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Neurologic Music Therapy for movement disorders

Neurologic Music Therapy (NMT) is the evidence-based practice that makes use of standardized musical exercises that can be applied to areas of functioning including cognition, motor skills & communication.

NMT classes will be offered by student music therapists at the University of Toronto's Faculty of Music, over Zoom groups, for 45 minutes with a 5-minute break.

These sessions use music-based movement and singing interventions that are endorsed by the World Federation for Neurologic Rehabilitation, to help you reduce tension and improve your quality of life in a fun and supportive environment.


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Who: This group is designed for persons with dystonia who seek treatment strategies to reduce chronic pain and tension.

When: Thursday evenings, 5:00PM-6:00PM ET

Where: https://utoronto.zoom.us/j/88290654437

Meeting-ID: 882 9065 4437

password: music22

What to wear: Comfortable clothing and a water bottle

This group is run by PhD and MA students in the Music and Health Science programs at the University of Toronto along with Dr. Corene Thaut, Neurologic Neurologic Music Therapist and an assistant professor in the Faculty of Music.

Click below to watch one of the NMT presentations by Dr. Corene Thaut

For more information please contact:

Kathrin Mertel, PhD Student kathrin.mertel@mail.utoronto.ca

Mackenzie Kiemele, MA Student mackenzie.kiemele@mail.utoronto.ca

Dr. Corene Thaut corene.thaut@utoronto.ca