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Dance/Movement Therapy Calendar

Dance/Movement Therapy & Counseling
All classes are held at Kinections at Imagine Square, 718 University Avenue, Rochester, New York, 14607, USA unless otherwise indicated. Student and practicing health professionals, educators, and others are welcome. Some courses require pre-requisites.

ALTERNATE ROUTE STUDENTS PURSUING THE R-DMT LEVEL OF CERTIFICATION MUST TAKE COURSES THAT ARE A MINIMUM OF 15 HOURS. All courses prepared and taught in accordance with the guidelines of the American Dance Therapy Association.

CONTINUING EDUCATION: All courses meet the criteria for NCC and BC-DMT continuing education. For questions or registration, please send e-mail to kinectionsinfo@kinections.com.

For details about the courses, please see the Course descriptions page.

Kinections provides clinical, educational, and creative services in dance/movement therapy and counseling to people struggling with eating disorders, depression and other mood disorders, creative blocks, relationship problems and negative responses to stress.

LivingDance~LivingMusic™, Dr. Fraenkel's unique approach to dance/movement therapy frees people to address the spectrum of concerns - from problems that interfere with daily living to the wish to grow and self-actualize.

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Dance/Movement Therapy Courses

Download our 2016-2017 Calendar »

December

Introduction to Laban Movement Analysis — December 1 - 4, 2016 (2 credits; 30 hours)
Karolina Bryl MS, DMT, CMA, RSMT, RSME, Ph.D., Candidate, Drexel

February

An Experiential and Theoretical Introduction to the Kestenberg Movement Profile
Dates to be announced — (2 credits; 30 hours)
Instructor: Melanie Johnson, R-DMT, NCC, KMP Analyst, NCC, registered Yoga instructor.

June

DMT Theory and Practice I: Foundations and Principles (3 credits; 45 hours)
Residential Component — June 28-July 2
Instructor: Danielle L. Fraenkel, Ph.D., BC-DMT. NCC, LCAT, LMHC, CGP
Director, Kinections

Classes via video conferencing are Saturdays, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time

January 7, 2017 ~ January 28, 2017 ~ February 4, 2017
March 4, 2017 ~ April 1, 2017 ~ May 6, 2017
June 3, 2017 ~ Class # 8 TBA

Since all the classes via videoconferencing are available as podcasts, you may apply to join this cohort even after this class has started. You will receive the links to the podcasts.

July

The Dance Legacy of Blanche Evan: Creative Dance, Functional Technique and Methods of Dance Therapy Principles — July 5 – 9 (2 credits; 30 hours)
Iris Rifkin-Gainer, MA, BC-DMT

Group Processes in LivingDance™ — July 10 – 14 (2 credits; 30 hours)
Danielle L. Fraenkel, Ph.D., BC-DMT. NCC, LCAT, LMHC ,CGP

DMT Theory and Practice II: Bridging and Operationalizing Theory (3 credits; 45 hours) Residential Component — July 16 - July 20
Instructor: Danielle L. Fraenkel, Ph.D., BC-DMT. NCC, LCAT, LMHC, CGP
Director, Kinections

Classes via video conferencing are Saturdays, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time

December 10, 2016 ~ January 14, 2017 ~ February 11, 2017
March 11, 2017 ~ April 8, 2017 ~ May 13, 2017
June 10, 2017 ~ Class # 8 TBA

Since all the classes via videoconferencing are available as podcasts, you may apply to join this cohort even after this class has started. You will receive the links to the podcasts.

July – August

Kestenberg Movement Profile II — Construction I —July 30 – August 3 (2 credits; 30 hours)
Instructor: Melanie Johnson, R-DMT, NCC, KMP Analyst, NCC, registered Yoga instructor

August

Psychomotor Therapy: Liljan Espenak’s Dance Therapy Approach — August 4 – August 7 (2 credits; 30 hours)
Instructor: Nana S. Koch, Ed.D., BC-DMT, LCAT, NCC, LPC, CMA

Writing Theory, Documentation, & Treatment Plans — August 9 – 12 (2 credits; 30 hours)
Instructor: Danielle L. Fraenkel, Ph.D., BC-DMT. NCC, LCAT, LMHC, CGP

Integrating Dance/Movement Therapy and Verbal Therapies — August 13– August 17 (3 credits)
Instructor: Danielle L. Fraenkel, Ph.D., BC-DMT. NCC, LCAT, LMHC, CGP

Write to kinectionsinfo@kinections.com for an application.