Creative/ Dance Movement Therapy (CMT or DMT) is utilized in varied settings and has empirically been proven to benefit many populations and sectors.

STRUCTURE OF A SESSION

Based on the objectives, needs and issues of the target group, defined by the discussions and assessments made before and during the first few sessions, CMT practitioners customize their intervention to address short and long-term objectives. A typical session structure may include a warm-up, followed by movement activities, verbal processing, cool-down and closure.

POPULATIONS/SECTORS OF APPLICATION

Below is a brief description of some of the varied applications:


CORPORATES
Innovative, theme-based workshops are developed to cater to the needs of an organization and its employees, including leadership, communication, team building and sexual harassment. CMTAI and its affiliates have previously conducted workshops with HCL, Bosch India, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), Ericsson, Kantaar, PCTI Ltd. etc.

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS
Creative Movement practitioners work with children to improve their communication skills, emotional expression, body image, balance and motor skills, social skills, confidence and body-awareness. This is achieved while simultaneously building a child’s movement vocabulary. Sessions have been conducted with KIIT World School, Gargi College, St. Thomas School, Shri Ram School, Kamla Nehru College, Amity University (Delhi and Jaipur), Christ University, Jyothi Nivas College, etc.

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HOSPITAL/TREATMENT/REHABILITATION CENTRES
Creative Movement Therapy is practised in mental health institutions and rehabilitation centers as it is beneficial for individuals with developmental, medical, physical, and psychological impairments. It is also used to works with geriatric groups at care homes. Sessions have been conducted at Sakalwara Rehabilitation Center, NIMHANS, etc.