A professional development workshop co-presented by Care to Dance - Kinésiphilia, Mosa Ballet School, and Mark Morris Dance Group/Dance for PD
Join David Leventhal (Dance for PD | USA) and Maïté Guérin (Care to Dance - Kinésiphilia | Belgium) at Mosa Ballet School in Liège, Belgium for a two-day workshop that explores the art and craft of Parkinson's dance teaching and builds on content covered in introductory training.
In this interactive, fully embodied workshop, David and Maïté will explore activity design that harnesses participants’ creative potential, accessible and inclusive approaches to choreographic repertory and improvisation, and embedding deep musicality into your teaching artistry.
During this workshop, you’ll:
This workshop is worth 16 credits in the Dance for PD training system, and helps teaching artists earn credits toward eligibility for certification.
Prerequisite: Dance for Parkinson’s introductory training workshop or equivalent
Infos : email@example.com - 0497 12 55 46
"The workshop provided new ideas, but it also reminded me of what I already know and encouraged me to continue to revamp, add to, take on, varied ideas that will enrich my Parkinson's dancers experience."—Advanced workshop participant
"This inspiring workshop addressed the challenges of meeting the diversity of PD dancers and coming up with ideas to facilitate partner work in class."
—Advanced workshop participant
We are happy and proud to announce that we have recently obtained our accreditation as a health promotion operator from the Walloon Region.
This accreditation, which currently lasts for 5 years, represents an important step for our association and a new impetus in the continuity and development of all our projects.
Our collaborators are all very motivated and impatient to continue the adventure.
We would like to thank Minister Christie Morreale and the AViQ for the support and confidence they have shown.
We will keep you posted on the next steps. Stay tuned.
We are delighted to announce that the adapted physical activity programme (APA) is now being taken over by Fit Your Mind.
This decision follows the new missions of Chronilux which, since January 2023, is no longer involved in the implementation of actions.
With Chronilux, we have shared the same philosophy since the beginning: to allow chronically ill, sedentary or less autonomous patients to resume physical activity in complete safety, supervised by health professionals.
We are convinced that this transition will provide a new springboard for the development of APA, with innovative activities, a personalized approach and a welcoming community.
Fit Your Mind is looking forward to continuing the adventure and invites you to discover the programme of activities.
We would like to thank the Province of Luxembourg and more particularly its Deputy in charge of health, Stephan De Mul, for the support given to this programme.
November 19 and 20
from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m
Liege- MOSA Ballet School
You are a dance teacher, trained dancer, movement practitioner and you would like to train your teaching skills in order to bring dance in the life of people with Parkinson Disease and their caregivers / family members ?
Join our workshop to get informed and inspired !
Tuition 2-days : 130€
Info and registration : firstname.lastname@example.org - 0497 12 55 46
Are you a dancer who would like to improve your teaching skills to introduce dance to people with Parkinson's disease?
Join our training! We will discover the aspects of dance that are useful for people living with Parkinson's disease with specially designed training modules, demonstration classes and interactive sessions.
Location : Lucas Munichstraat 84 - 9000 GAND
Date: Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 February - 9.30 am to 5 pm
Registration fee: 125 €
Interested? Send an email to email@example.com
The workshop will be led by Maïté Guérin, in collaboration with Dance for PD and Building Well Being VZW.
Since September 2021, the ASBL offers a new program of courses in the province of Luxembourg:
Adapted Nordic walking in the sumptuous Ardennes forests with Emmanuel and Sophie, physiotherapists, on Wednesdays from 6 to 7 p.m.
Muscular reinforcement to improve your endurance, coordination and balance on Tuesdays from 2.15pm to 3.15pm.
Kinesiphilia dance to improve the fluidity of your movements and your well-being every Tuesday from 3.30 to 4.30 pm.
Stretching to strengthen your flexibility every Thursday from 2.15pm to 3.15pm
In partnership with Chronilux, the municipality of Libramont, the Bertrix sports centre and the province of Luxembourg
Contact-us to register
The association does everything possible to support you in your daily life, to enable you to move more harmoniously and to regain social contact.
We offer you online courses so that you can continue to benefit from the advantages of exercise therapy during this particular period.
You can also find our many free courses on our YouTube channel
Portrait of Olivier Bouquiaux, neurologist for 25 years and founder of the ASBL Fit Your Mind.
"We are here to help you. We welcome you free of charge for your first session. The best way to find out if it suits you is to try it, or risk not having tried it and regretting it.
So dare to take the step, the dance step!"
On Saturday 29th May, we could listen to Olivier Bouquiaux - founder of the non profit association Fit Your Mind and of the Kinésiphilia workshops - and Gauthier Dorban, member of the Board of Directors on the radio la première.
Interviewed for Fabienne Van de Meerssche's program "Les éclaireurs", they tell us about the history of the association and explain exercise therapy.
Listen to the program to discover the benefits of adapted activities.
Discover the portrait of Maité Guérin, artistic coordinator of the Kinésiphilia workshops
"I am convinced that positive stimulation can only be good in a social context where the body does not always have the opportunity to express itself. Dance brings physical and mental well-being through :
- muscle strengthening and stretching
- the use of rhythm and musicality
- imagination and creativity initiating movement
- the use of all the senses
- freedom of body expression and acceptance of each individuality
- the social aspect of the dance workshop and the strong bonds that are formed between dancers"
Conference: sports activity and treatment: the winning duo!
Discover the conference of Olivier Bouquiaux, a neurologist for 25 years, in partnership with Action Parkinson.
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