Free Movement Class Offered for People with Parkinson’s Disease and Their Families

May 23, 2014 12:08 pm

The University of Florida (UF) Center for Arts in Medicine and the School of Theatre and Dance in partnership with the Mark Morris Dance Group and Brooklyn Parkinson Group will present Dance for PD, a three-day training and professional development workshop for dancers, dance teachers, students, therapists and allied health professionals May 30-June 1, 2014 in the Nadine M. McGuire Theatre and Dance Pavilion at UF in Gainesville, Florida.

A free movement class for persons with Parkinson’s disease and their families, friends and care partners will be held Saturday, May 31 from 2-3:15 p.m. in the Nadine M. McGuire Theatre and Dance Pavilion. The class will be led by David Leventhal, founding teacher and program director for the Dance for PD program, with live musical accompaniment and will be followed by a community discussion.

Parking is free, and all are welcome to attend. Advanced registration is not required to attend.