DMT And Yoga: A Revolutionary Approach To Personal Transformation
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DMT and Yoga As A Revolutionary Approach To Personal Transformation
Dance movement therapy or DMT is a form of holistic therapy that uses dance and movement to bring about betterment in the physical, emotional, and mental state of its subjects.
Yoga is an ancient system of exercises designed to balance the mind and body. It combines physical activity, meditation (directed contemplation), emotional management, and breathing control.
Yoga and D/MT both “address the issue of understanding one’s body/body awareness, observation abilities, and anatomy; they also address the reality that emotions are dealt with in practice”. It is clear that both modalities share the same interoception and emotional sobriety goals and that they can be combined as a revolutionary innovative therapy approach to accomplish these objectives.
Understanding the psychological and physical effects of DMT & Yoga
Physically, Both DMT and Yoga contribute to balance and coordination, increased muscular strength, and mobility, and decreased muscular tension. Some ancillary benefits are fitness, weight loss and maintenance, flexibility, and cardiovascular health.
Psychologically they contribute to stress management, anxiety reduction, and reduction and management of depression. Both DMT and Yoga contribute to emotional and spiritual well-being. While taking care of pressing mental health issues they also assist in the quality of life and interpersonal and cognitive skills.
How the combination of DMT and Yoga can enhance the effects of each practice
Yoga and dance movement therapy can be quite complementary to one another in purpose and practice. These two techniques have their roots in mindfulness instruction. Yoga and DMT are both mind-body practices that exhibit promising psychotherapy utility; their combination strengthens the benefits of each.
Tips for finding a qualified DMT therapist or Yoga teacher
- The 1st step would be to identify your needs and objectives. Along with identifying needs and objectives, another tangent emerges. There is a choice to be made between private and public DMT/ Yoga sessions. While group sessions support communication, confidence, and social skills, individual sessions help you better grasp who you are.
- Step 2 Finding DMT therapists or yoga instructors who are registered with and/or certified by reputable bodies, such as the American Dance Therapy Association for DMT therapists and establishments recognized by the Yoga Certification Board (YCB) for Yoga instructors, would be the 2nd step. The next step is to confirm your DMT therapist/ Yoga teacher’s credentials, including their education and professional experience.
- Step 3 would be to think about the methodology and teaching style of your DMT therapist or yoga teacher. Reading reviews and testimonials addressing the style and approach of your DMT therapist/ Yoga teacher is another way to dispel uncertainty. You will learn about the methods and procedures of your potential DMT therapist/ Yoga teacher from this study.
- Step 4 Plan a Consultation or First Meeting, you now reach the practicals after conducting theoretical research. The majority of dance movement therapists and/or Yoga instructors provide a free initial consultation during which you can speak with your potential guide about your needs, objectives, and preferences. You will learn more about the comfort and security of the professional’s environment during your first meeting.
- You’ll gain a better understanding of how your sessions might go during the first meeting. Additionally, it gives you the chance to express any concerns you may have about the methodologies, teaching methods, and approach of your DMT therapist and/or Yoga instructor.
- Step 5 would be to Think about Logistics, Logistics like time, place, cost, etc. You will be able to discuss logistics during your initial meeting. Setting up appointments that are convenient for you and your therapist’s location will enable easy access to the studio.
- You will have the chance to discuss the cost of your therapy during your initial appointment. Verify whether your insurance or other payment methods are accepted by your therapist. Find out whether your therapist provides sliding scale payment plans.
- The 6th step is by far the most crucial. You should make sure you are guided by someone whose abilities you respect and whose approach, style, and manner make you feel comfortable because your journey with DMT and/or yoga is highly personal and can be difficult due to its emotional and spiritual inclinations. Before you make your decision, don’t be afraid to speak with a few DMT therapists and/or yoga teachers.
Recommendations for preparing for a DMT and Yoga session
- These two exercises need to be performed on an empty or light stomach. Additional suggestions for both of these techniques include a yoga mat and loose, comfortable clothing.
- Prior to activities, deep breathing and meditation are helpful because they help the body and mind relax and get ready to absorb both practices, either separately or together.
- Stretches: start with what your body is capable of. You can use stretches to prepare your body for the session.
- Breathe and meditate. Practice aware breathing by paying attention to your breath, sounds, breath length, etc.
- Establish a connection with yourself by listening to meditative music and keeping an eye out for any movement in your body. By doing so, you can move and move your body in a way that feels real to you.
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I am a Pune based artist, Kathak dancer, Dance Movement Therapist, and an avid Yoga practitioner/ teacher. I am also the Director at the Sakal Media Group, a Trustee of Pune Blind School and Nirdhar Trust.
Being a part of Sakal Media Group, with its strong foundation of service and ethical journalism, I am deeply committed in making this world a better place by pushing boundaries, giving opportunities to others, following my convictions, helping others make better choices and to tell powerful stories that will help reshape the world we live in.