Artscape Sessions by Kamalika Guha Thakurta aims to help cancer patients to create an insightful of self-healing
Artscape team, recently conducted sessions in Mumbai at two cancer care centres, namely, St. Jude’s Child Care Centre and Nana Palkar Smriti Samiti. These sessions are targeted at the patients as well as the caregivers with an aim to promote physical and emotional well-being.These sessions begins with some Music therapy which also includes Om chanting followed IMG_7222 by Light therapy and other mindful meditation practices. Vaishali Tare, a reiki master and healer conducted the Light therapy at these sessions. This initiative by Kamalika Guha Thakurta helps to invoke a sense of relief and motivation in the participants.The main objective of having these sessions and this noble initiative is to use art forms as a tool to develop individuality, communication and social skills. It aims to provide individuals a great quality of life for people of all ages with a range of needs and challenges. Artscape aims to encourage performing art forms as an alternative approach to recovery, healing and psychological rehabilitation of any kind of physical or emotional trauma. Regular Music and Meditation Sessions are held at Cancer Rehabilitation Homes like ACTREC, St Jude’s and Nana Palkar Smriti Samiti.
Renowned Indian television actress and the Founder and Artistic Director of the Srijon Foundation Mrs. Kamalika Guha Thakurta, has launched Artscape, an initiative to use her knowledge on music and dance as a form of therapy.
Kamalika Guha Thakurta 2Under the able guidance of Mrs. Kamalika Guha Thakurta, who is trained in Indian Classical Dance and Music and has been known for her absolute excellence as an actor in the Indian television industry. The main objective of this noble initiative is to use art forms as a tool to develop individuality, communication and social skills. It aims to provide individuals a great quality of life for people of all ages with a range of needs and challenges.
Sharing her thoughts on the launch of this foundation, she said, "The idea behind ARTSCAPE is to use the Performing Art Forms as an alternative approach to recovery, healing and psychological rehabilitation of survivors of any kind of trauma – physical or emotional.”