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Parkinson's Dance

Parkinson's Dance

 A fun and creative movement-based class, designed specifically to address the symptoms of Parkinson’s.

With support of Somerset NHS Foundation Trust and The Octagon Theatre, classes are led by a team of two specially trained, friendly teachers, using the Parkinson’s Dance Science model that combines creative dance, research evidence and physiotherapeutic effect. Classes feature a variety of dance styles, focusing on: posture, strength, coordination, balance, creativity, suppleness and most of all, fun!

Participants will be supported throughout with seated and standing options, plus time to chat over a free cup of tea or coffee at the end of every session.

When: Mondays 10am - 11.30am 
Where: Ridgway Hall, Staceys Court, Bow Street, Langport, TA10 9PQ 

Summer Term: 22 April – 8 July (no sessions on 6 May, 27 May)

£4 suggested donation per week
Spaces are limited so advanced booking is advised      

Free Parking. Step-free access. A carer / partner / friend is welcome to attend with you for free. 

Classes are part of the Octagon Theatre’s Arts Engagement & Outreach programme. The Parkinson Dance Science Model was co-founded by Neuro-Physiotherapist Dr Sophia Hulbert and Dance Artist Aimee Hobbs with support from Pavilion Dance South West. 

All bookings are subject to a £2 transaction Fee.

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£3.00 - £10.00

  • ‘This class is such a delight, it has helped me more than words can say’

  • ‘I find that movement to music greatly helps my mobility, balance and posture. I feel that the classes are good for me not only physically but also mentally. They are sociable and fun.’

  • 'This is the thing I most look forward to each week.’

  • ‘It is just so amazing for us all, we always leave feeling happier, I can move more fluidly, I am not as stiff, and I feel my posture improves.’

  • Date Time
  • Mon 3 Jun 10:00 AM
  • Mon 10 Jun 10:00 AM
  • Mon 17 Jun 10:00 AM
  • Mon 24 Jun 10:00 AM
  • Mon 1 Jul 10:00 AM
  • Mon 8 Jul 10:00 AM