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Integrative Dance Therapy Online Course - Psychology & Neuroscience of Dance

Saturday 6 April 2024

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💃Welcome to Integrative Dance Therapy, a transformative 7h intensive course designed to delve into the intricate relationship between neuroscience, psychology, and the art of dance. This innovative program offers a comprehensive exploration of how movement can facilitate healing, personal growth, and self-expression.

Times & Location (course is both days & recording will be available)

🗓️ Date: April 6th ⏰ Time: 1:00 PM — 6:00 PM (GMT)

🌐 Location: Online

🗓️ Date: April 7th ⏰ Time: 6:00 PM — 8:00 PM (GMT)

🌐 Location: Online


Throughout this course, participants will embark on a journey that combines theory and practical exercises to deepen their understanding of the mind-body connection and harness the therapeutic potential of dance. Drawing from contemporary research in neuroscience and psychology, participants will gain insights into how dance affects cognitive processes, emotional regulation, and overall well-being.

Key topics covered in the course include:

🧠 Neuroscience of Dance: Explore the neural mechanisms underlying movement and rhythm, and how dance stimulates various regions of the brain associated with emotion, memory, and creativity.

Ψ Psychology of Dance: Investigate the psychological principles behind dance therapy, including theories of embodiment, symbolism, and nonverbal communication in movement.

🔬Therapeutic Applications: Learn practical techniques and exercises informed by dance therapy approaches, such as Laban Movement Analysis, Authentic Movement, and Dance/Movement Therapy (DMT).

💃 Integrative Practices: Discover how to integrate dance therapy principles into everyday life, personal wellness routines, and professional settings such as counseling, education, healthcare, and creative arts therapy.

💡 Experiential Learning: Engage in hands-on activities, improvisational exercises, group discussions, and reflective journaling to deepen self-awareness, develop empathy, and cultivate resilience through embodied practices.

By the end of the course, participants will have developed a deeper appreciation for the transformative power of dance as a holistic healing modality. Whether you are a dance enthusiast, therapist, educator, or healthcare professional, Integrative Dance Therapy offers practical tools and insights to enhance your personal practice and empower others on their journey towards wholeness and self-discovery.

Join us in exploring the intersection of science, art, and healing through the rhythmic language of movement. Let’s dance our way to well-being and transformation together!

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