Dance Movement Therapy

16 Jan

Dance Movement Therapy


Inspirees Institute offers the dance therapy certificate program which is in compliance with the American Dance Therapy Association (ADTA) alternate route training guideline.  This is the only training program of its kind in China or Asia at this moment (See ADTA website). After completion of the 3-year systematic training, our students will reach the postgraduate level in US and are eligible to apply for R-DMT credential from ADTA.  Our part-time courses take place periodically in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong and the participating students are from within and out of China.  All our courses are instructed in English by experts from abroad.

Program Overview:

  • Length: 3.5 years
  • Targeted group: applicants with master degree in psychology, art, education, management and other related field
  • Age requirement: above 24 years
  • Working experience: at least 2 years
  • Program contents: 6 parts according to the ADTA Alternate Route guideline:
    • Dance therapy: Theory and Practice
    • General training
    • Advanced psychology
    • Field work
    • Internship
    • Dance training
    • Credential: qualified graduate can apply for ADTA R-DMT credential


Video link: Inspirees dance therapy program in China (presented at ADTA Annual Conference, San Diego, 2015)

Press here to download application form


2020 Curriculum

Certified by the American Dance Therapy Association (ADTA)

ADTA Certified Core Course

A4 Beijing 2020.3.12-17 Joan
B5 Beijing 2020.5.21-24 Rena
B8 Beijing 2020.7.23-26 Sharon
A1 Beijing 2020.9.17-20 Rosa Maria
A1 Beijing 2020.12.10-13 Marcia

DMT Workshop

DMT and Pesso Hangzhou 2020.4.9-12 Zvika&Michael
DMT Violence Prevention Shanghai 2020.5.15-17 Rena
LMA & Kinesiology Xi’An 2020.6.5-7 Barbara
DMT & Trauma Taiyuan 2020.6.11-14 Barbara
DMT Workshop Shanghai 2020.7.17-19 Sharon
DMT Workshop Shanghai 2020.10.9-11 Cara

▲Note:* Marked event to be announced

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