The Parkinson’s Dance Class

THE PARKINSON’S DANCE CLASS IS NOW AT THE WEST SUBURBAN YMCA.

West Suburban YMCA
2420 N. 124th Street
Wauwatosa, WI
Respect Studio
Thursdays 1-2pm
For additional information contact Susanne at 414-871-1523

WHY DANCE……….Because professional dancers who have been studying dance for many years bring an array of dance/movement that are helpful to those with Parkinson’s.

BROOKLYN, Oct. 23, 2015 – Dancing is shown to help people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) improve their ability to walk and enhances their quality of life, according to research published in the Journal of Neural Transmission.

Study highlights:
*Participants experienced significant improvement in overall movement, particularly walking.
*Participates reported feeling better and empowered.

Participates reported “feeling better,” experiencing a “sense of companionship,” finding that “general health has improved,” and “feeling less helpless.”

SPARK IMAGINATION
You still have an imagination just light it up.

FEEL THE BEAT
Be careful. The “Rhythm is gonna get you.”

TRY SOMETHING NEW
Could we create new neural pathways?

GROUP ACTIVITY
You might make new friends.

FUN
It’s okay to laugh and have fun. Can you handle this?

CREATIVE
We are all creative. Just let it come out.


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The Parkinson’s Dance Class brings the art of dance to people with Parkinson’s Disease. The class is modeled after Dance for PD which was founded by David Levanthal of the Mark Morris Dance Group, Brooklyn, NY. Instructors of The Parkinson’s Dance class have been training with Dance for PD, networking with other teachers across the USA who are all teaching dance for people with PD.

Jewish Community Center (JCC)
www.jccmilwaukee.org
6255 N. Santa Monica
Whitefish Bay, WI 53217
Studio A
Fridays, 2:15 until 3:30 pm

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This class is ongoing. Students can join at any time. Register in class.
Classes bought in bulk are $10 per class $15 drop in.

For additional information contact Susanne at 414-871-1523

This class is sponsored by the Harry and Rose Samson Family, JCC, and the Wisconsin Parkinson’s Association.

Instructors: Susanne Carter, Kate Mann, Jane Brooks Reilly, Tom Thoreson. This class is sponsored by Froedert and the Medical College of Wisconsin, Harry and Rose Samson Family, JCC, and the Wisconsin Chapter of the APDA.