Yumi Schaefer – Bio
Author/s: Yumi Schaefer
Yumi Schaefer, a Japanese-born Korean is now a permanent Australian resident. She has a graduate diploma in Dance Therapy from Wesley Institute in Sydney. During her training, she accomplished two major projects: one with en elderly population and the other with people of Asian cultural backgrounds in Australia. She also lectures at Wesley on a course on Disability and Dance Therapy. She founded and directed the Sydney Dance Therapy Forum which started in November 2004 and has received the recognition of Professional Membership of the DTAA. She completed a BA at Long Island University in New York with a social science degree that focused on minority issues and multicultural understanding. She is also a qualified Pilates and Fitness instructor with a passion for promoting people’s wellness through bodywork.