Springer Publishing author Dr. Jamie Marich was recently featured as a contributor to The New York Times. David Gelles, author of the "Meditation for Real Life" series sought out Jamie for her expertise in mindful movement and dance/the expressive arts as pathways to mindfulness. Jamie is the creator of the Dancing Mindfulness approach to expressive arts therapy and the Dancing Mindfulness community, in addition to her contributions in the field of EMDR therapy.

Dr. Marich had the following to say: "Dancing isn’t about escaping the stressors of daily life. Dancing offers us a way to embrace them. By being present while dancing, we can learn about ourselves and our bodies. You don’t need to be perfect as a dancer. Instead, we can come home to the present moment through the practice of mindful dancing."

You can read the New York Times article here: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/30/well/mind/how-to-be-mindful-when-you-are-dancing.html?mcubz=1