Music gives us access to creativity , self expression and joy. Through singing, percussion, and piano our children will develop the tools to access their own sense of accomplishment. While simultaneously stimulating neurological development, hand-eye coordination and math skills.
Dancing enhances your life in so many ways: Health, Confidence, Self-Expression, Social, Relaxation, and Fun. Health: When you dance, your cardiovascular system improves, your muscle tone increases and you burn calories. This low-impact aerobic activity also increases flexibility, strength, and balance. Through Afro-Haitian, Hip hop and Jazz we are committed to cultivating an appreciation of multicultural self expression.
The physical training in Tae Kwon Do emphasizes progressive development of strength, flexibility and aerobic capacity. In addition to developing students with the highest level of physical skills, Tae Kwon Do aims to develop in individuals: strength of character and belief in oneself. In order to make significant contributions to a better life in the family and society at large.
The practice and study of Tae Kwon Do develops a healthy mind, body and spirit through physical and spiritual training. In Tae Kwon Do, meditation along with physical discipline build self-awareness and a strong "I can do it " attitude.
The benefits not only encompass physical and spiritual well being but also develop self-esteem, self-confidence and the ability to defend oneself.
Creating healthy, peaceful and compassionate people through the practice of Yoga. At the Well Child foundation we believe all forms of yoga are beneficial for the development of all people. We believe Niroga Yoga is a wonderful tool to enhance the development of our children. Niroga Yoga offers Universal access to a transformative life and leadership skills. A Dynamic mindfulness practice, through education, health, violence prevention and youth development. We are committed to creating an environment that will cultivate and inspire youth.
Theatre has a powerful way of connecting with audiences because it is a reflection of the human experience itself. And participating in theatre as a form of storytelling can be as transformative for the participant as it is for the viewer. Throughout history, theatre has enabled us to preserve our history and culture while influencing our culture. For youth, it provides a natural environment for individuals to explore the complexities of their emotions and as an outlet to life's pressures.
"Theatre is a form of knowledge; it should and can also be a means of transforming society. Theatre can help us build our future, rather than just waiting for it." - Augusto Boal, Brazilian Theatre Practicioner and Founder of Theatre of the Oppressed
Inter-Personal self development:
Is the study of one"s perceived limitations caused by trauma, and working through and beyond them. Redesigning what we are capable of through applied cognitive therapy and analysis. Discovering and accessing our innate human abilities to overcome trauma while designing fulfilling and rewarding futures,which includes: financial literacy, healthy self concepts,physical health and diet, relationships with family members, teachers and our communities at large. As well as developing personal goals and a sense of our spirituality as individuals.