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  Dawn Marie Jordan is the creator of BodyWisdom, a body-centered approach to mindful and heart filled living.  Leveraging the intelligence of skin, bones, connective tissue and your ability to move and relate in space, BodyWisdom uses massage, movement, dance and a poetic dialog with the body to lift and shift pain, discomfort and dis-ease into vitality, awareness and freedom. 

Dawn Marie Jordan is the creator of BodyWisdom, a body-centered approach to mindful and heart filled living.  Leveraging the intelligence of skin, bones, connective tissue and your ability to move and relate in space, BodyWisdom uses massage, movement, dance and a poetic dialog with the body to lift and shift pain, discomfort and dis-ease into vitality, awareness and freedom. 

Dawn has worked with...

  • TEDMEDLive BodyWisdom
  • Cambridge Innovation Center
  • Massage Envy Cambridge, MA
  • Brown University
  • Wellesley College
  • State University of New York at Buffalo Department of Family Medicine
  • Erie County Health Science Librarians’ Association
  • Mental Health Association of Erie County
  • Hodgson Russ Andrews Woods and Goodyear Law Firm
  • Harlequin Books
  • Medaille College
  • just buffalo literary center
  • Erie County Medical Center
  • General Mills, Prism Network Inc.
  • Town of Orchard Park Senior Center
  • TOPS Markets
  • Bethel Head Start
  • United Cerebral Palsy Association...and many, many more.

Dawn is a Founding Member of...

  • The Integrative Medicine Network of Western NY
  • The Aurora Waldorf School of Western NY
  • The Rancho Fundo Agricultural Community, Brazil

Dawn has been published in...

  • Massage Therapy Journal, Official Journal of the American Massage Therapy Association
  • Celebrating 365 Days of Gratitude – Amazon Best Seller (Contributing Author)
  • Holistic Health Journal

About Dawn Marie Jordan

Dawn Marie Jordan has been healing bodies, hearts and minds with her bare hands for 35 years. She left an academic  career when she discovered the transformational power of human touch while doing research as a Fulbright Fellow in Brazil.

Somatic Educator and Transformational Massage Therapist, Dawn is the creator of The BodyWisdom Way, a system of body awareness skills that improve communication between the body, the heart and the brain. She delivers BodyWisdom as customized wellness workshops, keynotes and individual sessions to universities, colleges and public school systems, businesses, startups, government agencies, non-profits and thousands of individuals.

Dawn helps entrepreneurs, artists, intellectuals, massage and bodyworkers, physical trainers, body-centered psychotherapists, social workers, medical researchers, scientists, mental health professionals, practitioners, healers and whole health advocates find new solutions to old problems by teaching them to move in new ways.

She supports the Consciousness Network Community in Santa Barbara, California, a group of entrepreneurs committed to growing conscious businesses capable of transforming the way the world does business.

Check out Dawn's most recent work on Transforming Capitalism, with MIT economist Otto Scharmer's Presencing Institute and The Huffington Post!

https://www.presencing.org/#/community/members/dawn_marie_jordan

 

Previous Articles and Speaking Engagements:

“A Massage Therapist’s Manifesto: Factoring the Body’s Wellbeing in a Sustainable Economy” was a contribution to the First Global Forum on Presencing at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2011. “The Whole Leader: How to Achieve Balanced Leadership” was part of the Performance Group’s Executive training 2008. “Discovering the Connection Between Great Literature and the Sensorium,” was offered to undergraduates at Wellesley College 2013.

“Introduction to Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Medical Students” was part of innovative medical curriculum at the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine 2006.  The Federal Reserve workplace wellness program experienced “Atlas Unburdened: Massage for Head, Neck and Shoulders.”

Dawn has presented TEDMEDBodyWisdom at the Cambridge Innovation Center in Boston, Massachusetts the world’s largest business incubator.

She helps couples live vibrant, rich and accomplished lives by refining their sense of touch, deepening the feeling of belonging and connection, transforming body awareness into body wisdom so love can flow freely.  “Nurturing the Body You Live In” was presented at Planned Parenthood of Buffalo, New York. “Hands of the Mother: Psychotherapy and the Body” was an offering to the C.G Jung Center in Buffalo.

Dawn helps Moms, Dads and families thrive by strengthening the bonds of love and affection, caring and sharing, protection, respect and recognition using the age old proven methods of loving touch and healing massage. She has been teaching “Massage for Friends and Family,” "Embodiment and a Woman’s Search for God,” “The Balancing Act” and “Loving the Body You Live in” since 1994.