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My studies and qualifications

Dance and movement therapy:

  • Workshop on Dance Therapy and Trauma | with Amber Gray, Auckland, Aug 2018, 2 days intensive

Community dance:

  • Dance in Cancer Care: Introductory Training | online learning program, 2022

A program by MoveDanceFeel, a creative community for women affected by cancer.

  • Introduction to Leading Dance with Older People | online learning program, 2020

A program by People Dancing, a foundation for community dance based in the UK.

A dance program of the New York based Mark Morris dance group for people with Parkinsons disease.


Therapeutic dance (see how this is different from dance and movement therapy here):

  • Chakradance facilitator certification | 2018 - 2019 

CHAKRADANCE™ is a guided meditative dance. Using specific chakra-resonant music, the mover is guided to dance each chakra spontaneously. 

  • Authentic Movement courses | Two day workshop on Authentic Movement with Connor Kelly (Sydney, Nov 2018) and six months Online Authentic Movement course with Connor Kelly and Anne Hurst (Feb – Oct 2018)

Authentic Movement is a simple form of self-directed movement. It is usually done with eyes closed and attention directed inward, in the presence of at least one witness. Movers explore spontaneous gestures, movements, and stillness, following inner impulses in the present moment.​​


  • Inner Dance Facilitator Training program | Paris, Feb 2018, 5 days intensive

Inner Dance is a form of meditative dance. Using sound and music (corresponding to specific brainwaves), intuitive touch and smell, the facilitator holds space for the participants to shift into a deeper states of awareness.



  • Yoga for Cancer (75 hrs) | with Yoga4Cancer, Online, 2023 (ongoing)

  • Yoga Therapy: Internal physiology and vital systems of health (100 hrs) | with The Yoga Institute, Australia, 2020

Other movement and meditation practices:

  • Body-Mind Centering workshop: Breath, touch and agency | with Alice Cummins, Sydney, Sep 2019, 2 days intensive

Body-Mind Centering® is an embodied approach to movement, body and consciousness.

  • Taketina workshops | Melbourne, Mar 2018, 2.5 days intensive; Sydney, Aug 2019, 1.75hrs 

Taketina is a mental, emotional and physical rhythm therapy and meditative practice.

Program that explores the redefinition of what it is to be a woman and a reconnection with the ancestral knowledge of the Feminine.

  • Level 1 and 2 Reiki course | Lisbon, Aug - Nov 2017

  • Silvestre Technique Training program | Salvador da Bahia, Brazil, Aug 2016, 20 days intensive

Silvestre Technique is a contemporary dance technique with the objective of conditioning the dancer through physical and expressive training. It is based on the unification of symbols that express aspects of the Universe - cosmologically and physically, and guides the student through a process of discovery, possibilities of movement connected with intuition, expression, and balance.

  • Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Course program | with Openground, Sydney, Apr-May 2014, 8 weeks

Uses a combination of mindfulness meditation, body awareness, and yoga to help people become more mindful and promote non-judgemental awareness in daily life, serenity and clarity in each moment and stress management.

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