Dance is regarded as one of THE most effective activities to prevent and delay age-related illness—recent international research finds it helps promote balance, flexibility, stronger hearts, brighter brains and happier, healthier, longer lives—not to mention—it’s fun!!!
Well-Dance classes in Bray:
Date: Mondays September 16th, 23rd & 30th
Where: Sunbeam House Services building, in the Meals on Wheels Room, Cedar Estate, Killarney Road Bray
Price: €6 per class
For further info: 01 2803455 or firstname.lastname@example.org
People should wear comfortable clothing suitable for movement/exercise, and lightweight runners or flat-soled flexible shoes.
The class is open to any active older person in the community who want to join in, no experience needed, no enrolment, just drop in!
This programme combines a wonderful modern dance class with GREAT music (Paul Simon, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Frank Sinatra, Stevie Wonder and more) in a joyful atmosphere.
Over the past 5 years Dance Theatre of Ireland have been teaching an evidence-based, modern dance programme called Well-Dance for Seniors – studied and confirmed by Trinity College Dublin Occupational Therapy to improve mobility, balance, confidence and quality of life.
Dance Theatre of Ireland has recently been awarded support from Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Age Friendly Initiative to offer Well-Dance
classes for older adults (ages 60+) to residents in Shankill, Ballinteer, Mount Merrion, Kilbarrack and Dun Laoghaire.
Dance Theatre of Ireland have been recipients of a DLR Age Friendly Recognition & Achievement Award and a DLR Arts & Culture Community Award as well as being a Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Award finalist.