Reclaiming ‘wild’ life energy: the dance therapist as catalyst for connection

Keywords
vital energy, nature, soul self, improvisation, play, intuition, Dr. Marcia Leventhal

Elizabeth inquired into the way that DMT Mary Builth shares her connection with vital energy with her clients, discovering a spirited exuberance for dance movement and it’s healing potentials in therapy. The discussion reflected on shared training with Dr. Marcia Leventhal and the inspiration of Jung, Laban and Clasrissa Pinkola Estes. Mary describes her practice both with a client who had cancer and with a group of women, reflecting on the transforming and empowering qualities of DMT. (pp 11-13)

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