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Creative Aging Mini-Symposium

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Date:
September 21
Time:
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Venue

Goldsmith Atrium
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A mini-symposium designed for individuals with Parkinson’s and anyone with limited mobility issues, presented in partnership with the Mark Morris Dance Group’s internationally-acclaimed Dance for PD® program.

The symposium includes a dance class, lunch, and screening of the award-winning film Capturing Grace (2014), a 1-hour documentary directed by filmmaker David Iverson.

About Dance for PD®
Dance for PD®, founded in 2001, offers specialized dance classes that invite people with limited mobility to experience the joys and benefits of dance while creatively addressing symptom-specific concerns related to balance, cognition, motor skill, depression and physical confidence.

SCHEDULE
11:00-12:15 Community Dance Class
12:15-1:00 Lunch
1:00-2:00 Capturing Grace film screening – watch the trailer
2:00-2:30 Q&A

WHO CAN ATTEND?
This is a free event open to individuals with Parkinson’s, their families and anyone with limited mobility. Space is limited and registration is on a first-come-first served basis.

REGISTRATION
Participants must PRE-REGISTER no later than Friday, September 14.
To register, click here to Download the Registration Form or call Gina Ferrara, Arts Education Coordinator, 516.299.3966 or email gina.ferrara@liu.edu.

Tilles Center Community Wellness initiatives are sponsored by The Fay J. Linder Foundation

Attendance at these events is free thanks to the generous support of Dance Party for Parkinson’s.