We call them Fun Fridays!  At 2.30pm on a Friday afternoon our Parkinson’s Dance participants gather in our foyer for tea, biscuits and a chat before joining their class in the Seafront Studio with teachers Aimee Hobbs and Sammy Gillingham. 

Using the Parkinson’s Dance Science approach, co-created by Dr Sophia Hulbert and Aimee Hobbs, the class use chairs, props (glow sticks last week!) and the ballet barre to practise movement and techniques to help manage symptons.  And sometimes cake is involved!

Recently we welcomed along Edward Sault from BBC South Today to meet our class and find out more about the benefits of our Parkinson’s Dance Science approach.  Thanks to our Wellbeing producer, Lisa Lort, dance teachers Aimee and Sammy and Dr Sophia Hulbert and all our class participants for taking part in sharing the story of Parkinson’s Dance.  You made it onto the BBC national news as well as BBC South Today. 

Huge thanks to Ed for spending time with our class and sharing our Dance for Health story.

You can see the full piece here:

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