Dance for Parkinson’s Workshop

Riverside Archives

This event has occurred in the past

Dance for Parkinson’s Workshop


Venue

Studio 404

Dates

01 June 2018

Event Type

Live Event

DANCE FOR PARKINSON’S WORKSHOP

Parkinson’s Disease is the second most common neurological disease, after Dementia. Research suggests that dance may be an appropriate and effective strategy for improving both physical and mental symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. “Beyond the benefits of exercise, dance offers social and emotional interactions which may increase the quality of life, access to movement, and participation for the members of the PD community”. (Westheimer 2008; Houston 2012).

Dance for Parkinson’s classes are open and appropriate for all levels and no experience is necessary. This unique workshop in Parramatta will be led by Dance for Parkinson’s Australian Program Co-ordinator, Erica Rose Jeffrey and prominent community dance artist, Philip Piggin, and their team.

Date & Time: Friday 1 June, 2pm to 3.15 pm class followed by Q & A and socialising until 4pm
Location: Studio 404, 404 Church Street, Parramatta (Disability access)
Tickets: FREE but registrations Essential
Bookings: Please email admin@form.org.au
Enquiries: (02) 9806 5609

Ticket Options

All tickets $Free

Explore more Riverside shows

Planetdance 2018

Planetdance 2018

Troilus and Cressida

Virtuoso percussionist Evelyn Glennie collaborates with Royal Shakespeare Company Artistic Director Gregory Doran to create a satirical futuristic vision of a world resounding in battle.

La Traviata

Captured live on stage in New York and screened at Riverside, new Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin launches his tenure by conducting Verdi’s timeless tragedy.