Dance n’ Chat is an 8-week programme of support for 11-16-year-olds with mild to moderate emotional problems.
The sessions are co-facilitated by a professional dance artist from Pavilion Dance South West and a wellbeing practitioner from Dorset Mind.
The sessions are fun and informal and use dance to implement the 5 Ways to Wellbeing.
How to join us:
Dance n’ Chat is currently only available to students at The Cornerstone Academy. If you are a student at this school and wish to join us, please complete the below referral form and return via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Provided that parental consent is given, referrals are accepted from:
- Any other professionals (social worker, support worker, teacher, counsellor, etc.)
Referral form: Dance N’Chat registration form PDSW
Feedback from Dance N’Chat Students:
I’ve learnt that…
I can express myself through dance and that I love dance”
I can express my emotions and not have to feel restricted”
I can feel like never before”
Connected Minds: Dance is a partnership project between Dorset Mind and Pavilion Dance South West, supported by RIO: Cultural Education Challenge.