With: Yendi Sarkis
Music Therapy is the use of music to aid in the development of one’s well-being by addressing cognitive, behavioral, emotional, social, and physical issues within a safe and recreational environment.
Who do we work with?
– Children with Special Needs
– Autism Spectrum
– Behavioral Disorders
– Psychological Disorders
– Learning Disabilities
– Elderly Patients
– Hospitalized Patients
– Victims of Abuse and Trauma
Effects of Music Therapy:
– Aids in improvement of speech and articulation.
– Aids in development of cognitive skills such as attention and memory recall.
– Helps clients with behavioral problems reduce and control disruptive behaviors/impulses through instrument playing.
– Facilitates and improves mobility, fine/gross motor skills, coordination, and muscular relaxation.
– Enhances self-esteem and awareness of self
With: Nayla Mansab
The “Yoga Therapy” is an ancient science using different modalities: physical postures (Asana’s), breathing techniques (Pranayama) and meditation to bring balance and harmony to the whole being.
Tai-Chi-Chuan is an internal Chinese martial art practiced for both its defense training and its health benefits. It is also typically practiced for a variety of other personal reasons: its hard and soft martial art technique, demonstration competitions, and longevity.
“The Cultivation of the Energy”. Qigong is not just a set of breathing exercises as it is based on a large variety of both physical and mental training methods designed to help the body and the mind based on Chinese philosophy.
A Qi Gong system consists of one or more of the following types of training; dynamic, static or meditative
Stretching is a form of physical exercise in which the muscles are deliberately elongated in order to improve the muscle’s felt elasticity and reaffirm comfortable muscle tone. The result is a feeling of increased muscle control, flexibility and range of motion. Stretching is essential for every dancer, actor and musician in order to avoid cramps and to prevent muscular tensions.
Seminars and Lectures:
Prevention of Musicians and Artists’ musculo- skeletal disorders :
Given by Khalil Ghoussoub MD (Head of Physical Medicine Department at Hôtel-Dieu de France Hospital)