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Theodore Dimon

Professional Background

Educational Background

Ed.D., Ed.M., Harvard Graduate School of Education


Scholarly Interests

Psychology of mind and body. Mindfulness, health and behavior. Philosophy of mind-body unity. Psychophysical aspects of child development. Neuroscience, proprioception and awareness. Functional anatomy and movement. Vocal function and pedagogy. Study of skill and performance.


Selected Publications

Dimon, Theodore. The Body in Motion: Its Evolution and Design.  Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books, 2011.

Dimon, Theodore. Your Body, Your Voice: The Key to Natural Singing and Speaking. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books, 2011.

Dimon, Theodore. The Elements of Skill: A Conscious Approach to Learning. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books, 2003.

Dimon, Theodore. Anatomy of the Moving Body: A Basic Course in Bones, Muscles, and Joints, Second Edition. Berkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books, 2008.

Dimon, Theodore. The Undivided SelfBerkeley, CA: North Atlantic Books, 1999.

biographical information

Dr Theodore Dimon is the founder and director of The Dimon Institute in New York City. The Institute is based on Dr Dimon's pioneering work in a new field: the study of the human mental and physical operating system as a holistic entity and how it works in activity. Based on a multi-disciplinary approach that includes work in neuroscience, anatomy, evolution, physiology, psychology, philosophy and mindfulness, Dimon's work provides a groundbreaking view of human functioning and behavior leading to new foundational principles applicable in the fields of health, education, and child development.

Dr Dimon received both masters and doctorate degrees in education from Harvard University and is an internationally renowned teacher of mind/body disciplines. He has written five books including Anatomy of the Moving Body, The Body in Motion, Your Body, Your Voice, The Elements of Skill, and The Undivided Self. He lectures internationally and also gives courses at CUNY Hunter College. More information about Dr Dimon's work and The Dimon Institute can be found on the website: www.dimoninstitute.org

 

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