Bisakha’s workshop for dementia sufferers

Yesterday I had the privilege of attending a workshop for dementia sufferers led by Bisakha Sarker with Amina Khayyam and Kali Chandrasegaram. Bisakha started by asking the participants to make shapes with their hands and name them  – the first shape was called Please and others included Bloom, Windmill and Cut. With this focus,  and with the help of live music,  people gradually got to their feet quite unselfconsciously moved,  and came together, all the time supported by the force field of grace, beauty and commitment that poured from Bisakha. And at the end Bisakha danced  a short and exquisite solo. The workshop was enabled by and Akademi