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Our Instructors

Lissa Michalak, of Somatic Anatomy©, will show you how to:
  • Hack into the body’s self-healing protocols
  • Access a world of health, focus, and pain-free movement you might have believed was lost forever.
  • Get back to the activities you love while protecting your joints from re-injury

Lissa has presented Somatic Anatomy© classes at national and international conferences, is an adjunct professor at Marymount Manhattan College, teaches anatomy prerequisites and course material for teacher trainings, and designs custom courses for businesses and schools.

Napoleon Boney Parts keeps it real-- real fun, and real accurate!

Lissa Michalak, NASM-CPT, RSME/T, Kane School Pilates) is a movement hacker who can show you how to access your body's natural healing protocols using movement. She's been a movement and fitness nerd since the early '90s, and has injured pretty much everything at least once. And she still trains Shaolin kung fu, turns cartwheels, and does all the fun things without pain.

She has taught at national and international conferences; is an adjunct professor at Marymount Manhattan College, where she teaches Dance Anatomy; and teaches fun, practical anatomy classes for dance, yoga, and Pilates teachers.


She lives and works in New York City, helping people all over the world to heal their bodies, and accept the radical notion that it's possible to life a pain-free life.


You might find her online referencing obscure graphic novels, or offline hanging out in cadaver labs.

Napoleon Boney Parts, DEAD, COOL, hails from New York City where he expresses his multi-faceted style in genres from steampunk to flower child to straight-up glamour skeleton!


Preferring male pronouns because "they match my pelvis!", Boney is ALL about the body, and enjoys demonstrating anatomical locations and connections while staying fabulous at all times.


Find out more about Boney on the Somatic Anatomy Instagram feed and the Somatic Anatomy Facebook Page

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