Tamah L. Nakamura – Bio
Author/s: Tamah L. Nakamura
Tamah is a member of Butoh Seiryukai dance group in Fukuoka, Japan and is also an M.Ed. in second language education and an M.A. in Human Development and a university teacher in the areas of intercultural communication and comparative gender studies. An American permanent resident of Japan, she has also taught in Korea, Singapore, and the United States. Her workshops in the community include gender issues discussion groups for Japanese and non-Japanese women as well as “Movement for Refreshment of the Heart.” She is a doctoral candidate in Human and Organizational Systems at Fielding Graduate Institute with an emphasis on social identity and community creation through somatic movement.