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Music box

When somebody thinks about singing or improvising instrumental music within the context of a classroom, the image that comes to mind is a professional musician facilitating the session, showing great mastery when guiding the group of participants. Few opportunities for those trainers with no musical background, though… Nonetheless, one of the objectives of the project Ham Avaaz is to spread and enhance the use of music in adult education by non-musicians. Thus, the big question… Read More »Music box

The importance of music and movement in lifelong learning

Lifelong learning is a complex process that links many aspects of the individual. Thus, although movement seems not to be connected with learning beyond childhood, there is much evidence proving the importance of integrating movement in adult education. Here we’ll introduce two different currents regarding movement that might be useful within the context of adult education: Laban movement analysis and Dance Movement Therapy. Rudolf Laban was an Austrian dancer, teacher, theorist, and choreographer (1879-1958), who… Read More »The importance of music and movement in lifelong learning