Have the parents of your clients ever expressed that they wished they could bring your music therapy magic home with them? We create powerhouse interventions for our sessions because we know the research and how to use all the parts of the music to make it happen.
In the video below, Stephanie Leavell, MT-BC, shares a perfect example of a multipurpose song that can bridge the gap between sessions and home. With clear musical cues, easy to follow lyrics, and a grounding beat, it serves as an adaptable, memorable musical tool to help bring the whole body into focus.
Listen to Stephanie’s “Yoga Song for Kids” by hitting play on the video. Love what you hear? Grab the chord sheet and mP3 for this song and three more (AND a free songwriting ebook!) to use in your sessions below!
If you’re always on the lookout for amazing, goal-driven resources, then check out Early Childhood Music Toolbox by Stephanie Leavell, MT-BC. By taking the course, you will:
- Walk away with more than 30 pages of songs and resources to re-energize your practice
- Understand the developmental rationale for using specific musical cues that will inspire the relationship between you and your client to new heights
- Learn how to retool existing songs and resources to fit each client’s unique needs – eliciting meaningful interaction from your clients, using less energy from you!
- Deeply explore the full range of what music has to offer through song form, chord progressions, musical cues, and more!