Introduction to Dance for People Living with Parkinson’s: A Two-Day Workshop

Presented by Dance Resource Base & Dance for Parkinson’s Partnership UK and People Dancing

Course leaders: Kate Hartley and Nathan Tinker (English National Ballet) and Susie Tate
Location: The Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

Dates and times: Saturday 11 May 9am – 5:30pm with optional film screening 6 – 7pm & Sunday 12 May 2019 from 9am – 5:00pm

Course fee: £270. People Dancing members rate: £230

Bursaries: 10 bursaries of £120 are available for artists living or working anywhere in Northern Ireland

Deadline for bursary applications: Sunday 31 March 2019
Deadline for all other applications: Thursday 18 April 2019

How to apply: For information on how to apply please visit the People Dancing Website

The 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.

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

Photo: People Dancing International Conference 2017, Glasgow. Photo: Rachel Cherry.