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Australia

(**) denotes charter affiliate program - (T) one or more teachers in this location have completed a Dance for PD training workshop. - ( Certified) denotes teacher is certified by Dance for PD®

For more information about Dance for PD in Australia, please visit our partner network’s site at Dance for Parkinson’s Australia.

ACT

Canberra–Belconnen Arts Centre (T)

Dance for People with Parkinson’s
Tuesdays 1:00 – 2:15 pm
Suggested $5 donation

Lead Teacher: Philip Piggin, Jane Ingall

Belconnen Arts Centre
118 Emu Bank
Belconnen, ACT

For more information or to register: Contact Philip Piggin by phone 02 6173 3300, or by email or click here

Canberra–Tuggeranong Arts Centre (T)

Dance for People with Parkinson’s
Wednesdays 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 pm
10 week terms: 3 Feb – 6 April, 27 April – 29 June, 20 July – 21 Sept, 12 October – 14 Dec
Suggested $5 donation

Lead Teacher: Jane Ingall, Philip Piggin

Tuggeranong Arts Centre
137 Reed Street
Greenway, ACT 2901
Parking is available in 2 carparks adjacent to the Arts Centre.

For more information or to register: Contact Philip Piggin by phone 02 6173 3300, or by email or click here

NEW SOUTH WALES

Goulburn, NSW (T)

Dancing with Parkinson’s
Program currently in pilot phase

Sponsoring organization: Southern Tablelands Arts

St Nicholas Church
17 Kinghorne Street
Goulburn

For more information, please call 4823 4407 or email ao@southerntablelandsarts.com.au.

Moruya

Dance class for Parkinson’s
Thursday mornings
10:30-11:30 a.m. (commencing 16th July, for 10 weeks

Lead teachers: Rachel O’Loughlin and and Gai Gibson

Dr Mackay Community Centre
9 Page Street, Moruya NSW

For information, please contact Rachel by email or at 0418762674.

Newcastle/Hunter (T)

Dance for Parkinson’s
Tuesdays 11am -12pm then tea/social
Thursdays 11.30am -12.30pm then tea/social

Lead instructor: Jessica Conneely

Charlestown Multi Purpose Centre
17 James St
Charlestown, NSW

For more information, please contact Jess at Dance4wellbeing: 0419449578 or visit Dance4wellbeing.com

Shoalhaven

Shake rattle and roll – Dancersise/movement classes
Contact: Jaye Cartwright
Phone: 0401 200 720
Venue: Bomaderry Community Centre
Time: Tuesday’s 11:00am
Venue: Huskisson Community Centre
Time: Thursday’s 12:30pm
For more information contact Marillia Pereira by phone at either 0448 881 669 or 02 4424 6341

Sydney–Alexandria (T)

Dance for Parkinson’s – Alexandria

Venue: Village Performing Arts School.
Located in Sydney Corporate Park, Building 4, 85 O’Riordan St, Alexandria.

Day: Classes Resume Tuesday February 7th, 2017 and follow school holiday terms.
Time: 12.30 -1.30pm
With half hour each side to catch up with friends.

Classes taught by Catherine Goss and local Sydney teachers.
$10/class.

Parking: Paid parking on site or street parking along Bourke street. Parking also available under Harvey Norman.
It is a short taxi ride from Central and Green Park Stations.

For More information and to register please contact:
Contact: Cathie Goss
Phone: 0414067045
Email: ericarose@danceforparkinsonsaustralia.org

Sydney–Bankstown (T)

Dance for Parkinson’s – Bankstown
5 Olympic Parade Bankstown NSW 2200
Day: Fridays, Classes Resume Friday February 10th, 2017 and follow school holiday terms.
Time: 10:00-11:00am class
30 minutes of socialising, then a 60 minutes class, then 30 minutes of socialising with refreshments on site.
Free of charge

Bankstown Art Centre
5 Olympic Parade
Bankstown NSW 2200

Sydney–Inner West (T)

Dance for Parkinson’s – Sydney
Thursdays 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
30 minutes of socialising, then a 60 minutes class, then 30 minutes of socialising with refreshments on site
Starting Feb. 27
Free of charge

Hannaford Centre
608 Darling Street
Rozelle 2039 NSW

Drop off point: Nelson Street at Centre’s Nelson St door.
30 minutes free parking on Darling Street at Darling Street entrance. Metered parking on Nelson Street.

For more information contact Kate Duncan by phone at 0410 684 280 or by email

Sydney–Kogarah (T)

Dance for Parkinson’s – Kogarah
Venue: St George Community Centre
St George Bank Building, Premier St, Kogarah
Day: Friday
Time: 1:00-2:00pm class
30 minutes of socialising, then a 60 minutes class, then 30 minutes of socialising with refreshments on site.

Burger Centre and Dance for Parkinson’s- Randwick
Venue: The Burger Centre, 120 King Street, Randwick 2031,
www.burgercentre
Day: Mondays
Time: 1:00-2:00pm class
30 minutes of socialising, then a 60 minutes class, then 30 minutes of socialising with refreshments on site.
What to wear: Comfy non restrictive clothing, soft shoes or bare feet and a smile.
Cost:$10 per class, partners and/or carers free

Contact: Cathie Goss
Phone: 0414067045, dance@danceforparkinsonsaustralia.org

Sydney–Moss Vale

Moss Vale
Prancing for Parkinson’s
Venue: Moss Vale Community Centre, off Railway street
Day: Wednesdays
Time: 9.45 – 11.00am

Class Description: A total of 60 minutes of guided movement with music plus discussion, education, socialising and coffee
Class Cost: People with Parkinson’s $10/carers, friends, family members:complimentary.

For More information and to register please contact:
Contact: Margaret Connor
Phone: 048612294
Email: margaretvconnor@gmail.com

Sydney–Lennox Head

Lennox Head
Venue:Bangalow RSL Hall
Time: Tuesdays 12.30pm, May 3rd, May 24th, June 7thContact: Jodie Lee, Amber Hitzke
Phone: 0408665375, 0409349891
Email:jodielee004@yahoo.com.au, red_gixy@hotmail.com
Venue:Lennox Head Community Centre
Time: Tuesdays 11.30am, April 26th, May 17th,
Bangalow
Contact: Jodie Lee, Amber Hitzke
Phone: 0408665375, 0409349891
Email:jodielee004@yahoo.com.au, red_gixy@hotmail.com

Sydney–Pennant Hills (T)

Dance for Parkinson’s – Pennant Hills
Day: Classes Resume Monday, February 6th 2017 and follow school holiday terms.
Time: 1:00-2:00pm
30 minutes of socialising, then a 60 minutes class, then 30 minutes of socialising with refreshments on site.
What to wear: Comfy non restrictive clothing, soft shoes or bare feet and a smile.
What to bring: Evidence that you are a member of Parkinson’s NSW so that you can participate for free.

Pennant Hills Community Centre
8 Warne Street, Pennant Hills
Corner Yarrara Road and Ramsay Road (in Library building), Pennant Hills

For more information, please call Erica Rose Jeffrey at 0412260040.

Sydney–Port Macquaire

Port Macquaire
Dancing for Parkinson’s-Argentine Tango
Venue: Rotary Hall, HASTINGS River Drive, Port Macquarie 2444
Day: Wednesdays, 27th Jan.2016 – 14th Dec.2016
Time: 9.30 – 11.00am

Class Description: Class begins with a welcome circle and a Tai Chi warm-up.A variety of fun exercises such as Mirroring and Stretching with music, Dancing in chairs.Simple, Argentine Tango walking steps to music with emphasis on core strength and balance, repeated each week to maintain memory. Social morning tea and chat time, a special themed morning every 7 weeks with invited guests to perform. Term breaks.
Class Cost: $2.50 per person per week.
Parking: Flat driveway, Plenty of parking directly outside the hall. Ramp or steps to door.

For More information and to register please contact:
Contact: Sheila MacDougall and Russell Wilkinson
Phone: 02 65 838203 or 0438849964
Email: russtystango@gmail.com

Sydney–Rozelle

Dance for Parkinson’s – Rozelle
Venue: Hannaford Centre, 608 Darling Street, Rozelle 2039 NSW
Day: Classes Resume Thursday February 2nd and are ongoing through December 7th, 2017
Time: 11.30-1.30
30 minutes of socialising, then a 60 minutes class, then 30 minutes of socialising with refreshments on site.
What to wear: Comfy non restrictive clothing, soft shoes or bare feet and a smile.
What to bring: Evidence that you are a member of Parkinson’s NSW so that you can participate for free.
Parking: Drop off point: Nelson Street at Centre’s Nelson St door.30 minutes free parking on Darling Street at Darling Street entrance.
Metered parking on Nelson Street.

For More information and to register please contact:
Contact: Erica Rose Jeffrey
Phone: 0412 260 040
Email: ericarose@danceforparkinsonsaustralia.org

Toormina (T)

Dance for Parkinson’s
Classes in development
Instructor: Jess Conneely
For further information contact Vince Carroll at 6659 2300.

QUEENSLAND

Brisbane | DfPD Certified FAC

Dance for Parkinson’s – Queensland Ballet
Saturdays 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm
Free

Thomas Dixon Centre
Montague Rd, West End
Brisbane, QLD 4101, Australia ‎

For more information or to register, please contact Erin White by phone (07) 3013 6666 or by email.

Ipswich

For more information contact Paulette Montaigne by phone at 0498 200 055 or by email

Townsville (T)

Vital Dance – for people with Parkinson’s
Tuesdays 10am – 12pm (includes tea and coffee after class)
Fee is $5 per person

Lead facilitators: Andrea Dighton & Suzie Searight

Riverside Gardens Community Centre
55 Riverside Boulevard
Douglas, Queensland

For more information please contact andrea@dancenorth.com.au or (07) 4772 2549 or visit www.dancenorth.com.au/vital-dance

Sunshine Coast (T)

For more information contact either Fiona Coe by phone at 0422 145 569 or by email or Gail Hewton by phone at 0411 720 391 or by email

TASMANIA

Hobart (T)

MADE in SPACE Movers + Shakers
Wednesdays 10:30 am-11:30 am (October 1-November 26, 2014)
$10 per session or $80 for 9 weeks (concessions negotiable)
What to wear: Comfortable clothing including warm jumper or jacket. Shoes with non-marking soles.

Classes taking place October 1, 22, 29, and November 5, 12, 19, and 26:
Encore Dance Studio
58a Federal Street, North Hobart

Classes taking place October 10 and 15:
Founders Room
Salamanca Arts Centre, Level 2 – there is a lift in the Court Yard off Wooby’s Lane.

For more information and to register contact: shirleygibson@netspace.net.au or 0419 117 587 OR kdrummondcawthon@gmail.com

VICTORIA

Melbourne–Hawthorn East | DfPD Certified FAC

Dance for Parkinson’s
Fridays ongoing (except for major holidays)
10:00am-11:00am

Sponsored by Elancé Adult Ballet School
Lead teaching artist: Paris Wages
Camberwell Uniting Church
314 Camberwell Road
Camberwell, VIC

For more information and to register contact 0449 058 360 or email quixoticdancetech@gmail.com.

Melbourne–Hawthorn | DfPD Certified FAC

Dance for Neurobalance
Ongoing weekly class every Wednesday
12-1pm with social time following class in the centre’s cafe
Casual cost $10.50 or with presentation of a Centrelink Pensioner Concession Card and/or a Centrelink Health Care Card cost $5.50. * cost of class includes use of centre facilities including Heated Hydro-therapy indoor pool and outdoor pool*

Sponsored by Hawthorn Aquatic and Leisure Centre
Lead teaching artist: Paris Wages

Studio Room 2
Hawthorn Aquatic and Leisure Centre
1 Grace Street, Hawthorn, VIC 3122
http://www.hawthorn.boroondaraleisure.com.au

For more information and to register contact 0449 058 360 or email quixoticdancetech@gmail.com.

Melbourne–Hampton-Bayside (T)

Dance for Parkinson’s
Thursdays
10am-11am

Lead teaching artist: Katrina Rank

Hampton Seniors Centre
14 Service Street
Hampton, VIC

For more information and to register contact 0416383865 or email katrinamrank@gmail.com.

Melbourne–Preston(T)

Dance for Parkinson’s
Mondays, runs during school terms
2-3pm

Lead teaching artist: Katrina Rank

Darebin Arts Centre, corner of Bell and St Georges Road Preston

For more information and to register contact 0416383865 or email katrinamrank@gmail.com.

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Mandurah, WA (T)

Dance for Parkinson’s
Tuesdays

Mandurah Performing Arts Centre
Ormsby Terrace
Mandurah WA 6210, Australia

For further information, please call 6457 7373 or visit parkinsonswa.org.au.

Perth (T)

Dance for Parkinson’s
Fridays, 10:30am-12:30pm
July 3rd, 10, 17, 24, 31 and August 7, 2015
Free of charge

Lead instructors: Paige Gordon, Kim Hopkins and Katy Geertsen, with other instructors from the Ausdance network
Presenting organizations: West Australian Ballet, Ausdance WA, Parkinson’s WA

West Australian Ballet Centre
134 Whatley Crescent
Maylands WA 6051
Australia

For more information, please call (08) 9346 7373 or send an email