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Beverly Stokes

beverly-stokes-bio-photoBeverly Stokes, CMA, MPA, RSME is a Certified Movement Analyst, Movement Pattern Analyst Consultant and Registered Somatic Movement Educator. She is the founder and director of Amazing Babies Moving®. Amazing Babies Moving is a global interactive network that provides Parenting Through Movement Programs and Products for parents, educators and professionals worldwide.

Beverlys New book: Your Self-Motivated Baby: Enhance Your Babys Social and Cognitive Development In The First Six Months Through Movement will be published in color by North Atlantic Books/Random House available in Oct. 2015.

Author of the best selling parenting title, Amazing Babies Moving®: Essential Movement to Enhance Your Babys Development in the First Year 2010, 2002 in five languages.

Beverly conducts talks and workshops for educators, professionals and parents.

TRAVELS FROM: San Francisco Bay Area
TOPICS: New Book Oct. 2015

  • Your Self-Motivated Baby
  • Decision Making in Babies

See description of Talks and One and Two Day Workshops here.


Amazing Babies Moving: Essential Movement to Enhance Your Babys Development in the First Year book and videos Amazing Babies Moving: The First Year and the second video in this Movement Series is Amazing Toddlers Moving: Age 1.

Beverly’s materials are used worldwide in University graduate and undergraduate programs and in a variety of settings: early childhood education, psychology, optometry, somatic education, massage therapy, kinesiology, infant intervention and parenting programs.


  • Certified as a Teacher and Practitioner of Developmental Movement and the Body Systems by Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen, Founder of the School for Body-Mind Centering®.
  • Certified as a Movement Pattern Analysis Consultant by Warren Lamb, Developer of MPA.
  • A Certified Movement Analyst (CMA), Beverly was core faculty in Janet Kaylo’s program, Laban/Bartenieff and Somatic Studies International (LSSI), Ryerson University 2007-8 and York University 2003-4.
  • A Registered Somatic Movement Educator (ISMETA) Beverly’s extensive professional background includes the fields of movement, bodywork, breathing coordination, and communication.
  • On Faculty, Beverly originated and directed the Body Movement Program at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto.
  • For twelve years, she co-led adult workshops with Marion Woodman, Jungian Analyst and noted author on the interplay between perception, consciousness and movement.


Dr. Louis W. Stokes, Ph.D, Psychologist, Leadership Consultant, Executive Coach, Author