Category Archives: Dance Movement Therapy

Transformation of the Ordinary

Dance/movement therapy (DMT) can be an avenue for creating a symbolic transformation of individual, or community experience. DMT can use the same characteristics of weight, balance, and dynamics as everyday actions such as walking, working, playing, or communication. Out of … Continue reading

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What is Dance Movement Therapy?

According to the American Dance Therapy Association (ADTA): Based on the understanding that the body and mind are interrelated, dance/movement therapy (D/MT) is defined as the psychotherapeutic use of movement to further the emotional, cognitive, physical, and social integration of … Continue reading

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Movement therapy helps young kids

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Trauma therapy for Syrian children

The he brainchild of the 16-year-old Emir Özsüer, who wanted to do something for the displaced Syrian refugee children in camps and those trying to carve a life for themselves in Istanbul, Project Lift is a foundation that provides creative arts … Continue reading

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Kinesthetic Empathy: The Keystone of Dance/Movement Therapy

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Scientists identify immune system link to mental illness

Children with high everyday levels of a protein released into the blood in response to infection are at greater risk of developing depression and psychosis in adulthood, according to new research that suggests a role for the immune system in … Continue reading

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dreaming with your feet

Dancing is like dreaming with your feet! ~Constanze  

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