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Now Available!
(2022) Intimacy in Emptiness: an Evolution of Embodied Consciousness. Collected Writings of Janet Adler, edited by Bonnie Morrissey and Paula Sager, Inner Traditions.
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(2002) Offering from the Conscious Body: The Discipline of Authentic Movement by Janet Adler, Inner Traditions.
     in French
     in German
     in Italian
     in Chinese
     in Polish

(1995). Arching Backward: The Mystical Initiation of a Contemporary Woman. by Janet Adler, Inner Traditions.

(1999). Authentic Movement: Essays by Mary Whitehouse, Janet Adler and Joan Chodorow Vol I, edited by Patrizia Pallaro, Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

(2007) Authentic Movement: Moving the Body, Moving the Self, Being Moved Vol II, edited by Patrizia Pallaro, Jessica Kingsley Publishers.Now

Film and Video

“LIGHT | Five Days with Janet Adler” (2023)
Link to film

Janet Adler Tribute (2023)
Link to film excerpt

Conversation with History Holders of the American Dance Therapy Association: Janet Adler (2022)
Conversation with Janet Adler

From the Somatic Festival 2019:
Panel Discussions: Janet Adler, Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen, and Nancy Stark Smith

Why Here, Why Then?
Where Are We Now?

Workshop: Intimacy and Emptiness: The Evolution of the Inner Witness in the Discipline of Authentic Movement

From The International Association for Creative Arts in Education and Therapy (IACET) Webinar, December 2020
Witnessing is a Loving Act

Films by Janet Adler

“Still Looking” (1988)  
Documents Janet’s teaching at the time, as she works with students in a studio.

“Looking for Me” (1968) 
Documents Janet’s early groundbreaking work with children with autism. 



The complete Janet Adler Collection of written works, books, papers, films, and interviews will be permanently housed and made available through the Jerome Robbins Dance Division at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts