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Amplifying Black Voices in Music Therapy and Music Education

Amplifying Black Voices in Music Therapy and Music Education

In the past year, I've been learning and unlearning.  It's been eye-opening, challenging, and most significant, humbling.  While I feel less than confident in writing this post on a topic I feel ill equipped, I'm compelled to write to amplify some of the Black voices...

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New Year-Themed Music Therapy Interventions

New Year-Themed Music Therapy Interventions

Does it feel like every day is the official start of 2021? It does for us! Check out these new year interventions that address a broad range of goal areas, such as communication, emotional expression, and social skills. 

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2020 Year in Review

2020 Year in Review

Thank you for supporting Groovy Garfoose in 2020. And thank you for allowing us to keep the music going this year!

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Got Cabin Fever? Kick it with MUSIC MAKERS!

Got Cabin Fever? Kick it with MUSIC MAKERS!

The COVID 19 Pandemic sure did throw us for a loop when it comes to engaging in live, group music making. However, as Miley Cyrus would say - “We can’t stop and we won’t stop!”  Here at the Groovy Garfoose we have embraced live, VIRTUAL music making sessions, and it’s...

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Relax. Reflect. Be Grateful.

Relax. Reflect. Be Grateful.

In 2017, when I started my journey with the GG team, it taught me alot about the importance of self-care. Three years later, the importance of self-care, ESPECIALLY in 2020, couldn’t stand more true. As this year comes to an end, it’s been pertinent to focus on my own...

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3-Minute Manifest Meditation

3-Minute Manifest Meditation

2020.  What. A. Year.  If you're like me, you're ready for some positivity.  A fresh start. A healthy world.  Normalcy.  Of any kind, at this point.  While I wish I had a crystal ball and could snap my fingers to heal the world, I cant.  BUT...I CAN share how I've...

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Navigating A Virtual Internship

Navigating A Virtual Internship

Navigating a virtual internship can present some unique challenges. In this blog post, the Groovy Garfoose Intern, Kara shares a bit about her experience so far as well as some tips for adjusting to telehealth.

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“Don’t Stop Believing” PiggyBack Songwriting

“Don’t Stop Believing” PiggyBack Songwriting

Change is a GOOD thing! As many of us try to incorporate some forms of normalcy back into our schedules, such as returning to work, school, and many other public places. It's important to remember "these simple rules" in this year of change, such as wearing a mask and...

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5-Minute Guided Imagery for Fall

5-Minute Guided Imagery for Fall

Take a 5 minute break from your virtual work or school and relax.This guided imagery about the upcoming autumn focuses on grounding and coping with change. 

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