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The official organization for Hanna Somatics information, resources, continuing education, practitioner support, and community.

AHSE Bylaws - Article 2: Purposes

The primary objectives and purposes of this corporation shall be:

a.  to develop, teach, and research scientifically Hanna Somatic Education, Hanna Somatics, and related somatic arts, sciences, philosophy and principles;

b.  to desseminate educational material to the public including, but not limited to Hanna Somatic Education, Somatic Exercises and related somatic arts, sciences, philosophy and principles, through lectures, seminars, training programs, conferences, conventions, publications, audio and video tapes, or otherwise;

c.  to develop, encourage, sponsor and/or provide public benefit classes and instruction in somatic movement, relaxation, reeducation forms and in somatic principles; 

d.  to develop, coordinate, and conduct professional training programs so members of the public may become proficient in the use and application of Hanna Somatic Education, Somatic Exercises, and related somatic arts, sciences, philosophy and principles, and so members of the public who choose to do so may become certified practitioners of Hanna Somatic Education and related methods;

e.  to protect the public welfare by assuring that certified practitioners of Hanna Somatic Education, Somatic Exercises, and related somatic arts, sciences, philosophy and principles practice ethically and refrain from engaging in conduct that materially and seriously prejudices the interests or purposes of the public or the corporation;

f.  to offer opportunities for continuing education, scientific research and development to members of the corporation;

g.  to hold conferences, conventions and other meetings so members of the corporation and the publc can interact to exchange ideas, improve their skills and knowledge, expand their experience and otherwise enhance their abilities;

h.  to support the promotion and development of somatic movement arts, sciences, philosophy and principles generally by members of the corporation and the public.