Fitkids sponsored the Brainfeed school excellence awards 2017 Fitkids also moderated an interactive Pannel discussion on "Bringing Global Best Practices to Indian Classrooms
GAIT Embarked on one of its biggest initiative to connect with kids across the country. Through ‘My Space, My Body’, GAIT hopes to empower children by giving them a better understanding of the interplay of body and space.The GAIT Festival 2016 was successfully conducted at the The Music Academy in Chennai, India. The children delivered some breathtakingly awesome performances. Chief Guest Anita Ratnam the contemporary classicist, delivered a powerful talk on why creative movement education is required right from a young age. The participating schools were St Britto's Academy, Sri Sankara Senior Secondary School, Vidyaniketan Matriculation School.
A work shop on Mediated Learning Experience was conducted by Dr. Mandia Mentis on the 11 and 12 March’16 in Chennai . Dr. Mandia Mentis is an Associate Professor in the Institute of Education at Massey University, New Zealand, where she coordinates the national Postgraduate Special Education program. Her teaching and research interests include dynamic assessment, cognitive education and e-learning. Her work with the Feuerstein methods spans more than 25 years, as a practitioner, trainer and researcher in South Africa, Australia and New Zealand.
CMTAI is an independent, non-governmental organization that brings together practitioners, trainees, beneficiaries and supporters of creative movement therapy (CMT) across India and the globe for the well-being of society. CMTAI’s Annual International Conference is a platform for knowledge-sharing, practice, networking and promoting the interests, education, research and benefits of Creative Movement Therapy (CMT)
Tanvi Bajaj, programme head of GAIT delivered a presentation on Laban Movement Analysis and Notation: Observing body movements in their natural environment. Laban’s approach emphasizes on understanding body, its movement, usage of space along with interconnections. Focussing on both, macro movements and micro, subtle movements like breathing, this work helps in breaking down the body in motion and revisiting the basics of movements.
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