Movement and Dance Classes

PD Movement Classes: Are you getting the exercise you need? These might help!

• Walnut Creek o Parkinson Movement Classes at Grace Presbyterian Church, 2100 Tice Valley Blvd., Walnut Creek:
§ Mondays: 9:30 – 11:00. PD Boot Camp. A variety of movements, exercises, balance training, gait technique, to address all aspects of Parkinson’s.
§ Thursdays: 9:30 – noon. Two separate classes of Therapeutic Yoga and Movement Strategies: • 9:30-10:45 a.m. for mobile PDers
• 10:45 a.m. to noon for those using walkers or wheelchairs.
Fee $15 per class for either the Monday or Thursday class Call RYT Carol Fisher at 925 566 4181. ;

At Other Location – Hillcroft Way in Walnut Creek
o Dance Moves Me! for Parkinson’s ( With Debbie Sternbach and Woodrow Thompson. A dynamic, fresh and joyful approach to dance and rhythmic movement for people living with PD. Tuesdays from 1:00 to 2:30 at Congregation B’Nai Tikvah, 25 Hillcroft Way, Walnut Creek. Contact Debbie Sternbach at 510-653-8362 or Fee $10 per class.

Debbie Sternbach is a professional dancer and master of classical tap. With extensive training in jazz, ballet, theatrical and vintage dance, she brings over 30 years of teaching, performing and show production experience to her work. Debbie has a master’s degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology and is married to retired neurologist Robert Sternbach. Her father, Albert Freedman, had Parkinson’s.

Debbie currently works and continues to train with master teacher John Argue and his highly acclaimed Parkinson’s Disease & the Art of Moving program in Berkeley, California. She was also trained in the internationally recognized Dance for PD® program by its renowned director, David Leventhal. In addition, Debbie studied with Dr. Becky Farley and her PWR Moves! program and assisted in Berkeley Ballet Theater’s Dance for PD® program for several months.

Debbie’s current projects include working with the National Parkinson Foundation on their first Moving Day® San Francisco Walk for Parkinson’s event.

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