Trauma healing

Ballet After Dark

Baltimore, MD

MISSION

Ballet After Dark is a fitness and ballet studio that teaches principles of ballet and self care through workshops to support and heal the community of sexual assault survivors.

ABOUT

Ballet After Dark provides a workshop tour throughout the United States. The studio also offers group classes.

ACCEPTS VOLUNTEERS

Does not accept volunteers.


Natalia Duong

Berkeley, CA / New York

MISSION

Natalia Duong is a performance artist, dance maker, and writer focused on researching kinesthetic empathy--how movement creates the capacity for connection and empathy between two bodies.

ABOUT

Duong directs her research on kinesthetic empathy in Vietnam, where the herbicide Agent Orange combined with warfare has manifested a history of conflict and trauma in the body. She founded Project Agent Orange as a movement and research project to resolve damage caused to environments and communities in Vietnam and the United States.

ACCEPTS VOLUNTEERS

Does not accept volunteers.


Carrie MacLeod

Vancouver, BC, Canada

MISSION

Carrie MacLeod is an engaged artist and researcher who is using dance as a tool in humanitarian work with war conflicts, peacebuilding, refugee/immigrant resettlement, and social programs.

ABOUT

Dancing at the Crossroads is a past project looking into conflict transformation in which MacLeod researched how movement can play a significant and positive role in resolving internal conflicts of the body and external conflicts of society.

ACCEPTS VOLUNTEERS

Does not accept volunteers.


Global Wellbeing

Maine, USA / International

MISSION

Global Wellbeing and dance/movement therapy contributions of David Alan Harris believes in applying holistic treatment to the mind and body, especially to survivors of physical and psychological traumas.

ABOUT

David Alan Harris offers training workshops to people interested in learning dance/movement therapy. Global Wellbeing practices dance therapy treatment across the world, Africa most frequently with child and adult survivors of war.

ACCEPTS VOLUNTEERS

Does not accept volunteers.