Affiliated to Kinections New York

PG Certification in Dance/Movement Therapy Course (DMT)

DMT originated during the 2nd World War, when soldiers with PTSD, were treated in Washington with Dance classes. That is when Marian Chace ( Founder of DMT ) discovered, that dance had a deeper impact on the Human Body, Mind and Soul. This evolution led to the birth of Movement Based Sciences and approaches to alleviate people physical, emotional, mental and social issues. Keeping in mind, we have introduced PG Certification in Dance/Movement Therapy DMT Course at Sancheti Healthcare Academy, Pune.

DMT is not only Primarily focusing on rehabilitation but also expands one horizon as a professional into diagnosis and community wellness services, expanding our view to Psychosomatic and lifestyle diseases which are the biggest enemies of a developing nation.


Introduction to the mental and physiological context and engagement with diverse faculties of notion of psychology that DMT attracts from.

Developing personal framework of healing presence through knowledge the scope of the work and exploring the way to work in different settings.

Developing a concept of primary consultation planning, studies and documentation skills.

Exploring the connection among diverse arts therapies, inter-modal possibilities and possibilities of operating in collaborative groups and set ups.

Discussions round ethics and moral dilemmas assist in preparing for practical work environments.

Understanding the fundamentals of research methodologies in DMT.

Exploring self‐care, self‐work and non-stop professional development.


The PGC-DMT is a 400 hours Post graduation Certification in Dance/Movement Therapy. This course brings the best of Global practices and blends it with the rich dance and cultural heritage of our country.


The program is targeted at Dancers, Choreographers, Artists, Healers, Trainers, Physiotherapists, Occupational and Speech Therapists, Psychologists, Counsellors, Special Educators, Mental Health Practitioner, Mental Health Experts, BAMS, BHMS, MBBS and professionals from other health sciences.


The 1st time a DMT college level program is happening in India with an International Affiliation. Kinections ( NY, USA ) , our affiliate institute has designed the Curriculum. Dr. Danielle Fraenkel our mentor has over 40 years experience in the field of DMT and as a academician.

The entire certification will be taught by Indian and Internationally Trained Faculty with more than 25 years teaching experience in the field of DMT.

This meticulously designed program in the USA costs minimum 15 lacs whereas we are offering it at 1.25 lacs. The aim being to bring best education to our country at affordable costs.

Some of the modules will have recognition by ADTA (American Dance Therapy Association), so students can also do more intense coursework in the US later.


Get International Standards of Education in DMT at the most reasonable cost.

Study with the best faculty and be abreast with Global Practices and Methods.

Get Job Placement Assistance and Mentoring throughout your Internship.

Gain the Benefit of best practices in Healthcare and Wellness by studying at India’s Top 3 Colleges for Physiotherapy with MUHS affiliation.

Be ahead of everyone by learning about Research & presenting at various conferences conducted at SHA & outside.

Become a member of Creative Movement Therapy Association of India or Indian Association of DMT and get access to workshops, Seminars & Conferences with speakers from across the country.


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The 400 hours Part Time Program will be conducted in the following Structure:

The Course will be conducted Online.

Course Fees is 1.25 lacs.

Some of the modules have recognition by ADTA (American Dance Therapy Association), which will allow the students to do more intense coursework in the USA post the completion of the course.

This allows us to learn from the best FACULTY from around the world from the comfort and safety of our homes.

 Each class will be held for 2 – 3 hours. The schedule of the modules will be announced to the class beforehand.

400 hours ( 370 hours Contact and Theory with 30 hours Internship ).

Course will commence in September. Dates and timings will be announced soon.


370 hours Theory and practicum + 30 hours Internship


Subject Trainer Name Duration
Introduction to Dance / Movement Therapy Dr. Nikita Mittal 12 hours
Living Dance ~ Living Music Dr. Danielle Fraenkel and Jeffrey Mehr (3 Credits – ADTA APPROVED COURSE) 45 hours
Dance Movement Therapy Theory and Practise 1 Dr. Danielle Fraenkel (3 Credits – ADTA APPROVED ) 45 hours
Anatomy, Kinesiology and Laban Movement Analysis Dr. Karolina Bryl ( 3 Credits – ADTA APPROVED ) 45 hours
Psychopathology and Theories of Psychology TBD 21 hours
Basics of Contemporary Dance Missy Phol 21 hours
Music for DMT Jeffrey Mehr ( 3 Credits – ADTA APPROVED ) 45 hours
Storytelling in DMT Vaishali Shekhar 12 hours
Drama in DMT TBD 6 hours
The Science of CHAKRAS and DMT Angirra Chakraborty 21 hours
Folk Dance, Mudras , Indian Classical Dance and DMT TBD 12 hours
Research Methodologies in DMT Dr. Karolina Bryl ( 1 Credit ) 12 hours
DMT in Children and Adolescents Michele Imolo ( 3 Credits – ADTA APPROVED) 45 hours
DMT in Social Development and Community Outreach Dr. Sohini Chakraborty 21 hours
Art of Facilitation and Leadership Skills Kashmira Mody 12 hours
Professional Excellence, Marketing and Business Skills Dr. Nikita Mittal 7 hours

** Faculty are Subject to Availability

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We aim to equip and support practitioners from India ​​and abroad to demonstrate excellence in Dance/Movement Therapy practice.