Do you like working with 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 the intersection of arts and health?

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 people of all abilities. With this comprehensive course, become a more effective facilitator of art and movement activities geared towards a variety of populations. Establish your dedication to providing immersive artistic activities that maximize physical and mental health.

The Community in Motion Facilitator or 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 a 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

This project was supported by the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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