Myra Avedon

Myra is Certified in Osteopathy from the Osteopathie Gesellschaft Deutschland since 2017.  She assisted in teaching CranioSacral, Visceral and Parietal/Manual Osteopathy courses at the Osteopathie Gesellschaft Deutschland and the Upledger and Barral Institute International (USA, Switzerland, Denmark, and Germany) from 2014-2018. She also trained in CranioSacral Therapy, Somato Emotional Release and Visceral Osteopathy through the Upledger and Barral Institute in the United States from 1994-2004. 

For over 30 years she has been internationally teaching Bodywork, Movement Education, Psychophysical Integration, as well as, Body-Mind Centering®, an approach to embodied anatomy, developmental movement, and hands on facilitation. Starting in 1995, she helped develop and led all International Programs at the School for Body-Mind Centering® for 10 years as Program Director and later served as Co-Educational Director with Bonnie Bainbridge-Cohen.

​​​Myra has a Masters of Arts Degree awarded 1984 in Psychology with an emphasis in Body (Somatic) Therapy from the University for Humanistic Studies, Del Mar, CA. Upon graduation she taught Body Mind Integration courses on faculty and worked as the Administrative Dean. From this background, she applies principles from humanistic, somatic, transpersonal, and positive psychology in her life and work. 

Her Bachelor of Arts Degree awarded 1980 is from the University of California in San Diego with a major in Visual Arts.

Myra is Certified Massage Therapist since 1984 through the International Professional School of Bodywork in San Diego, C.A.  In addition she completed post graduate internships and has many years of experience in working with acute and chronic conditions, trauma, neuromuscular facilitation, deep tissue massage, structural balancing, acupressure, and massage for working with women in the childbearing years and infants.  Upon graduation she taught all levels of Massage Therapy at the International Professional School of Bodywork from 1984-1988.  After moving to the East coast in 1989,  she taught on faculty at the Stillpoint School of Massage, the School for Integrative Accupressure, and led the massage program on the east coast for Body Mind College.

Trained and Experienced in

​Embodiment Practices

Psychophysical Integration, 

Bodywork, and Movement Education 

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