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Dance Movement Therapy

Dance/Movement Therapy (DMT) is an innovative form of art therapy which works with the whole person integrating movement, creative process, and verbal communication. The connection of body and mind is the basis of DMT, which aims to further self-expression and personal growth.

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Indigogo campaign

ARTISTS IN HEALTHCARE MANITOBA HAS SOME EXCITING NEWS AND IS ASKING FOR YOUR SUPPORT! Click here see the campaign. We have recorded our first full length album and we’re looking for your help to put it into the hands of patients, their loved ones, and hospital staff. This studio recording features the work of 15 …

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The Care Home Outreach Project

Warm congratulations to Artists in Healthcare’s Brandon Coordinator Corey Friesen for his highly successful fundraiser for “The Care Home Outreach Project’. Corey has raised over 5,000 for University of Brandon’s music students to bring concerts to residents in five long term care homes in Brandon over the next school year!

Art Supply Donation!

Artists in Healthcare Manitoba sends a HUGE thank you out to Poco Beads for their generous donation of beads and tools for the Art by the Big Blue Chair program at Cancercare MB, the Art at the Bedside program at St. Boniface Hospital and the Art program at Misericordia Place! Many thanks to volunteers Rose …

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A poem, Jan 2013

Poetry from the hospital; “Stick by twig my nest is pulled away, As love, the mother eagle has her way All that keeps me safe- built e’er so high, must go for she would have me fly. Still, seed I am the soil is ever high mine the cross, the grave the sky”

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Lois, Vanessa and Stacey

Today at St. Boniface Hospital local AIHM artists Lois Gillespie, Vanessa Kuzina and Stacey Kemmesies sing for the folks on E4 during the afternoon tea. It was like the Andrews Sisters came for tea- time.

Music Heroes!

Cheers to Lois Gillespie and Tim Cummings for their profile with peacebeats.org. They were noted in their ‘music heroes’ section on health causes. CMU student Stacey Kemmesies will be playing her practicum at St. Boniface Hospital and Tache Centre/Action Marguerite this academic year. Artists in Healthcare are delighted to have Stacey.

Filling Hospitals with Music

The impact is immediate and huge and it shows you why you chose to be an artist. -Keith Price, guitarist They’re like travelling minstrels, making their way through the lobbies and the wards of CancerCare, St. Boniface Hospital, the Grace Hospital and other healthcare facilities.

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Healing with Music in Turkey

Doctors at a hospital in Istanbul are turning to an unusual form of medicine – music. Music therapy may sound a strange approach to modern medicine but according to doctors at the Memorial hospital in the Turkish capital it is producing results. The man behind the drive is Professor Bingur Sonmez and he has been …

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Arts and Cultural Industries of Manitoba features AIHM

Artists in Healthcare Manitoba is a featured member of ACI MB for May 2011

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