B.A., Dance Performance and Music, Rhode Island College
Ed.M., Dance, Temple University
Katie Jasmin, a native of Rhode Island, is a performer and dance/movement educator currently living in Philadelphia. She recently earned an EdM in Dance from Temple University, where she served as a Graduate Teaching Assistant, and received a Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges® Award. While at Temple, her research focused on somatic education and performance. In the fall of 2012, she presented at the annual National Dance Education Organization (NDEO) Conference where she shared preliminary findings of her Master’s thesis, highlighting her students’ somatic learning experiences in Embodying Pluralism.
Jasmin is a PMA-certified Pilates instructor, working in both rehabilitative and studio settings. She is also training to become a Somatic Movement Educator with the Center for BodyMind Movement (BMM), located in Lorane, Oregon, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She works throughout the greater Philadelphia area educating individuals through the integration of Pilates, dance and BMM principles, and promoting health and well-being. As a performer, Jasmin has worked with many independent artists throughout Rhode Island, Boston and Philadelphia including Merian Soto/Performance Practice, Ellie Goudie-Averill/Stone Depot Lab, Olase Freeman/Bald Soul, Colleen Hooper, Danielle Greene and Meredith Steinberg, among others.