New Dance Classes for the Over 65s at the Derngate

Written by on December 9, 2019

A new dance class for the over 65s is being launched in January, in a collaboration between Royal & Derngate and Dancemind.

The Elders Dance Company is free of charge to join and is open to participants from all backgrounds and abilities who are able to move independently. The classes will use contemporary dance in a fun and supportive environment, giving you a great chance to meet new people and be creative, as well as reaping the physical and mental benefits of dance.

Tina Heeley, founder of Dancemind, commented: “I am excited to be part of delivering this dance project and engage our older community in dance. Regardless of the limitations we can frequently place on ourselves as we grow older, dance can be extremely accessible and welcoming to all, so we really want to encourage people to come along and try it for themselves.”

The sessions will be a one hour dance class followed by thirty minutes for a cuppa and a chats The classes will run weekly at Royal & Derngate from 1pm to 2.30pm on Thursdays, initially from 9 January through to 19 March 2020.

To reserve a place, call Royal & Derngate’s Box Office on 01604 624811.

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