The Movement Arc ~ 

Dance Therapy and Somatic Education Centre 

Creating an embodied, expressive, healthy and connected world!

Through our trainings, learn to engage expressive movement and dance as well as cultivate body awareness and connectivity as a resource for individuals, groups and communities.

We believe in the power of movement, dance and embodiment to affect change in human relationships and our capacity for understanding, learning, growth and healing.

We offer unique and distinct training programs as well as workshops:


The Movement Arc offers unique workshops, including an introductory workshop Dipping Your Toes In which is open to non-clinicians. Our workshops are designed for students with different professional goals in Somatic Education, Expressive Movement Facilitation, Dance/Movement Therapy and more!

Expressive Movement Facilitator Training

1 year (non-clinical) certificate program, which offers skills training for professionals in the facilitation of expressive movement, dance and embodiment practices for community applications.
1 Year

Dance/Movement Therapy Training

3 year clinical training to become a professional Registered Dance/Movement Therapist or for clinical professional development for Masters level Counsellors, Psychologists or related Therapists.
3 Year
The imagination, in its ability to make something out of nothing, can turn a blank page into a poem, a roadblock into a portal, a depressive state into a labyrinth.
Dennis McCarthy
Dance-Movement Therapist and Play Therapist