the logo of the Healig Dance Institute is symbolic of the depths below the surface and of the light, it contains the wave, the circle and the spiral sacred forms

The Healing Dance Institute

We are an international team of teachers, currently numbering seventeen, scattered over three continents. Four men and thirteen women, we range in age from the 30s into the 70s and our backgrounds are varied, including dance, swimming instruction, martial arts, massage therapy, physical therapy, Hakomi and Somatic Experiencing, All of us were first Practitioners of Healing Dance before committing to...

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Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide the highest quality aquatic seminars, enabling those graduating from our training programs to offer the public aquatic sessions for relaxation, pain relief, well-being and personal growth.

In support of our mission our teachers are thoroughly trained in the techniques of Healing Dance and how best to transmit them. Emphasis is placed on the emotional safety of course participants and a technical approach ensuring the safety of the body, particularly the...

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Healing Dance Code of Ethics

(adapted from the WABA and NCBTMB Code of Ethics)

In our water profession it is particularly important to be guided by ethics. We are coming very close to our receivers as we accompany them through states of great openness and vulnerability. In the context of aquatic bodywork, ethics are those rules or agreements that support a sacred healing space for the benefit of clients, as well as preserve the good reputation of the profession. We see ethics in terms of appropriate practitioner and instructor behavior in relation to...

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