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Improve Cognitive Flexibility

Dalcroze Eurhythmics Quick Reaction Exercises can enhance this Executive Function of our brains that helps keep our minds sharp as we age.

                   NOTE: ALL CLASSES

 Research has shown Seniors doing this work have better balance and experience fewer falls.  

DALCROZE FOR SENIORS, a Creative Aging class, meets at The Lucy Moses School, located in the Kaufman Music Center at 129 West 67th Street.
The class meets in person with limited virtual access at this time.

For details or to register call 212-501-3360 or click on button below.

Carnegie Mellon University's Osher program offers a course each summer.
This year, in August of 2023, the course is part of the International Conference of Dalcroze Studies. Leslie is the daughter of the late Jack Purcell, a well known society orchestra director. Many students in the course are thrilled to be able to move to music of the big band era. Leslie leads the classes with this in mind.

Dalcroze, the man, devised the process of Eurhythmics, good rhythm, a music and movement discipline that enhances the mind/body connection. This class specifically services older adults and senior citizens interested in enhancing their cognitive flexibility and improving their balance. Research has shown senior citizens cut their risk of falling by 50% after participating in 6 months of Dalcroze Eurhythmics classes.

Research has shown Senior Citizens participating in Eurhythmics classes have better balance and experience fewer falls. Leslie has extensive experience working with Senior communities using Eurhythmics.  Within the DalcrozeNYC curriculum is a Senior class customized to accommodate the issues that affect this dynamic community.

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