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Perth, Western Australia | AUD1590

29th March to 3rd April, 2024 (Alexander George)

7th to 12th April, 2024 (Anat Juran, mentored by Alexander George)

Intermediate | Prerequisite: Introduction to Healing Dance®  Watsu I®Aquaternatives, or other aquatic experience.

Teachers: Alexander Geroge  |  Anat Juran 

About Healing Dance® I Course


Healing Dance® has many aspects, all based on the healing power of movement, warm water and touch.


Healing Dance® I constitutes a paradigm shift for the student of aquatic bodywork. It sees the body as at home in the water, hydrodynamic in its form and healing in the flow of movement. It understands the psyche as needing not only nurture and closeness, but space, freedom and acceptance of self-expression, as well. More than anything else, Healing Dance I is the wave.


In addition to seven full-body waves the sequence encompasses various circles, figure eights and releases, all balanced by the stillness of positional sanctuaries and woven together with flowing transitions.


The study of body mechanics extends beyond the familiar Horse and Warrior Stances to include different walking patterns that allow traveling across the pool. Healing Dance principles are discussed on land and practiced in the water. These include moving by example, creative imbalance, flow, the rhythmic field, invisible transitions and dosing movement.


Finally, you are introduced to Relating and Mirroring, the goal of all technical study, the art of sensitively accompanying the movement impulses and unwinding of receivers.

This course is internationally recognised.

Outcomes of successfully completing this course


  • Perform a 1 hour Healing Dance® session.

  • Receive an internationally recognised professional certificate. 

  • Acquire 50 experience hours.

  • Get listed as a Healing Dance® I student on the official Healing Dance® International Organisation, as well as the WABA (World Wide Aquatic Bodywork Association) registries.

  • Eligibility to enrol to intermediate courses such as Healing Dance® II.  

You will learn


  • Additional Healing Dance moves in the water, including mini-sequences and large dynamic moves such as releases, waves, tractions and transitions as well as tuning in and moving with a client.

  • Healing Dance sequence with its seven full-body waves, various circles, figure eights and releases, all balanced by the stillness of positional sanctuaries and woven together with flowing transitions.

  • Healing Dance concepts of body mechanics including different stance and walking patterns that allow traveling across the pool.

  • Exploring ways to refine the body posture in the water. 

  • Reviewing, refining and learning additional head support techniques relevant to the new range of moves which can be incorporated into any form of aquatic bodywork practised.

  • Expanding on the ability to work with a wide range of clients and learn a delightful flowing aquatic dance.

  • Healing Dance principles are discussed on land and practised in the water.

Duration, delivery, and study load


This is an intensive 50 hour, 6 day course, delivered through face to face training sessions in the pool as well as on land.

Course materials


Included in the course price:

  • A digital written & photo manual.

  • Floats for use in the water during course hours are supplied by the venue.

Not included in the course price:

  • A video of the sequence is available for purchase.

What to bring


  • Printed or digital copies of the course manuals. 

  • Notebook and pen.

  • 2 sets of bathers.

  • 2 sets of towels/bath robes.

  • Flip flops / slippers for convenience.

  • Water bottle.

  • If you require ear plugs please bring enough pairs for the duration of the course.

  • Toiletries, and skin care products for after pool use. 

  • Comfortable clothes for land classes, and for after pool time.

Healing Dance I Course at Aquanat Alfred Cove, Perth, Western Australia

How to enrol


Get in touch with us to request your enrolment form. 

To enrol in a course: 

1. The course deposit (see Course Fees below) & a completed enrolment form are required in order to secure your spot in the course

2. The full course fees are payable once the course is confirmed by the Australian Institute of Aquatic Bodywork (AIAB) no later than 30 days before the course commencement date. 

Bank details: 
Account Name: Aquanat Pty Ltd
BSB: 036063
Account Number: 221817
Reference: Student's full name + Course name & Start date


* Please wait for the course confirmation prior to booking travel and it is also recommended to opt for accommodation with a favourable cancellation policy. 

Course fees


AUD600 deposit in order to enrol + AUD990 once your receive the course confirmation email.

The price includes: 

  • Vegetarian food and drink provisions for students to use during the hours of the course.

  • Use of the training centre during the hours of the course, including the pool, the kitchenette, the outdoor lounge area, the sitting areas inside the venue ang changing rooms and showers.

  • Free parking on-site.

  • Digital copy of the course manual

  • Professional certificate upon successful completion of the course.

The Venue


Aquanat training and aquatic centre - home of the Australian Institute of Aquatic Bodywork. 
Address: 545 Canning Highway, Alfred Cove, Perth Western Australia

Cancellation policy


If the AIAB cancels the course: 

The student will be entitled to a full refund including the deposit. This includes any exchange rate that the student might have endured. This excludes any other expenses the student endured such as for travel bookings and/or cancellation of accommodation. 

If a student cancels their enrolment: 

Any refund or/and cancellation requests must be made in writing to:

  • Cancellation more than 60 days before the course commencement date: Full refund.

  • Cancellation less than 60 days and more than 30 days before the course commencement date: 50% refund.

  • Cancellation less than 30 days: Nil refund , full course fee 100% will be payable.

  • Once the course is confirmed: Nil refund , full course fee 100% will be payable.

Healing Dance® I Course

for those who have completed both Watsu® I  and  Healing Dance® I with the AIAB!

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