All Dance For Parkinson's Disease Classes are canceled until further notice.
We hope you are staying safe during this time. The Dance for Parkinson's Disease faculty miss you all dearly!
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Join us for a Dance for Parkinson's Disease class!
Dance for Parkinson's Disease participants will be empowered to explore movement and music in ways that are refreshing, enjoyable, stimulating and creative. This class is an aesthetic experience that uses the elements of narrative, imagery, and community to develop artistry and grace while addressing such PD specific concerns as balance, flexibility, coordination, isolation and depression. The classes engage participants' minds and bodies, and create an enjoyable, social environment that emphasizes dancing rather than therapy. Active demonstration by professional dancers inspires participants to recapture grace, while guided improvisation fosters creativity, and experimentation with movement.
Oakland University's Varner Hall Studio 132:
Weekly, every Saturday from 11am - 12:15pm.
Please see below schedule for exact dates.
Upcoming Class Schedule at OU:
Sept. 7 & 14
Oct. 5 & 26
Nov. 2 & 16
Jan. 4 & 18
Feb. 1 & 15
March 7 (performance at Take Root Concert)
April 18 & 25
May 2 & 9
Old Person's Commission (OPC)
Classes are held every Wednesday from
1pm - 2pm in the auditorium.
St. Joseph Mercy Oakland
Classes are held every Tuesday from 10:45am - 12pm.
No Class August 27th or Sept 3rd.
Classes are taught by Take Root rehearsal director and Dance for Parkinson’s Disease teacher, Vivian Costello.
One Ford Place
1 Ford Place Detroit, MI. 48202
Held in the Cafeteria on the 3rd Floor
Free Parking in 3rd street parking lot
Mondays from 2:45-3:45
Contact Shawn Bennis for more info: 313-874-4520
Classes will be taught by Take Root dancer and Dance for Parkinson’s Disease teacher, Brandon Koepsell.
DANCE FOR PARKINSON'S DISEASE TEACHERS: