2E14 Hoppa Hey! Dance/Movement for Balance, Strength and Fun (E)

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Tutor/Facilitator Naomi Gordon, Sheffi Shapira & Marie Feigl

Date: on/from Tue 19 Feb 2019 to end year
Frequency: Weekly
Class time: 11:30-1:00

South Melbourne, Community Centre

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Naomi, Sheffi and Marie are experienced in multicultural folk dance and the teaching of dance.  Their course will offer mature age adults a fun program of dance, movement and games that will enhance their balance, coordination and memory. At the same time it promotes social interaction, sensory stimulation and participant contribution, using a relaxed and enjoyable approach.

REQUIREMENTS: Participants do not need to have any prior dance experience. They only need to attend wearing light comfortable clothing and sneakers.

TUTORS: Naomi is an experienced Occupational Therapist (Senior Clinician in Gerontology at one stage) who successfully ran such groups in a hospital setting. Naomi has used her Occupational Therapy training and dance experience to choreograph and teach dance sessions, appropriate to skill levels, in hospital and community settings.
Her colleague Sheffi is a well-known master of folk dance teaching with advanced certification. Sheffi is a charismatic master teacher of dance with advanced qualifications and many years of experience running creative programs for all ages and backgrounds.
Marie has had a lifetime of dancing since childhood. She holds a Graduate Diploma in Movement and Dance from the Department of Education, University of Melbourne, and the Recreational Folkdance Teaching Certificate from Ausdance Australia. Marie has had over twenty years of dance teaching experience and her greatest joy is to bring the joy of dance to others.