Click on the link below to watch footage of the Multiple Sclerosis Center’s Music, Movement and Meditation class with instructor, Gayle Cloud. This upbeat class is a blend of music and song combined with lighthearted activities. Bring your dancing shoes or wheels—Gayle will have you doing gentle movements to the beat. Music is offered to all patients with MS, Parkinson’s, stroke, or similar disease. Family members, caregivers, and friends are welcome to attend as well. No music experience required; wheelchairs are welcome.
The American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) published research that shows how music can help:
- improve well-being and alleviate symptoms.
- Improve gait performance and mobility
- Relax muscle tension
- Reduce stress and anxiety
- Have fun in a support group