What's New At DWP!
Ontario Brain Institute Evaluation Update.
DWP, along with the Evaluators from The Centre of Complex Health Interventions have successfully completed a one year evaluation funded by the Ontario Brain Institute.
The purpose of this evaluation was to develop a deeper understanding of the mechanisms through which the program impacts the lives of DWP participants and their caregivers.
Enjoy the evaluation video created by the Ontario Brain Institute Team.
DWP presents at The Conference Board of Canada's Healthy Brain Conference
On March 2nd 2016, Sarah Robichaud, founder of DWP has been invited to speak at the Healthy Brain Conference held in Toronto, highlighting Healthy Active Living and Brain Health in Older Adults. This conference spotlights programs and activities that are making a difference in the quality of life and well being of older adults. Guests in attendance will include researchers, those in the medical field, caregivers, as well as the private and public sector attendees.
To register for this years event please click here. Register for The Healthy Brain Conference
Canadian Living Magazine shout out!
University of Toronto Physiotherapy Research Paper
Thank you, Koffler Gallery
DWP volunteer opportunities available
Dancing With Parkinson's is on the look out for volunteers, in and outside of the classroom. From hands on Dance Assistants to behind the scenes help with fundraising, promoting awareness and day to day operations. Please contact us if you are interested in joining the DWP team.
Classes in the GTA
DWP and NBS partner for demo classes throughout Ontario
Sarah Robichaud, DWP's founder has provided mentorship to the National Ballet School's PD dance program for the past two years.
Most recently the school and DWP have partnered with the PD society to offer demo classes in over six rural communities in North Western Ontario with a goal to raise awareness of the benefits of dancing with PD and potential expansion to these areas.