Upcoming community events

Dance for Parkinson’s at the Durham JCC

October 22, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Levin JCC: 1937 Cornwallis Rd Durham, NC 27705
  Price: FREE! *To avoid disappointment please register online or by calling 919.797.2871*   *Please note that this class will take place at the Durham JCC at 1937 W Cornwallis Rd, Durham, NC 27705*   This class is modeled after the Dance for PD® program, developed by the Mark Morris Dance Group and Brooklyn Parkinson Group, […]

Tai Chi for Parkinson’s

October 29, 2017
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
ADF's Samuel H. Scripps Studios, 721 Broad Street, Durham, NC 27705
In this workshop, participants will learn the fundamentals and basic techniques of Chen Tai Chi.  Starting with an investigation of the heaven-earth relationship from the crown of the head through the feet, the instructor will move through and introduce basics like Chi Gung breathing, Silk Reeling, and Bow Stance.    Participants can expect to explore […]

Living Large! *PT for PD*

November 12, 2017
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
ADF's Samuel H. Scripps Studios, 721 Broad Street, Durham, NC 27705
This fun, upbeat class will be focused on the use of large movements performed at a high intensity. The instructors will guide participants through exercises, introduce movement strategies, and provide information about using these principles in everyday functional movement. Modifications will be offered for each exercise.  Participants of all abilities are invited to attend! Class […]

Yin Yoga for Flexibility and Letting Go

November 29, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
ADF's Samuel H. Scripps Studios, 721 Broad Street, Durham, NC 27705
This 90 minute workshop is part of the Parkinson’s Movement Initiative and will include a bit of lecture and a lot of practice.  Participants will learn and experience the benefits of Yin Yoga: greater flexibility, relaxation, increased energy, improved self awareness, and more.   Yin yoga is a slow practice that makes heavy use of […]