Article - Arts and Health by Amanda Tetso

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“Laugh For The Health of It” will take place at North Sarasota Library on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Arts For Health Sarasota – Manatee, Inc.

Arts and Health Practitioners/Organizations in our community have become members of Arts For Health Sarasota – Manatee, Inc., and they are available to work with individuals, groups, and organizations. The different arts and health practitioners/organizations have a variety of years of experience in different fields of arts and health integration (e.g. drama, visual arts, expressive arts, music, dance, and movement, etc.).

ART AS A HEALING PRACTICE

Engaging with the arts has a significant part to play in improving physical and mental health and well-being.

TOGETHER WE CAN TO INSPIRE, EDUCATE AND ADVOCATE FOR THE USE OF THE ARTS IN THE PURSUIT AND SUPPORT OF HEALTH AND WELLNESS FOR OUR COMMUNITY THROUGHOUT

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There is an expanding body of evidence to support the contention that the arts have an essentially contribution to make to health and well-being.

The role that engagement in the arts can play in improving health and well-being is consistently overlooked.

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