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Ann Arbor (T)

Parkinson’s Movement & Dance Class
September 27 – November 1
Wednesdays from 3:00PM – 4:00PM
No fee for classes thanks to grant
Lead instructor: Megan Sims
Sponsoring organizations: UM Geriatrics Center, Gifts of Art, M-Healthy, and UM Surgical Therapies Improving Movement (STIM). Made possible by a grant from The Thrift Shop of Ann Arbor Anne M. Hayes

Turner Senior Resource Center
2401 Plymouth Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

For more information or to register, please call: 734-998-9350.
Read a University of Michigan Health Blogs post about the class here.

Bloomfield Township (T)

Movingthru – Parkinson’s & Dance
Thursdays, 1:45PM – 2:30PM – 1/2 hour social time after class in the Bloomfield Township Senior Center Cafe
4/classes Non Res $24
FREE for Township Residents
Preregistration required – no drop-ins

Bloomfield Township Senior Center
4315 Andover Rd.
Bloomfield Township , MI 48302
Visit the website here.

For more information or to register please click here or call 248.723.3500.

Detroit (T)

Dance for Parkinson’s Disease
Mondays (starting July 9)
2:45-3:45 p.m.

Lead instructor: Brandon Koepsell
Sponsoring organization: Henry Ford Health System

William Clay Ford Center for Athletic Medicine
First floor meeting room, just inside the main entrance
6525 2nd Ave.
Detroit, MI 48202

To register, please click here. Please call Shawn Bennis at 313-874-4520 or email for information.

Farmington Hills (T)

Movingthru – Parkinson’s & Dance
Mondays, 2:00PM – 3:00PM, Starting March 6,2017

Lead teacher: Terrye Mock

Christina’s Adult Ballet and More . . . Integrating mind and body experiences
31531 W. 13 Mile Rd.
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
Visit the website here.

For questions and pre-registration information, contact Terrye via email or call 248.505.3951.

Grand Haven/Spring Lake (T)

Dance for Parkinson’s
Wednesdays, 1:30PM – 2:30PM, starting January 11, 2017
Class is free of charge, Donations appreciated
Advance registration is not required to participate, however it is advisable to call first if not already on our email notification list because of possible class cancellations.

Financial Support for Training Provided by: Parkinson’s Association of West Michigan
Head Teacher: Cathy Gamby
Assistant Head Teacher: MiMi Dunne
Accompanist: Karen Frederiksen
Coordinator: Jan White

Spotlight Dance Academy
1445 Columbus Avenue
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Wheelchair accessible

Questions: or call Jan at (616) 846-4097
We Live to Dance / We Dance to Live
Please join us!

Grand Rapids (T)

Grand Rapids Ballet’s Dancing with PD Class
Tuesdays, 12:00PM – 12:45PM
September through May
Free of charge
No registration required prior to the class.

Sponsoring organization: Spectrum Health Medical Group

Meijer Royce Center for Dance
341 Ellsworth Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

For more information and to register: call (616) 454-4771, ext. 17

Kalamazoo (T)

Dancing with Parkinson’s class
Class on hiatus

For more information, please contact Nancy at

Marquette (T)

Movement and Dance for Those with Parkinson’s
Tuesdays and Fridays 2:00 – 3:15 PM
Saturdays 1:00- 2:15 PM
Free of charge

Lead Teacher: Marge Sklar
Sponsoring organizations: Dance Zone and Lake Superior Hospice

Dance Zone
1113 Lincoln Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855

For more information or to register please contact Marge Sklar at (906) 236-1457 or via email by

To Learn more, visit our website, or check out our Dance Zone and Dancing with Parkinson’s Facebook pages.

Pontiac (T)

Dance for Parkinson’s
Tuesdays 10:45AM – 12:00PM
Free and open to the public

Lead Teacher: Take Root Co-Director/Co-Founder Ali Woerner and/or Take Root Rehearsal Director Vivian Costello
Host organization: Take Root
Styles Taught: ballet, modern, jazz and tap.

Saint Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital
Wellness Center
44405 Woodward Ave, Pontiac MI, 48341

For more information and an updated schedule, click here.

Rochester (T)

Dance for Parkinson’s
Wednesdays 12:30PM – 1:30PM
Free. Must be a member of OPC to participate in classes.

Lead Teacher: Take Root Co-Director/Co-Founder Ali Woerner
Host organization: Take Root
Styles Taught: ballet, modern, jazz and tap.

Older Person’s Commission (OPC)
650 Letica Drive, Rochester, MI 48307

For more information, visit the OPC Senior Center website or click here for an updated schedule of all Dance for Parkinson’s Disease classes.

Dance for Parkinson’s
One Saturday each month, 11:00AM – 12:15PM
Sept 23, Oct 21, Nov 4, Dec 9, Jan 6, Feb 10, March 24, April 7

Lead Teacher: Take Root Co-Director/Co-Founder Ali Woerner
Host organization: Take Root
Styles Taught: ballet, modern, jazz and tap.

Oakland University
Hosted by Take Root
Varner Hall Studio 132
For more information and an updated schedule, click here.

West Bloomfield (T)

Movingthru – Parkinson’s & Dance
Thursdays 12:30 – 1:30p
Free of charge

Lead Teacher: Terrye Mock

Henry Ford Hospital West Bloomfield
VITA Wellness Center
6777 W Maple Rd
West Bloomfield Township, MI 48322

For more information, please visit, or call Terrye Mock at (248) 505-3951.