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Music & Mindfulness with Children & Young People
Wed, April 26, 2017, 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM BST
This practical workshop is aimed at both non-music teachers and music teachers/tutors, Key Stages 1 - 4 (also suitable for anyone interested)
- Explore how you can set a mood and foster a learning environment using music making and listening
- Learn techniques that have been proven to increase achievement
- Practical exercises and tools to take away and use straight away in the classroom
Matthew Hemson (BTh, BSc) is a consultant within the education and mental health sectors. He has extensive experience in working with organisations to co-create unique, enabling environments that foster outstanding academic and pro-social progress. Matthew is also a Play Therapist specialising in Music & Jungian Sandtray. He delivers training in Therapeutic Intervention Skills throughout the UK. He is a visiting lecturer at UWE.
Previous participants from Wilshire Music Connect CPD sessions said:
"This has confirmed and provided evidence that listening and performing music in itself is a mindfulness exercise which improves behaviour and attitude to other areas of school life."
"I had very little experience before the workshop and now have a range of techniques up my sleeve!"
"Outstanding! Enabled us all to feel confident and comfortable to share experiences and knowledge,whilst learning lots"
"WOW!! Matthew is amazing and brilliant at facilitating team sharing and empowerment.Thanks!"
What should I bring to the workshop?
Please feel free to bring your own musical instrument with you. A variety of instruments will also be available on the day.