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Octaband 8-Leg Stretchy Movement Band

Brand: Octaband


Item: #540051
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The Octaband is a fun, interactive tool which promotes individuality and group cohesion through movement, designed by dance/movement therapist Donna Newman-Bluestein.  The stretchy material, bright colors, and innovative design stimulate self-expression, spontaneity, and awareness of others.


  • Encourages cooperation
  • Invites inclusiveness
  • Promotes individuality and creativity
  • Reinforces group cohesion
  • Focuses attention
  • 5-1/2" hem allows those with limited grasping ability to participate
  • Stimulates imagination

Octabands can be used for:

  • Dance/movement Therapy
  • Creative and Expressive Arts Therapy
  • Recreation/activity Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Dance classes
  • Early Childhood Gymnastic Classes
  • Adaptive Physical Education
  • Special Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Birthday parties
  • Team building
  • Intergenerational programs
  • Ice breakers
  • Family Therapy
  • Extends up to 78"
  • For use by 2 to 8 people
  • Made of 80% nylon and 20% spandex
  • Completely washable
  • Weight: 12 ounces

Manufacturer's Warranty:

Full Year Limited Warranty. Octaband products are guaranteed against defects in material and workmanship for one year. No guarantee is made against normal wear from heavy use. The manufacturer recommends regular inspection of product to guard against injury. Any alteration of products or use of products in a way other than recommended voids all warranties.

Manufacturer's Disclaimer:

Octaband products are not toys. They are intended for use with close adult supervision at all times. They are not intended for full body weight and may cause injuries if overstretched. The legs should not be wrapped around a person's neck.


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To help some of my older members increase and strengthen their flexibility and mobility
Lance K on Oct 22, 2012
I am a Dance Movement Therapist in Australia and I am building my collection of appropriate props for my clients.
Terrie B on Jul 23, 2012
I am a classroom teacher, how many kids can work at the same time?
A shopper on Jun 7, 2017
Best Answer: This octaband is for 2-8 people. There is another octaband that can be used by up to 16 people, and the item number for that is 540052. That one can be used by 4-16 people.
Reply · Report · Adam HStaff on Jun 8, 2017
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The activity guide is in English and Spanish would you happen to have it in French?
Diane T on Nov 29, 2012
Best Answer: Unfortunately, the Octaband User Guide is only available in English and Spanish at this time.
Reply · Report · Amy LStaff on Nov 29, 2012
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