CARE HOMES, HOSPITALS, RETIREMENT VILLAGES, DAY CENTRES AND DEMENTIA CAFES
Xpress-Yourself has for the past 6 years worked in residential care homes, sheltered housing ,day centres , Dementia cafes and dementia hospital wards. Xpress-Yourself deliver person centred dance workshops that encourage movement ,self expression creatively , improving individuals’ health and wellbeing, in a social and inclusive environment.
Past projects have included partnerships with Alzheimer’s Society, Age UK, Hereford County, Disability Resource Centre and many care homes across the West Midlands.
Our dance workshops are suitable for frail and elderly adults. Our workshops make dance accessible for all and bring smiles to resident’s faces of many as individuals are encouraged to participate authentically.
Our dance workshops can be delivered in a standing or seated capacity and encourage individuals to move and dance, watch dance demonstrations and reminisce about dancing days gone by to a whole array of familiar music. Our array of props ensure that residents also enjoy a sensory experience.
Our workshops aim to encourage the sharing of dance experiences using creative expressive dance and movement and to celebrate dancing together in the moment.
Our workshops also work particularly well for adults and children with learning disabilities.