Anna Marie Shogren, is a dancer and a choreographer in the Twin Cities dance community that uses the language of contact in care facilities to evaluate how to move bodies and people. Jean Wyman is the Co-Director of the Deborah E. Powell Center for Women’s Health. Kristine Talley is an associate professor in the School of Nursing. Together they will work with the Center for Aging Science & Care Innovation in the School of Nursing to examine how dancers and caregivers can collaborate on developing…
Join us for a series of cross-disciplinary workshops introducing students and professionals of nursing and dance. Together we will focus on ways we approach physical and social interactions, using techniques from each discipline to discover how dancers and nurses can learn from each other.
Workshops will be facilitated by Anna Marie Shogren, a dance artist with a long-term interest and experience in caregiving. These events will begin Anna’s year-long collaborative residency at the Weisman Art Museum and the School of Nursing’s Center for Aging Science and Care Innovation, where Anna and her collaborator Kristine Talley, PhD, RN will explore the use of dance as a means of enhancing the culture of empathy and sustainability in senior assisted living communities.
Come wearing comfortable clothes, ready to move. All experience levels welcome.
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