Annual International Conference

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CMTAI organizes an Annual International Conference on dance movement therapy that brings together dance/movement therapists, other creative arts therapists, special educators, counselors, psychotherapists, students and other participants from India and abroad. Our past conferences are mentioned below in Archive section.

CMTAI's 5th Annual International Conference

"Move, Express, Transform: Creating Wellness Across Populations" to be held on 6th - 7th Oct. 2018 in New Delhi, India."

Two days - of experiential sessions, panel discussions, research presentations, film screenings.

Expert practitioners - of creative movement therapy and other expressive therapies from India and across the globe.

Wellness across populations - Facilitating sessions from their groundbreaking work across populations and sectors, including in child psychopathology, adult psychopathology, corporates, gender, and education In these two days, you will have the opportunity to experience the power of the arts to move, express, and transform individuals, communities, and the world.

  • Venue: Zorba the Buddha, New Delhi, India, India
  • Dates/Timings: Saturday, October 6th (8am-7pm) & Sunday, October 7th, 2018 (8:45am-5pm).
  • Timings: 6th (8 am – 7 pm) & 7th (8. 30 am – 5.30 pm)
  • Conference Fee (Covers two days of sessions with Lunch and Tea/Snacks):

  • Members – INR 5800; Non-Members – INR 6300; Students – INR 5200

Please note that accommodation is not included in the conference fees. Participants can refer to stay options at venue and other places shared below along with the schedule and session details. Sessions are subject to change.

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CONFERENCE 2017 - Bengaluru

The 4th Annual International Conference was heldin Nov’17Christ University, Bangalore. 20 expertsover 2 days, the 2017 conference showcased multi-faceted approaches toMovement & Expressive Arts therapies with experts from dance, drama, music& visual arts therapists. 

CONFERENCE 2016 - Pune

The 3rd Annual International Conference was held in Nov’16 at Symbiosis Liberal Arts campus, Pune with 114 participants and 35 expert facilitators from India and abroad. The theme of the conference was “Dance Movement Therapy - Approaches and Techniques in an Indian Paradigm”.

CONFERENCE 2015 - Bangalore

The 2nd Annual International Conference was held in Nov’15 at Ecumenical Christian Centre, Bangalore with 104 participants and 21 expert facilitators from India and abroad. The theme of the conference was "Movement Therapy: Towards Expression and Transformation".

CONFERENCE 2014 - New Delhi

The 1st Annual International Conference was held in Nov’14 at Zorba The Buddha, New Delhi with 61 participants and 18 expert facilitators from India and abroad. The theme of the conference was "Exploring Creative Movement Therapy".