Online Foundation Course: Dance Movement Therapy (60 hours)

Developed by Creative Movement Therapy Association of India (CMTAI)

The certificate course will introduce theories, principles, approaches, tools and techniques from Dance Movement Therapy (DMT) through interactive lectures and experiential therapeutic movement activities utilized with diverse populations of different age groups.

 Participants will explore the interactive, innovative and inclusive nature of DMT especially in relation to mental health and well-being.  They will begin to understand how DMT can be incorporated into their current practice and start to develop movement activities for their individual sessions and group work.

The course offers creative self-expressive movement experiences for individuals to reflect on and convey their thoughts and emotions through their bodies. Participants will also experience their own personal development through a wide array of movement experiences, self-evaluation, therapeutic dance studies, and verbal reflection.

DMT is non-judgmental and adapts itself to different body types, personalities, and abilities.  All movement activities have been adapted to the virtual medium. No prior training in dance necessary to attend this course.

The course is open to teachers, special educators, counsellors, psychotherapists, social workers, doctors, para-medical staff, HR professional, Arts therapists, Artists and other professionals.

Here’s some glimpse of the session