ONE TIME ONLY–and free of charge!
Join us in a rare opportunity to experience PD MOVES with Pamela Quinn: a dance class supplemented with practical strategies to help you manage your condition and to keep you as mobile as possible. Class will meet Monday, September 26 from 2:00 to 3:30 in San Francisco at The Sequoias, a senior housing high rise. (1400 Geary between Gough and Laguna).
PAMELA QUINN, a PD coach, has used her 20+ years of living with Parkinson’s along with her professional dance background to develop strategies for moving for people with PD. She created and regularly teaches PD Movement Lab at the Mark Morris Studio in Brooklyn, for NYU’s Edmund J. Safra program in collaboration with the JCC, and she works privately with individual clients. Her writing has been published in Neurology Now, and her presentations have been delivered throughout the United States and abroad including the 2nd and 3rd World Parkinson Congress where her video, “Welcome to our World,” co-won first prize. She is a teacher, a dancer, a choreographer, a patient, a writer, a speaker, an advocate and a mom. You can learn more about her through her website, pamelaquinn.net
Fight Parkinson’s: Exercise May Be The Best Therapy -Health News from NPR
Listen to the story here:
And boxing, it turns out, is only one of an expanding array of movement therapies gaining in popularity as antidotes to Parkinson’s. Other Parkinson’s patients are drumming, dancing to a Latin beat, practicing the ancient Chinese art of tai chi or golfing.
Why does dance feel so good? See this interesting new article from NPR: