Rhythmical music therapy

Objective: Combining physical exercises with music, dance and rhythm for promoting coordination and mobility as well as motivation.

Tuition is organized for groups of 5 - 10 patients, using music, dance and games.
»Warming-up phase: for warming up the muscles.
»Loading phase: heavy loading in a playful way (promoting coordination, mobility of the joints, stabilization of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems). In addition, inner motivation and social adaptation are promoted in the group. The patients' parents are actively integrated into the therapy.
»Concluding phase: reducing the load and slowly returning to normal.
Results: The patient's coordination and synchronicity of movement, rhythm, social behaviour, improvisation as well as confidence in his or her own abilities and the possibility of a new form of expression and creativity are promoted. Melody and rhythm lead to linguistic expressivity also being stimulated.