Satu Palokangas

Satu Palokangas (FIN) is a Body-Mind Centering® Teacher and Practitioner, Infant Developmental Movement Educator, Laban/Bartenieff Movement Analyst, Dynamic Embodiment Practitioner and an ISMETA registered Somatic Movement Therapist & Educator. With a background in dance and performance, Satu has been teaching somatic methods and developing ecosomatic practices for over 20 years. She’s the founder and director of the Somatic Movement Therapy Training in Helsinki, a guest faculty at the Dance and Acting departments at the Theatre Academy of Helsinki and the Eino Roiha Dance & Movement Therapy Training in Jyväskylä, and a visiting faculty member for the School for Body-Mind Centering. At the present, Satu collaborates with Sarah Barnaby on a 3-year research project on critical somatics, focusing on cells, babies and community, funded by the Kone Foundation.