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DANCE CLASS FOR PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON’S

DANCE CLASS FOR PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON’S

SAN FRANCISCO BALLET'S Dance CLASS For PEOPLE with Parkinson's

San Francisco Ballet, with support from generous donors, the Parkinson's Foundation and Kaiser Foundation, offers a dance class specially designed for people with Parkinson’s.

These classes emphasize large balletic movements and integrate modern, folk and social dance and are designed to honor PD–specific concerns such as balance, flexibility, coordination, isolation, and depression.

Class can be done entirely in a chair, or students may choose to progress to standing movement supported by holding a ballet barre or free–standing in the center of the room. At the end of class, all are welcome to join our after–class informal social gathering.

2022 FALL SCHEDULE

Tuesday Virtual Class on Zoom 12:30-1:45 PM
Saturday Class in Studio* 1:30–2:45 PM

Masks are optional but encouraged.

Classes are taught by Lead Teacher Cecelia Beam, Master of Science in Ballet and San Francisco Ballet School Faculty Member for Adult Ballet classes at San Francisco Ballet School. Classes are free-of-charge and are to live piano accompaniment.

Spouses, family members, friends, and caregivers are all welcome. For more information or to register, contact Cecelia Beam at cbeam@sfballet.org. No previous dance experience is required. Wear loose and comfortable clothing.

 

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