Free movement class for those living with Parkinson’s, their caregivers and loved ones.
Sarah Margaret Armour Robertson, October, Ottawa Valley (also known as “Storm Como”), around 1937, oil on canvas. Purchase, Chancellor Richardson Memorial Fund and Wintario matching grant, 1978
We invite those living with Parkinson’s, their caregivers and loved ones to join us for this free movement class. Located in Agnes’s galleries, these classes are creative, thoughtful and inspire individuals to move in a way that makes them feel good. There is opportunity for improvisation and collaboration at each session. This program is facilitated by Amy Booth, a registered Physiotherapist and dance educator.
The liability form is available at Agnes. All registrants review and sign prior to the class beginning.
Amy Booth is a seasoned dance educator and registered physiotherapist living in Kingston, Ontario. Following her career as a dancer, Amy earned a teaching diploma from Canada’s National Ballet School and a Masters of Physiotherapy from Queen’s University. Alongside her work at the Movement Disorders Clinic, Amy teaches dance to individuals of all ages and abilities, specializing in work with older adults living with neurological conditions. She aspires to create an inclusive and inspirational movement experience for anyone who joins her class. She is passionate about using dance as a tool to be creative, to express oneself and to create connections with others. Amy also runs Kingston’s Dance for Parkinson’s program and is currently pursuing further education in accessible dance and helping to promote the value of practicing arts in healthcare.