Witness to the Dance: Exploring the Dance of Self and Others Through Dance/Movement Therapy with Patricia Capello

Saturday October 27th, 1:00-4:00pm
York University, Accolade East Building – Studio c, Room 253
$50 General admission, $40 students/financial needs
Limited space – Register now!

“What is our personal story? Who have we been, who are we now, and who will we be?”

This 3-hour workshop will provide participants with the opportunity to explore their personal “stories” through dance and movement. These true expressions of self are the basis of our ability to relate to others with honesty and openness. The underlying principles of Dance/Movement Therapy will be illustrated through individual, dyadic, and small and large group experientials. Join us to:

  • learn about and practice the fundamental elements of Dance/Movement Therapy
  • explore moving in a natural, non-self-critical manner
  • develop and express your creativity, spontaneity, and connection with others on a non-verbal level

*For students or those who are encountering a financial barrier to attending, please feel free to use the Students/financial needs ticket option ($40 per ticket).

York University is wheelchair accessible.

Patricia P. Capello, MA, BC-DMT, NCC, LCAT was a Senior Dance/Movement Therapist and Acting Team Leader at Maimonides Medical Center’s Department of Psychiatry in Brooklyn, NY for 35 years. She has been a member of the adjunct faculty at New York University and is on the core faculty of the Alternate Route Programs in DMT at the Harkness Dance Center in New York and at Les Grands Ballet in Montreal, Canada. Ms. Capello served over 16 years on the Board of Directors of the ADTA, trains and supervises students both in the US and abroad, and maintains a private practice specializing in developmentally delayed adults. A frequent contributor to the American Journal of Dance Therapy, her writing is featured in the book The Art and Science of Dance/Movement Therapy: Life is Dance (Routledge; 2009).


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