Kim Burden (Kamala) has been exploring how beauty, spirit, mind, and emotion are expressed through the body, in ceremony, in life and in the arts, for over 30 years. She finds great joy in exploring the innate connection between the human body and the forces of nature and the healing power of love and creative expression. Kamalaï¿½s journey has led her into many diverse arenas, including intensive studies in modern, improvisational, and traditional world dance, music, and visual art practices, yoga and body-mind disciplines, and Body-Mind Centering ï¿½. A dancer, artist, choreographer, and musician, She has received initiations into Goddess, Indigenous and Earth-based spiritual traditions, and has enjoyed immersing herself in deep personal studies of a wide range of religious, ceremonial, shamanic, and divinatory traditions. She is also a licensed clinical mental health counselor, certified dance/movement therapist, psychodramatist and practitioner of Body-Mind Centeringï¿½. She maintains a private practice in body centered creative arts therapy and healing arts in Keene, NH, is a regular presenter at Dance/movement therapy and Psychodrama conferences, and is an associate professor at Antioch University New England. Kamala has studied Cell Memory/Authentic Feeling and Body Therapy work with Marcus Daniels, director of Lung Ta Institute, and completed Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training with Gurmukh Khalsa in Rishikesh India in March 2018. She studies Classical Indian Tabla with Sukhmani Rayat, plays tabla in two kirtan groups in the Keene, NH area, and is a chorus member and soloist with the Raylynmor Opera, Keene, NH.