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Voice Movement Therapy Training

VMT training in South Africa starting March 2024

The VMT Training is an intense and demanding program which combines creative and therapeutic work through individual on-the-floor exploration and instruction within an evolving group context. It consists of an experiential on-site program, followed by a supervisory period of working with both individuals and groups for those who wish to qualify for professional registration with the IAVMT.

The Training Includes:

  • A thorough grounding in the core principles of VMT;
  • An introduction to the relation of vocal development to developmental movement, the acquisition of speech, and the formation of a sense of self;
  • A basic grounding in VMT creative process work and song-making;
  • An introduction to VMT therapeutic process;
  • Observation, assessment and application of non-verbal behavior and expression in forming relationships;
  • Exploration of individual issues and themes in movement, song, imagery and enactment;
  • An active involvement in creative group process.

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE!

For more information and where you can apply for the training and the scholarships, www.vmtusa.com

Training details

(Training consists of two parts)

Part 1: The Experential Program

Four 3-week on-site units Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm. These units take place in a residential setting separated by 3 non-residential interim practice and research periods. They are interdependent and must be taken in sequence with the same group.

Module 1:

(4 March – 22 March, 2024)

Beginning the Song and Dance: The Core Principles of VMT

Module 2:

(6 May – 24 May, 2024)

The Singing Self: VMT Creative Process Work and Song-Making

Module 3:

(24 June – 12 July, 2024)

The Voice Unchained: VMT Creative and Therapeutic Process

Module 4:

(23 Sept – 11 Oct, 2024)

The Language of the Soul in Song and Movement; Taking the Work with You.

Part 2: The Qualifying Period

A non-residential period of 18 months, commencing after the completion of the Experiential Program. 

Fees

Tuition (Year one)

Residential Experiential Program

$5 400 USD (R100 000)

Accommodation (Year one)

Residential Experiential Program

$1 700 USD (R30 400)

Qualifying Program (Year 2)

Non-Residential Experiential Program

$1 100 USD (R20 000)

The first payment of 50%, i.e. $2,700 is due by the 30th September, 2023.
The second payment is due by the 28th February, 2024.

PLEASE NOTE: There are scholarships available!

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