Movement based workshop for cancer patients
These workshops will offer an opportunity to explore gentle movement as a form of relaxation and creative expression. There are 10 places available.
Call 028 90699201 or BCH x5201
Venue: Macmillan Support and Information Centre, 77-81 Lisburn Road, Belfast, BT9 7AB, Thursday 7 October 2010, 12.15pm– 2.00pm.
About the dancers: Ann Behrends and Daniel Burkholder, are both experienced dancers in residence at Lombardi Cancer Centre Washington D.C.
Ann Behrends - aerialist and physical therapist, provides gentle stretch movement to music for patients, family members and staff. Sessions are tailored to participant ability and may take place standing, seated, or laying in bed.
Daniel Burkholder - dancer and choreographer, leads impromptu seated stretch classes in oncology waiting areas and heads the Lombardi Moves Dance Troupe, which is open to all members of the Lombardi and Georgetown Hospital community. A series of simple choreographed movements build to performance pieces which are practiced in weekly sessions.