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Massachusetts

(**) 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®

Boston–Waltham (T)

Parkinson’s DANCE!
Most Wednesdays 10:30AM – 12:30PM
Eight-week cycles throughout the year
Preregistration required
$100 per individual per eight-week session; $150 per couple. Financial assistance is available.

Lead instructor: Arthur Sullivan
Sponsoring Organization: Parkinson’s Family Support Program of Jewish Family & Children’s Service

Jewish Family & Children’s Service
1430 Main St.
Waltham, MA

For more information and registration: Contact Nancy Mazonson, Director nmazonson@jfcsboston.org or call (781) 693-5069.

Boston–South End (T)

Dance with Parkinson’s
Tuesdays 10:30AM -12:00PM
Drop-ins welcome
Free of charge

Lead Instructor: Betsi Graves

Urbanity Dance
1180 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02118

www.urbanitydance.org

For more information, please contact Jerusha Aman at (617) 572-3727 at or by email at email.

Cambridge (T)

Dance for Parkinson’s
Thursdays 10:30AM – 12:00PM

Lead instructor: Betsi Graves

Youville House Assisted Living
1573 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA

For more information and registration: contact Katie Blanchard at (617) 491-1234 or by email at email.

Concord (T)

Dance & Movement for Parkinson’s
Thursdays 10:30-11:30 am
Two six-week sessions beginning Jan. 26 and March 15
Preregistration required
$75 per six-week session

Lead instructor: Susanne Liebich
Sponsoring Organization: Emerson Hospital Integrative Health & Wellness

310 Baker Avenue Ext
Concord, MA

For more information and registration: call (978) 287-3777 or register online.

Click here to see a Boston Globe article about the class.
Click here to learn more about instructor Susanne Liebich.

Danvers (T)

Balance and Motion
Mondays 1:00 – 2:00 PM
No registration required
No charge

Lead instructor: Dianna Daly
Sponsored by Parkinson’s Fitness, Ability-Based Exercise, Arts and Movement Programs

Danvers YMCA
34 Pickering Street
Danvers, MA 01923

For more information and registration: please call (978) 774-2055.

Eastham (T)

Dance/Movement/Exercise for PD
1st, 3rd, 4th and 5th Tuesdays from 10:30-11:30 AM
Every 2nd Wednesday of the month at 11:00 AM after support group meeting at the Orleans Council on Aging
Weekly
Drop-ins welcome
No charge

Lead instructors: Jane McDonald, Dorothy DeLutis Beaton
Dance styles/techniques/content covered in class: Based on Brooklyn class, includes chair exercises and stretching, all done to music

Eastham Senior Center
1405 Nauset Road
Eastham, MA

For more information: please call (508) 240-1642.

Fall River (T)

Dancing with Parkinson’s
First Wednesday of the month, 11:00AM – 12:00PM
Registration is required to attend
No charge

Lead instructor: Jessica Howard
Sponsoring/host organization: The POTEGP Spiritual Guidance Center 501(c)(3)

Durfee Union Mills Building 8, First Floor
187 Plymouth Avenue
Fall River, MA

For more information and to register, please email theheronstudio@gmail.com or call/text Jessica (774)264-0786.

Gloucester (T)

Balance and Motion
Thursdays 2:00 – 3:00PM
No charge

Lead instructor: Dianna Daly
Sponsored by Parkinson’s Fitness, Ability-Based Exercise, Arts and Movement Programs

Rose Baker Senior Center
6 Manuel F. Lewis Street
Gloucester, MA

For more information, please call (978)281-9765.

Hyannis/Barnstable (T)

Dance/Movement/Exercise for PD
Please call to confirm class dates
Drop-ins welcome
No charge

Lead instructors: Jane McDonald, Dorothy DeLutis Beaton

Dance styles/techniques/content covered in class: Based on Brooklyn class, includes chair exercises and stretching, all done to music

Barnstable Senior Center
825 Falmouth Road
Hyannis, MA

For more information: Please call (508) 240-1642.

Northampton (T)

Dance for Parkinson’s
Fall Series I: September 5 – October 31 (No class October 17)
Tuesdays 2:15 – 3:45PM

Cost for 8-week series: $150/person
Scholarships may be available. Please ask if you need financial assistance to participate.

Winner of a 2015 Paul Winske access award from the STAVROS Center for Independent Living in Amherst, MA for exceptional service to persons with disabilities

Lead instructor: Fritha Pengelly, MFA, GCFP

Studio Helix
Thornes Marketplace, 3rd Floor – accessible via elevators
Northampton, MA

Parking: Accessible parking is available on Level 3 of the Gare Municipal Parking Garage and in the Armory Street Parking Lot behind Thornes Market

For more information or to register: contact Fritha at (413) 586-2524 or frithap@earthlink.net

Pittsfield–Berkshires (T)

Let Your Yoga Dance for Parkinson’s with Megha Nancy Buttenheim
Wednesdays 10:15 – 11:15AM
Pre-registration required

Berkshire Yoga Dance & Fitness
55 North St., #201
Pittsfield, MA

For more information or to register, please email megha@letyouryogadance.com or call (413) 329-7887.

Topsfield (T)

Balance in Motion
Tuesdays 1:00 – 2:00PM
No charge

Lead instructor: Dianna Daly

Trinity Episcopal Church
124 River Road
Topsfield, MA

For more information please call (978) 887-5570.