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Dance for People with Parkinson's

Laura Chiaramonte and Kate Insolia, instructors
Beverly Hillmer, accompanist

Experience the fellowship of communal dance from the comfort of your own home with professionally trained dance instructors Laura Chiaramonte (Dance at Illinois) and Kate Insolia. If you or a loved one is living with Parkinson’s, join us to explore gentle movement in a safe and welcoming virtual environment.

Set to uplifting, familiar music, this Zoom-based class lasts approximately 70 minutes and may assist with the preservation and improvement of balance, flexibility, and strength. Please dress comfortably for this full-body workshop.

How to Access This Zoom Class

  • First, click on the "Register for the Zoom Event" button. (You will need to do this well in advance of the class time, and it can be done prior to the date of the class.)
  • Fill out your name and email address and click “Register.” You will receive an email invitation to “Join Zoom Meeting” with a link. On the morning of the event, please click on the link and follow the prompts to join the Zoom Meeting. We ask that you join the class 5 to 10 minutes early so that everyone is connected and ready to dance at the 10am start time.
  • For a video demonstration, view this short Zoom tutorial.

Note: For security purposes, all participants will need to be logged into their Zoom account prior to joining this event. Participants who are not a University of Illinois student, faculty, or staff member may need to create a free Zoom account in order to join the event. Participants will also need to use the Zoom desktop client or mobile app. They will not be able to join using the web client.

Presented in partnership with Dance at Illinois.

This workshop was developed by the Mark Morris Dance Group, the Unity Parkinson’s Disease Support Group, Carle Clinic, Dance at Illinois, and Krannert Center.

This class will only be available online. There will be no in-person attendance.

Event Details

Online Event Only
Fr Nov 05, 2021 - 10:00am CT

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