• Mehfil-e-Niswa DHOLK Night (Dance Movement Therapy)

    DHOLK NIGHTS: Dance/movement therapy, usually referred to simply as dance therapy or DMT, is a type of therapy that uses movement to help individuals achieve emotional, cognitive, physical, and social integration. Beneficial for both physical and mental health, dance therapy can be used for stress reduction, disease prevention, and mood management. In addition, DMT's physical component offers increased muscular strength, coordination, mobility, and decreased muscular tension. Dance/movement therapy can be used with all populations and with individuals, couples, families, or groups. In general, dance therapy promotes self-awareness, self-esteem, and a safe space for the expression of feelings.

    Contact for further details: Nasrine Akhtar
    Contact phone number: 07866047642

    Day: Friday
    Time: Last Friday of each month. 6pm - 10pm
    Frequency: Monthly
    Cost: £3 - £5


    Professional Referral: No
    Self Referral: Yes
    Accessible for disabled people: Yes
    Accessible for people with language needs: Yes

    About the host organisation

    Hosted by: Awakening Minds
    Organisation Profile:

    Brief History
    Awakening Minds is a non-profit community interest group founded in 2016 within Rochdale, one of the most deprived boroughs within the UK. We provide Punjabi Mental Health services to educate individuals and families with the tools to recognise and deal with the underlying issues associated with ill Mental Health in a culturally appropriate manner. We aim to improve the emotional, physical, mental and spiritual well being of marginalised women who are struggling to effectively make use of current services due to cultural and linguistic barriers. We provide holistic therapy, counselling services and educational sessions to encourage reserved and isolated women to build their ability to acknowledge, accept and overcome their problems.