An Introduction to Dance for Parkinson’s

Sat 14 - Sun 15 Apr 2018
Yorkshire Dance, Leeds

This two-day course will provide participants with an insight into how to structure dance classes for people living with Parkinson’s, as well as focusing on the artistic imperative behind a Parkinson’s dance programme.

Dance practitioners will gain an overview of the effects of the condition on dance participants, learn how to ensure safety for all participants and benefit from the practical experience of devising and delivering content for a Dance for Parkinson’s class.

Presented by Dance for Parkinson’s Partnership UK and People Dancing in partnership with Yorkshire Dance.
Course leaders: Dr. Sophia Hulbert and visiting artists from English National Ballet

Course participants must have successfully completed the Dance for Parkinson’s online learning programme assessment before taking part in the course. Access to the learning programme is included in the course fee.

Dance Transports is an exciting regional training programme for Yorkshire which offers teachers, dance artists and those involved in the delivery of dance an opportunity to work alongside professional dance companies and gain valuable insights and training.