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, […]
It has been a hot hot Summer in Artivist-land and we are gearing up for a transformational Fall! Save the Date: Reconnect 7th Birthday Celebration SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 1-3PM AT COLORADO CONSERVATORY OF DANCE IN BROOMFIELD In 2011, a poet with Parkinson’s Disease (PD), his sister and his niece started a dance class for people with […]
The mission of the Davis Phinney Foundation is to help people with Parkinson’s live well today. The Foundation recognizes how much dance can add to that quality of life and asked Reconnect instructor Sarah Leversee to contribute to their blog for Parkinson’s Awareness Month in April, with photos of the Reconnect dancers by Scott Dressel-Martin.
Dancing with Parkinson’s Support Groups, an interview with KUNC 91.5fm, the upcoming 2018 Dance: Found Performances – 2018 is off to an amazing start! Check out the latest Artivist News.
Fall 2017 upcoming events & new photos of the Artivists performing at the SCFD Showcase at Denver Botanic Gardens by Scott Dressel-Martin. “Making art is like giving a gift: evidence of your spirit and that you are here.” – Patty Mitchell
It was such a wonderful experience to share the magic of Reconnect with Boulder’s dance community! The Reconnect Dancers performed at “Open Space” (presented by 3rd Law Dance/Theater) at Dairy Arts Center on May 26, 2017. Wayne performed his poem inspired by Reconnect entitled lady gaga n me.
During the month of April, we successfully raised $6000 for Reconnect – THANK YOU SO MUCH to everyone who contributed. “so glad we made it!” (this clip comes from our Reconnect Community Class on April 30)
We had so many opportunities to share what we experience every week: the miracle of music that moves us. The miracle of coming together for a shared purpose. The miracle of moving our bodies free from self-consciousness, fear and limitations.