CLASSES

Dance classes to keep seniors active and enjoying life!                                               New classes have started for people with Parkinson’s, recovering from stroke and other age-related physical mobility challenges. All classes aimed at people 65 years and older

 When:

MONDAYS: 10 – 11 am in Mt Albert for those who are physically able                                TUESDAYS: 10.30 – 11.30 am (starting on 25 July) in Mt Albert for improved mobility         THURSDAYS: 10 – 11 am in Remuera for those who are physically able

  • All classes follows school terms
  • Come 15 minutes early to enroll
  • People in wheelchairs or using walkers are very welcome to the Tuesday classes.           Caregivers and volunteers are encouraged to participate and support their person

Where: 

Monday & Tuesday classes at St Luke’s Church Hall, 704 New North Road, Mt Albert, Auckland

  • Limited parking between the church and the hall for those with walkers or in wheelchairs
  • Park in the carpark below the church or on the road if you are physically able

Thursday class St Aidan’s Church Hall, 5 Ascot Ave, Remuera, Auckland

Cost:

  • MONDAY & THURSDAY classes are $10 with 5% discount when paid by the term
  • TUESDAY classes have Kerr-Taylor Foundation funding & NDN support so are $7 or $10 with participation of support person

Class descriptions:

SeniorsDANCE classes for those who are physically able are taught by Susan Jordan and Sue MacRae, both  professional dance teachers

  • It is an enjoyable way to stay active, using easy to learn movement based on contemporary dance
  • Classes start with exercises on chairs and include creative movement and choreographed dances using a variety of music
  • Builds balance and coordination, keeps joints mobile and strengthens muscles
  • Addresses physical, mental and social well-being
  • Wear clothes you can move in easily and comfortably and soft fitted shoes

SeniorsDANCE to improve mobility especially designed for those with Parkinson’s, recovering from stroke and other age-related physical challenges taught by Susan Jordan

  • Dance is a unique activity combining multiple approaches to improving mobility and creating new neural pathways
  • Builds confidence and improves quality of life
  • People in wheelchairs and with walkers included with support people encouraged to come and participate
  • Wear clothes you can move in easily and comfortable and soft, fitted shoes