• Sunday , 18 August 2019

Music & Mindfulness with Matthew Hemson

This practical workshop is aimed at both non-music teachers and music teachers/tutors, Key Stages 1 &2 (also suitable for anyone interested)

  • Explore how you can set a mood and foster a learning environment using music making and listening
  • Learn techniques that have been proven to increase achievement
  • Practical exercises and tools to take away and use straight away in the classroom

Matthew Hemson (BTh, BSc) is a consultant within the education and mental health sectors. He has extensive experience in working with organisations to co-create unique, enabling environments that foster outstanding academic and pro-social progress. Matthew is also a Play Therapist specialising in Music & Jungian Sandtray. He delivers training in Therapeutic Intervention Skills and Values Led Community Engagement throughout the UK. He is a visiting lecturer at UWE.

Previous participants said:

“This has confirmed and provided evidence that listening and performing music in itself is a mindfulness exercise which improves behaviour and attitude to other areas of school life.”

“I had very little experience before the workshop and now have a range of techniques up my sleeve!”


Tue 9 October 2018

13:00 – 16:00 BST


Corn Exchange

The Market Place


SN10 1HS

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