Steven Aronstein is the founding Director and President of the Somatic Systems Institute. A certified Clinical Somatic Educator trained in the second program ever conducted, he has been in practice in Western Massachusetts and the Northeast for more than a decade. Steven is a member of the Novato Institute's training program team, and the first person granted the opportunity to operate a Somatics training after Thomas Hanna's class. He is President of the Clinical Somatic Education Society, the official professional guild of CSE. He has worked in K-6 education; and works with the High/Scope Foundation's Education Through Movement program. Steven has studied Aikido, Tai Chi, and Qigong, and pursued a professionally tutored study of holistic Japanese medicine. He takes a special interest in chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, nutrition, and related matters. Read more about Steven's personal experience with Fibromyalgia and Somatics.