This 10-week unique developmental music therapy program for babies and toddlers focuses on the healing influence of music and empowering baby’s social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development while having fun through various musical activities.
This program is specifically designed to:
There are three groups offered for different ages: 12-24 months, 2-3 years, 3-4 years
This is a chance to nurture your baby and help them grow to become healthy, bright, and successful through the power of music!
This 12-week unique healing and developmental music therapy program is designed to help children and youth to fulfill their set of needs in a joyful and creative non-performance setting in order to:
During these weekly sessions, children explore their outer world and learn to communicate through the improvisation of dancing, singing, drawing, performing, listening and playing music. This, in turn, can bring them unforgettable moments of self-awareness.
Classical music has been found to be the most effective tool for enhancing learning abilities, strengthening the immune system, increasing cognitive abilities, communication skills and concentration. The most profound pieces of classical music for children are used in this program.
The positive outcome is that the child will have an inclination to expressing courage, love, gratitude, discipline & diligence, unity, responsibility, acceptance, altruism, harmony, trust, intuition and creativity.
There are two groups offered for different ages:
“So in times of stress, let’s make it a practice to play (or to listen to) healing and harmonizing music, not only for our families but for our neighbourhood, our community, our planet.”Peggy Jenkins
This 8-week meditative music program is based on the best of classical music.
In a supportive musical environment, participants have an equal opportunity to experience the music in its entirety and express their feelings and experiences, as well as to learn how to use music for meditation, concentration, managing stress, anxiety and repressed anger, dealing with panic attacks, energizing and relaxation.
The lessons are followed by a reflective discussion. Weekly lessons consist of listening to music and learning to overcome the challenging feelings and obsessive thoughts evoked by the musical experience, and then reveal them through discussion. Participants become more skillful at applying the learned technique within any difficult situation in their life.
The program allows participants to:
We accommodate two different age groups: 15-19 and 20-25 years old. This is a chance for your teens and young adults to nurture themselves and experience harmony and success within their community.
Humans have a basic need to feel loved and to experience inner peace and happiness.
We use a holistic approach in the nurturing model that regards the entire person including spiritual, physical, mental and emotional health.
Everyone can benefit from Music Therapy because it is a powerful and non-threatening medium which promotes wellness, manages stress, alleviates pain, enhances memory, improves communication, increases motivation, provides emotional support for clients and their families, all while providing an outlet for the expression of feelings.
The qualified music therapist provides the indicated treatment including playing instruments, singing, improvising, composing, moving to, and/or listening to music.
The list below includes some examples of medical conditions which benefit from music therapy at The Art of Life Community Health Centre: