Do you like working with older people 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 older adults of all abilities. With this comprehensive course, become a more effective facilitator of art and movement activities geared towards older adults. 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. 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.

Find out more: https://www.commotionnc.org/facilitator/