Dance with Parkinson's & MS

** Please note classes are currently postponed as Sarah has glandular fever, with the exception of Winchcombe which will be run by Sophie from 2nd March.**

Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays (term-time only)
There are now four dance classes running in Winchcombe, Cheltenham, Tewkesbury and Lower Oddington (between Moreton in Marsh and Stow on the Wold) for those living with Parkinson's or MS.

10.30am - 12 Noon at Oddington Village Hall, Home Close, Lower Oddington near Moreton in Marsh & Stow GL56 0UZ (£7 per session)
2pm - 3.30pm at Abbeyfields Community Centre, Back Lane, Winchcombe (£5 per session) 
1.15pm - 2.30pm Marina Court, Trafalgar Rd, Tewkesbury. GL20 5AY (£5 per session)
2pm - 3.30pm at Salem Baptist Church, 129 St Georges Road, Cheltenham GL50 3EQ. (£5 per session)

If you or someone you know are living with Parkinson's disease or MS, these classes are a great way of enjoying the social side of dancing whilst knowing the exercises are specifically designed to help alleviate some of your symptoms. Warming up with simple hand and foot exercises, before moving on to more energetic numbers; the class includes tongue twisters and an uplifting group dance too. Music ranges from classical to modern. Tutor Sarah Hartley will soon have you moving and grooving. Refreshments are provided afterwards. NB Why not try a taster class first at no cost? And a friend or carer can come along too (and join in!) for a suggested donation of £1 to help cover costs. Contact Sarah on 01242 603207 for more information or email

All classes include 15 mins for refreshments and a natter after an uplifting dance session. The session is mainly seated with 15/20minutes of standing/travelling work at the end. However all the movement that is done standing is adapted for those individuals who wish to remain seated. Everyone is encouraged to go at their own pace. We cover a range of dance styles and the aim is to take part for the joy that dancing brings.


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Please contact us on 01242 603207 for more information on all our sessions and activities or see our Facebook page at BeSocial Winchcombe