Movements of love Movement Music and emotions for Mothers and Babies A workshop designed specifically to nurture and build positive vibrations between mother and baby using specially selected music, exercises that are designed to reinforce the loving links necessary for optimal life experiences and fluid movements and dances that promote the healthy physiology of the baby and mother. Making possible new understandings, beautiful beginnings and […]
Thank you Mike for inviting me to participate with you all last Saturday, I did enjoy meeting some of you in the children’s zone. As dance therapists, we always start from where the child is. It was a little different here today as we were sharing the space with Jenny Any Dots the clown and other folks coming in and out and I wondered what […]
Part two So how might we as dmp’s unblock the child’s bodily resistances ? By bombarding the kinaesthetic sense perceptions from and during the warm up in preparing them to be in the session. We have a warm-up which begins from where the child is. It may be movement, it may be play! The aim is the letting go of tensions within the sensory-motor expression. […]
Dance Movement Therapy for children with learning disabilities Part one: Children with learning disabilities can benefit greatly from dance movement therapy in many ways. To start with, their confidence can develop, self-esteem strengthens and ability to make friends nurtured.
Dance and creative movement therapy can help the child to realise their potential and contribute to the following: 1) Provide a form of therapeutic recreation through music, movement and art 2) Develop the child’s physical abilities 3) Put the child in touch with him/herself the emotions, power of concentration, memory and logic 4) Provide an outlet for stress and emotional frustration created by illness and […]