Outreach in the Schools and Community
Cohesion offers one-time and ongoing outreach classes incorporating a variety of dance activities and movement explorations for schools and community groups in Helena and across the state. Serving school-age children from preschool through high school up to older adults residing in senior living facilities, in-person and virtual classes are open to people of all abilities, including those with special needs or disabilities, and generally run 30-60 minutes in length.
A variety of class options are available.
Be strictly experiential and “just for fun”
Be geared toward getting participants more energized for the day OR used to settle, calm and get focused for the day.
Incorporate school curriculum or requested themes, and/or culminate in a final presentation piece, if desired.
Use movement for individual and personal expression while appropriately relating to self, surroundings, and others.
Practice a variety of motor skills and movement patterns encouraging strength, stamina, and flexibility.
Create movement while making deliberate choices about the elements of dance to reflect emotional, narrative, or aesthetic choices.