How Healing Dance was developed
In 1990, while a resident at Harbin Hot Springs in northern California, Alexander George studied Watsu from its founder, Harold Dull. Following the course he began experimenting and improvising in the Harbin warm pool. Alexander was influenced not only by his professional background in ballet and Trager Work, but also by the ways in which the body and water... more
What is Healing Dance?
Healing Dance is a powerful and beautiful aquatic technique developed by Alexander George in 1993. It consists of ten trainings. In seven, techniques are taught in which the receiver remains on the surface of the water. The three remaining trainings are subaquatic, featuring a wide variety of submergings. The guiding philosophy of the work is that... more
How does Healing Dance work?
Healing Dance has many aspects, all based on the healing power of movement. The practitioner establishes an empathetic connection with the receiver and is trained to mirror any incipient kinetic impulses. He establishes a rhythmic field at the beginning of the session through his breath, movement and state of mind. He looks for the rhythm of awareness... learn more