We use Hip Hop Culture in a purposeful way, channeling the elements to Create Change, with proven therapeutic techniques to help people heal, grow and lead. This is a phenomenal approach to mental health treatment and support, promoting individual change and empowering individuals to discover their genius and live their best lives...
hip HOP THERAPY
Toby G's Cre8ting Change programme embodies this and has received numerous awards. Now, Toby G and his multi-award-winning programme have received recognition from Coventry University, resulting in a PhD student, Jade Ward, working alongside him, and researching 'The Gorniak Method'.
Cre8ting Change introduction, edited by James McBride
Cre8ting Change as part of Hip Hop Antidote by James McBride
Mental Health by J. Adams Films
Cre8ting Change - Hip Hop Into The Lights by Red Five Films
The Gorniak Method
Our PHD STUDENT
Jade Ward is a PhD research candidate at the Centre for Dance Research, Coventry University. The project aims to clarify concepts of ‘dance’, 'community’, and ‘support’ within the UK arts and mental health sectors and advance dance for health research. The project focuses on the specific Hip Hop dance and cultural practices at Street Factory CIC and will explore their unique ‘Gorniak Method’ in the context of transformative dance practices that promote positive mental health, wellbeing, and active citizenship, during and post COVID 19 pandemic.