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What is Movement Medicine?

Posted by on 20 Dec, 2016 in Blog, Movement Medicine | 0 comments

What is Movement Medicine?

Here we go… What is Movement Medicine? We hope you enjoy the video as we do, we look forward to seeing you soon on the dance floor and we are delighted that our work will be available to more and more people. Please check also the Movement Medicine Association website to find the profiles of teachers and facilitators, listing of classes and events, and an introduction to Movement Medicine. http://www.movementmedicineassociation.org  

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Life as a work of art

Posted by on 12 Jul, 2015 in Blog, creativity, women | 0 comments

Life as a work of art

Interview with Tash Mitch   I am very happy to share this podcast I recorded with Tash Mitch. She included me in her project ” The Art of Life” and interviewed me. We discussed about creativity, how to be in artists in life and follow the path of the heart. Please relax, put your headphones on, click the blue link above to listen to it and enjoy! Thank...

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A Girl`s Voice: a BRIDGE to Women

Posted by on 18 Jul, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

This is a wonderful article written by Trista Hendred, author of the Girl God, a book for young and old children celebrating the Divine Feminine. Enjoy!   A Girl’s Voice: a BRIDGE to Women There is a wound in the world that is specific to women and girls. Many of us take a lifetime to figure out what it is. In my case, giving birth to a daughter was a bridge to my own healing and prompted me to find a new path for both of us. I did not realize how deeply my upbringing in the Church had tainted and still suppressed my core being...

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5 traditional medicines

Posted by on 15 Jul, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

I wrote an article for Aluna Temple Magazine Bridges and I am so happy about it, you can click here and read it! There are beautiful articles also by Ya`Acov Darling Khan and Caroline Carey from the School of movement Medicine. It has been a deep privilege writing for Aluna Magazine and I feel very honored and humbled to share my story. I have been asked to write about my journey with cancer and how drumming, dancing and singing have been healing forces in my life. I remember being love with the dance since I was a child….I can say...

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Sound, voicework and Movement Medicine in Greece

Posted by on 4 Apr, 2014 in Blog, workshops | 0 comments

Sound, voicework and Movement Medicine in Greece

    Move, Play, Connect: A creative journey into sound, voice and Movement Medicine in fabulous Crete island     12th-19th of June 2014 Chora Skafion is the region for hiking gorges, pristine waters, majestic mountains and traditional food. This is a retreat to enjoy Nature, relax, play and heal. In the sessions dedicated to s ound, we will explore our relationship with rhythm, breath and the use of our voice and how these tools can give us greater creativity, freedom and capacity to express who we are and embrace more of...

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Drumming with battered women in London

Posted by on 4 Feb, 2014 in Blog, drum circle, women | 0 comments

Back in March 2011, I had an opportunity to work with some of the most incredibly brave women I have ever met in my life. Many of these ladies had been victims of violence for much of their lives and were dealing as well as they could with the physical and mental impact of terrible abuse. We were introduced through the Praxis centre for displaced people in London after it was suggested to me that some of my techniques for promoting wellbeing and relaxation might help. Through the Family Care Project, we came to the conclusion that perhaps a...

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Movement Medicine with Laura Valenti in Sacramento

Posted by on 31 Jan, 2014 in Blog, Uncategorized, workshops | 0 comments

Movement Medicine with Laura Valenti in Sacramento

After a long journey with the School of Movement Medicine, I attended in December the first module of the Professional Training. I am currently allowed to teach MM as an apprentice teacher.  When I had a meeting with my teacher Susannah Darling Khan, she said to me I was going to be the gipsy teacher….and I thought wow…yes, this is what is going to happen, after I deeply felt that I couldn`t stay in London anymore on regular basis and that I wanted to travel, especially to places where there are communities living in a way that...

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New Movement Medicine class in London

Posted by on 20 Mar, 2013 in Uncategorized | 3 comments

I am very happy to announce a new Movement Medicine class starting in LONDON on Friday 15th. I will be assisting Keef Miles on the dance floor after Drum Circle at Jacksons Lane and I invite you warmly to come to drum and dance!  ‘Human Dancings: A River of Yoga in Motion, an Ocean of Dancing Devotion’ Movement Medicine with Keef Miles (PranaMotion) From Friday 15th March and EVERY Friday going forward, ‘Human Dancings’ will be an opportunity for everyone – no experience required – to re-connect with the Self through...

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Drumming Out Dementia&Percussive Furniture

Posted by on 15 Mar, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

I am very happy to share this article written by drummer and designer Thomas Maisey, who has been attending Drum Circles at Jacksons Lane. I am keen to offer the space to artists, therapists an dreamers to experiment and bring new ideas. Thomas brought his percussive chairs and run an experiment with the group.   Percussive FurnitureJanuary saw the sound therapy group take time to experiment with some other sound: the electrical, theamplified, the assistive! A big thank you to Laura, Anna and Mara who volunteered at Jackson’s...

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Short Bio: Laura Valenti, Sound Therapist.

Posted by on 4 Feb, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

I am very pleased to share this article, which it has been written about me by Ipek Ozerim, a cultural event manager. This short bio it has been written to present Kush, a fantastic project created by Melisa Yavas, designed to support women to blossom. I will be part of the workshop “Acceptance” offering sound therapy, Tuesday 26th of March 2013.   Laura Valenti is a qualified sound therapist helping those on “a path to empowerment, awakening and transformation”. Formerly an Italian teacher, drama facilitator and a lawyer...

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