‘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.

 

CLASS SCHEDULE: 

Tuesdays: 10am-11am

Thursdays 2pm-3pm

$180 per term

$300 for 2 classes per week

 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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