This symposium is intended for dance and healthcare professionals in all capacities, as well as artists and academics in the field of arts in health
Two-day workshop aimed at dance and healthcare professionals in all capacities, as well as artists and academics in the field of arts in health.
As part of the Dancing with Health pan-European project, this is a free training weekend for dancers, health or exercise professionals who are interested in the physical and psychological benefits of movement and dance.
Third Year Dance Students present Dance Ensembles – a double-bill of new choreographic work featuring Year 3 BA Dance students.
Through a potent mix of contemporary performance, African Dance and traditional story-telling Off White explores contemporary forms of racism and the roots of prejudice in the colonial past. Presented by Chidozie Ihebuzor, EHU MA Performance Student.
Dance of Inner Transformation – workshop by Latvian Butoh artist and dance movement therapist Simona Orinska
This intensive workshop will enable participants to explore mindfulness principles through movement. It will focus on the development of two types of attention, and offer opportunities for participants to connect with the present moment through breath, movement and body and to cultivate the attitude of kindness, acceptance and openness toward the intimate processes in ourselves.
Reflections upon aspects which are common for both mindfulness practice and dance movement therapy, and an exploration of ways in which a mindfulness-based dance movement therapy approach can be applied to different patient groups.
Concurrent is an improvisation research network of leading musicians, dancers, visual artists, dance and music psychologists and arts therapists from across the UK. All events are free.
‘Hard-to-control unexplainable medical symptoms: Wellbeing for body and mind’ – Professor Helen Payne, University of Hertfordshire