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Heart Beats- Movement & Music For Every Body

Heart Beats - Movement and Music For Every Body is dedicated to promoting holistic wellbeing and self-expression by harnessing the transformative power of movement, music, creativity, flow, and learning. We believe that these elements are essential for individuals of all populations to thrive physically, mentally, and emotionally.

Our mission is to create an inclusive and accessible platform where people can experience the profound benefits of engaging in movement and music. We strive to foster a supportive and diverse community that encourages individuals to explore their unique expressions, connect with their bodies, and unleash their inner creativity.

Through our innovative programs, workshops, and events, we aim to inspire individuals to discover the joy of movement, to unlock their artistic potential, and to tap into the healing aspects of music. We provide opportunities for people of all backgrounds, ages, and abilities to participate, ensuring that everyone can experience the transformative power of movement and music.

At Heart Beats, we are committed to continuous learning and growth. We actively collaborate with experts in various disciplines, including dance, music therapy, psychology, and education, to develop evidence-based approaches that maximize the wellbeing benefits of self-expression, movement, music, creativity, flow, and learning. We also strive to educate and empower individuals with the knowledge and tools to incorporate these practices into their daily lives.

Our ultimate goal is to empower individuals to live healthier, more joyful lives by cultivating self-awareness, fostering connection, and promoting personal growth. Through Heart Beats - Movement and Music For Every Body, we envision a world where everyone has the opportunity to experience the transformative power of movement and music, regardless of their background or circumstances. Together, we can create a harmonious rhythm that resonates within every body and fuels a collective journey of wellbeing and self-discovery.

Heart Beats sessions offer participants a carefully curated musical journey, a gentle warm up,  opportunities for empowering, autonomous dance and self expression.

Please contact us  for more information about Heart Beats programs, classes & training.​

The People We Serve

Using movement and music as a way of creative engagement for the following groups provides opportunities to use movement as a way to connect with others, build community and to find pathways of healing.

 

  • Older adults (55+, seniors, assisted living and dementia)

  • Adults & Children with disabilities

  • Children & You — at-risk/public and private schools/ alternative schools 

  • Parents & Babes/Tots

  • Women/Men/LGBTQIA+

  • Women who have experienced Trauma & Sexual Assault

  • Individuals in recovery

  • Refugees/new immigrants

  • People with health issues - Cancer Survivors/Patients /Parkinson’s

  • Homeless

  • Incarcerated

  • Children of incarcerated parents

 

Heart Beats Testimonials

“Absolutely brilliant session. Reached every member of the group- and that can be a challenge. Well done Alexander Holloway, thank you.”

"The members of our Performing School all enjoyed themselves with Alexander Holloway on Thursday evening. Thank you very much for coming to run a masterclass on 'free dance'. Every single member was dancing and having fun throughout the session!"

"Our residents were all smiles as they moved, stretched, and laughed together. A huge thank you to Alex for bringing so much joy to our residents today."

"Using a variety of dance equipment, ribbons, scarves etc. we have a wonderful "happening' going on with FULL attention and lots and lots of fun. Alexander Holloway is a fabulous teacher who has a magic within him that enchants the children, a bit of a 'Dance Pied Piper'. The Children absolutely loved him and truth be known so did I.

I cannot recommend him highly enough"

“I feel very invigorated, thank you!”

“Amazing and enjoyable- uplifting and should happen regularly!”

“Thank you so much for today. Very uplifting, diolch.”

“Today I realised that listening to music…lifts me up no end. Thank you so much for this uplifting morning. Much appreciated.”

“Wonderful morning and interesting thank you.”

“What a great morning, bringing back memories really enjoyable.”

“I enjoy Alex coming here!”

“This really benefits me, I feel so relaxed afterwards."

"We really look forward to your visits, you fill the place with love and smiles. Thank you."

"We enjoy every session, residents and staff, it's very uplifting and fun.

Thank you, keep up the good work!"

"These sessions are amazing. Alexander Holloway makes it enjoyable and inclusive for everyone. Our group...love his visits."

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