Focus on: Elisha MacMillan BA Hons, CPCC
Elisha MacMillan is a Sociologist, Certified Co-Active Coach, and Dance Educator. For over 10 years she has taught students in school boards & universities across Ontario how to express and relieve stress through drum and dance. Founder/Director of Rhythm is for Everyone, Elisha uses rhythm and movement as tools that foster cross-cultural, intergenerational connection, while celebrating diversity. She’s worked on Equity & Inclusive Education projects and recently completed her first film, “Lessons Learned: Bridging the Gap.”
Elisha studied dance in Toronto, West Africa, Ethiopia and Brazil and performed professionally for 6 years, touring nationally and internationally. Her ancestral lineage includes Scottish highlanders, Arawak (Taino) First Nations and West Africans brought to Jamaica.
In her work with adults (drumanddancemedicine.com), Elisha leads movement retreats locally and internationally, with a focus on self-discovery, healing, communing with nature, and dropping beneath mental chatter - into the deep wisdom of our bodies.
Oh, and she believes in unicorns.
Elisha MacMillan has presented:
- Bridging the Gap: How we can support teens on edge (2019)
- Morning Movement & Mindfulness : A juicy way to enter your day (2019)
- Body Rhythms (2019)
- Shake It Up! Movement and rhythm facilitation tools for the workplace and beyond (2019)
- Drum and Dance Your Edge (2019)