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Dance

CRITICAL ACTIONS TO MAINTAIN AND IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF YOUR LIFE

4. DANCE

LIFE MAY NOT BE THE PARTY YOU'D HOPED FOR.....

BUT IT YOU'RE STAYING YOU MAY AS WELL DANCE!

United Kingdom

(**) denotes charter affiliate program - (T) one or more teachers in this location have completed a Dance for PD training workshop.

Christchurch Dorset

Positive Parkinson's dance class Dance movement for people diagnosed with Parkinson's and their supporters

Thursdays 10-11.30 am Weekly year round at Beaufort Community Centre Southbourne Teacher Sophia Hulbert Chartered Physiotherapist and Trained Dancer Modern, Tap, Folk, Samba, Creative, Improvisation, Country and many more £3-50 per class

Tel 01425 276417 or 01202 765424

Kendal, Cumbria (T)

Dance movement for people diagnosed with Parkinson's and their supporters

Wednesdays 1-2.30 pm

Weekly year-round

Drop-ins welcome

£3 per class

Lead teachers: Daphne Cushnie and Melanie Brierley

Dance styles/techniques/content covered in class:contemporary, somatic, improvisation, based on neurophysiological principles

Nether Hall

Kirkland, Kendal LA95AD

For more information: 01539 822606 or email daphnecushnie@talktalk.net

LondonWimbledon (T)

Musical Moving, Dance for People diagnosed with Parkinsons

Mondays 3:00 4:30pm

Weekly September-June

Drop-ins welcomeplease call to register interest

No charge; optional donation toward expenses

Sponsoring organizations: Wimbledon Guild, Kentish Town Improvement Fund, Thames Community Fund

Lead teachers: Joanne Duff, Marina Benini and Anna Gillespie, Musician

Dance styles/techniques/content covered in class: Modern, ballet, jazz, tap, folk, creative and improvisation

Drake House, Wimbledon Guild, 44 St Georges Road, SW19 4ED

musicalmoving.org

For more information: 020 8739 0208

LondonKensington (T)

Dance for Health/Dance for People diagnosed with Parkinsons

Saturdays 3:00 5:30pm

Weekly 6 November-12 February (except 18 Dec.-1 Jan.)

Drop-ins welcomeplease call to register interest

Charge tbc

Sponsoring organizations: English National Ballet, City of Westminster and Roehampton University

Lead teachers: Danielle Jones and Joanne Duff, with specialist musician Anna Gillespie

Dance styles/techniques/content covered in class: Ballet, contemporary, creative movement, improvisation, English National Ballet repertoire

English National Ballet, Markova House, 39 Jay Mews

London, SW7 2ES

www.ballet.org.uk

For more information: phone Danielle Jones on 0044 207 590 2929 or

danielle.jones@ballet.org.uk

London Kentish Town (**, T)

Musical Moving, Dance for People disgnosed with Parkinsons

Wednesdays 2:00 3:30 pm

Weekly September-June (no classes during school holidays)

Drop-ins welcomeplease call to register interest

No charge; optional donation toward expenses

Sponsoring organizations: Wimbledon Guild, Kentish Town Improvement Fund, Thames Community Fund

Lead teachers: Joanne Duff and Anna Gillespie, Musician

Dance styles/techniques/content covered in class: Modern, ballet, jazz, tap, folk, creative and improvisation

2 Bartholomew Road

London NW5 2AJ

musicalmoving.org

For more information: 020 8739 0208

London CroydonPurley (T)

Croydon PDS Dance Group Wöchentlich

Mondays 1-2 pm

Weekly

Drop-ins welcome

£1 per class

Sponsoring organizations: Croydon Council, Croydon PD Society

Lead teacher: Gemma Coldicott

Dance styles/techniques/content covered in class: Creative, Contemporary, Ballet, Country Dance and Latin Dance Styles

Purley United Reformed Church,

906 Brighton Road,

Purley, CR8 2LN

For more information: 07887 781361

Littlemoor, Weymouth, Dorset (T)

Name of class: Parkinsons Movement/Dance Sessions

Thursday afternoons: first group 2-3:30 pm; second group 3:30-4:30pm followed by refreshments for both groups

Fortnightly

Drop-ins allowed by prior arrangement

£5.00 per class

Sponsoring organization: Weymouth and Dorchester Branch of Parkinson's UK

Lead teacher: Amanda Fogg

Dance styles/techniques/content covered in class: Free-style with elements of Ballet, Tap, Yoga, Pilates, Tai chi in a dance context.

Directions upon request

Website under construction.

For more information: 01308 868 531 or email amandafogg@btopenworld.com

Edinburgh, Scotland (T)

Dance for People diagnosed with Parkinsons

Wednesdays 11am 12.30pm

Fortnightly

Drop-ins welcome, but preferable to book ahead

No charge

Sponsoring organizations: Edinburgh branch of Parkinson's UK, dancebase Edinburgh

Lead teachers: Mo Morgan, Rhiana Laws, Rob Heaslip, Agathe Girard

Dance styles/techniques/content covered in class: Modern/contemporary, ballet, jazz, tap, folk, improv, various Company Repertory

dancebase

14-16 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 2JU

http://www.dancebase.co.uk/news/Dance-Base/dance-for-people-with-parkinsons.html

For more information: 0131 225 5525 (dancebase)