Many MFL teachers have 15+
years experience. They provide easy to follow, personalized instruction, and understand the cancer experience many are survivors themselves. Learn More
MFl is endorsed by surgeons, oncologists, psychologists, exercise/dance experts & consultants on ourAdvisory Council
Everyone is encouraged to build greater awareness of, respect for, and control of the body. Classes are specially designed to address the affects of cancer treatment - radiation, chemotherapy and/or surgery. Learn More
Dr. Eddy designs internationally acclaimed exercise and dance programs for specialized health needs. She is a recognized
leader & published author in movement science, dance education, fitness, & somatic education - body-mind awareness. She integrates her expertise from Teachers College Columbia University as an exercise physiologist with her years of teaching with Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen, OT and Irmgard Bartenieff, PT.
She is a Registered Somatic Movement Therapist (RSMT) practicing Dynamic Embodiment, an approach to movement therapy that she created in 1991 and is affiliated with her work at SUNY-Empire State College.
Her BA is in Dance Education from Hamsphire College, and her masters and doctorate is from Columbia University in Movement Science and Education. Among her programs are others for children: Eye Openers DVD focuses on Attention Issues, Peaceful Play Programming on Anti-Bullying and Violence Prevention, and Relax to Focus on neuro-motor interventions for children with special needs.
She is currently developing neuromotor assessment for schools, and applying her expertise to programming for children on the austism spectrum. She lectures internationally & has a private practice in NYC.
"Moving For Life provides a safe and joyous place to move your body. You leave the class relaxed and energized, and with the feeling that everything's going to be alright."
-Nancy Bruning, MPH, movement educator, author of "Coping With Chemotherapy" and 24 other books.