We work closely with CSU Center for Healthy Aging. We hold our classes in their beautiful facilities and work in tandem with many individuals and organizations that support and research aging and living well!
CSU Music Therapy Program MTP is a practicum site for MT students gaining experience to apply their practice in a therapeutic setting. Our collaboration with the music therapy program has been fundamental in the development of our approach to session design and activities.
Adaptive Yoga Specialists/Jennifer Atkins offers an incredible wealth of knowledge and experience to our community and we are honored to collaborate and work alongside Jennifer! Check out her website and the vast offerings and ways to engage!
3rd LAW Dance Company, Boulder Colorado MTP partners with 3rd Law's program Dance 4PD, ONLINE CLASSES for people living with Parkinson's and other mobility considerations.
Classes are throughout the week in person and online. CLICK here for more information.
ARTICLES OF INTEREST/RESOURCES
CSU Dance Music Therapy Program
Blending Occupational Therapy, dance and music for people living with Parkinson's Disease
Out-thinking Parkinson's – Waking up the Senses and Parkinson's Disease
April is Parkinson's Awareness Month – by John Zapanta, PT
It takes two: the influence of dance partners on the perceived enjoyment and benefits during participation in partnered ballroom dance classes for people with Parkinson's.
Dancing May Be Good for the Brain
BRAINDance by Anne Green Gilbert
Davis Phinney Foundation: The Parkinson's You Don't See: Cognitive and Non-motor Symptoms
Brain Plasticity in Parkinson's Disease
Dance Movement Therapy for Neurodegenerative Diseases
Effectiveness on Therapies Based on Mirror Neuron System to treat gait management in PWP
All information provided in these handouts are informational only and should not be considered as medical advice. Any exercises or movement patterns suggested should be practiced at your own risk and with caution. It is recommended that you consult with a qualified healthcare professional before starting any new exercise routine or making any significant changes to your existing one.
Muscles of the Neck and Upper Back