Ann Cleary

Ann Cleary

Qualified Teacher

Qualification: June 2016

Professional Training: 2013

Apprenticeship: 2009 - 2013

Based in: Dundalk Ireland

Working location: Ireland

Contact details:

Mobile: 00353867727096

Dance into Life

Working With Decision Makers

About Ann


“As we tap into the deep sources of bodily wisdom through creative art expression, we dance the renewal, recreation, and healing of ourselves and our world.”    Anna Halprin 


I was born in the mid 1960s and grew up in the country. In my teens, twenties and thirties I was hugely determined to find a freedom and sought that in the world of material achievement and changing the world in any way I could.  I was also extremely lucky to have some people in my life who lived in a heart-ful way and through that crack I started to discover myself as a human being.


One of those cracks was a ‘5 Rhythms’ workshop. I discovered I loved to dance and that it brought a clarity, feeling and freedom into my life.  Eventually I came across Ya’Acov and Susannah Darling Khan. As they developed their own Movement Medicine practice I followed as I knew it was the medicine I needed.


I was hugely lucky to be able to study in depth with Susannah and Ya'Acov as a Apprentice and later to follow the path to become a Movement Medicine teacher. This is a huge pleasure, privilege and source of on-going insight and inspiration.  I love to feel and witness the capacity of Movement Medicine to help us be more ourselves, to love and have a bit more compassion for ourselves and others, and to see the many ways the dance floor helps us in our lives.  


I feel that the time I have here is an on-going quest to become a human being. This is both a joyful and at times painful quest as I meet the shadows of myself, my ego, my will and attachments.  Yet I find that the more fully I give in to life the richer and freer my life is.  



More information available at Dance Into Life Movement Practice on on my website






Specialising in:

The Yin of Life Accepting and discovering my human-ness


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