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Dance for Parkinson’s class with "Betsayda y la Parranda El Clavo"| Ashkenz, USA

A Dance for Parkinson’s class with Trina Frometa and the Venezuelan band Betsayda y la Parranda El Clavo.


Debbie Sternbach, Woodrow Thompson and Yinglai Santamaria.


Ashkenaz  Berkeley, California  


September 2nd 2017

A Dance for Parkinson’s class with William Sigismodi | Walnut Creek

A Dance for Parkinson’s class with Trina Frometa

William Sigismodi


B’Nai Tikvah  Walnut Creek,California

June 13th 2017
The participants in this class are from the Dance Moves Me! for Parkinson’s program. Debbie Sternbach and Woodrow Thompson, Instructors

Dance for Parkinson. Pioneer project in Venezuela.

Project Parkinson, founded and directed by Trina Frómeta, is a pioneering program in Venezuela that provides respite and wellness to those afflicted with Parkinson through the vehicle of Dance. The Venezuelan Parkinson's Community does not escape from the deep socio-economic crisis that the country is going through. Today, it is a neglected community, without specialized care or guarantee of treatment. About 1% of Venezuelans suffer from Parkinson's, totaling more than 300,000 socially invisible people, unable to leave their homes, and feeling helpless. Project Parkinson was developed to grant hope, faith and life to the Parkinson community of Venezuela. 

Why people with Parkinson’s are dancing at Stanford’s Neuroscience Health Center.

"Dance for PD® is an innovative therapy that uses movement and music to help people with Parkinson’s disease hold off the ravages of the condition. Originating at the famed Mark Morris Dance group in Brooklyn, New York, Dance for PD® complements research that shows dance moderates both physical and psychological features of the disease. Stanford neurologist and Parkinson’s disease expert Helen Bronte-Stewart, a trained dancer, brought the program to the Stanford Neuroscience Health Center, where a dance studio can be found on the first floor. Participants in Stanford’s Dance for PD® include caregivers as well as people with Parkinson’s disease, students and members of the community. Classes at Stanford are offered free of charge and are supported by a grant from the National Parkinson Foundation. 

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