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January 28, 2012

Ray of Hope International Foundation brings Indian culture to Inglis House

Philadelphia, PA – Ray of Hope International Foundation will bring the colors and sounds of Indian cultural dance to Inglis House for a performance, Saturday, January 28th at 3:00pm.  This is only one of more than a hundred programs, meetings and events held at Inglis House each month as part of the Social Enrichment Program.  Janet Turner, Resident Services Director, who oversees these programs, explained that partnerships like the one with Ray of Hope “create opportunities for our residents to have cultural enrichment with professional quality performances.”

Nava Nritya Dance Academy of Philadelphia trains dance enthusiasts in Bharatnatyam  (South Indian classical dance) and Navanritya (contemporary synthesis of classical dance forms, martial arts, yoga and ballet). Anwesha Dutta, President of Ray of Hope International Foundation and Director of the Nava Nritya Dance Academy, says she is “proud to have been able to contribute towards Inglis House's mission” by not only sharing Indian classical dance, but by Ray of Hope’s support of the Inglis House Adaptive Technology Lab. The lab provides assistive and adaptive technology allowing residents (all whom have complex physical disabilities) to use computers to help live their lives to the fullest.  

WHO: Inglis House Residents and local community watch tradition South Indian classical dance by Nava Nritya Dance Academy of Philadelphia.

WHAT: Dance performance

WHEN: SATURDAY, JANUARY 28, 2012 at 3:00PM

WHERE: Inglis House, 2600 Belmont Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19147 – FOUNDERS HALL

VISUALS/: Colorful Indian Dancers and upbeat music will make for great Photos, TV and audio.

Inglis Foundation enables people with complex physical disabilities, and those who care for them, to achieve their goals and live life to the fullest.  Inglis House is a specialty nursing care facility providing residential care for 297 adults. It offers long-term, rehabilitative medical and nursing care; physical, occupational and speech therapies; and social enrichment programs. In addition to Inglis House, Inglis Foundation also offers services for those living independently in the community including accessible housing, care management, adult day care and community employment. All Inglis’ services and programs are designed to enable people with physical disabilities to enjoy life with the greatest amount of independence and mobility.

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