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On February 14, 2015 ONE BILLION people around the world will be rising up and dancing, protesting the violence that is directed at 1 in 3 women and girls on this planet.

The ADTA is proud to officially join One Billion Rising

President Dr. Sherry Goodill announces the official

involvement of ADTA in the global movement "One Billion

Rising." Watch Video


Dance/movement therapists have unique embodied knowledge of the power of dance to communicate, connect, empower and heal.


On February 14th we shall join in this movement, offering our voices and our dance in solidarity with a billion others around the globe, demanding an end to these atrocities.


Find out what dance/movement therapists are doing around the world to RISE. Join the discussion here .


Download the new clinical information worksheet

DMT: A Healing Modality for Women Who Have Been Subjected to Violence - English

DMT: A Healing Modality for Women Who Have Been subjected to violence - Spanish

Distribute at OBR events, share with co-workers and peers.


Access the ADTA OBR Toolkit for all of the following:


  • Guidelines to make your own individual video statement on the power of dance and your decision to RISE as a DMT.
  •  Suggestions for great photos that capture your involvement in this revolution.
  •  An earnest call to participate en masse in the the ADTA One Billion Rising Twitter Campaign (even if you are not on Twitter.) and copy to  
  • 120 character or less statements about the "power of dance" and "reasons to rise" and they will do the rest.
  •  Step by step instructions on how to add a "Twibbon" to your Facebook and Twitter accounts, acknowledging your participation in this worldwide event.





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