23 Wall Street, Concord, NH 03301 Phone 603-228-1196 Click here to email us.
Instructor: Heather Oberheim, R-DMT
Meets Tuesdays from 2:00-3:00
December 14, 2021 - January 25, 2022 (6 weeks) | $75 for the series
Enjoy moving to music especially selected to help with balance, flexibility, regulation of walking gait, and daily joy! No dance or musical experience is necessary; walkers, canes, and wheelchairs are welcome, as are family members, friends, and caregivers. We will warm up our joints and our bodies with fun music and colorful scarves that enhance the flow of the movement and use fine motor and gross motor skills. Make new friends as you greet each other around the circle and laugh as you recall favorite songs.
Participants must be vaccinated for Covid-19 in order to participate in this in-person class. Masks are required, regardless of vaccination status.
Please visit our Covid Response Update page for a full list of protocols.
To register, call 603-228-1196.
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About the instructor
Heather Oberheim, R-DMT, holds a B.A. in Psychology with dance concentration from Colby-Sawyer College and a graduate degree in Dance Movement Therapy (DMT) from Antioch New England. Heather has advanced training in neurologic dance movement therapy with expertise in helping older adults cope with the effects of Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and dementia. Additional training in meditation, the Kestenberg Movement Profile, breathing, and the physical practice of yoga also informs her work. As Music & Movement director at Concord Community Music School, her classes on-site, in public schools, and community agencies such as Head Start benefit low-income children and children with special needs. Heather has studied childhood development for many years which has aided her work with children affected by the opioid crisis, poverty, and homelessness. Heather is a frequent presenter of professional development workshops for early childhood educators, with a specialty in helping children with disabilities. She is active in the Early Childhood Music and Movement Association, the American Dance Therapy Association, and the NH Early Learning Association.
The Community Room at Concord Community Music School is on the Fayette Street side of the building, and is best accessed through the main entrance off the parking lot at 24 Fayette Street in Concord, NH. Please call for information: 603-228-1196.
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