Georgetown Lombardi Annual Dance in Healthcare Roundtable
Dance and Conversation: Using language as a diagnostic tool to
explore and regenerate movement.
Friday, January 11, 2013 at 3:00 p.m.
Martin Marietta Conference Room at the
Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
Ann Behrends and Ilana Silverstein will describe and demonstrate techniques
used with cancer patients with limited mobility and lead a discussion about how
dancers help clients discover physical ability, intention, and creative expression
through language. Come join the conversation and help strengthen the dance in healthcare
community in the Washington Metropolitan Region.
Ann Behrends is a physical therapist, dancer, dance instructor and aerialist. Ilana
Silverstein is a dancer, choreographer, and educator. Both apply dance movement
to enhance the quality of life for people with cancer and their caregivers at
This event is sponsored by the Lombardi Arts and Humanities Program with funding from an anonymous gift supporting dance at Georgetown Lombardi.