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Creative Aging—Dance for Life

Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018| 11:30am–12:30pm

ADMISSION: Free in conjunction with Free First Tuesdays. Registration recommended, space is limited.

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2018-11-06 11:30:00 UTC2018-11-06 12:30:00 UTC America/Los_AngelesThe CJM - 736 Mission St, San Francisco, CACreative Aging—Dance for LifeFree First Tuesday Discover the transformative power of dance by joining this movement class for adults and seniors of all abilities, taught by Marika Brussel. This class is appropriate for people in wheelchairs, those with balance concerns, Parkinson’s, and other movement challenges.

Discover the transformative power of dance by joining this movement class taught by Marika Brussel. This class is appropriate for everyone who enjoys movement, and is specifically designed to be accessible for individuals who use wheelchairs, those with balance concerns, or with Parkinson’s. Using live music, the class begins seated, warming up both body and mind. As the class progresses participants can stand or stay seated as we continue to hone balance, grace, and confidence. 

(image description: A side view of dance instructor Marika Brussel sitting at the edge of her seat, her face is angled up towards the ceiling while her arms are raised and her hands cast a shadow on her face. Facing her are several figures, who are also seated and appear to be mimicking her movement.)

about creative aging

Creative Aging at The CJM is a series of enrichment activities for older adults that support health, wellness, and quality of life. Offerings include dance, storytelling, films, classes, tours, and public programs. Programs occur every Free First Tuesday, as well as at additional times.

The CJM is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive environment for all. Sign language interpretation (ASL) can be scheduled for all programs with at least two weeks notice by emailing access@thecjm.org or by calling 415.655.7856 (relay calls welcome). FM assistive listening devices (ALDs) for sound enhancement are available for all talks and tours. For more info, visit our Accessibility page.

about the instructor
Marika Brussel

Marika Brussel has been teaching elders in the Bay Area for the past 8 years. Her work incorporates her training through the Mark Morris Dance for Parkinson’s Disease program.

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supporters

Access Programs are made possible by major support from Wells Fargo Foundation. Additional generous support is provided by The Morse Family Foundation.

Free First Tuesdays are made possible by Alexander M. & June L. Maisin Foundation of the Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund, Maribelle and Stephen Leavitt, and Yerba Buena Community Benefit District.