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Being Curious: Movement & Music


December 17, 2020
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free – $20
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Trainer First Name
Emma Watts
Trainer Short Bio

Creative Director Emma Watts has a background in music and instructing Zumba Gold. Through running classes in Aged Care & Disability Services, Emma has seen the amazing benefits of music and movement, physically, mentally and emotionally. The Daisie Chain was created to connect staff, service providers, residents, clients and their families. Emma saw a need for more fun and choices for the residents and clients and a solution to the overwhelming task for staff in finding the right entertainers and instructors. Emma has since developed the Moves For All program which is designed for Every Body. Emma believes we should "Move What We Can, When We Can" and the classes are suitable for all ages and abilities

December 17, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Free – $20

Being Curious is a series of presentations from local SA and national initiatives who are curious about enhancing the lives of diverse populations in the community. This series will engage the listener with projects that will encourage you to get more curious. Once your curiosity is sparked, it will kindle further action to engage with these projects, connect older people from your service to them or even ignite your own ventures.

This is an opportunity to find out more about grass roots ideas which aim to impact the lives of marginalised or vulnerable people by strengthening their capacities physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually.


Thursday 17th December: Movement & Music; Daisie Chain

Being confined does not mean that we should stop enjoying music and movement. Interestingly while these recent isolating months have presented challenges, it has also created a sense of security for people as they have been able to join in classes and activity from the comfort of place of home while being connected and engaged within their community.

The Daisie Chain was created with the purpose to inspire, entertain and bring joy through music and movement to the Aged Care and Disability sector. There are amazing benefits to music and movement, physically, mentally and emotionally for an older person. The aim is to build strength, confidence and connect people, be it the older person to their peers, staff, service providers and their families. There is a need for more fun active choices for the resident older person and The Daisie Chain offers a solution to the overwhelming task for staff in finding the right entertainers and instructors.


Outcomes of session:

  • Gain inspirations from an energetic enterprise which can support the isolated older people you work with
  • Develop insight into the benefits of an ordinary and typical community model in your organisational/residential setting
  • Explore ways to strengthen a persons sense of fun and activity regardless of limitations


Target Audience

Lifestyle coordinators of Aged Care and Disability services


These sessions will begin at 10am (Adelaide time). Grab a coffee and join us in Being Curious!

Registered participants will receive the Zoom link 1-2 days prior to the event.

** Note:  That this session commences at 10.00am Adelaide time


Online via Zoom
Tickets are 1 per person
A Reminder email will be sent to registered participants 1-2 days prior to the session including the zoom link and any handouts,


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