What is Dance Movement Therapy (DMT)?
DMT is defined by the European Association Dance Movement Therapy (EADMT) as ‘the therapeutic use of movement to further the emotional, cognitive, physical, spiritual and social integration of the individual.
Symposium ‘The Dancing Brain’
Dance movement therapy and it’s Contributions to Neurocognitive health
Saturday October 2nd and Sunday 3rd, 2021
Maastricht – Netherlands
Due to the C-19 regulations, it will be a ‘hybrid’ symposium; parts will take place with live presenters & participants and will be streamed online, parts will be purely online. As we can see it now, there will be a small number of live participants. All presentations and workshops will be streamed for everyone at home to join.
Confirmed Keynote speakers:
Confirmed Workshops/ presentations:
Moving Kinship. Developing short embodied performances (Part 2)
BAsT-system, Movement Analysis Scales & Test (Lausberg 1997).
A diagnostic tool for the analysis of movement behavior, specifically those movement features which reflect an individual’s body image.
Astrid Struijk & Katharina Conradi:
Total body integration through Bartenieff Fundamentals as a tool in recovery from motor impairments caused by Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)
Regina Magnus & Inge Oosterveld:
Movement profile and Dance therapeutic interventions with clients with Korsakov Syndrome
Marie-Louise Gilcher & Regina Magnus:
How the perception and experience of ‘space’ differs in clients with Dementia, Korsakov Syndrome and Acquired Brain Injury.
The definite program will be shared with you asap.
A Facebook event will be online soon.
Info will be updated on the website:
We hope you are all looking forward to this as much as we do!
Greetings from the working group and the Dutch National Association for Dance Therapy
Julia Morozova – deputy / Kitty Veldhuis – delegate
working group members:
Christina Wintels / Daniel van Tour / Romy Heitbrink