Focus on nonverbal expression and communication through movement.

Cover cultural, social and gender differences in movement patterns, as well as how to look at dance in a systematic manner and the psychotherapeutic processes inherent in dance therapy.

Mon-Wed, Jun 20-22, 2016, 12-5 pm, 3 Sessions, $275 until Jun 13 / $300 after.

*Course is fully approved by the ADTA for Alternate Route credit for R-DMT training. All Dance Therapy courses are eligible for CE hours. For further information about the ADTA, visit

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  • Dance as Therapy

    First Session: Mon, Jun 20, 2016, 12 pm - 5 pm

    Instructor: Patricia Capello  show bio

    Patricia P. Capello, MA, BC-DMT, NCC, LCAT is a Senior Dance/Movement Therapist and Acting Team Leader for the Therapeutic Activities Service at Maimonides Medical Center’s Department of Psychiatry in Brooklyn, New York. While earning her BA in Psychology and Dance from CUNY Brooklyn College where she focused on Graham technique, Ms. Capello was co-owner of a community dance studio teaching a variety of dance forms to children and adults. Following her MA in Dance/Movement Therapy from New York University where she performed with the Judith Scott Dance Theatre, she went on to become a member of the adjunct faculty in the Department of Dance and Dance Education. Ms. Capello has served over 16 years on the Board of Directors of the American Dance Therapy Association and is Associate Chair of The International Panel.

    In addition to training and supervising students both in the US and abroad, Ms. Capello m...for full instructor biography and other classes taught by this instructor, click here

    Instructor: Dr. Miriam Roskin Berger  show bio

    An early pioneer of dance therapy while she performed with the Jean Erdman Theatre of Dance, Dr. Berger teaches dance therapy at New York University, where she was the Director of the Program in Dance Education from 1993–2002. She is also currently the Director of the Dance Therapy Program at the Harkness Dance Center of 92nd Street Y. She has created dance therapy training programs in the Czech Republic, the Netherlands and Sweden, and has taught dance therapy and the Movement Psychodiagnostic Inventory in France, Germany, Greece, Korea, Norway, Poland, Russia, Slovenia and Taiwan. She initiated the International Panel of the ADTA in 1995. In 2009, Dr. Berger received the Charles Kellogg Award in Arts and Letters from Bard College, the ADTA Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007, was inducted into the Dance Library of Israel Hall of Fame in 2005 and she was given the Marian Chace Award for fostering the international growth of d...for full instructor biography and other classes taught by this instructor, click here

    Day(s): Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday

    Sessions: 3

    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Room: Buttenwieser Lounge

    Price: from $275.00








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