THERAPEUTIC MOVEMENT EDUCATION CLASSES FOR THE SPECIAL CHILD ages 6-9
With Sara Kiesel
Sara is a gifted therapeutic teacher with an empathetic and perceptive ability to meet the child where he/she is. She brings her knowledge of the special child’s developmental, social and emotional needs to guide the child to expand their attention and focus as they explore movement ideas in space.
With deep respect for the journey of the child whose perceptions and abilities are undeveloped and getting in their way, Sara offers individual and small group classes that develop skills in communication, behavioral skills management, and social/emotional interactions. This work supports the development of muscle strength, trunk stability, balance, breath and impulse control.
Classes will explore body parts, spatial relationships, and basic dance elements relating to time, rhythm, flow and breath. We will develop skills in listening and concentration while exploring imagery and simple dancemaking.
Sara is a seasoned educator specializing in dance and movement for the Special Needs student. She has worked as a teacher and Arts administrator, workshop leader and teacher trainer. Her background in dance, movement therapy, creative arts, yoga and mindfulness has given her a breath of experience while working with hundreds of children, families and teaching professionals.
Thursday 5:15-6:00 PM
$260 for the full session