Musical and dancing studio
Dance classes open a lot of opportunities for children with health related disabilities. In the Absolute boarding school different dance styles are developed based on children needs: modern dances, stylized dance, hip-hop, rhythm plastic, vocal, chorus, play on musical instruments. Dance classes are organized after all other lessons. Children visit them if they want. Thanks to dance and music classes, the creative abilities of children with health related disabilities are improving.
Working with children with disabilities it is important to consider their individual characteristics and needs. These children need a special individual approach differs from the standards of the general school. It’s important to realize their potential opportunities and creating the conditions for their development. The key point of this situation is that children with health related disabilities do not adapt to the rules and conditions of the society, but they are involved on their own terms.
Before learning to dance children with disabilities are taught to perform individual movements and dance elements clearly and expressively. Melody is chosen for each exercise to reflect the features of the movement. Tasks are not only developmental, but also cognitive. Learning to dance different styles and movements, children expand their horizons and find out the possibilities of their bodies. By developing coordination and motor skills, children become more agile and quick, which increases their self-esteem. Dancing children learn to express their feelings and emotions. Interacting in dance with the group, children learn to communicate, so, communicative skills develop. Exercises for improvisation help to develop creative thinking, artistry, creativity, relieve tension.