Laura Chiabolotti

Dance Development manager,Dance Lead, Wa

Laura is a Dance Movement Psychotherapist with an MA from Goldsmiths University and a BA in Social Work. She promotes a creative and holistic approach to health care supporting the educational, artistic and therapeutic value of movement and dance.

She has a background as a dance artist having studied a variety of dance styles such as ballet (Royal Academy of Dance, London), jazz, contemporary, physical theatre and improvisation, and has performed in theatres and site specific performances across Europe.

Laura has experience working with vulnerable children, adults and the elderly in educational settings, charities and the NHS. She is currently leading creative dance classes to young people with emotional and behavioural difficulties and severe learning disabilities across Hertfordshire and London.

Laura’s approach is sensitive and dynamic, responding to the particular needs of those she works with. She believes in nurturing a supportive and collaborative environment and in fostering children’s inner potential through playful activities that encourage creativity, imagination, active thinking and curiosity.