INTRODUCING “THE THERAPEUTIC POWER OF ART” PROJECT (beginning October 5th)
A project of the Tampa JCCs & Federation Philip Shayman Parkinson’s Program
in collaboration with the Tampa Museum of Art
This special project of viewing and creating art is designed to improve the lives of Parkinson’s patients and their care partners through the therapeutic power of art. The project is generously supported by Maureen and Doug Cohn.
ART LOOKING AT THE TAMPA MUSEUM OF ART
Tuesday, October 5th, 2:00 PM
At the Tampa Museum of Art, museum educators will lead participants through the exhibit and discuss the artwork. Docents will utilize guided looking techniques to inspire conversation and reflection amongst the participants. Participants will enjoy the therapeutic benefits of having conversations about art and learn from each other.
ART MAKING AT THE JCC ON THE COHN CAMPUS
Thursday, October 7th, 1:30 PM
This workshop at the JCC on the Cohn Campus will feature art-therapy informed activities led by the Museum’s studio programs staff, using a variety of art making techniques tailored to the participants’ needs and interests. The art making activities will inspired by the artwork looked at during the museum visit.
Rock Steady Boxing
Monday, September 20 & 27, 11:00 AM / Jen Goldberg (Cohn + Virtual)
Tuesdays, September 21 & 28, 1:30 PM / Beth Maberry (BGF – in person only)
Wednesdays, September 22 & 29, 11:00 AM / Jen Shipherd (Cohn + Virtual)
Fridays, September 24 & October 1, 1:30 PM / Beth Maberry (BGF – in person only)
A fun activity that focuses on building strength in the core. Rock Steady Boxing conditions for agility, speed, endurance, hand-eye coordination.
Tremble Clefs Singing Group
Mondays, September 20 & 27, 3:00 PM (Cohn + Virtual)
Addresses voice projection, breathing and posture. Tremble Clefs is voice therapy and mutual social support through singing, performance and the power of making music together.
Nia Class with Jen Goldberg
Tuesdays, September 21 & 28, 11:00 AM (Cohn + Virtual)
A full body, mind and spirit fitness practice, leading to greater health and well-being. Nia is designed to unleash your personal power through movement and music, integrating dance arts, healing arts and martial arts. Nia enhances body awareness with focus on flexibility, agility, mobility, strength and stability.
Chair Yoga & Line Dance with Sarah Flook
Wednesdays, September 22 & 29, 2:00 PM (BGF + Virtual)
Promotes balance, coordination and mobility. Move fluidly to the music as you learn fun choreographed dance steps.
Stretch & Strengthen
Monday, September 20 & 27, 1:30 PM (BGF + Virtual) with Sarah Flook
Thursdays, September 23 & 30, 2:00 PM (Cohn + Virtual) with Jen Shipherd
This class addresses flexibility and neuromotor functions such as balance and gait, coordination, and agility. The class encourages muscular strength and muscular endurance. It is designed to enhance physical and mental balance and coordination.
Brain Games: Travel Trivia, Word Find, Jeopardy, etc. with Vandan Kamath
Thursday, September 23, 10:30 AM (Virtual)
A fun morning of games and puzzles to engage the brain and sharpen the mind.
Fine Motor Skills & Handwriting Workshop with Cathy Daumen
Fridays, September 24 & October 1, 10:30 AM (Virtual)
Helps reinforce the brain signals to improve eye and hand coordination. This is a 3 step approach: exercising the large arm/hand muscles, working with the fine motor skills, and exercises to improve handwriting. All 3 areas need to work together for success.
Tai Chi/Meditation with Suzanne Chen
Fridays, September 24 & October 1, 2:15 PM (Cohn + Virtual)
Tai Chi has been shown to be one of the most effective exercises for improving balance in patients with Parkinson’s disease by using gentle, flowing movements with the breath to improve balance, strength, flexibility, coordination, and motor control. Tai Chi calms all the systems of the body, targeting the nervous system, which helps relieve stress, anxiety and depression.
Support Groups (Virtual)
New Patient Support Group Monday, September 20, 10:00 AM
Care Partner Support Group Newly Diagnosed, Monday, September 20, 11:15 AM
Patient Support Group Newly Diagnosed, Monday, September 20, 12:30 PM
Patient Support Group, Friday, September 24 & October 1, 12:00 PM
Care Partners Support Group, Friday, October 1, 1:30 PM
Philip Shayman Parkinson’s Program Introduction. Learn more about who we are and what we offer.
Stretch and Strengthen Introduction.
Rock Steady Boxing Coach Beth Maberry and Wingman Sam Scaff lead the workout
Rock Steady Boxing Introduction.
For more information contact Pnina Levermore at email@example.com