Clinical Somatic Movement Techniques

Date(s) - 09/14/2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm



RSVP for this class to Jacqueline Martelle.    More classes TBA for late Fall. NO FEE

Clinical Somatic Movement Techniques: Addressing the Needs of Musicians
with Laura M Gates, CHSE, certified Hanna Somatic Educator.
Thursday, Sept 14, 3:00-5:00 PM
Room C201 CUNY Grad Center, 5th Ave/34th st.


You want to take this class if you’re interested in:

-Improved posture, more comfort in your body and ease in your joints.

-Improved performance with the enhancement to proprioception, the sensing, feeling, controlling aspect of our neuromuscular intelligence.

-Extending your career by preventing injury, giving you self care tools to maintain your muscles at optimum resting length, with more brain to muscle connection.

-Improved oxygen intake and breath control.

Location: Room C201, CUNY Graduate Center. Class will begin at 3:00 til 5:15 with a short break in the middle. You will take home illustrated materials and self-care techniques that you will never stop using.

What to bring: yoga or exercise mat, if you choose, plus towel to fold as prop. Wear flexible clothing and socks.  Questions?  email Laura at or call or text 718 350 0637.

About the Instructor: Laura M Gates, CHSE, CCSE is a certified instructor and practitioner in this neuromuscular re-patterning system developed by the late pioneer, Thomas Hanna PhD. She teaches and works with clients in NYC, US, Europe, and is a teacher trainer with, for US and international trainings.  718 350 0637   1 on 1 sessions available by appointment. Find me on Facebook, Laura M Gates, Hanna Somatics.


“…Laura Gates has worked with me in this technique for a number of years and there have been innumerable payoffs, including in my piano playing. I recommend this work for all performing artists.”

Norman Carey, Executive Officer, Ph.D./D.M.A. Programs in Music, CUNY Graduate Center

“If you can sense it and feel it, you can change it” Thomas Hanna PhD.



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