Music Therapy at Pacific Autism Family Network- Goodlife Fitness Autism Hub
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ET Music Therapy is excited to offer a variety of music therapy services, for all age groups (see below).
The PAFN is located at : 3688 Cessna Dr. Richmond, BC
Come explore a variety of enticing instruments and activities, sing and move! Servicing early intervention, pre-school, adolescents and adults. One to one sessions address skill acquisition and relationship skills in a collaborative approach. M/T/Th/F (mornings, afternoons, and after school times available).
Comprised of 5-7 participants, early learner groups & elementary age groups target social skills and peer engagement. Participants are accompanied by a caregiver/parent, who takes part in the session. M/T/Th/F (mornings, afternoons, and after school times available).
Rock bands & Jam Sessions
Offered to adolescents and adults wanting to participate in fun, no pressure, creative peer jam sessions. Explore keyboards, drums, electric guitars and bass etc., learn favorite songs, participate in recording and performing at PAFC. Jam Sessions: Monday evening 7-8pm. Rock Band session: Friday evenings, 7-8pm.
*We are adding another rock band group in the Morning on either Mondays or Fridays- contact us if you are interested.
Parent Drum circle/ Relaxation/Meditation
Tired of talking support groups? Need to get your stress out in a positive, cathartic way? Come join our parent drum circle and be CREATIVE together! Then sit/lay down and enjoy a piano sound bath of meditative relaxation. Thursday evenings, 7- 8pm. (first & third Thursday of each month). April 6, 20, May 4, 18, June 1, 15.
S.O.S. Band (Siblings of support)
Our S.O.S. band offers adolescent siblings of individuals with autism a place to hang, jam & record together. Thursday evenings, 7- 8pm. Twice per month. Second & Forth Thursdays of each month.
Music Heals raises money and awareness for music therapy programs in Canada. Bikers for Autism combines the passion of riding motorcycles to raising public awareness & funds to support individuals/families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder. Music Heals has partnered with Bikers For Autism to make a 10 year commitment to fund the music therapy program at PAFC, and the incredible music therapy studio that bears the names of both organizations.
"We look forward to supporting ET Music Therapy in their efforts to manage all of the services provided to clients and their families in this wonderful space. We're so excited for our friends at PAFC and are honoured to be part of their incredible facility." Chris Brandt, Executive Director, Music Heals