‘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.
$180 per term
$300 for 2 classes per week
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or email Sas Cook to find out more: firstname.lastname@example.org