Dance is joyful, meditative, mournful, full of beauty, longing, life and celebration.
Nada Khodlova MA BC-DMT LCAT is a Board Certified Dance Movement Therapist and Licensed Creative Arts Therapist. Nada has worked in the human services field for the last 20 years in a variety of settings including mental health clinics, nursing homes, day treatment centers, homeless shelters, and school/community based programs. Presently, Nada is faculty for the Dance/Movement Therapy Graduate program at Sarah Lawrence College, facilitates Dance/Movement therapy at The Academy House, and is the Director of the Dancing WEB. Nada has danced/performed with the Duncan Dance Collective, Rina Rinkewich/Return of the Sun, PURE, Lauren Raine in "The Masks of the Goddess", and the Thais Mazur Dance Company. Nada has facilitated Ritual Dance for wonderful venues such as "Celebrating the Mythic Life" conference, Dance New England Camp and weekend, Deborah Roth's New Moon Sister Circle and Chapel of the Sacred Mirrors, COSM, The Goddess Festival, and The PURE Bellydance Conference in NYC. Nada has trained with Laura Shannon in a 2 year Women's Ritual Dance intensive program and received a certification. Nada is of Czech-Croatian heritage and has experienced many gifts of homecoming through these dances. She hopes to honor the wisdom and potency of these dances and to pass this on to others. Nada's years of Authentic Movement practice and study influence her life and work. Nada has studied with Hawksbrother Kirouana in the art and healing practice of Shamanism and Rosemary Gladstar in Herbalism. Nada received a certificate from completing the course 'The Science and Art of Herbalism". Nada provides caring, compassionate individual Dance/Movement Psychotherapy in the Hudson Valley and NYC area. Her continued awe at her clients innate deep levels of healing, resilience, and wisdom guides and inspires her everyday life and practice. Nada is deeply grateful for all who have guided her on this path.