Body. Mind. Spirit.

West Coast Dance/Movement Therapy professional training offers credit courses to become a Registered Dance-Movement Therapist or courses for ADTA CEUs or for non-credit.


Harness the intelligence of the body-mind as a therapeutic tool for well-being. Learn Dance/Movement Therapy techniques, methods and approaches for use with diverse clients and groups. Explore cutting-edge research in Movement, Somatic Psychology and Interpersonal Neuro-Biology.


We offer 2.5 to 6 day courses at six to eight week intervals, allowing time for integration, researching and writing papers, and schedule supportive phone calls with instructors. Courses may be taken individually or as a series. They may be taken for credit or non-credit.


Learn from dedicated Dance/Movement Therapists who hold Masters degrees, credentials and expertise in not only Dance/Movement Therapy but also in other creative arts therapies, play therapy, attachment and developmental psychology, trauma healing, and movement analysis.

The imagination, in its ability to make something out of nothing, can turn a blank page into a poem, a roadblock into a portal, a depressive state into a labyrinth.

- Dance-Movement Therapist and Play Therapist Dennis McCarthy

The body is the root system of the brain, if you let the root system atrophy, what does that do to the brain?

- Kalila Homann, Dance-Movement Therapist and LPC-S, teacher of Embodied Neurobiology courses.

Dance Therapy makes use of the communication going on between all people all the time.

- Marian Chace, pioneer dance therapist



Human Movement Analysis and Observation: Level I

TWO weekends, in both Feb and April. (Whole course is 45 hours and spans two long weekends: 3 credits. This first weekend is 24hours instruction time.) Instructors: Hana Kamea Kemble, Donna Redlick, Michelle Olson Course Hours: February 22: 5:30-9pm February 23: 9:30am-5pm February 24: 9:30am-5pm AND 6-9pm evening class. February 25: 9:30am-5pm Location: Another Space […]


Human Movement Analysis and Observation: Level II

April 12, 13, 14, 15 2018 (This second long weekend is 21 hours total instruction time.) Instructors: Hana Kamea Kemble, Donna Redlick, Michelle Olson Course Hours: Aug 30, 21, and Sept 1, 2 Location TBA Hours 9:30-5:30pm. Location: Another Space Studio, 1523 East Pender St., Vancouver BC, Canada (door buzzer 002)