Dr Natalie Garrett Brown, BA, MA, PhD is Head of School for Media and Performing Arts at Coventry University, UK. She is founding associate editor for the Journal of Dance and Somatic Practices, vice chair for DanceHE (Standing Conference of Dance in Higher Education) and co-convener of the International Conference for Dance & Somatic Practices, held biannually at Coventry University. Natalie undertook her Somatic Movement Educators Training in Body-Mind Centering with Embody Move Association, UK. Her practice and research interests are theoretically situated within Feminist understandings of embodied subjectivity and the ways in which somatic and reflective practices can inform education, performance making, creativity, writing and digital cultural practices. Current projects includes Sensing the City, and enter & inhabit, a collaborative site responsive project.