Dancing together with PD is a movement class to music based for people diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease, their friends and family.
Suzanne Ryanstrati worked for the National Parkinson's Foundation, Heartland for 7 years teaching class, attending Moving Day and collaborating with the community on creative education projects such as A Tulip Unfolding and Say Yes! as well as giving presentations to medical and pharmacy students. Ryanstrati completed all levels of training with Dance for PD® to prepare for this program. Dance for PD® is "the Mark Morris Dance Group’s acclaimed, research-backed global program that invites people with Parkinson’s and their families to transform their lives through dance."
Source: Mark Morris Dance Group, Dance for PD®
Parkinson's Disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects predominately the dopamine-producing (“dopaminergic”) neurons in a specific area of the brain called substantia nigra, impacting movement and non-movement functions of the brain.
Source: National Parkinson's Foundation