FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE --- TREMBLE CLEFS SAN DIEGO THERAPEUTIC SINGING PROGRAM CELEBRATES 25 YEARS SERVICE TO PEOPLE LIVING WITH PARKINSON’S DISEASE
San Diego, CA – October 22, 2019 –The successful San Diego-based vocal and movement program continues to provide weekly sessions for people living with Parkinson’s and their care partners. Founder and president, Karen Hesley, a speech-language pathologist with degrees in linguistics and communication disorders, established the voice and movement program while working at the Scottsdale Memorial Hospital in Arizona. She provided Parkinson’s patients with the Lee Silverman Voice Treatment, also known as “LSVT LOUD.”
In 1994, the original Tremble Clefs Program was established in Scottsdale, AZ, as a weekly program of voice therapy, movement for people living with Parkinson’s Disease. In 2001, additional locations were established in central San Diego, Rancho Bernardo and Encinitas, CA. Tremble Clefs San Diego, Inc. was incorporated as a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization in 2016 and has grown nationally with additional locations in Massachusetts, Missouri and Washington. The free weekly rehearsals include a professional choral director and musical accompanists that allow the chorus to also perform their rotating song cycle of familiar pop songs and patriotic anthems regularly out in the community for seniors care centers, veterans homes, support groups, charities and demonstrates the emotional power of song and what can be accomplished by people living with the disease.
The Tremble Clefs program continues “Fighting Parkinson’s One Song at a Time,” says Hesley, which is the official organization tag line. Hundreds of people with Parkinson’s, their families and caregivers have benefited from the vocal strengthening and flexibility exercises and been inspired by their fellow members enthusiasm and built-in community. To find a program location nearest you visit, Tremble Clefs at www.trembleclefs.com and on Facebook TrembleClefsSD. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org