“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything.”
Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram organised a virtual Guest Speaker Programme on the topic “Music Therapy” on May 17, 2021 for the students of class VI- VIII.
The guest speaker, Ms. Sahiba Jain, is an expressive arts therapist and counselling psychologist. She is the founder of and a therapist at Flying feathers(Healing and expressive art therapy). She is skilled in mindfulness meditation, expressive art therapy ( including music therapy, dance therapy, psychodrama etc), counselling and sound healing, gratitude therapy and chakra dance movements.
The Principal, Ms. Padma Srinivasan and Ms. Vinita Gupta also graced the occasion. The Guest Speaker Programme was conducted as an interactive session by Sreyansh Jha (XII A) . The session began with Ms.Jain introducing the topic” music therapy”, which is the use of music to address the physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of a group or individual. She then proceeded to involve the students in interactive activities such as listening to music of different genres and noticing how it would impact the state of mind of the students and using expressive body movements as a way of expression. The students actively participated and enjoyed the session thoroughly. They learnt valuable skills such as using music to focus and feel better.
This was followed by a question and answer session where the speaker successfully answered a wide range of questions posed by the students. The session was brought to a close with vote of thanks by Shreyansh Jha (XII A).The event was organized by Ms. Kaveri Dhar and Ms. Preeti Pratihari with technical support from Mr. Mukesh Kumar and his support team.