DANCE FOR HEALTH AND WELLBEING... BEST SOCIAL PRESCRIBING ACTIVITIES.
Do you want to improve your health and wellbeing ? Then our community classes could be the answer.
As a fully inclusive school, Kirkham Henry provide Community classes for the older generation, such as Golden Gliders and Silver Swans, Dancing with Parkinsons, Dementia, Mencap groups and blind and visually impaired, stroke and limited mobility. Why not 'tap' your troubles away. We offer seated or standing options. Classes improve mental health problems, such as depression, they can reduce stress and anxiety levels,and improve co-ordination, Improves balance and helps prevent risk of falls. Come along and meet people and have fun.
Wheelchair users and users of mobility aids are very welcome.
Kirkham Henry provides a happy, friendly, disciplined and focused environment, which allows its students, both young and mature, to flourish. The schools success is also based on its ability to offer places to everyone from a wide range of social backgrounds and to the wider community.
Kirkham Henry is a Makaton friendly school and offers support with qualified teachers to anyone using signing to communicate, along with trained SEND teachers , allowing more special needs and disabled children and adults to access dance classes.
TIMETABLE OF OUR COMMUNITY WELL-BEING CLASSES.
Monday (alternate weeks) 11.45 - 12.45 (followed by refreshments) Dance for blind and visually impaired ... register through Ryedale sight support
Monday 2.00- 2.45pm Happy Tappers ... Adult Tap class for beginners and all abilities.
Monday 7.30- 8.30pm Happy Tappers... Adult Tap class for beginners and all abilities.
Tuesday 10.00-10.45am Golden Gliders... Adult and Elders gentle exercise and dance class, (seated options if required)
Tuesday 11.00-11.45am Golden Gliders... Adult and Elders gentle exercise and dance class, (seated options if required)
Tuesday 1.30-2.30pm (followed by refreshments) Dancing with Parkinson's, dementia, limited mobility,stroke and neurological disorders.
Tuesday 7.00-8.00pm White Swans ... Adult ballet class (some previous ballet experience recommended )
Wednesday 2.30-3.30pm Silver Swans... Adult and Elders ballet class for beginners and all abilities (seated options if required)
Friday (Outreach ) 10.30-11.30am (followed by refreshments) Dancing with Parkinson's Wigginton Recreation Hall York...register through Parkinson's UK York branch)
COMING SOON.... Musical Chairs... Fully seated, Chair based dance class.
Register at firstname.lastname@example.org