Nicole Bindler, BA, LMT, BMC®, CYT, has held a private bodywork practice for 20 years. She offers structural bodywork and somatic movement therapy with an emphasis on injury treatment and prevention through hands-on sessions and guided movement repatterning. She works primarily with muscular tension, skeletal alignment, and fascial tensegrity, but also practices visceral manipulation, joint mobilization, craniosacral therapy, embodied anatomy, and developmental movement. Nicole integrates movement reeducation within hands-on sessions, empowering clients with the skills to find their own pathways to healing.
Nicole received a BA in Dance from Hampshire College (1999). She is a graduate of the Muscular Therapy Institute (2002) and holds certificates in Embodied Anatomy Yoga (2010), Embodied Developmental Movement and Yoga (2013), and Practitioner of Body-Mind Centering® (2017) from the School for Body-Mind Centering®. She completed the Lyons Institute Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy courses 1-3 in Janury 2021, and also infuses into her sessions her many years of study and practice in Pilates, Feldenkrais, and other embodied approaches.
She is certified by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, Licensed by the Pennsylvania State Board of Massage Therapy, a Member of the International Somatic Movement Education and Therapy Association and the Body-Mind Centering Association.
She has taught Dance, Yoga, Embodied Anatomy, and Somatics at University of the Arts, Temple University, University of Pennsylvania, the Massage Arts Center of Philadelphia, and as the Ellen Forman Memorial Award recipient at Drexel University. She has toured throughout four continents as a choreographer, performer, and movement educator.
Nicole works at the Healing Arts Center in Philadelphia and is available at sliding scale rate for short term and long term treatment plans. Email Nicole at email@example.com to schedule an appointment.