MA, DMT, Movement Specialist
Caryl Sickul is a Movement/Dance Therapist with a Master's from Antioch University. She also holds degrees from Hofstra University and Queens College in New York. She has, and continues to attend professional development programs in yoga, movement and dance most notably at Omega, Eyes of the World, Inner Light, Harvard University and Jacob's Pillow.
As a Professor of Wellness, Yoga and Dance, in Exercise and Sports Sciences, Caryl developed programs in schools for students and teachers, in companies for staff and management, and in hospitals for patients, nurses and doctors.
She has been selected to present at holistic health, medical and nursing conferences, at universities, for the World Health Organization, and for
Caryl utilizes analytic, scientific concepts with artistic intuitive awareness in teaching yoga, meditation and expressive dance.
A professional dancer, Caryl combines over 40 years of extensive dance and movement training and research in her teaching. This includes yoga meditation practices, somatic studies, Alexander, Feldenkrais, Pilates, along with a wide range of yoga, dance, sacred dance, and martial arts including Tai Chi.
Travels to Africa, Bhutan, Central America, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Nepal, New Guinea - deepened these studies and broaden her education.
Lesley University Graduate School for Expressive Therapists, Boston Conservatory, Harvard, Rutgers, New York University and the University of Massachusetts are but a few of the places Caryl has offered workshops or performed. In addition, Caryl directed and performed with two dance theatre companies, Create and Construct, and Joie de Vivre.
Caryl has received numerous grants and awards for her art and healing work. For cancer survivors, she designed and implemented a Gentle Yoga Meditation class under the aegis of Waking Dreams: Warrior Women. In addition, her work for Feeding Ourselves Boston focused on movement and meditation for women with body image issues.
Caryl is focusing on her private studio practice and community yoga classes in Dartmouth and Little Compton, where she has offered Yoga Therapy sessions.
Currently, with the Row Twelve Contemporary Music Ensemble, she creates and performs as a soloist with musicians, poets, visual artists and film makers in the Boston area and Martha's Vineyard.