We will meet in the spirit of sacred ritual, meditation and guided movement practice to rediscover the connection to our physical self and the healing potential it can provide when viewed as worthy of rejuvenation and love.
Sunday, December 3rd, 2017 from 12:30 – 2:30pm
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Melissa Sanchez is a dance/movement therapist, meditation teacher and life-long dance artist. Since graduating from Columbia College Chicago, she has worked in community mental health centers throughout the city providing counsel, education in mindfulness meditation, body/mind connective therapy and support in recovery from substance dependence and the effects of chronic mental illness or dis-ease. In addition to her education in dance/movement therapy and counseling, Melissa is the grateful recipient of training in the applications of meditation and mindfulness practices in psychotherapy from the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies in Massachusetts. Her practice is stemmed in trauma-focused healing as well as providing holistic therapy alongside “diagnosis” related treatment. Melissa’s creative therapeutic approach is rooted in the belief that each individual possesses the power to heal when provided with a safe, trustworthy and unbiased environment. She is a strong proponent of providing access to quality healthcare and healing services to all people regardless of income or socioeconomic background. In addition to her love of therapeutic practices, Melissa continues to dance professionally with Evanston-based enidsmithdance, loves blues and rock music and can often be found giggling with her adorable daughter.
Credentials: LCPC, BC-DMT, GL-CMA
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