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Beauty in Dance

Mhwada Abdulrazzaq

eXpressions™ Program: Art School: Cleveland Heights High School City/State: Cleveland Heights, Ohio Teacher(s): Nancy Eisenberg Medium/Genre: Jewelry eXhibition Year: 2017
eXpressionist Statement:

The cuff bracelet that I designed is my interpretation of Shuntae Williams’ research, "Is Dance/Movement Therapy Beneficial to Patient Care?" When piercing out the images, I wanted to convey that dance and movement are beneficial for both the mental and physical health of the patient. This type of therapy helps reduce stress, disease, and bad moods. When looking at the piercings in my bracelet, you can see that the patient is upset at first, and then while listening to music, the patient's self-esteem builds. Gradually, the patient is now able to express his or her feelings and begins to feel better.


Selected Research

Is Dance/Movement Therapy Beneficial to Patient Care? Researcher: Shuntae Williams Mentor: Maria Grbac, RN, BSN School: Shaw High School Internship Track: Health Horizons Internship Year: 2016