Welcome to NEAMA!

NEAMA (Nonprofit Education and Advocacy for the Movement Arts)™️ supports transformative change towards safer and healthier practices in the movement arts. Our evidence-based education and advocacy works to identify, address, and prevent abuse in the industry. NEAMA is centered on safeguarding and supporting the physical, psychological, and sexual wellness of youth and adults, emphasizing the importance of the whole community, while never forgetting the inherent value of the individual.

Our Programs


   NEAMA Education Highlight

Introducing... NEAMA Thinkific!

We are thrilled to be launching NEAMA Education's virtual learning platform, NEAMA Thinkific! Thinkific provides a variety of e-courses led by our faculty of experts addressing nuanced and complex topics that impact the movement arts. Here we offer an always-growing library of educational materials aimed at providing the community with tools and actionable knowledge.

Our gift to you for the holidays - our first four e-courses free!

  • How the Body Heals from Trauma with Svava Brooks;
  • Managing Anxiety with Dr. Christina Donaldson;
  • Black Bodies in Motion with Dr. Dionne Stephens; and
  • Healthy Body Image with Kimberlee Gerstheimer.

Press & Media Highlight

Teresa Espinoza

Teresa Espinosa is a proud native of Dallas, Texas. After graduating from CalArts, she has been working professionally as a dancer and choreographer for the past 22 years. Teresa, who ...

NEAMA Sponsors

NEAMA is a division of EDIFY Movement, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Your financial gift will help NEAMA expand our mission and ability to better serve the members of our community. Donate now to help enrich the movement arts and combat physical, psychological and sexual abuse in our communities.