THE MOVING CHILD I: Supporting Early Development Through Movement. This innovative film draws from diverse expertise in Child Development and Movement, featuring experts in Dance/Movement Therapy, Attachment Psychology, NeuroPhysiology, Psychiatry, Education, Physical and Occupational Therapy and BodyMind Centering. This film explores dynamic movement’s important role in a child’s physical, mental, emotional and social health and shows how awareness of movement from the get-go can support healthy family bonding and positively shape how a child grows, while sharing practical ideas for supporting and engaging movement with children. (59 minutes)
THE MOVING CHILD II: Dance Therapy in Action. Meet ten diverse Board Certified Dance/Movement Therapists who demonstrate the art and science of Dance/Movement Therapy with children with diverse needs in a variety of clinical, educational and community settings. Learn how dance therapists support self-expression, confidence, trauma healing, self-regulation, social skills and expansion of movement repertoire to affect a child’s wellbeing. (1hr 19 minutes)
THE MOVING CHILD III: Developmental Movement in the First Year of Life. Featuring Bonnie Bainbridge-Cohen, Susan Aposhyan, Martha Eddy, Mariko Tanabe, Maryska Bigos, Annie Brook and others. This innovative film outlines the physical, emotional and cognitive importance of the developmental movement patterns to human development, and includes three case studies of how to help babies with challenges. (60 minutes)
All films are organized into Chapters, easily played one at a time per university or college course. The Moving Child E Books also help to guide students watching these films.