Therapies

The following complementary therapies also are practiced at Garvald.

Eurythmy Eurythmy therapy works with movements that are practiced repeatedly in order to stimulate and support physical, physiological and mental wellbeing. The movements correlate to, and are accompanied by, sounds of speech and poetry as well as musical elements.

Creative Speech is an art form that allows speaking to be inspired by rhythms, images and poetry. It is a powerful tool for self development and personal growth. There are specific exercises to work with breath articulation, speech gestures and mood.

Gentle Massage (Einreibung) is a massage technique that can aid relaxation and is used therapeutically with various aromatic oils.

Therapeutic activities are offered under the guidance of our Medical Consultant.

Artistic activities of painting, music, gym and clay modelling are offered to residents and day service users in regular blocks of eight to ten weeks.