloy in Pittsburgh, PA, and was on the dance faculties of Princeton University and the University of Limerick, Ireland. He was the U.S. Program Director and Program Coordinator for the School for Body-Mind Centering® and co-directed the Embodied Performing Arts Program in London, U.K. Taylor teaches movement workshops and embodiment practices in the U.S., Europe, Asia, and Central and South America, maintains a private movement therapy practice in Pittsburgh, and is president of the International Somatic Movement Education and Therapy Association (ISMETA).