Kalila Homann


Kalila is the founder and program director of the Embodied Neurobiology Training Program, which began in 2010.  Kalila teaches and supervises at the graduate and postgraduate level in dance therapy and expressive arts therapy, alongside an active clinical practice in Austin, Texas.  Her thirty years of clinical experience includes program development and implementation in inpatient and outpatient psychiatric treatment,  public schools, community resources, and private practice.

With a specialized focus in how DMT impacts the brain,  Kalila published articles and chapters on the topic of dance/movement therapy and neurobiology, and developed courses and workshops on this subject which have been presented nationally and internationally, including courses at Drexel and Antioch Universities.

Kalila is passionate about preparing and empowering dance/movement therapy students to embark on successful, innovative, and rewarding careers.  She received the 2018 Excellence in Education Recognition Award from the ADTA Board of Directors in recognition of her specific and significant contribution to education in the field of dance/movement therapy.

Kalila  teaches 12 Credits of specialized courses in various content areas including Embodied Neurobiology, Moving through the Cycles of Life, Movement Observation and Assessment.