18. “Bodyfulness” for Deeper Mindfulness

Christine Caldwell

Christine Caldwell talks about her new book, Bodyfulness, which is a practice that challenges us to take mindfulness one step further by using our body’s knowledge and intuition to make more empowered and informed choices in everyday life. Christine Caldwell, Ph.D., LPC, BC-DMT, is the founder of and professor in the Somatic Counseling Program at Naropa […]

17. Building a Brand: Conscious Dancer

Mark Metz

Part 2 of the mind/body marketing mini-series: Mark Metz shares his unpredictable journey that led him to conscious dance practices and inspired him to create the Conscious Dancer magazine & community. Mark Metz is an author and DJ who publishes Conscious Dancer Magazine and founded the Dance First Association. His primary field of interest is in the […]

16. Building a Practice: Chicago Dance Therapy

Erica Hornthal

Part 1 of the mind/body marketing mini-series: Erica Hornthal, LCPC, BC-DMT shares her experiences and insights about transitioning from public service to private practice. Although Erica’s practice is specific to dance/movement therapy, her tips are helpful for any prospective entrepreneurs in creative, unique, and/or commonly misunderstood fields. Erica Hornthal is a clinical counselor and dance/movement […]

Trap Music for the Soul

Disclaimer: you’re going to judge me for this post. In almost all of dance/movement therapy sessions, I use music as a tool to support my clients with the creative process and facilitate self-expression. I’m very intentional about each song that I use throughout every moment of my sessions. I create playlists with distinct, consistent rhythms […]

Preparing for the End of Summer

For all of us living in the Northern Hemisphere, we’ve got to admit it: summer is coming to an end soon. As we say goodbye to the summer months and transition to fall, we might begin experiencing a change in mood and quality of life. We know that the summer provides us with physical benefits just from the […]