Wellness & Movement Facilitator

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Wellness & Movement Facilitator

Explore the key relationships between health & the arts, and become qualified as a Facilitator for ComMotion's Wellness & Movement programs

By ComMotion - Community In Motion

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Thursday, March 30 · 3 - 5pm PDT



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About this event

Do you like working with people living with dementia or cognitive change and helping in your community?

Do you want simple tools and techniques to make activities inclusive to a range of abilities and cultures?

Would you like to supplement your resume by having a better understanding of creative aging?

This course provides key insights into the relationship between health and engagement in the arts. Build your foundation in art and health education, and expand your knowledge of how artistic pursuits can enrich the quality of life for people of all abilities. With this comprehensive course, become a more effective facilitator of art and movement activities geared towards people living with dementia. Establish your dedication to providing immersive artistic activities that maximize physical and mental health.

The Wellness & Movement Facilitator course will equip participants with the specialized knowledge and skills to begin leading small group Wellness & Movement activities for people living with dementia and cognitive change. Participants will also unlock access to content in ComMotion's resource library.

Why earn the Wellness & Movement Facilitator Certificate?

Numerous studies have shown that the power of dance & movement produces a wide variety of health and wellness benefits. Make a positive impact on your community by sharing the joy of dance, and equip yourself with the tools to assist with inclusive instruction for groups of diverse ages and abilities.

Course Outline:

Health Benefits of the Arts

Awareness - Disability/cultural/other barriers to access

Disability etiquette

Value of inclusive/multimedia/multi-sensory programs

Example of adapting to different abilities

Interactive sessions

Format and Duration:

2 hour online workshop with interactive activities.

Cost: $25*

*Financial assistance available upon request.

The full cost of the workshop is $250. This workshop is being presented at a discounted rate thanks to the sponsorship of the NC Arts Council.

This project was supported by the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.

About the organizer

ComMotion - Community in Motion, a 501(c)3 non-profit, has the mission of building community and improving well-being through adaptive and inclusive movement. Founded by a cancer survivor and disabled veteran who experienced health and joy through dance and wanted to share it with others, ComMotion - Community in Motion has had more than 25,000 students of all ages & abilities, including veterans, cancer survivors, seniors, & children. Our programs are completely portable & adaptable to any space, allowing us to bring our classes directly to those we serve, eliminating a variety of barriers of access. We’ve taught in hundreds of locations, including hospitals, adult daycare, schools, churches, & parks. as well as virtually, both live and via on-demand video. We regularly have students from across the world in our virtual classes! To learn more, visit www.ComMotionNC.org or www.Facebook.com/ComMotionNC

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