"Can't Stop Me" Parkinson's Specific Programs-

Dance

 

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The Parkinson's Specific Programs are made by possible by a grant from the La Crosse Community Foundation.

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PD Dance

Coming Fall 2022

Concordia Ballroom

Fee $30

 

 

Removing Barriers,

Creating Opportunities,

so that all may live healthier lives.

 

 

REGISTRATION FOR FALL 2022 WILL OPEN SEPTEMBER 1ST, 2022.

 

Who can participate?

All individuals with Parkinson's Disease regardless of age and disease progression. Individuals with Parkinson's Disease looking to improve their tone, rigidity, and overall function.

Social and Refreshments

Social and refreshment time will follow each of our sessions. This is an opportunity for individuals with Parkinson's Disease and their Care Partners to talk with one another and build a community.

Why dance?

Dance has been shown to decrease tremor and rigidity and improve strength and balance for individuals with Parkinson's Disease. Dance can be done both sitting or standing.

What kind of "dance" should I expect?

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Ballroom

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Seated Dance

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Line Dancing

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Theatrical

Senior couple have fun as they take a dance class at community or senior center. People are dancing in the background.

Salsa

AND SO MUCH MORE...

Emphasis will be placed on large, accentuated movements and voice projection. All equipment is provided at our programs.

What should I bring?

Water bottle

Sweat towel

Comfortable clothing

Shoes suitable for activity

Care partners are welcome to attend and participate

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In case of inclement weather, the STAR Association reserves the right to cancel a session.  Participants will be notified via TeamSnap.

The STAR Association follows CDC and State, and County Health Department recommendations for COVID Mitigation.  We recommend that all who are eligible to get a vaccine to do so.  Masks, Social Distancing and good hand washing will be required at all STAR programs.

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[email protected]

608-797-6295

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