Moving together to move the world
Through movement events, SomaSource leadership trainings, and international youth-led initiatives.
DANCING THE WORLD AWAKE
MEET US IN THE DANCE
UPCOMING EVENTS IN-PERSON & ONLINE WITH MELISSA MICHAELS AND COMMUNITY LEADERS
“Beautiful … Courageous … Necessary and Empowering!”
— Donna L.
“Beautiful … Courageous … Necessary and Empowering!” — Donna L.
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Melissa Michaels, Ed.D. is a movement minister, an educator, and artist. She serves as a soul midwife for diverse people dancing along life’s edges. Melissa began growing the Golden Bridge moving community in the late ’80s, dedicating her work at that time to bringing somatics into modern educational thinking around the world. For decades, she has devoted herself to the healing, educating, initiating, and mentoring of generations of embodied global leaders. Towards that end, she organically developed the SomaSource path, a body-centered rite of passage process. Two generations later, the young people who came of age in this work are now standing by her side as body-centered artists, activists, educators, and healers. Together, they are creating culturally attuned transformative and educational opportunities for people of all ages and stages around the world.
Melissa’s work orients towards beauty, inclusion, creativity, resilience, and bridging across divides. She is devoted to mobilizing humanity in service of the sacred in all life.