The purpose of this course is to examine dance-based interventions to address the physical and cognitive symptoms associated with Parkinson’s Disease to improve outcomes and enhance well-being. Using different styles and modifications of dance moves and sequences, clinicians will be instructed on how to implement beginner dance-based interventions in seated and standing positions along with modifications with their clients diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe clinical symptoms and stages of Parkinson's disease.
- After this course, participants will be able to list the safety considerations and the benefits of implementing dance-based interventions with clients diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.
- After this course, participants will be able to summarize at least three dance movements/sequences including modifications (grading up and down) in seated and/or standing position that can be incorporated in a treatment session with clients diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.
|5-10 Minutes||Overview of Parkinson's Disease|
|10-25 Minutes||Why dance?|
|25-30 Minutes||Safety considerations|
|30-50 Minutes||Dance demonstrations with modifications|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
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