Structure of the session
The session is for children aged 8 to 15-years-old, and is structured as follows:
Free play , circle time, hello song, name game, share a movement, warm up, travelling & musical statues, more free play, circle time with a theme, singing, movement/dance activity.
Movement / dance activity, relaxation, hammock swinging / laying down, goodbye song.
About the sessions
Using an inclusive approach the Mini Movers Dance Sessions are created to encourage the children to explore their imagination and use their bodies through play and movement. Props, music and singing are used to promote a creative environment where the children can have fun and the sessions are made accessible to all.
Katie Aynsley, who runs the sessions, has four years’ experience of working with children, young people and adults with disabilities. She has worked towards becoming a freelance dance teacher where she has volunteered, assisted and taught various dance sessions within the community. She now works with local dance organisations Mesh Dance and Phoenix Dance theatre who provide dance within the community for children and young people with additional needs.
Mini Movers is a free session every 4-weeks. There's no need to pre book – just turn up and get ready to boogie!
If your child is under 8-years-old, they can join our age 2-8 sessions which run alternately.
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