Dance for PD® Training Reflections: what I learned about being a dancer & teacher Last week I spent three days at Dance for PD® Headquarters in Brooklyn exploring the art of dance and teaching with 70 other dance for Parkinson’s teachers from all over the world. I wanted to share some of my discoveries from this intensive, […]
Reconnect with your Body Class
Dance has a reputation of being available to a select few: those blessed with a particular body type, the privilege of expensive training and the rare talent to master challenging technique. Every Monday & Wednesday afternoon, an unlikely group of dancers comes together and defies convention to revel in the healing powers of dance that are beneficial and enjoyable for every body, including those with Parkinson’s disease.
Reconnect with your Body classes empower participants to discover new ways to move by teaching how to think like a dancer, connect with your breath and find radical compassion for often ailing body parts.