The Work of Allison F. Winters, MA, MS, BC-DMT, LCAT, RYT

Posts tagged ‘research’

National Centre for Dance Therapy

New National Centre for Dance Therapy!  This program is funded by the Canadian government to conduct dance therapy training, education, and research.  You can’t see it, but I’m doing my happy dance. 🙂

http://www.montrealgazette.com/health/Montreal+world+first+dance+therapy+centre/8283617/story.html

http://grandsballets.globaliadev.com/en/dance_therapy/www.chu-sainte-justine.org

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Mindfulness meditation used to prepare Marines for combat.

The US military is using mindfulness meditation to prepare Marines for the stresses of combat.  Mind-body medicine is at the cutting edge of research.

Dance/Movement Therapy Update

Check out the recent ADTA newsletter, chock full of great info about dance therapy and social media, arts advocacy in the government, inovative research, and lots of reflection about the recent conference in Albuquerque, NM.  You can read about my specific contributions on pages 8 and 21.