IADMT offers annual paid memberships and free student memberships for individuals and organisations interested in becoming part of the IADMT community and supporting our vision and mission of Dance Movement Therapy in India. By becoming a member, you can avail of various Benefits offered for the different Membership Types like standing for Executive Board Elections, participating in or leading a Committee, staying updated on DMT related news, and more. View the full benefits, fees, and eligibility criteria below. All active members are registered annually with IADMT in accordance with the guidelines of the Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act, 1975.
Along with Professionals and Students in the field of DMT, we welcome the support of our Allied Associate and Organisational members in furthering IADMT's vision and mission. No community can thrive well without allyship and we value the contributions of our allies.
IADMT's Membership cycles take place during 15th January to 15th February (15/01 to 15/02), and 15th July to 15th August (15/07 to 15/08) each year. Our application form remains closed for other months in the year. Interested folks are encouraged to apply for new memberships or renew their existing memberships during these two months. Paid memberships expire in 1 year and need to be renewed each year for them to be considered active/registered members of the Association. If your membership lapses, you will no longer have access to your membership benefits.
IADMT Membership Types
Access to 2 free webinars and the opportunity to attend the Annual General Body Meeting
Discounted fees on workshops, trainings, and other Continuous Professional Development (CPDs) related to DMT
Access to DMT resources
Access to the IADMT Newsletter
Affiliation with the IADMT community
Opportunities to collaborate within the community (workshops, research, peer and clinical supervision)
Participation in discussion on various topics, research projects, and other IADMT activities
Opportunity to become a Committee Member and vote in committee elections
IADMT Membership ID
Opportunity to become a Board Member
IADMT Member profile on our website's Directory
Right to vote in General Body Election motions
Eligibility Criteria & Application Documents
Confirm your eligibility for membership and ensure you have the accepted documents ready for your application:
Professional Membership: Graduated from/completed a Ph.D., Master's degree, Diploma, or Certificate course in Dance Movement Therapy. Documents accepted: Certificate of completing the program.
Student Membership: Currently enrolled in a Master's degree, Diploma, or Certificate course in Dance/Movement Therapy. Documents accepted: Student ID card of the DMT institution/organization whose course you are enrolled in, OR Letter of acceptance/admission into your DMT program, OR a receipt of payment for your current DMT program. Any one document from the abovementioned is sufficient.
Allied Associate Membership: Any field of work or study other than Dance Movement Therapy, keen on supporting the growth of Dance Movement Therapy in India. No documents are required.
Organisational Membership: No documents are required.