Dance | Arts | Music & Sound Therapy
Dance and Movement Psychotherapy supports intellectual, emotional, and bodily motor functions to achieve greater cognitive, physical and social integration. An expressive therapy form, benefits include improved communication skills, reduced stress, mood management, eating disorder recoveries, body image & self-esteem. The expression of personality can aid in deeper emotional recovery.
Art uses creative techniques (drawing, painting, collage, coloring, sculpting) for artistic expression to examine emotional and psychological undertones such as nonverbal messages, symbols, and metaphors. Helping one to better understand their feelings and behavior so as to access and resolve deep seated issues.
Music was long used as a tool for healing mental disorders mentioned in the writings of Greek philosophers Aristotle, Plato, and Pythagoras. Health benefits include reduced stress, improved immune function and improving the health of premature babies.