"Dance for Parkinson's" in Pune
"Dance for Parkinson's" in Pune, the dance class is conducted thrice a week and is FREE of cost
The Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG) and the Brooklyn Parkinson Group (BPG) started offering free dance classes for people with Parkinson’s in the Fall of 2001. BPG’s Executive Director Olie Westheimer approached MMDG with the initial idea for a class. Since 2005, the two organizations have expanded the Dance for PD® program into more than 40 other communities around the world by engaging participants in Dance for PD® master classes, training teachers through intensive workshops, and by nurturing relationships among organizations so that on-going classes are available to local communities. Hrishikesh's Centre of Contemporary Dance in affiliation with MMDG has initiated this program in Pune. The program is supported and conducted in association with the Sancheti Institute for Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation. The program facilitators integrate movement from Indian classical and modern dance, and choreographic repertory. The class is an aesthetic experience that uses the elements of narrative, imagery, live music and community to develop artistry and grace while addressing such PD-specific concerns as balance, flexibility, coordination, isolation and depression.
Artistic Director, Centre of Contemporary Dance
Mobile: +91 98237 45571
Kala Chaya Campus, Opp Vikhe Patil School, Patrakar Nagar Rd, Chaturshrungi, Pune 411016