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Dance Movement Therapy

with Maya Adamidou

Dance Movement Therapy is founded upon the principle or belief that a connection exists between our personality and the way we move, and that changes in how we move affect our emotional, mental, and physical health.

This workshop offers you the opportunity to discover and to learn to trust your ability to empathize, to respond authentically, and to translate non-verbal experiences into cognitive insights.

Experiential body & mind exercises based on dance movement therapy principles will be used. You will learn how these embodied methods can help you to: be more fully present, improve your creativity, sociability, self-esteem, and reduce stress.

No prior movement experience is necessary.

Maya Adamidou (1975, Athens, Greece) will be teaching this workshop in English with some translation in Dutch, if needed.

Maya is a dance movement therapist who has worked several years with people, focusing on their abilities rather than disabilities. She has given DMT sessions in both psychiatric settings and nursing homes. Maya integrates her solid base in dance and improvisation with therapeutic interventions using movement, voice and painting.

She believes that every person has an inherent creative ability to fulfill his or her potential and that the health & well-being of an individual is connected with a happy and fair society, providing equal opportunities for everybody and existing in harmony with nature.

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After the current Aurora Center on the Herengracht closes, this activity will be taking place elsewhere. For information and appointments, please contact the teacher directly.


Language: In English with Dutch as needed

Note: no prior movement
experience is necessary.

Information & Registration:

Maya Adamidou

telephone: 06 - 42 48 1941