Dance for Parkinson's Scotland

Dance for Parkinson's Scotland

The Dance for Parkinson’s Scotland programme is a joint initiative managed by Dance Base, Scotland's National Centre for Dance and Scottish Ballet, Scotland's National Dance Company, and delivered in partnership with Parkinson's UK.

Seven Dance for Parkinson’s hubs have been set up across Scotland, which operate on a weekly basis, and have been designed especially for those with a diagnosis of Parkinson’s and their families and carers. These sessions are suitable for those people with no dance experience and will develop participant’s confidence and creativity, whilst addressing Parkinson’s specific concerns such as balance, flexibility, coordination, gait and social isolation. The sessions include tea/coffee, biscuits and a blether!

Dance for Parkinson’s Scotland is a national programme delivered in partnership with; Dance Base, Scottish Ballet, Parkinson’s UK, Eden Court Theatre, Citymoves Dance Agency, Aberdeen Performing Arts, The Beacon Art Centre, Centre Stage, Shaper/Caper, The Space and Dundee and Angus College.

This national programme is funded by; Dance Base, Scottish Ballet, The Paul Hamlyn Foundation, The Rayne Foundation, RS MacDonald Charitable Trust, Cairn Energy, the Elizabeth Frankland Moore & Star Foundation, J & JR Wilson Charitable Trust, WG Edwards Charitable Trust, Cruden Foundation, Barrack Charitable Trust and Mrs Gladys Row Fogo Charitable Trust.

If you would like to join one of the Dance for Parkinson’s hubs or for further information, please contact the hub contact detailed below;

Glasgow class times: 
Every Monday, 6 Aug – 3 Dec (No classes 24 Sep & 15 Oct)
11.00 – 12.30 & 13.30 – 15.00 
Scottish Ballet, Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, Glasgow G41 2PE

Hub Contact: Tiffany Stott at Scottish Ballet: tiffany.stott@scottishballet.co.uk

Edinburgh class times: 
Every Wednesday, 29 Aug – 19 Dec
11.30 – 13.30
Dance Base, 14-16 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2JU

Hub Contact: Emma Stewart-Jones at Dance Base: emmasj@dancebase.co.uk

Inverness class times: 
Every Thursday, 30 Aug – 8 Nov (No class 4, 18 & 25 Oct)
13.30 – 15.30
Eden Court, Theatre Bishops Road, Inverness IV3 5SA

Hub Contact: Louise Marshall at Eden Court Theatre: lmarshall@eden-court.co.uk 

Aberdeen class times: 
Every Tuesday, 28 Aug – 13 Nov (No class 9 & 30)

14.00 – 16.00 
His Majesty’s Theatre, Education Studio, Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen AB25 1GL

Hub Contact: Ruth Kent at Citymoves Dance Agency: RuKent@citymoves.org.uk

Greenock class times: 
Every Tuesday, 4 Sep – 4 Dec (No class 16 Oct)
13.15 – 14.30 
The Beacon Arts Centre, Custom House Quay, Greenock PA15 1HJ

Hub Contact: Miriam Early at Scottish Ballet: miriam.early@scottishballet.co.uk

Dundee class times: 
Every Monday, 24 Sep – 26 Nov
11.30 – 13.30 
The Space, Dundee College, Kingsway Campus, Old Glamis Road, Dundee, DD3 8LE

Hub Contact: Yolanda Aguilar from Shaper/Caper: yolanda@shapercaper.com

Kilmarnock class times: 
Every Wednesday, 12 Sep – 6 Dec
11.00 – 13.00
Centre Stage, 11-13 James Little Street, Kilmarnock KA1 4AT

Hub Contact: Miriam Early at Scottish Ballet: miriam.early@scottishballet.co.uk



 

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