VIBES Fine and Performing Arts has partnered with Wyoming Cancer Resource Services to provide a free music therapy support group to the local cancer community. For ten weeks, the board-certified music therapist will organize group musical experiences to promote the social and emotional well-being of the group. The first session begins May 25 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., and VIBES will accept new registrations until June 22.
After a year on the inside, WCRS and VIBES hope to provide an opportunity for cancer survivors, whether untreated or currently receiving care, to reunite. No background music is necessary to participate! The group offers the opportunity to express emotions without judgment by creating, singing, moving and / or listening to music. Through these group experiences, music therapy helps improve communication, provide emotional and social support, and lends itself to positive physiological changes such as low blood pressure, reduced heart rate, and relaxed muscle tension.
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Since its inception in 2013, VIBES has been offering music lessons and putting good, positive vibes into our Casper community. In 2019, VIBES also started offering music therapy! From the very beginning of VIBES, it was clear that there was a musical need in our community that went beyond traditional music lessons and lessons, and VIBES wanted even more to serve, support and educate those in need. . Their music therapists use music as a tool to help patients achieve a variety of non-musical goals, including improving communication, physical and psychosocial development, emotional and social support for caregivers, empowerment. expression and improvement of cognitive, behavioral, physical and emotional abilities. and social skills.
If you or a loved one is interested in participating, please contact VIBES at 307-333-6227 for registration information.
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