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Dance Therapy

"Movement is a language, our first language. Nonverbal and movement communication begins in utero and continues throughout the lifespan." 

American Dance Therapy Association 2020

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What is Dance/ Movement Therapy?

GUIDED EXPRESSIVE MOVEMENT

providing the benefit of physical, emotional, social and cognitive support.

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SELF-EXPRESSION AND SELF-AWARENESS

are supported through movement, music and props.

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CREATING A SAFE AND SUPPORTIVE ENVIRONMENT

for an individual or group to express or share experiences.

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ENCOURAGING THE USE OF VERBAL OR PHYSICAL EXPRESSION 

to promote positive connections with peers and therapists.

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WHO BENEFITS FROM DANCE THERAPY?

Elders, adults and children with developmental, medical, social, physical, and psychological concerns. 

Dance Therapy is for anyone and everyone

DANCE/ MOVEMENT THERAPIST IS REGISTERED WITH ANZA CATA

The Australian, New Zealand and Asian Creative Arts Therapies Association (ANZACATA) is the peak professional body that represents creative arts therapists in Australia, New Zealand and the Asia/Pacific region. Creative arts therapies specialise in dance therapy delivered by therapists registered with ANZACATA and recognised by NDIS.

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