Healing Movement: Dancing from Trauma to Healing

Healing Movement

Join us in discussion as we explore how dance and movement can move us from trauma to healing and the role of the mind and body in healing from racial trauma.


Watch Healing Movement: Dancing from Trauma to Healing

Speakers in order of presentation: Kamille King (7:08), Ni'ja Whitson (18:21), Jack Gray (25:46), and Nicole Lynn Stanton (35:41), Moderated by Rosamond S. King

Featured speakers include:

Jack Gray | Māori contemporary dancer, choreographer, teacher, facilitator, writer and artistic director of Atamira Dance Company

Kamille King | Educator, Choreographer, Arts Liaison, Assistant Director Usaama Dance Company, Member of Umoja Dance Company, and Artistic Director Montclair High School Dance Company

Nicole Lynn Stanton | Dance artist, educator, and leadership professional. Provost & Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, faculty member in the Department of Dance, African American Studies, & College of the Environment , Wesleyan University 

Ni'Ja Whitson | Queer Nonbinary Trans multidisciplinary artist, wound and word worker, masterclass facilitator, and presenter, UC Riverside

Moderated by:

Rosamond S. King | Poet and Scholar; Director, Ethyle R. Wolfe Humanities Center, Brooklyn College, CUNY

This panel was supported in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/ Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts and administered by the Essex County Division of Cultural and Historic Affairs