Odette Guimond resides in Montreal where she has a private practice providing lessons on the Feldenkrais Method®, Alba Emoting™, as well as Emotional Body® courses. She is an actor, theatre director and taught for 40 years in universities and drama schools. She introduced somatic education and the biological concept of autopoiesis to the theory and practice of theatre in her 1987 doctoral thesis entitled “L’acteur et le corps apparent.” She has been an active member of the International Theatre Institute, and served on the boards of the Association Feldenkrais Quebec and Regroupement pour l’education somatique. She has written many articles on Feldenkrais, theatre and somatic education. Odette speaks English and French, but her group courses and workshops are instructed in the French language. For more information, go to www.oguimond.com.