Active Breath Online Program Combined with Individual Somatic Coaching


“Your voice is a living resonance moving actively through your entire body”




Patricia Bardi
Founder of Voice Movement Integration (VMI),
a Somatic Practice Certification Program accredited by ISMETA,
based on 40 years of research and development,
interfacing creative practice and integrative somatic movement and bodywork.

“Patricia Bardi was a major person in the early development of BMC from 1973 – 1986. She took the seeds and grew her own forest”
Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen – founder of Body-Mind Centering

NEW OFFER!  Starting from 1 June ’24

Each Active Breath module focuses on a major body system with five weekly sessions giving you 10 hours of detailed study and practice.

Combining the individual coaching session with the recorded Active Breath module will enhance and develop your personal and professional practice and guide you in adapting this detailed somatic practice to your specific needs and requirements.


Interfacing creative practice and integrative somatic movement, voice, and bodywork.

Active Breath is an innovative somatic practice focused on integrating our awareness of the intrinsic connection between body, mind, and emotions through our physical /sensory experience of our breath, voice, and movement.

Active Breath is an in-depth somatic practice that provides more insight and refined skills to:

  • perceive your physical awareness and body presence in more detail.
  • influence and positively affect your postural tone, balance, and coordination.
  • develop your whole-body breathing with more ease.
  • embody the physical support for the resonance of your voice.
  • align your feeling for rhythm and flow by actively engaging sound in your movement.
  • bring a richer, more attentive dialogue into your understanding and sense of self.

Overall program

One online or in-person individual one-hour coaching session integrating mind, body, and emotions.

  • cultivate and enhance your embodied voice and movement practice,
  • deepen your understanding and self-awareness.
  • develop your personal and professional practice.

Select from ten recorded modules of five weekly sessions of 2-hour classes for 10 hours. Each module focuses on a different body system that can be taken independently. All ten modules are listed on the Active Breath Online Program page and available to select according to your interest.

Subscribers can access the uploaded recorded sessions every week for the 5 sessions of each module. The recorded sessions will be available for 10 weeks.

Online somatic coaching sessions are arranged with Patricia at a convenient time in your time zone.

In-person somatic coaching sessions are located in Amsterdam.

Overview of each coaching session and Active Breath module:

  • The 5 recorded classes are sent individually every week and are available for 10 weeks.
  • Each module focuses on a specific body system.
  • Each module of 5 classes can be taken independently.
  • You sign up for one scheduled somatic coaching session with the selected module for guidance, and supervision.
  • Patricia will accommodate different time zones for the coaching session.
  • The entire online program is also integrated into the VMI Certification Program.

The Somatic Coaching Session Provides the Opportunity to:

  • Cultivate your skills by receiving guidance & supervision for your specific needs.
  • Ask direct questions concerning your personal and professional practice.
  • Develop new insights and strategies to cultivate your professional practice.
  • Focus on the details you are investigating and researching in your practice.

Individual Coaching Session and Module Fee Include:

  • One Active Breath Module of 5 weekly classes for a total of 10 hours and one one-hour online or in-person coaching session.
  • One module and one coaching session is a Total of € 275. euros
  • A discount of 10% on the next module and coaching session you subscribe to.

Package includes:

  • 5 classes of 2 hours for a total of 10 hours
  • One somatic coaching session of 1 hour
  • 10% discount on the next module you subscribe to.


Please contact Patricia at to receive further information about registering and paying for a module, receive the online class link, and arrange your somatic coaching session.

**Interested in signing up for all 10 modules please contact us to make financial arrangements.

What People Are Saying:

“Working with Patricia meant so much for my process to become more emotionally aware. I found my own balance. She taught me a lot about trusting myself and how there is a  quiet place in my body underneath a high level of stress.”

Eve Lina De Boer ~ theater director

“The active breath brings me more clarity of mind.  It shows me that for real transformation I can trust my body intelligence. I experience that the feeling and embodied state bring me more details and holistic information, it puts things together!”

Lien Bossuyt ~ neurodiverse educator for children

“It was amazing, I feel now a lot of flow in my spine, joints, organs and presence in full blood circulation! Life in the Breath!! Thanks!”

Federica Antonelli – dance artist

“The Active Breath significantly improved my well-being, boosted my good mood and kept me awake and productive longer during the day. Really great. The blood circulation in the hands and feet was significantly improved after the sessions and for days afterward”.

Jana Stefanek – educator, pastor

“I have very much enjoyed working on the sessions offline. it has allowed me to go back and listen again, and this way I could really appreciate the precision of your language and instructions.”

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