Dr Theodore (Ted) Dimon, founder of the Dimon Institute, is a leading specialist in education and human development, as well as an internationally renowned teacher of mind/body disciplines. Dr Dimon’s field of research explores man’s evolutionary development, psychology, and anatomy in relation to human holistic design.
Ted Dimon trained at the Constructive Teaching Centre with Walter Carrington in London, UK. After graduating in 1983 he came back to the US and took courses in biology, philosophy, psychology, and anthropology at Harvard University leading to a Masters degree and subsequently a Doctorate in Education in 1987. Following his studies, Dr Dimon started researching and writing his first book, The Undivided Self, a complex 10-year project that explains the concept of mind/body unity and its application to the relief of stress in everyday living. He has written 5 other books related to mind/body study and its application in education, skills training and movement, including the best-selling Anatomy of the Moving Body, and more recently The Body in Motion and Your Body, Your Voice.
Ted Dimon is an adjunct professor at Columbia Teachers College, and also gives courses at CUNY Hunter College. He frequently lectures and teaches in the USA and Europe.
Serena Woolf took her degree in biophysics at King’s College, London University, and is also trained as a musician and administrator. After moving to France in 1989, she became interested in the subject of kinesthetic awareness and education, and studied for two years at l’Ecole de Technique FM Alexander pour la formation des Professeurs à Paris (ETAPP) before moving to New York to join The Dimon Institute, of which she is the Executive Director. Her special interest is in teaching functional anatomy and biomechanics.