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Dance for Parkinson’s: More than just Exercise
Davis Phinney Foundation Blog Post
The Davis Phinney Foundation recognizes how much dance can add for people with PD living well today and asked Sarah to contribute to their blog.
Parkinson’s disease could be helped with exercise, study says
"New research found that high-intensity exercise three times a week is not only safe for people with early-stage PD, it also decreases the worsening of motor symptoms."
Wayne & Sarah talk REDEFINING DANCER on KGNU Radio
We had a wonderful time being interview by KGNU Metro host Miriam Schiff in September 2022. We covered how Art as Action and Reconnect came to be, as well as what we've learned since becoming a physically integrative dance company.
Body Mind Mystery Review
"The unifying factor of the various artistic expressions and collaborations was a kind of joy: the type that is won, not given, and is richly layered with emotions and states of being that may seem to be joy’s opposite."
Workout of the Week: Reconnect
Daily Camera Boulder
"I loved seeing the change in energy & excitement. At first, many participants moved slowly. By the end, one woman was feeling so good she skipped out of class. You know what? Parkinson's or not, I felt like skipping out, too."
Radio Interview: Wayne A. Gilbert
CPR Colorado Matters
"What struck me when I started dancing, was how it focused on what I could do -- When I'm dancing, when I'm making a poem, when I'm acting in a play, I can forget that I have Parkinson's for a little while."
Parkinson's Voice: Reconnect
"These courageous dancers make it to class even on days when it feels impossible, and they are met with a compassionate framework and a unique community that welcomes everyone just as they are."
Get Involved: KUNC Radio Interview
“If you have any creative impulse at all, this is a way to explore and to come together with other creative people."