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Older Gentlemen from Alzheimers Association posing together at their Bollywood dance lesson

A Sharing of Hearts: Culture, Diversity, & Dancing with teaching artist Swati Chaturvedi

Published by Kelly McCaughern
December 20th, 2017
A beautiful relationship blossomed when Swati, one of our In-Facility teaching artists from Musicopia, met our members, Alzheimer’s Association, the Delaware Valley Chapter.  Swati teaches a workshop on Bollywood Dancing and uses dancing as a vehicle to showcase the diversity of culture, music, and the arts across India. She wrote a beautiful piece on her experience with them, particularly one charming participant named Michael, who asked brought a peaceful energy and thought-provoking questions to the session.

Through this session of dance, Swati and Micheal were able to cross cultures, passions, and stories to connect on a deeper level through the rhythm and movement of Bollywood flavor.  Click here to read Swati Chaturvedi’s blog about her experience with the Delaware Valley Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.

Learn more about Swati from Community Dance Project Bollywood & Musicopia by clicking here.

Learn more about the Alzheimers Association of Delaware Valley Chapter by clicking here.

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