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Dance To Live®

Art, Creativity, Spirituality in Your Life

Workshops & Sessions
February - June 2024

  • Dance To Live Cairo (50 hours) May 2024
    Dance To Live Cairo (50 hours) May 2024
    Fri, May 17
    Danssabeel Contemporary Dance
    May 17, 2024, 10:00 AM GMT+3 – May 25, 2024, 6:00 PM GMT+3
    Danssabeel Contemporary Dance, 6002 ElMearag City New Maadi, 2nd flr Unit No. 22 Cairo Landmark: Beside carrfour maadi city centre ,Above one cafe.
    May 17, 2024, 10:00 AM GMT+3 – May 25, 2024, 6:00 PM GMT+3
    Danssabeel Contemporary Dance, 6002 ElMearag City New Maadi, 2nd flr Unit No. 22 Cairo Landmark: Beside carrfour maadi city centre ,Above one cafe.
    Dance To Live workshop is a great way to start learning and practicing Dance Movement Therapy and dive into it’s infinite possibilities for personal wellness & well-being
  • Ritual Dance - May 2024
    Ritual Dance - May 2024
    Sat, May 18
    Danssabeel Contemporary Dance
    May 18, 2024, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM GMT+3
    Danssabeel Contemporary Dance, 6002 ElMearag City New Maadi, 2nd flr Unit No. 22 Cairo Landmark: Beside carrfour maadi city center ,Above, one cafe, البساتين الشرقية، قسم البساتين،
    May 18, 2024, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM GMT+3
    Danssabeel Contemporary Dance, 6002 ElMearag City New Maadi, 2nd flr Unit No. 22 Cairo Landmark: Beside carrfour maadi city center ,Above, one cafe, البساتين الشرقية، قسم البساتين،
    Body & Ritual
  • Dance Theater - May 2024
    Dance Theater - May 2024
    Sat, May 18
    Danssabeel Contemporary Dance
    May 18, 2024, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Danssabeel Contemporary Dance, 6002 ElMearag City New Maadi, 2nd flr Unit No. 22 Cairo Landmark: Beside carrfour maadi city centre ,Above one cafe.
    May 18, 2024, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Danssabeel Contemporary Dance, 6002 ElMearag City New Maadi, 2nd flr Unit No. 22 Cairo Landmark: Beside carrfour maadi city centre ,Above one cafe.
    Body, Voice, Gesture Aimed at adults interested in moving creatively, suitable for actors, dancers, educators, artists.
  • Contact Improvisation - May 2024
    Contact Improvisation - May 2024
    Sun, May 19
    Danssabeel Contemporary Dance
    May 19, 2024, 6:00 PM – May 20, 2024, 10:00 PM
    Danssabeel Contemporary Dance, 6002 ElMearag City New Maadi, 2nd flr Unit No. 22 Cairo Landmark: Beside carrfour maadi city centre ,Above, one cafe, البساتين الشرقية، قسم البساتين،
    May 19, 2024, 6:00 PM – May 20, 2024, 10:00 PM
    Danssabeel Contemporary Dance, 6002 ElMearag City New Maadi, 2nd flr Unit No. 22 Cairo Landmark: Beside carrfour maadi city centre ,Above, one cafe, البساتين الشرقية، قسم البساتين،
    The Contact Dance technique
  • Dance Therapy  - May 2024 (4 Hours)
    Dance Therapy  - May 2024 (4 Hours)
    Multiple Dates
    Mon, May 20
    Danssabeel Contemporary Dance
    May 20, 2024, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Danssabeel Contemporary Dance, 6002 ElMearag City New Maadi, 2nd flr Unit No. 22 Cairo Landmark: Beside carrfour maadi city centre ,Above one cafe.
    May 20, 2024, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Danssabeel Contemporary Dance, 6002 ElMearag City New Maadi, 2nd flr Unit No. 22 Cairo Landmark: Beside carrfour maadi city centre ,Above one cafe.
    Dance To Live Workshop is a great way to start learning and practicing DanceMovementTherapy and dive into its infinite possibilities of personal wellness self-education.
  • Dance Therapy  - May 2024 (4 Hours)
    Dance Therapy  - May 2024 (4 Hours)
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, May 21
    Danssabeel Contemporary Dance
    May 21, 2024, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Danssabeel Contemporary Dance, 6002 ElMearag City New Maadi, 2nd flr Unit No. 22 Cairo Landmark: Beside carrfour maadi city centre ,Above one cafe.
    May 21, 2024, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Danssabeel Contemporary Dance, 6002 ElMearag City New Maadi, 2nd flr Unit No. 22 Cairo Landmark: Beside carrfour maadi city centre ,Above one cafe.
    Dance To Live Workshop is a great way to start learning and practicing DanceMovementTherapy and dive into its infinite possibilities of personal wellness self-education.
  • Dancing the Archetypes
    Dancing the Archetypes
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Jun 22
    Assiociazione Compagnia DanzArte
    Jun 22, 2024, 6:00 PM – Jun 23, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Assiociazione Compagnia DanzArte, Via Strozzi, 40, 57123 Livorno LI, Italia
    Jun 22, 2024, 6:00 PM – Jun 23, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Assiociazione Compagnia DanzArte, Via Strozzi, 40, 57123 Livorno LI, Italia
    Symbolic Language
  • The Poetics Of The Body
    The Poetics Of The Body
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Apr 20
    Assiociazione Compagnia DanzArte
    Apr 20, 2024, 11:00 AM – Apr 21, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Assiociazione Compagnia DanzArte, Via Strozzi, 40, 57123 Livorno LI, Italia
    Apr 20, 2024, 11:00 AM – Apr 21, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Assiociazione Compagnia DanzArte, Via Strozzi, 40, 57123 Livorno LI, Italia
    Dance Therapy Between Worlds
  • The Poetics Of The Body
    The Poetics Of The Body
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Mar 23
    Assiociazione Compagnia DanzArte
    Mar 23, 2024, 11:00 AM – Mar 24, 2024, 5:00 PM
    Assiociazione Compagnia DanzArte, Via Strozzi, 40, 57123 Livorno LI, Italia
    Mar 23, 2024, 11:00 AM – Mar 24, 2024, 5:00 PM
    Assiociazione Compagnia DanzArte, Via Strozzi, 40, 57123 Livorno LI, Italia
    Dance Therapy Between Worlds
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The Method
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The
Method

The word Dance Movement Therapy (DMT) is made up of three inseparable words.

Dance, in its original meaning, is an art inextricably linked to life, to human reality, to the Polis; it is the real occurrence of a rite, it is first of all physical expression, since it is performed live through the body - voice, it is unrepeatable (like Theater, and unlike all other expressive languages), it conveys emotions rather than concepts.It is a viscerally communal art: this is the crucial point compared to today, since it is a substantial antidote to the absence of a community to which a society created regardless of our deepest needs condemns us.Maria Fux speaks of dance as an inalienable educational heritage.

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Innovation

In the educational, training and therapeutic fields, the methodology used, based on an integration between art and science, focuses attention on movement both from a motor and functional point of view, and from an emotional, creative and artistic point of view.

The resulting synthesis helps to bridge the gap present in the culture of the body of contemporary societies  between aspects that are only apparently distant: the physiological point of view but also the psychological one, the person as a whole, and not only the mechanics of a body to be trained or corrected, the quality of the relationship that is established, and not only the aseptic offer of a service to users, the rigorous and methodical work, but also the technique of play and improvisation.

This perspective allows the integration of the emotional, cognitive, physical, social part of the person: through the creative process it is possible to experience transformation and change and achieve a greater awareness of one's resources.

DANCE TO LIVE METHOD implements, both in practice and in theory,   a research  aimed at promoting the Wellbeing of the Person, the Promotion of Health, the Quality of Life, through the facilitation of Processes of Evolution, Integration, Affectivity.

The interventions are adapted to the needs of the person, understood as the undisputed protagonist of one's personal path of well-being, educational or therapeutic.

The DANCE TO LIVE METHOD was born from over thirty years of experience in the field of dance, dance theater and dance therapy and has the peculiarity of integrating in a single program  aspects of a physical and physiological, emotional, symbolic and socio-cultural per  a simple and constant practice,   that  integral everyday life balance, such as Art, Creativity, Spirituality.

Our Vision

Purpose

Dance To Live has its roots in Modern/ Contemporary Dance, in Dance Theater, the study of Body - Voice and Ethnic Dances grows with Maria Fux's Dance Therapy. Thanks to this method it is possible to improve the artistic - motor baggage of the person, stimulate cognitive development, allow a personal evolution, a better quality of life and facilitate change.

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Theory & Practice

The Trainings consist of experiential activities based on Movement, Dance, Dance Theater and Dance Therapy. Numerous theoretical references through contributions from: anatomy, physiology, pedagogy, anthropology, psychology, neuroscience, movement analysis, music, history of the arts and art therapies

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Aimed to:

Those interested in the psycho-body field: teachers, doctors and health workers, socio-cultural, movement, body, artists, performers, those involved in the relationship of care, help, communication, personal evolution.

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The Program

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Currently present in Italy and Egypt

The training is based on a progressive methodical approach to be able to transmit it and teach it to people of different ages, psychophysical conditions, socio-cultural contexts.

The teaching can also be applied to work that is already being done.

It can also offer a path of personal development for those seeking only personal growth.

The training covers a total of 600 hours (300 in presence with teachers and groups, 300 of study, practice and internship) and is structured in 2 levels.

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Basic Level Tree

The Basic Level consists in learning the fundamentals of the methodology through experiences of personal growth.

It consists of 150 hours in the presence, and as many hours of study of the theoretical sources of work, practice and observation, training, drafting of a written paper, composition of a choreography.

Upon completion of the Basic Level Test, it will allow access to the Professional Level.

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Professional Level Tree

The objective of the Professional Level is to learn how to transmit Simonetta Ottone's DANCE TO LIVE ® methodology.

At the end of the Professional Level, the DANCE TO LIVE ® Method Diploma of Simonetta Ottone will be obtained which enables the student, now certified, to lead groups of the DANCE TO LIVE ® method; this Diploma doesn't  enable the student to be a trainer of other operators.

The Professional Level consists of 150 hours in the presence, and the same amount for practical internship project, programming, training, project evaluation, individual supervision, elaboration of a choreographic project, final thesis and discussion with practical test.

 

To access this level it is necessary to have attended all the Basic Level Courses.

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Dance To Live® by Simonetta Ottone is a Registered Trademark.
The Program complies with the European standards on the dance therapist profession (regulated in Italy by Law 4/2013), and the standards of the Associazione Compagnia DanzArte .
Recognized and reregistered as a Professional Member at
"The International Association for Creative Arts in Education and Therapy (IACAET)".
The Program is supervised by the Scientific Committee of Dance To Live® Method and the Compagnia DanzArte Italia Association.
Our Certification and our Diploma are authorized by the brand of the Headquarters of the Method.

Dance To Live® (Italy) and validated by the International Dance Council UNESCO (PARIS-France)

 

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About Us

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Simonetta Ottone

CEO

Dance Movement Therapist, Dancer and Choreographer
Teacher of Modern / Contemporary Dance and Theater
Dance since 1990.

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Ashraf Tawfik

Project Manager

Web Designer, Visual Artist, Graphic Designer & Digital Marketing.

More than 20 years of experience as a Travel Agent.

About Us
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Scientific Committee

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Photo Gallery

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The Pioneers...

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Maria Fux

"Dance Therapy, as life, has no formula. It is the way we are living"

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Martha Graham

"Movement never lies"

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Katherine Dunham

"Dance interests me only as an instrument of education and knowledge of peoples"

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Pina Bausch

"I'm not so interested in how they move as in what moves them."

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  • Who is this course for?
    This Course is an opportunity to practice the “ Dance To Live by Simonetta Ottone ” Method. It is for all those who are interested in practicing Movement and Dance from a creative and educational point of view in many fields of human activities..
  • What will I learn or should expect in this course?
    Our Dance To Live by Simonetta Ottone course is the first step to get to know a new approach to Movement and Dance, as an introduction to the basic level of our Method of Education to Dance and Dance therapy
  • Why might this be something that i need to add in my life?
    Dance To Live is a method that gives you the opportunity to improve your knowledge of yourself and understand the philosophy of Dance / Movement as a tool for expression and evolution, building your foundations , practicing Body-Mind centering, starting your original way of dancing live and moving in a creative process.
  • How can this course benefit my wellness journey?
    “Dance To Live by Simonetta Ottone” lets you discover your creative and conscious inner voices. The training is based on a progressive methodical approach, it can also be applied to the work that is already being done. It can also offer a path of personal development for those who are exclusively looking for personal growth.
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"Testimonials"

My story!

My name is Elena, I am 32 years old.
I’m a teacher, I love my work, my autonomy, my family, my friends, to read books and to dance.
Few years ago I felt bad. I started to suffer of fibromyalgia: my body, muscles and joins, were full of pain. Slowly I lost mobility: I was unable of moving head and shoulders, my legs became weak and I met asthenia and depression.
One day I read of a course of Dance Therapy in my town, so I met Simonetta and her method.

In individual session by her Studio I was trying to dance, but I was so afraid!
I’d never stopped to go: every session was a little better, till my body remembered the joy of dancing and moving.

After three months I was jumping again and I was full of energy and hope!
Now it is three years that I take part to dance therapy groups.

I don’t want to live without dancing anymore!

Dance To Live!

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