What the Dog Saw
By Malcolm Gladwell
Articles from The New Yorker

May 22, 2006

Dance as a Treatment
By Janet Farrell Leontiou
Publication: The Exceptional Parent

September 1, 2011
I hope you dance: "the encounter was stripped down to essential elements and my husband and I had the privilege of witnessing it.".

The Creative Embodied Experience:
The role of the body and the arts in infant mental health

Suzi Tortora

The Signal
Newsletter of the World Association for Infant Mental Health
Volume 19, No. 3, July-September 2011

2010 Marian Chace Lecture
The Need to Be Seen: From Winnicott to the Mirror Neuron System,
Dance/Movement Therapy Coes of Age

Suzi Tortora

American Journal of Dance Therapy 2011
Published online: May 4, 2011
American Dance Therapy Association 2011

"Seeing Within and Without" Through Authentic Movement
Workshops use movement as a bridge to meditation and increased well-being
By Alison Rooney

Submitted by Editor of on February 1, 2011 – 7:35 am

Dance/Movement Therapy in Pediatrics
By Marie Newsom Zilius, M.S.N., R.N. (April 2010)

Alternative and Complementary Therapies. DOI: 10.1089/act.2010.16202. Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. Vol. 16. No. 2
To purchase reprints of this article, please contact Karen Ballen at

Ways of Seeing: An Early Childhood Integrated Therapeutic Approach for Parents and Babies.
Suzi Tortora

Clinical Social Work Journal 2010
Published online: February 4, 2010
Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2010
Clinical Social Work Journal, 38, 1, 37-50 (March 2010)

Two time Guest editor and author of lead articles: Zero to Three Journal

1994: Join my dance: The unique movement style of each infant toddler can invite communication, expression and intervention

Zero to Three, 15, 1, 1-12.

2004: Exploring a Multisensory World; How Infants and Toddlers Use Their Bodies to
Learn and Communicate

Tortora, S. (May 2004). Our moving Bodies tell stories, which speak of our experiences.
Zero to Three, 24, 5, 4-11.

Tortora, S. (May 2004). Studying the infant's multisensory environment: A bridge between biology and psychology: An interview with Myron Hofer.
Zero to Three, 24, 5, 12–18.

Tortora, S. & Lerner, C. (May 2004). On the Move: The Power of Movement in your Child's First Three years.

[Pamphlet] MetLife Foundation: Zero To Three, Washington D.C.

Review of The meaning of movement Developmental and clinical perspectives of the Kestenberg
Movement Profile

Suzi Tortora (2000)

American Journal of Dance Therapy, Volume 22, No. 1, Pages 79 – 80

ADTA: American Dance Therapy Association
Suzi Tortora & S. Loman (Eds.), (1999)

A Brochure, Columbia, Maryland

Tortora, S. (1995, Winter). Seeing ourselves as a way to see young children. Insights from the Center for Infants and Parents.

Teachers College, Columbia University, 2, 1, 4 –7.

Tortora, S. (1994, August/September) Join my dance: The unique movement style of each infant and toddler can invite communication, expression and intervention.

Guest editor: Zero to Three, 15, 1, 1-12.

Tortora, S. (1992/1993, Dec./Jan.) A toddler experiences joint custody.

Zero to Three, 13, 3, 22-26.

"Japanese Dance"
Suzi Tortora (1981)

Essay reprinted in full in Hiroyuki Ikema's Folk Dance of Japan,
National Folk Dance Federation of Japan