Reading List

Required books:

Anne Grundel Freeing Dance in mindfulness – what actually happens?
(Available to order at Adlibris and Bokus. Anne also has a warehouse, you can buy the book for 150 SEK on site during the training.)
Gabrielle Roth Operating healing power (End of publisher but available at some libraries. We also have some books for lending during the course.))
Eckhart Tolle The Power of Now
Helen Gamborg The invisible in healing (available in a new edition)
Anodea Judith Chakra Seven Keys to healing the energy body


Recommended books:


Jon Kabat-Zinn Wherever you go, you are there - mindfulness in everyday life
Maria Paijkull The mob within us (Available as an e-book)
Piero Ferruci Be who you are
Shakti Gawain To live in the light (Slightly aging, timeless, is available at the Book Exchange, among others.)
Solveig Böhle The body mins you want to forget
Susanna Debbie Ford Hug your shadow
Caroline Myss Someone's anatomy
Christopher S Kilham De fem tibetanerna
Gabrielle Roth Free your mind
Gay & Kathlyn Hendricks The body's own intelligence (We would like to include this book as mandatory, but it is difficult to get hold of as it is out of print. You can find it in some libraries and sometimes copies appear on the Book Exchange for sale.)

To become certified are required to read and write down your reaction to at least 8 books. Of these, 4 mandatory. It remains, therefore at least 4 books of your choice under Recommended books.


Further readings:

Bojner Horwitz, E. (2004). Dance/movement therapy in fibromyalgia patients: aspects andconsequences of verbal, visual and hormonal analyses. University of Uppsala, 2004.
Available at:

And Jejong, Hong SC. (2005). Dance movement therapy improves emotional responses and modulates neurohormones in adolecents with mild depression. Intern. J. Neuroscience: 2005:115:1711-20

Thornberg, K., Lindquist, I., Josephsson, S. (2012). Experiences of healthy elderly participating in a creative dance workshop. Advances in Physiotherapy, 2012; 14: 71–77

Sturm, I., Baak, J., Storek, B., Traore, A., Tuss-Patience, P. (2014). Effect of dance on cancer-related fatigue and quality of life. Support Care Cancer, 22:2241-2249.

Sigurdson, Ola (red). Culture and Health, added perspective. 2014.
Available for download at:

The literature list can be extended during training.

Nice reading!