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  1. Dance for Parkinson’s: Where culture, health and wellbeing intersect David Leventhal | Program Director, Dance for PD | Mark Morris Dance Group | Brooklyn, NY USA

  2. What can Parkinson’s teach us about aging and wellbeing?

  3. What can dance teach us about the significance of the arts in health?

  4. How might the intersection of dance and Parkinson’s serve as a model for the field?

  5. Parkinson’s provides a window into the aging process. What can learn from it?

  6. Parkinson’s demonstrates the potential for permanent medicalization

  7. Parkinson’s demonstrates the potential for permanent medicalization while simultaneously suggesting a different model.

  8. Dance

  9. Strength | Flexibility | Gait

  10. What gets addressed? Movement sequencing Cognition Rhythm/musicality Expression Flexibility Social interaction Strength Self-esteem Adherence Postural stability Relationship with partners Mood Gait Tremor Creativity Memory Aesthetics

  11. Where dance (and the arts) pull ahead Cognition Rhythm/musicality Movement sequencing (phrasing) Expression Social interaction Self-esteem Adherence Mood Relationship with partners Memory Creativity Aesthetics

  12. Cognition Choreography: William Forsythe

  13. Dance for PD: Pune, India

  14. Rhythm/musicality

  15. Dance for PD: Urbana, Illinois

  16. Aesthetic goals Mark Morris’L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato

  17. Dance for PD: Orlando, Florida

  18. Narrative/meaning Mark Morris’ Romeo and Juliet Mark Morris’ Dido and Aeneas

  19. Dance for PD: Boston (learning Dido and Aeneas)

  20. Expression

  21. Dance for PD in performance: Brooklyn Parkinson Group at Mark Morris Center

  22. Musical Moving: London, UK

  23. Relationships/Interaction/Community Mark Morris Dance Group in L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato

  24. Dance for Parkinson’s: English National Ballet

  25. Dance for PD: Mark Morris Dance Center, Brooklyn, NY

  26. Dance can help us build the case for the important role of arts and culture in healthy aging

  27. Dance can help us build the case for the important role of arts and culture in healthy aging and in chronic disease management

  28. Dance for Parkinson’s best practices may be useful to the field as we move forward

  29. 1. Focus on the art form—speak the language of dance, not disease. Participants are dancers, not patients.

  30. 2. Listen to our communities. Participants have a seat at the table.

  31. 3. Rethink the way we measure impact—focus on changes in people and in organizations rather than on numbers.

  32. 4. Context speaks volumes