Category Archives: Dance

Get Fit! Get Moving!

Wheelchair users and other people with disabilities being active in a dance studio.

Third Annual Fitness Fair

Youth, adults, and seniors of all abilities welcome!
Saturday, June 20
10am–2pm

Learn about fun options to start or increase your healthy lifestyle, from teachers and leaders in adaptive fitness, recreation and nutrition.

Cyclists using adapted cycles
Photo: Scot Goodman
LOCATION Ed Roberts Campus at Ashby BART
3075 Adeline Street
Berkeley, CA 94703

fully accessible and scent free space
alternative-to-print material and ASL interpreter available

FREE
RSVP by June 10

 

What is this event all about?

Does “disability” and “fitness” seem like a disconnect?
Do you struggle with finding options for your body and your health needs?
Do you want to improve your nutrition and find ways to have fun?
At Get Fit! Get Moving! we will learn and have fun together!

Two dancers
Photo: David DeSilva
“The most important thing I leaned was to be aware of your own unique body!”
-Participant
  • Yoga and movement classes for all bodies
  • Physically Integrated Dance classes
  • Adaptive Cycling Demonstrations by BORP
  • Resource tables on recreation, adventures and accessible team sports
  • Cooking and nutrition classes
  • Light refreshments served
  • Plus door prizes and raffles!

Join us!
RSVP by June 10

HOSTED BY

AXIS Dance Company (AXIS) teaches integrated dance and movement.


Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program (BORP) offers integrated classes on yoga, strength training, dance and tai chi.


World Institute on Disability (WID) offers support groups and leadership training on making healthy lifestyle changes and meeting and bringing friends with you.


Special thanks to our sponsor National Institute on Disability Rehabilitation and Research


Yelling Clinic Exhibition and Reception at the ERC

Yelling Clinic is an artist collaborative group that includes UC Berkeley professor Katherine Sherwood, Ehren Tool, Susan Schweig, Sunaura Taylor, Chau Thuy Huynh and David Wallace. Its members are individuals who have direct experience with disability and war and explore the combination of these issues in their compelling artmaking. Featuring work in a variety of media including video footage from the group’s recent grant-funded research trip to Vietnam, Yelling Clinic will encourage a unique dialogue in the community around the disabled and the arts, through the lens of wartime experience and how this experience affects culture and the identities of its disabled.

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The Yelling Clinic Artists on Exhibit at the ERC

Please Join Us!

Art Reception and Dance (!) at the Ed Roberts Campus – Saturday, November 17, 2012

The Yelling Clinic at Ed Roberts Campus

Reception: 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Dance !!! 8:00 –11:00 pm

The Yelling Clinic Artists on Exhibit at the ERC:

Chau Thuy Huynh
Katherine Sherwood
Sunaura Taylor
Ehren Tool

About The Yelling Clinic

A ceramic mug with the "disabled" signage of a stick figure wheelchair user throwing a bomb.
In the spring of 2008, Yelling Clinic, a disability art collective, was founded. It consists of a group of five visual artists: Chau Thuy Huynh, Katherine Sherwood, Sunaura Taylor, Ehren Tool, David Wallace and a writer, Susan Schweik, who each have an interest in the intersections between war and disability. Their goal is to raise awareness about the human costs of war and war pollution around the globe, while at the same time facilitating positive and empowered discourses through which war disabilities can be viewed. Yelling Clinic was born out of a desire to mix artistic practice with community outreach, art instruction, and activism. They are interested in looking beyond the prevailing methods of researching disability, which often involve a predilection to cure, diagnose, and treat with charity.

This event is free! If you can contribute $5.00 at the door to defray costs, we won’t discourage you. Hope to see you there. And did we mention it’s a dance, too?