Hancock Center is a unique non-profit organization in downtown Madison, WI. The center provides dance/ movement therapy services and health and wellness education on-site and in the community.
Dance / Movement Therapy
Dance/Movement Therapy (DMT) is an innovative form of psychotherapy which works with the whole person integrating movement, creative process, and verbal communication. The connection of body and mind is the basis of DMT, which aims to further self-expression, healing, personal growth, and the treatment of physical, neurological, and social issues.
Empowering Individuals, Enhancing Communities
New Openings for children this summer
Empowerment through Movement & Song - A SAAM Event
Friday, April 24, 2015, 4-6 PM. In conjunction with Sexual Assault Awareness Month. HC DMT Ann Wingate and Dianne Brakarsh of Moving from Within will introduce 1 Billion Rising and its flashmob dance “Break the Chain” and the dance movements in its relationship to DMT. Personal body connection and its empowerment through visual art and DMT experiences.
Discoveries: A Movement therapy Group for Older Women (50+)
A 6-week daytime group to explore and process who we are at 50 plus. We'll discover what enhances and deepens our understanding of ourselves.Tuesdays, 10:30am-12pm Learn more>>
O N G O I N G P R O G R A M S
Grants and donations make it possible for Hancock Center to offer a sliding fee scale for therapy services upon request. Contact us by email or call (608) 251-0908.
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Disarming the Playground
Violence Prevention through Movement is a comprehensive curriculum that utilizes the body and mind as equal partners in developing the skills necessary for creating a safe world. Learn More >>