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Washington

(**) denotes charter affiliate program - (T) one or more teachers in this location have completed a Dance for PD training workshop. - ( Certified) denotes teacher is certified by Dance for PD®

Anacortes (T)

Dance for Parkinson’s
Tuesdays 1:00-2:30 pm
Weekly
Sept 20 – Oct 25
Nov 1 – Dec 13 (no class Nov 22)

Teacher: Corrie Befort

Fidalgo DanceWorks
901 Third Street
Anacortes, WA

For more information: visit the Fidalgo DanceWorks website

Port Angeles (T)

Port Angeles Dance for Parkinson’s Class
Saturdays 1:00-2:30 pm
Weekly
Drop-ins welcome, including persons with MS and other neuromuscular conditions.
No previous dance experience necessary; participants may stand or sit as preferred.
$10 per class; Carepartners and spouses may attend free of charge

Lead teachers: Corrie Befort and Deborah Magallanes
Dance styles/techniques/content covered in class: Modeled after Brooklyn program, designed to engage participants’ minds and bodies through many styles while addressing such PD-specific concerns as balance, flexibility, coordination and gait.

Port Angeles Senior Center
328 E. 7th Street
Port Angeles, WA 98362
(On the SW corner of 7th & Peabody)

For more information: contact Deb Soltenberg at (206) 477-4730

Seattle–Chimacum (T)

Dance for Parkinson’s
Monthly, every third Saturday 4:00 – 5:30pm
No charge

Lead teachers: Corrie Befort and Deborah Magallanes

Tri-Area Community Center
10 W Valley Rd
Chimacum, WA 98325

For more information, please call Corrie Befort at 206-910-3017

Seattle–Des Moines (**, T)

Dance for Parkinson’s
Mondays 2:00-3:30 pm
Classes offered in 8 week sessions throughout the year
Drop-ins welcome, but preregistration is recommended
No charge

Sponsoring organizations: Seattle Theatre Group, Spectrum Dance Theater and Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation
Dance styles/techniques/content covered in class: Modeled after the Brooklyn program, uses various styles of dance, live music and community to develop artistry and grace while addressing such PD-specific concerns as balance, flexibility, coordination, isolation and gait.

Des Moines Senior Center
2045 S. 216th St
Des Moines, WA 98198
(206) 878-2066

Watch a video about the class here.

For registration and more information: visit www.nwpf.org or call the Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation at (877) 980-7500.

Seattle-Garfield (**, T)

Dance for Parkinson’s
Thursdays 11:00 am-12:30 pm
Classes offered in 8 week sessions throughout the year
Drop-ins welcome, but preregistration is recommended.
No charge

Sponsoring organizations: Seattle Theatre Group, Spectrum Dance Theater and Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation
Dance styles/techniques/content covered in class: Modeled after the Brooklyn program, uses various styles of dance, live music and community to develop artistry and grace while addressing such PD-specific concerns as balance, flexibility, coordination, isolation and gait.

Garfield Community Center
2323 E Cherry Street
Seattle, WA 98122
206-684-4788

Watch a video about the class here.

For registration and more information: visit www.nwpf.org or call the Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation at (877)980-7500.

Seattle-Issaquah (**, T)

Dance for Parkinson’s
Wednesdays, 11:00 – 12:30 pm
Classes offered in 8 week sessions throughout the year
Drop-ins welcome, but preregistration is recommended.
No charge

Sponsoring organizations: Seattle Theatre Group, Spectrum Dance Theater and Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation
Dance styles/techniques/content covered in class: Modeled after the Brooklyn program, uses various styles of dance, live music and community to develop artistry and grace while addressing such PD-specific concerns as balance, flexibility, coordination, isolation and gait.

Issaquah Conference Center – Flex Room
751 NE Blakely Drive
Issaquah, WA 98029
Location number: (206) 878-1642

Watch a video about the class here.

For registration and more information: visit www.nwpf.org or call the Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation at (877)980-7500.

Seattle–Kirkland (**, T)

Dance for Parkinson’s
Saturdays 11:00 am-12:30 pm
Classes offered in 8 week sessions throughout the year
Drop-ins welcome, but preregistration is recommended.
No charge

Sponsoring organizations: Seattle Theatre Group, Spectrum Dance Theater and the Booth Gardner Care Center at Evergreen Hospital
Lead teachers: Shawn Hensley, Corrie Beffort, Angie Bolton, Deborah Magallanes and associates
Dance styles/techniques/content covered in class: Modeled after the Brooklyn program, uses various styles of dance, live music and community to develop artistry and grace while addressing such PD-specific concerns as balance, flexibility, coordination, isolation and gait.

Peter Kirk Community Center
352 Kirkland Avenue Kirkland, WA 98033
425-587-3360

Watch a video about the class here.

For registration and more information: visit www.evergreenhealthcare.org or call the Evergreen Healthline at (425) 899-3000 (Mon-Fri 7:00 am-7:00 pm)

Spokane (T)

Dance for Parkinson’s
Alternating Saturdays and Fridays 11:00 am–12:15 pm
1st and 3rd Saturdays, 2nd and 4th Fridays (Summer break June-August)
Drop-ins welcome
No charge/Donations welcome

Sponsoring organization: Spokane Parkinson’s Resource Center
Lead teachers: Lynda LeBlanc (Saturdays) and Suzanne Ostersmith (Fridays)
Dance styles/techniques/content covered in class: Simple stretching and strengthening exercises, Ballet inspired movement, as well as opportunities for visualization and improvisation

Gonzaga University
1108 North Pearl Street
Spokane, WA

For more information: call (509) 473-2490 or email