Inclusive Dance For All
What is Dance Therapy?
Dance Therapy recognises body movement as an implicit and expressive form of communication it’s a creative way of using dance and movement to help the individual deal with emotional, social, physical and psychological issues.
Dance4U offer Online Dance Therapy session to children, adults and the elderly without or with:
-Physical additional needs; congenital deformities, spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus, muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy, brittle bones, haemophilia, cystic fibrosis
–Psychological additional needs ; Speech or Language delays, Autism/ADD/ADHD, Cognitive delays, Global delay, Learning difficulties
–Mental health conditions; Anxiety disorders, Agoraphobia, Depression/ Bi-polar disorder, Personality disorders, PTSD
What are the benefits of Therapeutic Dance?
Dance Therapy focuses on non-verbal communication, meaning it can have a broader spectrum than some other therapies, children, adults and the elderly find this to be a rich and rewarding experience because the focus during session is on attunement & mindfulness;
-Freedom of expression in thoughts, feelings and actions
-Relief from stress and anxiety
-Enhances social skills
-Assists in social, emotion and physical regulation of self
-Increased levels of physical fitness and gross motor/ fine motor skills
-Development and increase in confidence and self esteem
-Encourages creativity and imagination