Glenna Batson, P.T., Sc.D., M.A. has spent her life seeking to bridge between dance, movement studies and Somatics, embodied cognitive neuroscience, rehabilitation medicine and consciousness studies. For nearly four decades she has evolved a trans-disciplinary approach to embodied cognitive studies drawing from dance education, human movement science, neuroscience and Somatics.She is professor emeritus of Physical Therapy, Winston - Salem State University USA and Research Associate Professor in Health and Human Sciences at Wake Forest University, USA. She is a Fulbright Senior Specialist in dance science (Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, London, 2009; University of Tallinn, Estonia, 2011). An internationally recognized teacher of the Alexander Technique, she has taught in 13 countries. Her research has focused on balance has addressed improvisational dance in Parkinson's, the Alexander Technique in fall prevention, and validation of dance-specific assessment tools. She is co-editor of Dance, Somatics and Spiritualities: Contemporary Sacred Narratives (Intellect Press). See her chapter on mirror neurons and creativity Creativity and Entrepreneurship: Changing Currents in Education and Public Life, eds. Lynn Book, David P. Phillips (Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.) and her chapter on the Alexander Technique in Complementary Therapies for Physical Therapy: A Clinical Decision-Making Approach, eds. Judith E. Deutsch, Ellen Z. Anderson (Elsevier). At the center is movement - the most real and accessible of life's offerings, yet so mysterious and beguiling as to make for a life of profound investigation and pleasure.