NZ$75
Using Dance Movement with Children

Using Dance Movement with Children

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Discover practical and healthy ways to use dance movement with children in this online workshop with Registered Dance Movement Therapist Jan

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Discover practical and healthy ways to use dance movement with children. Develop your confidence through understanding movement as connection and expression, using dance in the everyday, and having FUN in this experiential workshop!

What does this workshop cover?

  • Engage with your personal dance movement history - for adults who do not consider themselves 'dancers'
  • Develop movement expansion and play in the everyday
  • Understand the essentials of movement and dance as a way to enhance relationship and learning
  • Enhance your creative movement resources for leading groups
  • Develop a holistic, positive view of dance movement as an intrinsically human activity
  • Simple structures, games and activities to support children to develop through movement play
  • Gain playful ways for using dance with children

What’s unique about this workshop?

  • Designed for ECE/primary/home educators, children's therapists, and parents
  • Support for people who find moving creatively challenging, or who consider themselves 'not a dancer'
  • Focussed on supporting wellbeing, connection and communication
  • Delivered by Registered Dance Movement Therapist and Paediatric Physiotherapist Jan McConnell

How is this workshop delivered?

  • 1.5 hour evening workshop
  • Delivered live over Zoom - join from anywhere
  • Includes handouts

About the presenter

Jan McConnell (MAAT, DTAA(prof), ANZACATA, PNZ) is Executive Director of Mauri Tui Tuia Creatives Therapies. She is a Dance Movement Therapist, Arts Therapist and Physiotherapist based in Tai Tokerau, New Zealand. Jan works in partnership with community, Iwi and Government agencies including Ministry of Education, providing dance movement and arts therapy in multi-disciplinary settings. Involved with the development of the Dance Movement Therapy profession within Australasia as current vice-president of the DTAA, she teaches, supervises and presents both nationally and internationally. Her clinical and research interests explore the collaboration between dance and arts therapy, health, education and bicultural practice to support empowered community wellbeing.

Book your place now to avoid disappointment, as this workshop has capped numbers.

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