Dance for PD comes to Birmingham, AL


Teri Weksler

The Alabama Ballet Center for Dance will host a series of Dance for Parkinson’s pilot classes starting Tuesday, March 27 and continuing through May 15. The Birmingham classes are the result of an active collaboration among the Alabama Dance Council, Alabama Ballet Center for Dance, Parkinson Association of Alabama and Southern Danceworks, and was spearheaded by teaching artists Teri Weksler and Mary Margaret Scalici, as well as Alabama Dance Council executive director Rosemary Johnson. Weksler, a founding member of the Mark Morris Dance Group and director of Southern Danceworks, will lead the classes with Scalici, who dances with Birmingham-based Sanspointe and teaches at the Alabama Ballet School. Both teachers trained at Dance for PD workshops in New York and Denver. For more information, please click here.