Alison Waldman at TEDxGreatMills
Why we should be dancing with our doctors • September 2020
In this talk, Founder & Lead Facilitator Alison Waldman shares how she re-imagines hospitals as places for common humanity, creativity, and agency. From dances in chemotherapy wings to a surprise duet with a robot, learn how she works with staff, patients, and caregivers in healthcare spaces to incorporate movement into medicine and to enhance community building and compassionate relationships between providers and patients.
Interview with HireEffect
The Importance of Wellness at Work
March 2019 • HireEffect, LLC
Alison was interviewed by HireEffect, LLC about wellness and sustainability in entrepreneurship, and the core of our business mission. Alison share tips on managing the demands of the modern work day, and her female heroes in honor of Women's History Month.
Movement for MS
January 2019 • Georgetown University Medical Center
Movement for MS is a dance class designed specifically for people living with multiple sclerosis, created in collaboration with the MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Department of Neurology. Movement for MS empowers participants to explore their movement potential in fun and creative ways while building community, collaboration, and physical confidence. Alison Waldman is the co-lead foundational teacher of this award-winning program.
The Day of Dance at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
December 2017 • Associated Press
Alison Waldman directs and choreographs the annual the Day of Dance at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, a day of integrated, site-specific performance throughout the hospital by professional performers. The first Day of Dance in 2017 was the first of this kind of integrated dance programming in a hospital setting.
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