What do Dance Scientists do all day?
Ali Golding has been a professional choreographer for over 25 years, now a dance scientist leading research in how movement improves cognitive development, with a focus on early years and special educational needs.
Ali will be talking about her journey from Dance Theatre to Dance Scientist, how she came about forming her organisation MovementWorks, where the research is going, and why she is passionate about the arts-science interface and integrating more movement into teaching and the educational curriculum.
Come along to get inspiration from these perspectives, consider your own journey, current artistic practice and discover possible opportunities to develop your own interests.
Booking is essential
About Ali and MovementWorks
Ali Golding holds an MSc in Dance Science, a PG Cert in Special Educational Needs and is trained to evaluate and teach Neurophysical Psychology within an educational setting. Ali is a postgraduate professional and research associate of the charity MEfA (Montessori Education for Autism) and an associate artist of The Royal Academy Of Dance.
Ali established MovementWorks in 2012 specifically to provide and promote quality movement education with particular emphasis on the young, their carers, educators and the community.
MovementWorks embraces an embodied learning approach whilst making provision for individual needs, learning styles and preferences.