A place to stay for families of very ill children

by Dance To Live

Summary

Movement Therapy -physically healing qualities of music and movement, balance, respect for self and others, cooperation, self-control, inner calm, and acceptance of oneself in relation to others.
$2,275.00
total raised
17
donors
0
monthly donors
6
years

Challenge

Family resources, including physical, financial, and mental, are exhaused when dealing with critically ill children. Movement therapy provides tools that may be used to balance the stess and pain of patients and families.Classes are designed to aid expression through the movement. Each child participates to their own ability/ some even while sitting down. For extended pain, there are no words. But we have our bodies to tell our stories.

Solution

Future skills - Deep, controlled, breathing, concentration that focuses on relaxation and co-operation, a mastery of movement and balance, confidence, self-expression and trust once learned can benefit them each day, where ever they are.

Long-Term Impact

Chronic pain and unending treatments, financial stess and security, are all factors when one's child is critically ill Movement therapy is an outlet to express everyday frustrations, disappointments and victories.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

Home page of Website
Mission Statement
Photo Gallery
About Michelle for whom Dance to Live was created.

Organization Information

Dance To Live

Location: Dallas, TX - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.DanceToLive.org
Dance To Live
Project Leader:
Susan Parma
Dallas, TX United States

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

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