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ZEST: DANCE FOR WELLBEING

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Photo: Lorna Sim

These classes are designed for adults who want to keep their body and brain active and healthy, regardless of their mobility, skill or age. Please come and feed your body and spirit with music and movement; be physically and mentally inspired and stimulated, have fun, meet some new friends and feel good! 

Dance is a unique vehicle, naturally combining multiple approaches to movement and exercise, building confidence and an improved quality of life. Taught by a team of highly experienced and dedicated dance artists, you will experience movement to music, much of it taking place seated in a circle of chairs, as you’re guided through a carefully planned program of dance activities.

The ZEST team are: Jane Ingall, Jacqui Simmonds, Philip Piggin and Debora Di Centa 

 

Class Information: 

Unless otherwise stated, all classes are open to members of the community. No bookings are required.

Mondays, 10.30am - 11.30am: Dance & Exercise for Wellbeing
The Clubhouse, The Henry Retirement Village
94 Fullagar Cres, Higgins
$120 for 10-week term or $15 per class
Runs for 10-week terms, taught by Philip


Mondays, 3.00pm - 4.00pm: Dance for Wellbeing
The Clubhouse, Goodwin Village Farrer
22 Marshall St, Farrer
**For residents only
$120 for 10-week term or $15 per class.
Runs for 10-week terms, taught by Philip.


Tuesdays, 9.45am - 10.45am: Dance for Wellbeing
Greenway Views, 260 Soward Way, Greenway
$10 per class, includes coffee afterwards.
Sign in at the front desk.
Runs throughout the year except for public holidays and over Christmas, taught by Jacqui.


Tuesdays, 1.15pm - 2.30pm: Dance for People with Parkinson’s
Belconnen Arts Centre, Emu Bank, Belconnen
$120 for 10-week term or $15 per class
Runs for 10-week terms, taught by Philip & Jacqui.

This class is supported by The Hospital Research Foundation – Parkinson’s


Tuesdays, 1.30pm - 2.30pm: Dance for Wellbeing 
presented by the Rotary Club of Gungahlin
Eastlake Gungahlin Club, 51 Hinder Street, Gungahlin
$100 for 10-week term or $12 per class. Class followed by light afternoon tea.
Runs for 10-week terms, taught by Debora.

Wednesdays, 10.00am -1.00pm - Dance for Wellbeing
Northside Community Service, Majura Hall, 2 Rosevear Place, Dickson
One of Northside's aged care social groups, session runs fortnightly and includes dance taught by Debora, morning tea, lunch and transport (if required).
Please call 6171 8000 or 6171 8088 to discuss availability and costs.

Wednesdays, 10.30am - 11.15am: Dance for Wellbeing 
Community Services #1, 63 Boolimba Cres, Narrabundah
Seated class followed by morning tea. Runs throughout the year except for public holidays and over Christmas, taught by Jacqui.
Please call Cheryl for bookings and to discuss eligibility on 6126 
4746.


Wednesdays, 11.15am - 12.30pm: Dance for People with Parkinson’s
Tuggeranong Arts Centre, 137 Reed St, Greenway
$120 for 10-week term or $15 per class
Runs for 10-week terms, taught by Jane & Philip.

This class is supported by The Hospital Research Foundation – Parkinson’s


Wednesdays, 3.00pm - 4.00pm: The Groovers
The Grove, 1 Monty Place, Ngunnawal
**For residents, family and friends only
$120 for 10-week term or $15 per class
Runs for 10-week terms, taught by Philip.


Thursdays, 11.00am - 12.00 noon: Dance for Seniors Living with Dementia
Runs on the last Thursday of the month, taught by Philip.
Primrose Services, Uniting Church Hall
58-60 Scrivener St, O’Connor
For further information and to register, contact:
Vanessa Elliott, General Manager, Primrose Services
Phone: 0437 957 841
Email: vanessae@primroseservices.com.au

 

Thursdays, 1.30pm - 2.30pm - Dance for Wellbeing

Presented by the Rotary Club of Ginninderra

Ginninderra Labor Club, 40 Lhotsky Street, Charnwood

$100 for 10-week term or $12 per class. 

Runs for 10-week terms, taught by Debora.

 

Fridays, 10.00am - 11.00am - Musical Moves for Seniors
COTA Hall, Hughes Community Centre, Wisdom Street, Hughes

$10 per class. Pay cash at the door.
Runs throughout the year except for public holidays and over Christmas, taught by Jacqui.


Fridays, 10.30am - 11.30am - Dance for Wellbeing
Villagio Sant' Antonio, 35 Burkitt Street Page
**For residents only, taught by Debora.
For futher information phone: (02) 6255 1794 or email: gm@villaggio.com.au


Fridays, 12.00pm - 1.00pm: Dance for All
Belconnen Arts Centre, Emu Bank, Belconnen
$120 for 10-week term or $15 per class
Runs for 10-week terms, taught by Debora or Jacqui.

DOWNLOAD THE ZEST CLASS SCHEDULE HERE

Term Dates 2024


ZEST term dates run parallel to ACT school terms. 


The dates for 2024 are: 
Term 1: Monday 5th February - Friday 12th April
Term 2: Monday 29th April - Friday 5th July
Term 3: Monday 22nd July - Friday 27th September
Term 4: Monday 14th October - Friday 20th December

 

For single classes, please pay cash to the teacher.

Term payments can be made via cash of EFT (details available from the teacher).
For more information, call Philip on 0417 417 182 or visit zestdwb.blogspot.com
 

ZEST: Dance for Wellbeing is supported by Ausdance ACT, Belco Arts, Tuggeranong Arts Centre,
and The Hospital Research Foundation Group Parkinson’s ACT.

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