Parkinson’s Dance Fun Friday

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9th April 2021
Running time: 90 minutes
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Join co-founders of Parkinson’s Dance, Neuro-physiotherapist, Dr. Sophia Hulbert, and Dance Artist Aimee Hobbs in a fun-filled dance class, designed to address the symptoms of Parkinson’s.

No dance experience necessary, the class has been specifically designed to accommodate seated to standing needs. For an example of the flow of movement, you might experience click here.

Carers, friends & family welcome.

Meet the workshop leaders:

Aimee Hobbs

Aimee is a freelance community dance practitioner specialising in dance for older adults and more specialised sessions such as Dementia Dance, Dance for Parkinson’s, and dance for people with disabilities. 

Aimee is a Co-founder of ‘Parkinson’s Dance Science’ which has been supported by PDSW and is honoured to have delivered multiple teacher training courses both for PDSW and People Dancing alongside practitioners from the Mark Morris Dance Group and English National Ballet. 

Aimee’s classes explore a variety of different dance styles with an emphasis on socialisation, mobility, confidence, and Fun! 

Dr. Sophia Hulbert

Alongside her roles as a researcher and Physiotherapist, Sophia is also the co-director of the successful ‘Parkinson’s Dance Science’ model delivered at Pavilion Dance Southwest. She trains and mentors Dance artists and Physiotherapists across the country in the specialism of Dance for Parkinson’s and advises the Dance for Parkinson’s Partnership, UK as well as the Parkinson’s Excellence Network and Parkinson’s UK.

For more information contact Lisa, Participation Producer – Health & Wellbeing: lisal@pdsw.org.uk

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Fri 9 April 2021
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Starts 11:00
Ends 12:30
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