Music has a very important place in the educational and therapeutic experience of Centro La Lucciola. Music is not used in the strict sense of a specific music therapy method, but rather as a phenomenon linked to the material and spiritual necessities of life, meant as an existential expression as was originally conceived among ancient peoples.
In the evolution of a child rhythm plays a fundamental role, starting with the rhythm of the body: breath, intestinal peristalsis movements, heartbeat, wake and sleep, hunger and satiety, etc.
The organisation of bodily rhythm is a basic element for the biological and psychological maturation of the human being. Afterwards, the rhythms of communication and relationship are organised: the sequence of mom’s silences, pauses and words, the child’s vocalisations needed to favour the development of social communication.