The Importance of Touch

I watched the panic in my friend’s eyes when her newborn child made first contact with this world. “Quick! Put the baby on your chest. Make sure she gets skin contact”. Sure enough, her husband was already cradling the babe on his chest at peace with the miracle of holding life in his arms. In […]

Can Dance Improve Our Relationships?

There is a universal language of touch and non-verbal communication that is explored through creative dance. Dance satisfies the senses through movement, play with the body and play with others.  What I found is that neglected children display sensory seeking behaviors. Why is a child starved of human affection, touch and positive attention so drawn […]