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Faculty

Sara Webb

Executive Director, Senior Teacher - Rosen Bodywork
Sara Webb was Marion Rosen’s first student in 1972. She has been the executive director of the Berkeley Center since it was founded in 1983, and she is an adjunct faculty member of the California Institute of Integral Studies. She brings a lifetime of study and practice of Rosen Method to her clients, and she enjoys guiding students on their pathways to discovery and mastery of Rosen Method.
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Gloria Hessellund

Director of Teaching, Senior Teacher - Rosen Bodywork
Gloria Hessellund holds a Master’s degree in dance and dance therapy. Prior to concentrating her career on Rosen Method bodywork, she worked with dance therapy, Breyer subtle-energy work, and meditation in clinical settings. In 1976 Gloria began her association with Marion Rosen as Marion’s client, and subsequently as her student, co-teacher, and colleague. Gloria has taught extensively in California and Europe for many years. She is currently Director of Teaching for the Berkeley Center and for programs in the United Kingdom, Sweden, Norway and Australia.
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Theresa Garcia

Director of Movement Training, Senior Teacher - Rosen Movement and Bodywork
Theresa Garcia is a Senior Movement and Bodywork Training Teacher and head of the Movement Training Program. She has a private practice in San Francisco and teaches weekly movement classes in the Bay Area. Prior to coming to Rosen Method in 1996, Theresa worked in the corporate world for 18 years in information systems. She is a student of the Alexander Technique and is delighted to invite others to rediscover their inner essence through movement and touch.
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Bill Samsel

Senior Teacher - Rosen Bodywork
Bill Samsel has a private Rosen Method practice in Santa Cruz and has taught widely internationally. He has led several Men’s Intensives in Rosen Method and has been a frequent spokesman for the male perspective in the global Rosen community. Bill is the Director of Training at the Rosen Method Institute Canada, and he teaches regularly at the Berkeley Center as well.
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Kate O'Shea

Certified Teacher - Rosen Movement
Kate O’Shea has a passion for Rosen Method movement and bodywork, and has integrated Rosen Method into her practice of physical therapy over the past 12 years. She is a Rosen Method Movement Training Teacher, a Rosen Method Bodywork teacher-in-training, and has been employed as a physical therapist for 30 years.
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JANE PITTSINGER
Rosen Method Bodywork Training teacher, RM Movement teacher. Holistic Anatomy teacher.
Jane has a Rosen Bodywork private practice in Half Moon Bay and teaches Rosen Movement weekly in Pacifica (and virtually).   She graduated as a Physical Therapist in 1973, worked in different countries, including Colombia, S.A, volunteered as a grief counselor and Asian Art museum docent- all with the goal of exploring what makes us truly human. Rosen Method bodywork and movement have brought depth, meaning, aliveness and truth to this process of discovery for herself and her clients. It is a joyful experience to accompany other individuals in this gentle and sensitive work.
KAREN PETERS
Karen Peters is a Senior Rosen Method Movement Teacher/Trainer, as well as an AmSAT Certified Alexander Technique Teacher.  She holds a Master of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary in the city of New York, and spent several years in academic teaching before diving below the surface into the rich world of the body.
ELYZE STEWART
Elyze has been a Rosen Method Bodywork practitioner since 1989.
She is a Bodywork Teacher and Intern Supervisor. She has been a bodywork practitioner of several modalities since 1980 and maintains a private practice in San Francisco CA.
Marion Rosen was her main teacher and she was fortunate to be in an ongoing study group with Marion for many years right up until Marion had to stop teaching.

MEG BUTLER

Meg Butler has been using Rosen Method’s listening touch and reverent curiosity to help clients find their own path to wellbeing by exploring the connection between their habitual tension and their inner landscape since beginning her internship in 1998. She has continued her Rosen Method education with the Rosen Method Teacher Training and Movement intensives.

Meg also taught massage for six years before turning her focus completely to Rosen Method, because Rosen Method allowed her to touch people more deeply with less effort. Meg has much experience and knowledge to share with students of Rosen Method. For more info visit https://megbutler.com

Rosen Method Bodywork Practitioner & Certified Rosen Method Bodywork Teacher
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