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Barbara Barbick


Clinical social worker, private practice with children and adults. Former therapist at Kennedy Child Study Center, Director of Social Services at private psychiatric facility directing clinical programs for all ages.


Collaborator and editor for KoganSteps text, specifically related to body image, socialization, self-esteem, and parental involvement.

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Emma Bass



Emma Bass is a former dancer with a 

special interest in musculoskeletal issues. 

She is an occupational therapist currently working in the geriatric setting at an assisted living facility. Emma works as a movement demonstrator for the recording of the Kogan Steps webinar and assists in the development of supplementary materials for the participants of the webinar.

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Barbara Bradbury


Pediatric Occupational Therapist.

Clinical Supervisor at Rusk Institute.

Currently working in sensory clinics and schools and as an independent contractor.


Co-founder of original movement program in 2007, assistant and collaborator in growth and development of the program. Mrs. Bradbury’s knowledge of sensory processing and motor control deficits contributed to the creation of informed activities/dances that target a child’s specific needs. 

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Maryline Cole , M.A.

Educator, entrepreneur and 

computer professional

Copyright for KoganSteps from 2014 to present, editing text and graphics, collaborating and support for all areas of workshop development with a focus on the Movement Evaluation Continuum.

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Priscilla L. Feir, PhD

Retired school superintendent, consultant for Middle States Association - accrediting agency for international and domestic schools, director of NY State approved private school in Westchester, adjunct professor.  

Helped pioneer KoganSteps in its initial stages, provided support for the first workshop presentation at The Kennedy Center in 2013, consultant for KoganSteps marketing in New York and environs. Dr. Feir has been the guiding light for the philosophical underpinnings of KoganSteps from inception to the present.

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Diane George

JD, MPhil, MA

An Attorney and adjunct professor of anthropology at Fordham University. Immigration advocate for over 10 years. Earned two advanced degrees in anthropology and worked as an Archaeologist on New York City projects. Currently teaches college students, sharing her varied interests, including migration.   

Diane’s research skills and ability to synthesize academic studies has been immensely important to the articulation of theories and science behind KoganSteps.

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Jennifer Holub

 Co-Director with Johannes Holub of Johannes Holub Videographers – specializing in dance and the performing arts.  


Created the original video KoganSteps – A Movement Intervention, an essential part of The Kennedy Center presentation.  Videographer for the program since 2013 and intricately involved in all aspects as consultant, coordinator, and advisor.

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Todd McConchie

Former Director of Marketing and Annual Giving at The Metropolitan Opera, Assistant to Director of Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival.

Executive producer for KoganSteps

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John Mead, PhD

Choreographer, Artistic Director, dancer, filmmaker, educator

Website for KoganSteps - layout, text, graphics, video and Photoshop enhancement. Sponsorship of KoganSteps international.

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Margot Serwer, OTR/L

Pediatric Occupational Therapist - independent contractor. A movement specialist specializing in motor planning and coordination, sensory processing, primitive reflexes, brain and body integration and executive functioning.

Categorized references into APA format for Bibliography for KoganSteps. Consulted and collaborated with local service providers creating a support system in Westchester for KoganSteps workshops. Workshop assistant.


Arianna Medina


Occupational therapy assistant and an approved provider for the American Occupational Therapy Association with a special interest in pediatrics. Arianna works as a CEU Course collaborator for the publishing of KoganSteps.

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