Dance for All People: Dance for Aging and Movement Challenges

ASaP LogoDate: Thursday, March 15
Time: 10:30 – 11:45 a.m.
Place: Ashamu Dance Studio, 77 Waterman Street, Providence (directions)
Open to: All
Price: Free
Space available: 65

Sponsored by Artists and Scientists as Partners (ASaP).

DAPpers dance class

DAPpers (Dance for All People) is a dance class designed for our aging population, and specifically people with movement challenges. The class aims to help participants increase coordination, strength, and flexibility while releasing body tension, and improve balance and gait. In addition, participants enjoy movement and music in a safe, supportive environment.




Rachel BalabanThe class is taught by Rachel Balaban, Adjunct Lecturer in Brown University’s Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies, and is assisted by Brown University students. Rachel is co-founder and co-director of Artists and Scientists as Partners, where she advocates for arts in healthcare, and facilitates studies using the arts in healing. Also, she is the regional coordinator for Dance for Parkinson’s Disease.