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Dancing Parkinson’s YYC

A partnership of Decidedly Jazz Danceworks (DJD), Calgary Parkinson’s Research Initiative (CaPRI), Rozsa Foundation and the University of Calgary’s Faculty of Kinesiology and the Hotchkiss Brain Institute.

Launched in 2013 as a pilot project, Dancing Parkinson’s YYC provides dance classes to people with Parkinson disease, and their spouses/ friends/ care partners. It is based on the simple belief that DANCING IS GOOD FOR US. With live musical accompaniment and a focus on rhythm, body awareness, muscle development, coordination and socializing, the weekly classes have proven to be an uplifting and restorative experience for participants.

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Program Details

DATES
NEW SESSION BEGINS ON JANUARY 17, 2017

LOCATION
Classes are held at the DJD Dance Centre
111 12th Ave SE T2G 0Z9


DAY, TIME & LEVEL –
Classes are held on Tuesdays and there are 2 levels to choose from
Tuesdays – 12:45 – 1:45 pm – Level 2
For continuing students of the program who wish to continue building their skills at a slightly faster pace, and for new students with prior dance experience.

Tuesdays – 2:00 – 3:00 pm – Level 1
A gentle introduction to dance for new students and for those wishing to move at a slower pace.

COST & REGISTRATION
Unlimited classes are available with a $50 annual registration fee per person.

Registration for Fall, Winter and Spring 2016-17 classes is open and on a first come, first served basis.

For more information about the program and to register please contact:
Kate Cunningham
dancingparkinsonsyyc@gmail.com
403.228.8188

Dancing Parkinson’s YYC is supported by: