Dance Well | Digital Resources
A toolbox for planning activities with older adults, for dance artists and activity co‑ordinators.
Akademi delivers community and outreach work in a wide range of settings, including hospitals, day care centres, schools, care homes and community associations. Find out more about Dance Well or browse our digital resources below.
Dance Well | Resource Book
Teaching South Asian Dance with Older Adults
You can download Akademi’s resource book for free. This publication brings together collected exercises and activities specific to South Asian Dance forms, that have worked well with older adults and those living chronic health conditions.
Dance Well | Educational Videos
This library of educational videos is designed to serve as a toolbox to dance artists and activities co-ordinators when planning activities with older adults. These resources have been created by Akademi’s Dance Well artists as a result of their own workshop delivery with older adults in community settings, care homes, day centres and hospitals. Here you will find exercises inspired by South Asian dance styles, including Kathak and Bharatanatyam, that are suitable for a range of mobilities and those living with dementia.