Inclusive Sailing Regatta 2019
On June 13, 2019, at Riga Sport Sailing Center the 16th stage of the international humanitarian mission “The Sails of the Spirit” in the Baltic sea took place. There were three sailing yachts with a combined team which took place in the regatta. It means that persons with special needs became real team members and...
Inclusive Theatre
Have you ever tried to make scene exercises using your physical actions memory? Extremely fascinating. And it is not so easy to show without a single word how you, for example, stroke a cat. And now a horse? And what about a snake? This method is used to teach professional actors, however, it can be...
Photo Exhibition
On May 17, 2019, a photo exhibition dedicated to the women with special needs from the social organisation MOTUS VITA was opened in Riga Stradins University. The exhibition was organized by its author, photo artist Jeļena Aļoškina in cooperation with the nonprofit associations supporting people with disability MOTUS VITA and SUSTENTO. The purpose of the...
Spring Restart
On March 13, 2019, in the premises of the Svētās Ģimenes māja took place an interactive seminar offered by the ergotherapist Sabīne Mikulāne (“SANARE – KRC Jaunķemeri Ltd.”) and the  audiologopedist Sandra Zdažinska. The aim of the seminar was to teach the participants simple techniques, which shall help to prepare for the spring and the...
February 28 – International Rare Disease Day
At the initiative of the European Rare Diseases Organisation EURORDIS, the 29th of February has been officially named the International Rare Disease Day. On non-leap years the Rare Disease Day is celebrated on February 28. The Latvian Alliance for Rare Diseases, together with the Alliance’s member MOTUS VITA organisation, tries to attract the attention of the society...
Interactive Workshop “To Health”
On October 24, a very interesting and informative interactive seminar was held at the premises of «Svētās gimenes Māja» which was conducted by the staff of “SANARE – KRC Jaunķemeri”: occupational therapist Sabina Mikulane and audiologist of Sandra Zdazhinsk. Sabina told us about the concept of uniformity of classes and the possibilities to normalize her...
Where to Find Health?
On August 24th, 2018, a seminar “Where to Find Health?” was held in the premises of the Association “Svētās Ģimenes māja”. What are the factors influencing the state of our health – feelings, emotions, food, physical activities? How to find your own balance? The answers to these and other questions where given by Valerijs Rakovs, Chairman...
Motus Vita in Kaliningrad! International Humanitarian Mission “The Sails of the Spirit – 2018”
The Motus Vita organisation has participated in the final of the International humanitarian mission “The Sails of the Spirit”. It was a unique possibility to share the experience of social innovations with the colleagues from abroad. The organisers of the event regularly hold seminars dedicated to realization of the potential of disables persons in various...
Inclusive Sailing Regatta in Riga
On June 1-2, 2018, at Riga Sport Sailing Center the 15th stage of the international humanitarian mission “The Sails of the Spirit” took place. On the first day MOTUS VITA participants met team members, professional yachtsmen, had safety education and training, performed a trial sail in. And the regatta itself with the participation of three...
Training for Well-being and Motivation
It is a well-known fact that physical health is closely related to our inner condition. To manage emotions is also much easier if you understand yourself, your abilities and possibilities, as well as your complexes and psychological barriers. The more we learn to know ourselves, the higher is our self-confidence. And this ground helps to...
Seminar “Safety and Comfort”
With the support of the Latvian Association of Ergotherapists we have planned to organize a cycle of seminars on safety and comfort in everyday life for persons with special needs. The seminars shall comprise an exhaustive scope of information about the possibilities to receive and to use technical aids taking into account factors of falling...
On the Way to Health Through Art
“I don’t believe!” – this phrase of the famous Russian theatre director, theorist and teacher Stanislavski is known to every theatre lover. But how is it possible to make not only Stanislavski, but also surrounding people to believe you? What do we need for this? What is disturbing us? This is exactly the “secrets” that...