"Movement Medicine is a way to develop embodied consciousness."


Susannah Darling Khan


Movement Medicine

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Movement Medicine is a movement practice developed by Ya’Acov and Susannah Darling Khan, based on their studies of and personal experiences with dance, shamanism, healing and transformation. It is based on ancient and modern practices, psychotherapeutic and shamanic approaches, and blends together movement, ceremony, voice work and practical life skills. Movement Medicine underlines inclusion and an integration of diversity. As such, it can be seen as one of the many contemporary expressions of a wider “search-for-meaning,” and an initiative to integrate personal wellbeing, spirituality, social justice and environmental awareness.

Movement Medicine has not only been the focus of my PhD research, it has also been my personal dance practice for many years, and I love it! I have learned much about connection, community, moving with that which is inside and outside, and drawing down the dreams from the imaginary realm into the world of physical manifestation. I have learned about acceptance and courage, approaching ‘mistakes’ with gentleness and humour, about gratitude and the ‘joy stream’ of life.

You can read more about this on the website of the School of Movement Medicine.


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