National Hospital for Neurology Collaboration

Dancing with Parkinson’s at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

Dancing with Parkinson’s is evolving this term as I begin a new collaboration with the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery.

This sixteen week pilot which is run alongside the neuro-rehabilitation unit physio team will include a small research pilot involving a Quality of Life and Efficacy to Exercise study as well as person centred focus group sessions using nominal group technique to uncover the value of dancing for people with Parkinson’s.

The Dancing with Parkinson’s programme is led by Danielle Teale and all classes include live music and collaborative, artistic input from dance artists, musicians and visual artists. For the new programme at NHNN I am delighted to work once again alongside creative musician Jaka Skapin. In addition I have previously posted about my ongoing offer of teacher shadowing and mentoring for dance artists new to this field of practice. Dance performer and teacher Valentina Formenti joins me as a mentee for this special new term.

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Class details:

Classes begin Thursday 18 October 2018 for 16 weeks, finishing on 21 March 2019 (specific dates available on request)

Classes are 11.30am - 1.30pm, including refreshments and light lunch

Download the programme flyer

Contact Danielle Teale for more information or to register your interest