‘Silver Top’ Dance Therapy Older (Wiser) adults


“A new and exciting form of Therapy for older adults.” Movement Zone Dance


Movement Zone Dance Studio offers you the opportunity to be part of our new class:’Silver Top Dance Therapy’ (STDT) for Older Adults. STDT is an inclusive beginner dance class, taught by qualified instructor Sarah (Sas) Cook & ‘Dancing Doctor’ Richard Mayes.


STDT a class aimed to provide people of varying physical and psychological capacity to experience the benefits of dance in a safe, fun and non-judgmental environment.  Dance allows for movement despite injury and impairment associated with all the benefits along with the music that takes us back to our younger fitter selves. Dance provides a way for a person to achieve that balance of health from the physical to the emotional, from the inside to the outside.


STDT incorporates traditional dance techniques in Funk, Jazz & Hip-hop, combined with intergraded exercises to improve body movement, flexibility & strength whist interconnecting the mind, body & spirit. Most importantly it’s FUN! *All abilities welcome*


The health benefits of dancing include the following:


  • Improved condition of your heart and lungs

  • Increased muscular strength, endurance and motor fitness

  • Increased aerobic fitness

  • Stronger bones and reduced risk of osteoporosis

  • Better coordination, agility and flexibility

  • Improved balance and spatial awareness

  • Increased physical confidence

  • Improved mental functioning

  • Improved psychological wellbeing

  • Greater self-confidence and self-esteem

  • Connecting to people with a sense of belonging

  • Shared experience of joy when dancing in a group.



Tuesdays: 10am-11am

Thursdays 2pm-3pm

$180 per term

20% for a 2nd class

 Head to the class tab for more infomation by clicking HERE

or email Sas Cook to find out more: sarah@movementzone.com

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Statement Of Inclusivity

At Movement Zone we recognise that we have a diverse group of instructors, parents, students and hirers. We embrace and value the diversity of our community and it is our policy to be inclusive and mindful of this diversity in our studio, programs and interactions with others.

We embrace all people regardless of their age, culture, disabilities, ethnic origin, gender, gender identity, marital status, nationality, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status. We continually challenge ourselves, and others, in an environment of mutual concern and respect for the free expression of all individuals


We would like to acknowledge the Dja Dja Wurrung people, the Traditional Custodians of this land on which we work, dance and play.

We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.