Bringing Dance to People with Dementia

Arts Experience
sponsored by: 
Dance for Connection
Saturday, June 2, 2012 - 3:15pm to Sunday, June 3, 2012 - 7:15pm
Newton, MA

This workshop by Dance for Connection is designed to teach activity professionals, creative arts therapists, caregivers and others to create opportunities for people with dementia to dance and move joyfully. Topics will include elements of dance, group leadership, use of music, props and humor. Participants will have the opportunity to observe, participate, and lead a part of two groups of people with dementia. Highly recommended: a love of dance and working with people with dementia. Contact donna@octaband.com for more information.