Improvising on The Ward: Begin From Where You Are

Lisa Dowler

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This paper provides a descriptive account of ongoing action research by Small Things Dance Collective, into the effects of dance improvisation, refined touch and somatic practice with children on the Neuromedical and Oncology wards of Alder Hey Children's Hospital, Liverpool, UK. The paper considers how the non-judgemental and inclusive approach of site sensitive dance improvisers is particularly appropriate and successful in a clinical setting.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 17 Nov 2010
EventThe Art of Good Health and Wellbeing - Sidney Myer Asia Centre, University of Melbourne, Australia
Duration: 16 Nov 201019 Nov 2010


ConferenceThe Art of Good Health and Wellbeing


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