Peristalsis Dance Group


Our Mission:

To give pediatric patients the creative tools and outlet to express themselves.
To alleviate stress associated with an inpatient hospital stay through “therapeutic movement”.

Our Activities:

Dancing with patients
Direct Service
We dance with patients at the Yale In-patient Pediatric Psychiatric Service every week.

Peristalsis Weekly Lessons
Direct Service
We lead weekly dance and light movement classes for patients in the Yale in-patient pediatric psychiatric unit. We prepare a new dance each week.

Student Leaders:

Amanda Ivatorov - Co-Coordinator/Co-President Breanna Brownson - Co-Coordinator/Co-President

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