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Parkinson's Disease and the Art of Moving

Parkinson's Disease and the Art of Moving

by John Argue
     
 

One in every 100 persons over 60 will contract Parkinson's disease. Faced with an incurable and progressive disease, Parkinson's patients must relearn many everyday actions; sitting, standing, walking, lying down, speaking.

John Argue has distilled information from his classes for Parkinson's patients into a comprehensive exercise program designed to help you

Overview

One in every 100 persons over 60 will contract Parkinson's disease. Faced with an incurable and progressive disease, Parkinson's patients must relearn many everyday actions; sitting, standing, walking, lying down, speaking.

John Argue has distilled information from his classes for Parkinson's patients into a comprehensive exercise program designed to help you improve flexibility, balance, gait, and communication. Over 100 photographs illustrate the exercises, which derive from yoga and tai chi techniques and theater movement skills. Techniques in the book encompass a variety of daily activities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781572241831
Publisher:
New Harbinger Publications
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Series:
Workbook Series
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
406,959
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 9.98(h) x 0.64(d)

Meet the Author

John Argue is an actor, director, and theater arts teacher who has lived and worked in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1960. In 1970,he founded his own theater studio, Acting Openhand, where he produced original plays and pioneered advanced techniques of actor training. Since 1985, he has taught movement and voice to people with Parkinson's disease at his studio and at Kaiser Permanente.

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