In Memory of Micah Wong- 21 December 1994 – 22 March 2019 If you would like to share a memory or image of Micah, please leave a comment below, or send it to us and we will add it to this post. Micah Wong was part of our BB4B community, an Instructor who volunteered his time generously for three seasons. […]
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provides evidence-based, intergenerational, and accessible balance and falls prevention classes by inspiring creative movement experiences that fit into the culture of each community. We bring people of diverse backgrounds together to celebrate the joy and wisdom of movement through dance, art, and music and share motivating tools to improve self-efficacy and confidence to promote a healthy and safe society.
This class is for you if:
You want to get better at walking or moving around on various surfaces and in various environments, both inside and outside: Carpets, grass, and snowy walkways; among crowds, at theaters, and in your living room!
You want to challenge yourself in a safe environment to reduce your risk of falls.
You are able to participate in medium-difficult activity without major health symptoms (like chest pain, shortness of breath, or dizziness).
You are able to move about on your own with or without a device to help you.
You can hear and see well enough to participate in a group class.
You are interested in having fun!