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Classes in South West England

Dorchester Dance for Parkinson’s

The class will cover a variety of dance styles with a focus on posture, strength, coordination, balance, creativity and suppleness. 
When: 
classes on Tuesday’s, 3-4.30pm 
Where: Dorchester Arts, The Corn Exchange, High East Street, Dorchester, DT1 1HF 
Classes teachers: 
Carrie Madgewick & Jasmine Taylor 
Cost: £3.50 to people with Parkinson’s and carers are invited to join in for free.

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Salisbury Dance for Parkinson’s 

Dance and movement class led by Rebecca Seymour, a dancer with a close interest in helping people with Parkinson’s
When: classes on Tuesday’s, 10.30–11.45am 
Where: Parkwood Leisure Centre, London Road, Salisbury 
Cost: Free for people with Parkinson’s, £1 per session for carers and £2 per session for other members of the branch. Free parking, lift and café 
Contact: 01722 781 120

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Sherborne Dance for Parkinson’s 

The class will cover a variety of dance styles with a focus on posture, strength, coordination, balance, creativity and suppleness.
When: Tuesday’s, 2.30-4pm 
Where: Digby Hall, Hound Street Sherborne, DT9 3AA 
Class teachers: Aimee Smith & Samantha Gillingham 
Cost: 
£3.50 per session to people with Parkinson’s and carers are invited to join in for free 
Contact: Aimee Smith // aimee@pdsw.org.uk 

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Cornwall Dance for Parkinson’s

These sessions are designed to be enjoyed by people living with Parkinson’s along with their partners or friends. Incorporated into the class is time for seated exercise, standing, travelling and partner work, and will always be directly influenced by the needs and personalities of those attending.
When: classes on Friday’s 11am-12midday (Arrive 10.30am) 
Where: East Taphouse Community Village Hall, North Cornwall 
Contact: 
Sue Whipps or Gwen Bentley // 01503 262 166 or 01872 510 818


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Camborne Dance for Parkinson’s

These sessions are designed to be enjoyed by people living with Parkinson’s along with their partners or friends. Incorporated into the class is time for seated exercise, standing, travelling and partner work, and will always be directly influenced by the needs and personalities of those attending.
When: classes on Monday’s, 11am-12midday (Arrive 10.45am) 
Where: Praze-an-Beeble Memorial Institute, 55 Fore St, Praze-an-Beeble, Camborne TR14 0JU 
Contact: Helen Price // 01736 762 048


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The Point, Eastleigh Dance for Parkinson's classes

A social and uplifting movement class designed specifically for the symptoms of Parkinson's, helping to increase general mobility, confidence and social and emotional wellbeing 
When: weekly classes Thursday's between 2.15-3.45 pm 
Venue: The Point, Leigh Rd, Eastleigh SO50 9DE 
Cost: £3.50 per session // Family and carers are invited to enjoy this class for free to share in the creativity and joy of moving in a friendly, supportive and safe environment // 023 8065 2333 // www.thepointeastleigh.co.uk 


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Newent Dance for Parkinson’s

Monthly classes on the fourth Monday of every month. Classes finish with tea, coffee and biscuits. All welcome! Classes run with North Forest Support group.
When: Fourth Monday of each month, 1.45pm -3.15pm 
Where: Newent Memorial Hall, Bury Bar Lane, Newent GL18 1PT
Contact: Sarah Fletcher // sfletcherdance@outlook.com


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Swindon Dance for Parkinson's at Swindon Dance

All are welcome! Classes are led by Sarah Fletcher from Swindon Dance.
When: Fridays at 1.30pm - 3pm during term time. First term is Friday 28th April - 26th May and Friday 9th June - 21st July 
Venue: Swindon Therapy Centre for MS, Bradbury House, Westmead Drive, Swindon, SN5 7ER
Sarah.Fletcher@swindondance.org.uk or Tel: 01793 601707 Opt 1

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Parkinson's Dance at Pavilion Dance South West

This class covers a variety of dance styles with a focus on posture, strength, coordination, balance, creativity and suppleness
When: Friday's 3.15-4.45pm
Where: Pavilion Dance South West, Bournemouth 
Teachers:
 Dr. Sophia Hulbert & Aimee Smith
Cost: £3.50 carers free 



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Dance for Parkinson's in Exeter

When: Tuesdays 11am - 12 noon
Where: DanSci dance studio (near the Corn Exchange), 2 Guinea Street, Exeter. EX1 1BS
Teacher: Jackie Fowler & Katie Kelsey
Contact: Jackie Fowler on 07866163887 or email jackiesclass53@gmail.com or Katie Kelsey on 07824 906824 or email ktkelsey@ymail.com  


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Dance for Parkinson's in Exeter

When: Thursdays 5pm - 6.30pm
Where: St Marks Church Hall, Pinhoe road, Exeter. EX4 7HU
Teacher: Jackie Fowler & Katie Kelsey 
Contact: Jackie Fowler on 07866163887 or email jackiesclass53@gmail.com or Katie Kelsey on 07824 906824 or email ktkelsey@ymail.com


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Dance for Parkinson's in Sidmouth

Do come along for a free session and see if you like it. It is gently energetic, imaginative and varied and you don’t need to be a dancer to enjoy it – just keen to keep flexible and have some fun
When:
10.30 am May 5th & 19th, June 2, 16 & 30th, July 14th & 28th 2017
Where: Stowford Community Centre, Sidmouth (behind Waitrose, off the Sidmouth/Exeter Road) EX10 9YL
Cost: £5 per session, first session free (partner/carer/friend £2.50)
Contact: Katie on 07824 906317 or ktkelsey@ymail.com 


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Dance for Parkinson's in Plymouth

The class is gently energetic, imaginative and varied and you don’t need to be a dancer to enjoy it – just keen to keep flexible and have some fun
Where: Mount Gould Methodist Church Hall, Plymouth, PL4 7NW
When: May 15th, June 5th, July 3rd, 2-3pm, followed by tea/ coffee & biscuits (and sometimes poetry)
Teacher: Katie Kelsey
Contact: ktkelsey@ymail.com or on 07824906317


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Dance for Parkinson's in Bristol

Momentum, a Dance Group for Parkinson’s - weekly sessions bring people together to enjoy movement, music and self-expression in a non-judgmental environment. Carers, relatives or friends welcome too.

When: Fridays from 10.30am until midday, finishing with a cuppa.

Where: Southmead Hospital, Southmead Road, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol BS10 5SN 

Dance teacher: Rachael James 

Contact: Ruth.Sidgwith@nbt.nhs.uk