Virtual Webinars & Activities

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We hope you’re keeping well and that you had a chance to enjoy some online webinars, dance, meditation and exercise classes.  Thank you so much for supporting Parkinson Canada. It’s your donations that make these sessions possible for everyone to enjoy.

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Mindfulness & Parkinson’s: How to Use it to Manage Pain & Emotions

Therapeutic strategies for pain management are increasingly turning to new approaches, such as the practice of mindfulness, which is now of interest to patients, clinicians and researchers. Gabrielle Pagé, is a clinical psychologist and researcher with expertise in pain management. She will explain the impact mindfulness can have on one’s brain and overall well-being. She will also provide practical tips on how to integrate mindfulness in your everyday life to manage pain, stress and emotions.

 

DWP Documentary & CHAT

Dancing with Parkinson’s is thrilled to announce Bridging Generations Through Dance, a documentary film nominated for Best Short Film award with Hollywood Verge Film Festival. Important themes of isolation and loneliness are explored and represented through dance and music. Following the screening, chat with Sarah Robichaud, Founder of Dancing with Parkinson’s and Anisa Tejpar, Choreographer “Bridging Generations Through Dance” and Co-Artistic Director of the dance entertainment firm Hit & Run Dance Productions, as they take your questions.

 


Stretch, PWR! Moves & CHAT

While staying home safe, it’s important that we continue to exercise and remain active. Join Randy Brotman, a certified PWR! Moves instructor, every Wednesday from April 22nd – May 29th,as she guides us through a Stretch and PWR! Moves program. This program does not require special equipment and people of all abilities can benefit. Participants will learn how to perform BIG MOVEMENTS for better posture, balance, and for improvement with daily functions like walking, turning, rising from a chair.

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