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Calgary, Alberta (T)

Dancing Parkinson’s
FALL 2016: September 13 – December 13
Two levels:
Tuesdays – 12:45 – 1:45 pm – Level 2
For continuing students of the program who wish to continue building their skills at a slightly faster pace, and for new students with prior dance experience.
Tuesdays – 2:00 – 3:00 pm – Level 1
A gentle introduction to dance for new students and for those wishing to move at a slower pace.
Unlimited classes are available with a $50 annual registration fee per person. Registration for Fall, Winter and Spring 2016-17 classes is open and on a first come, first served basis.

Decidedly Jazz Dancworks Dance Centre
111 12th Ave SE
Calgary, Alberta T2G 0Z9

For more information about the program and to register please contact: Kate Cunningham at or (403) 228-8188

Cambridge, Ontario (T)

Dancers with PD
Wednesdays 1:00 – 2:00 pm with social time to follow
September 14- December 21

Free of charge
Caregivers always welcome!
Teachers: Dianne Long, Lilly Petru and SarahJane Burton

W G Johnson Centre
Activities Room
31 Kribs St.
Cambridge, ON

For more information or to register, please contact Program Director Dianne Long at 519-716-4330 or via email.

Dundas, Ontario (T)

Hamilton City Ballet’s Dance for Parkinson’s
Select Mondays, Spring 2016:
September 19
October 03, 17 & 31
November 14
November 28 with Holiday Party
December 12 (weather permitting)

11:00 am-12:15 pm
(11:00-12:15 class, with Cupcake & Friendship time following to 12:45pm)
Please register early as space is limited.
Free of charge

Click here to watch a short informational film about the class.

St. Paul’s United Church
29 Park Street West
Dundas, ON

For more information or to register: Please email to register for the term and confirm your place in class. Please indicate if you are registering for a specific class date, or if you are registering for the full term. Registration forms will be emailed to you and please bring the completed forms, along with payment to your first class.

Please click here to view a short film about HCB’s program and affiliated research projects.

Guelph, Ontario (T)

Park’n Dance
WINTER SESSION: January 19 – March 9, 2017
SPRING SESSION: March 23 – June 1, 2017
1:30-2:30 pm
(1:30-2:30pm class, followed by social time with light refreshments 2:30-3:00pm)
Registration not required but preferred.
$10.00 @ class; free for accompanying caregiver or support person
Discount rates available for multiple class registration

Lead instructor: Sarah Jane Burton

Harcourt Memorial United Church
87 Dean Avenue
Guelph, ON

For more information and to register, please call (519)763-3549 or contact Sarah Jane by email at

Kemptville, Ontario (T)

Dance for Parkinson’s
Wednesdays, May 6-June 17
1:00-2:00 p.m.
$100 for the course or $20 drop in fee

Lead instructor: Laura O’Dell

Leslie Hall, St. James Anglican Church
35 Clothier St.
Kemptville, ON K0G 1J0

To register, please call (613) 349-1638 or contact Laurie by email

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Kingston, Ontario (T)

Dance for Parkinson’s
Tuesdays from 10:30-12:00pm
Registration is required
Free of charge

Lead teachers: Amy Booth and Jackie Mills
Dance styles included: modern dance, ballet, folk and social dancing

The Conservatory Pond Retirement Residence
1499 Stoneridge Drive, Kingston ON

For more information or to register please contact Amy Booth at 613-453-6651 or at

Orillia (T)

What Can Dance Do/Gentle Moves

Lead instructor: Miriam Goldberger

St. James’ Anglican Church
58 Peter St N
Orillia, ON L3V 6J6

For more information, email or

Ottawa, Ontario (T)

Connecting with Dance
The School of Dance
9-week session
Wednesdays, January 11-March 8, 2017
11:15-12:15 pm
Free of Charge

Lead teacher: Maria Shepertycki with musician Nenad Duplancic

The School of Dance
200 Crichton St.
Ottawa, ON K1M 1W2
Stairs in front of building

Festival House
9-week session
Tuesdays, January 10-March 7, 2017
1:00-2:00 pm
Free of Charge

Festival House
450 Churchill N
Ottawa, ON K1Z 5E2, Canada
Accessible space

Lead teacher: Maria Shepertycki with musician Nenad Duplancic

For more information or registration for either location, please contact (613) 238-7838.

Parry Sound, Ontario (T)

Dance for Parkinson’s
Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Free of charge; call to register

Lead instructor: Julie Lea
Sponsoring organizations: Canadore College, in partnership with Community Support Services (CSS) and Parkinson Society Central and Northern

Canadore College
Details provided upon registration

For information and registration, please call (705) 746-9222.

Toronto, Ontario (T)

Dancing with Parkinson’sDancing with Parkinson's
Classes offered Monday-Saturday (please see details below)

Lead teachers: Sarah Robichaud, Rachael Gibson, Nikki Bergen, Miriam Schacter
Dance styles/techniques/content covered in class: ballet, modern, broadway, latin, tango, swing, jazz.

For more information, visit or call (416) 722-1031

MONDAYS and THURSDAYS (Research Study Class with Sheridan College)
Sheridan College Center for Elder Research
Location : 1430 Trafalgar Road
Mondays 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Thursdays 10:45-11:45 a.m.
No charge
Registration and information: 905-845-9430, x 2407 or by email

TUESDAYS, starting September 16 (free trial class)
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Apotex Atrium @ Baycrest
3560 Bathurst St.
$8 per class

East York
THURSDAYS starting October 2
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Woodgreen Seniors Centre
721 Broadview Avenue
$5 per class

Bloor and Spadina
12:45-1:45 p.m.
427 Bloor Street West, at Trinity St. Paul’s Centre
$10 per class

1:15-2:15 p.m.
95 Lavinia Avenue, at Swansea Town Hall
$15 per class

North York
2:00-3:00 p.m.
21 Hendon Avenue, at the North York Seniors Centre
$12 dollars per class

Toronto, Ontario (T)

Dancing with Parkinson’s @ Canada’s National Ballet School

Dancing with Parkinson’s at Canada’s National Ballet School
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Presenting organizations: Canada’s National Ballet School and York University/Joseph DeSouza, in association with Dancing with Parkinson’s
Lead teachers: NBS Faculty

Canada’s National Ballet School
400 Jarvis Street
Toronto, ON

For more information about DwP@NBS, please visit:

Toronto, Ontario–Upper Beaches

Dancing for Parkinson’s
Tuesday between 1-2 p.m.

Lead instructor: Claire Wootten

Kingston Road United Church
975 Kingston Rd
Toronto, ON M4E 1T1

For more information, please contact Claire by email:

Vancouver, B.C. (T)

Dance for Parkinson’s Disease (West Side)
Vancouver West Side support group
Two Thursdays a each month from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Winter/Spring 2017: Jan. 5, 19 and Feb. 2, 16 and Mar. 2, 30 and Apr. 6, 20 and May 4, 18 and June 1, 15
Cost: $10/class (free for caregiver or support person)

Lead teacher: Jo-Ann Gordon

St. Mary’s Kerrisdale Anglican Church
2490 West 37th Avenue (at Larch)
Vancouver, BC V6M

For more information about all classes, please call (604) 730-9503 or send an email.

Dance for Parkinson’s: Mt Pleasant area
Session 1: Tuesdays Jan 17-March 7
10:30-11:30 am
Session 2: Tuesdays March 14-May 2
10:30-11:30 am

Free Launch Event – Tuesday Jan 10

Lead teacher: Megan Walker Straight

D2 Studios
55 W 8th St (near Manitoba St)
Vancouver, BC

For more information, please contact Megan Walker Straight at 604-313-0660 or, or Naomi Casiro at NeuroFit BC at 604-345-9318. More at

Dancing with Parkinson’s (Greater Vancouver)
Mondays, 12:45-1:45 p.m.
Frequency and range (weekly for eight weeks etc): weekly for 11 weeks Mar 27 to June 11 no class April 17 or May 22
Fee or no fee: JCC members $88/non-members $132
Accompanying caregivers may participate free of charge
Registration required
Drop-ins JCC members $12/non-members $16

Lead teacher: Anne O’Sullivan
Sponsoring/host organization: Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver

Jewish Community Centre
950 West 41st Avenue
Vancouver, BC

For more information and to register, please contact Talitha at (604) 257-5111 or visit

West Vancouver, B.C. (T)

Dance for Parkinson’s classes
Wednesdays Jan 4th-March 22 and April 5-June 28
12:30-1:30 class | 1:30-2:30 coffee/tea/social
Cost: $6 drop-in (no charge for caregivers, partner and friends)
Class is open to newcomers mid session

Lead teacher: Megan Walker Straight

West Vancouver Senior Center
695 Marine Drive
West Vancouver, British Columbia V7V 4A7

Joni Vajda Outreach Coordinator