Perth, Western Australia

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Beginner  |  No Prerequisites

Teacher: Anat Juran

About Introduction to Healing Dance® Course

 

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

Introduction to Healing Dance® is a 3 day intensive course designed for entry level students of aquatic bodywork, and is an elective in Stage I of the Healing Dance Dance® (HD) Practitioner certification pathway.

 

The origin, principles and applications of Healing Dance®, are covered on land, as well as together with terminology, communication , and the anatomy related to support of the head and pelvis.

 

In the water, students will be given a direct experience of Healing Dance® through  by receiving a mini-session.

 

The foundation of the Healing Dance® aquatic technique is taught, including how to sense the weight and breath of the receiver, sensing buoyancy and where to support, how to traction and use core stability for grounding in the stances.

 

In Introduction to Healing Dance® students learn to transfer the flow to their receivers using weight shifts and traveling steps.

 

A simple practice sequence is learned with a clear beginning and finish that is the perfect preparation for taking Healing Dance® I, discovering how natural it is to share aquatic bodywork and how it can open a new dimension in relating.

Outcomes of successfully completing this course

 

  • Perform a 30 minutes to 1 hour Healing Dance® session.

  • Receive an internationally recognised professional certificate. 

  • Acquire 25 experience hours.

  • Get listed as a Healing Dance® 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® I.  

You will learn

 

  • The origin, principles and application of Healing Dance.

  • Becoming familiar with the Healing Dance terminology.

  • Practicing appropriate communication before and after a session.

  • Practicing how to support of the head and pelvis in the water.

  • The fundamentals of aquatic technique, including: how to sense the weight and breath of the receiver; where to support; how to traction; how to use balance and imbalance to develop a sense of grounding, and how to bring the receiver into flow with weight shifts and traveling steps.

Duration, delivery, and study load

 

This is an intensive 3 day course delivered through face to face training sessions in the pool as well as on land.

Course materials

 

Included in the course price:

  • 2 course manuals will be sent to you prior to the course commencement date.

  • 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.

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How to enrol

 

Get in touch with us to request your enrolment form. 

To enrol in a course: 


1. The course deposit and 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

 

AUD300 deposit in order to enrol + AUD495 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.

  • Help organising accommodation if needed.

  • Digital copy of the course manual

  • Professional certificate upon successful completion of the course.

The Venue

 

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

Facility features: 

  • An indoors warm pool

  • Spacious changing rooms, toilets and showers

  • Outdoor lounge area

  • Indoor sitting areas

  • Heating and cooling

  • Equipped kitchenette

  • A Reverse Osmosis purified water system for bottle re-fills

  • Off-road venue parking

Nearby amenities: 

  • Perth Swan River, Attadale and Alfred Cove Nature Reserves and Walter Point.

  • Bus stop right next to the centre.

  • Cafes, restaurants, shops, grocery stores, post office, pharmacy, and much more.

* Other Venues: Anat Juran is available to teach elsewhere nationally and internationally for those wishing to organise a future course at their preferred location.

Please get in touch to discuss this option further directly with Anat.  

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: info@aquanat.com.au. Cancellation more than 60 days before the course commencement date: refund of the deposit. 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.
 

Introduction to Healing Dance® Course