Marina Benini

Staff details

Position Lecturer Foundation & MA Dance Movement Psychotherapy
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Marina Benini

Marina Benini works as a Dance Movement Psychotherapist with children with special needs and adults with mental health conditions. She is one of the founding members of Musical Moving — Dance for People with Parkinson’s. As well as teaching in Goldsmiths, Marina also teaches Laban Movement Analysis for therapists and dancers in Universities in Brazil and Spain.

Academic qualifications

  • BA (hons) Dance Theatre
  • MA Dance Movement Psychotherapy
  • Diploma in Integrative Bodywork & Somatic Therapy


Marina teaches courses on Laban and Kestenberg movement analysis and observation, experiential anatomy and dance improvisation.

Areas of supervision

Movement Analysis and Observation