Mental Health HELPS

Dance For Life: A Conversation with Founder & Director Kristin Barlow

June 22, 2022 Brandy Vega
Mental Health HELPS
Dance For Life: A Conversation with Founder & Director Kristin Barlow
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In this episode of Mental Health HELPS Brandy Vega sits down with Kristin Barlow who is the Founder and Director of the nonprofit Dance For Life, which has a variety of programs and events for suicide prevention and mental health wellness. 

Learn more about Dance For Life here: https://www.danceforlifenation.org/ 

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Introduction, Dance For Life origin story
What happens at the Dance For Life day and events? When is it?
Talking and breaking the stigma around mental health
Perfectionism
Body Shaming & Self-shaming
Impact of Social Media on Perfectionism, Shaming, & Self-shaming
Ways dance helps mental health, wellness, and dementia
Where to get more information on Dance for Life
Dance for Life impact, collaborations, and programs