About Dance Movement Therapy
Dance Movement Therapy (DMT) is the use of natural movement as a vehicle, through which an individual can engage in the process of personal integration and growth. By exploring a more varied variety of movement, people experience the possibility of becoming more securely balanced, yet increasingly spontaneous and adaptable. Movement is a vehicle for self-expression and communication as a tool to dive into the unconscious realms of personality and illuminate them in the present. The dance movement therapy practitioner creates a holding environment in which such feelings can be safely expressed, acknowledged and communicated.
Dancing in a group increases self-esteem, confidence while sharing thoughts, ideas and stories by using one’s body and aids in coping with stressors.
About Ms. Juvena Ajwani
Juvena Ajwani is a graduate in Psychology from the Pune University and currently on the verge of finishing her Diploma in Dance and Movement Therapy from Pune university and Artsphere. She has also volunteered and worked with several organisations like Teach For India, Symbiosis Centre for Emotional Wellbeing, Symbiosis International School and assisted a private psychiatrist. She is currently working within the realms of dance and movement therapy sessions with varied populations. Her previous work experience has revolved around varied populations like adults, adolescents and children. She has also conducted a comparative gender study in emotional intelligence and hold a keen interest in exploring creativity and adaptability with individuals.
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