Chávez, Evans, Lam to present at somatic movement conference

Saturday, March 06, 2021

"Associate Professor of Public Health Vivian Chávez and Public Health Lecturers Maiya Evans (MPH '14) and Vincent Lam (MPH '11) will be presenting at the upcoming online conference, Engaging Embodiment: Somatic Applications for Health, Education & Social Justice, to be held March 3-7. Their March 6 presentation is titled “Teaching Health Artfully Through the Body.” Their intention is to showcase the College of Health & Social Sciences’ innovation and creativity to teach Health & Wellness and what it looks like to reimagine the built and social environment for somatic movement, experiential learning and leveraging protective factors of community engagement. The conference, organized by The International Somatic Movement Education and Therapy Association, brings together more than 100 of the world’s leading somatic movement professionals to share how work in somatic movement impacts health, education and social justice."

Feature From: SF State's CHSS Connection Newsletter, January/February 2021