Tony Yu Zhou

Tony Yu Zhou

CEO, Co-Founder, PhD, CMA

Dr. Zhou holds a doctoral degree in biomedicine and has been working and living in China and Europe for many years.  Though trained as a scientist, he has been greatly intrigued by modern dance and dance therapy since 2002 and has played an important role in driving the development of dance therapy in China with Inspirees Institute he founded.  Dr. Zhou served on an international advisory board for the journal Body, Movement and Dance in Psychotherapy. In 2015, he created CAET (Creative Arts Education and Therapy - Eastern and Western Perspectives), an international peer review open access journal. He is the first certified movement analyst (CMA) in mainland China trained by LIMS in New York. He coaches sport clubs in China and the Netherlands with Laban and dance therapy approaches. He is the guest professor of Beijing Normal University and group leader of Chinese Group of Arts Therapy, affiliated with Chinese Psychological Society.