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Illinois

(**) 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®

Chicago

For information about the Dance for Parkinson’s program at Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, the oldest Dance for Parkinson’s program in the Midwest, please click here or call (312) 850-9766.

Downers Grove (T)

Dance for Parkinson’s
Mondays 2:30-3:30 pm
Weekly, beginning September 19, 2011
Registration required
6 week session: $55 for non-members, $25 for members (care partners are welcome to attend for no additional charge).

Sponsoring Organization: Good Samaritan Hospital
Lead teachers: Megan Simmons, Christine Cornell
Dance styles/techniques/content covered in class: various styles including modern, ballet, improvisation, jazz, progressive relaxation

3551 Highland Avenue
Good Samaritan Hospital Wellness Center, Studio A
Downers Grove, IL
Visit the online Event Calendar.

For more information: call Christine Cornell, Coordinator, at (630) 275-2282, ext. 3

Lake Forest (T)

Dancing for Parkinson’s
Wednesdays 1-2 p.m.
No charge, but registration required

Sponsoring/host organization: Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital
Lead teacher: Katie Kirwan

Health and Fitness Center
1200 N. Westmoreland Road
Lake Forest, IL 60045

For more information and to register, please contact Katie Kirwan at kkirwano@nm.org or call at (847) 535-8250 to leave a message expressing your interest.

Glenview (T)

Just People Dancing – a dance class for people diagnosed with PD and/or other mobility/neurological issues
Second and forth Saturdays of each month from 10:00 – 11:00 AM
No charge, but RSVP required

Lead teacher: Janis Post
Each class includes a variety of dance and movement styles, including musical theater, tap, ballet, ballroom, yoga, tai chi, and improvisation

Belmont Village Senior Living
2200 Golf Road
Glenview IL 60025

For more information or to RSVP, please contact Jenene Paterno via phone (847)657-7100, or email.

Urbana-Champaign (**, T)

Dance for Parkinson’s
Friday, January 29, 2016 at 10:00am | Drama Rehearsal Room, Level 2
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 6:30pm | Opera Rehearsal Room
Friday, February 26, 2016 at 10:00am | Drama Rehearsal Room, Level 2
Friday, March 4, 2016 at 10:00am | Drama Rehearsal Room, Level 2
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 6:30pm | Opera Rehearsal Room
Friday, April 1, 2016 at 10:00am | Drama Rehearsal Room, Level 2
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 6:30pm | Opera Rehearsal Room
Friday, April 29, 2016 at 10:00am | Drama Rehearsal Room, Level 2
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 6:30pm | Opera Rehearsal Room
Friday, May 20, 2016 at 10:00am | Drama Rehearsal Room, Level 2
Drop-ins welcome
No charge

Sponsoring organizations: Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Dance at Illinois, Unity Parkinson Awareness Foundation
Lead teachers: Kate Kuper and Laura Chiaramonte
Dance styles/techniques/content covered in class: Modern, ballet, jazz, folk, improvisation, Bartenieff fundamentals, Laban vocabulary

Drama Rehearsal Room or Opera Rehearsal Room, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
500 S. Goodwin Ave.
Urbana, IL
www.krannertcenter.com

For more information: call (217) 244-3963 or visit our website

Westchester (T)

Movement Therapy for Parkinson’s and Neurological Disorders
Fall and Winter 2015-2016 sessions
Thursdays 11:00am – 12:00pm
September 24 – November 5
November 12 – January 21 (no classes on November 26th, December 17th, 24th, 31st)
March 10 – April 21
$40 per 7 week session ($50 for non-residents of Westchester)

Lead teacher: Jeanine Dent
Dance styles/ techniques/ content covered in class: Classical Ballet, Modern, and Contemporary Classical.

Mayfair Recreation Center
10835 Wakefield Street
Westchester, Illinois, 60154
For more information call 708-681-1128, email or visit www.wpdparks.org.