Ali Golding, MSc, PG Cert SEN, BA(Hons) FRSA : Ali is a highly qualified and experienced dance educator, dance movement scientist, researcher and lecturer. She holds an MSc in Dance Science, a PG Cert in Special Educational Needs and is trained to evaluate and teach Neurophysical Psychology within an educational setting.
A published academic writer related to her work focusing on early years and inclusive practice she presents & consults internationally. She is an advocate of inclusivity and believes in a dance and movement based learning approach being accessible to all. Ali has worked professionally with the deaf, the visually impaired, non-ambulant, those with special educational needs and individuals with autistic spectrum conditions, the latter for which she has a particular research interest and specialism in movement based practice. She has presented on numerous high profile platforms including:-
Early Arts UK , The Royal Society of Arts, ‘MOVE IT’ Dance Conference, The British College of Occupational Therapists Conference, Plymouth University Autism and Alternative Therapies Conference, The National Autism Show, The National Autistic Society Autism-Europe International Congress, ‘GOOGLE TMInnovation’, The Times Educational SEN Show, The Expressive Arts Summit, The World Conference on Movement and Cognition at Harvard Medical School.
TEDx speaker ‘Why Movement Works For Learning’ . ‘
Ali is the Founder and CEO of MovementWorks, a UK based charity which uses dance movement practice as a tool to support health, well-being and educational outcomes.