Gil Hedley, Ph.D.

Gil Hedley earned a BA from Duke in Religious Studies, an MA in the study of Religion and a Ph.D. in Theological Ethics from the Divinity School of the University of Chicago. He was also nationally certified in massage therapy, and practiced structural integration as a Certified Rolfer.

Gil has been teaching a Six-Day Intensive Hands-On Human Dissection Workshops in the US and UK since 1995. He is also the producer of The Integral Anatomy Series, four feature length volumes on DVD documenting his whole body, layer by layer approach the the human form. Gil has also published many articles in national magazines, as well as a book entitled Reconceiving the Body and a book of verse, Coming Into Form.

Video Interview Part 1

Somanautics, ethics and the body, spirituality and materiality, and integral vs. regional anatomy.


Video Interview Part 2

Working with donated bodies, experiences of anatomy workshop participants, defining the body through different paradigms.


Video Interview Part 3

Cultural presumptions of the body, options for bodily treatment, responsibility for life experience and traits of a thriving body.