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New York City Flagship Classes

Dance for PD’s flagship classes in New York City are supported by Dance for PD Members and Donors, the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the New York State Council on the Arts, The Billy Rose Foundation, and a community grant from the Parkinson’s Foundation. Additional support is provided by Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Inc., Bossak/Heilbron Charitable Foundation, Friends of Mark Morris Dance Group, Megara Foundation, Stavros Niarchos Foundation, The Stanley J. Wertheimer Fund, and US WorldMeds.

Brooklyn (Flagship Program)

Dance for PD®
2018-2019 Season: Wednesdays 2:15-3:30 PM
2019-2020 Season (beginning September 4): Wednesdays 12:15-1:15 PM or 2:30-3:30 PM
Drop-ins welcome
No charge

Sponsoring/hosting organizations: Mark Morris Dance Group, Brooklyn Parkinson Group
Lead instructors: Dance for PD® faculty and musicians
Dance styles/techniques covered in class: Modern, ballet, jazz, tap, folk, improv, Mark Morris repertory

Mark Morris Dance Center
3 Lafayette Ave.
Fort Greene, Brooklyn

For more information: call (718) 218-DFPD (3373) or visit www.brooklynparkinsongroup.org.

Manhattan–West Side (Flagship Program)

Dance for PD®
Sundays 11:45 AM-12:45 PM and 1:45-2:45 PM (September-May) and select Tuesdays 11:45 AM-12:45 PM and 1:45-2:45 PM (June-August). Click below for actual dates.

Space is extremely limited; registration required.
No charge

Sponsoring/hosting organizations: Mark Morris Dance Group, Brooklyn Parkinson Group, in association with The Juilliard School
Lead teachers: Dance for PD® faculty and musicians
Dance styles/techniques covered in class: Modern, ballet, jazz, tap, folk, improv, Mark Morris repertory

The Juilliard School
155 W. 65th Street (between Broadway and Amsterdam)
New York, NY

To register: click here or call (718) 218-DFPD (3373).

Manhattan–East Side (Flagship Program)

Dance for PD®
Select Fridays 11:00 AM-12:15 PM; click below for actual dates.

Space is extremely limited; registration required.
No charge

Sponsoring/hosting organizations: Mark Morris Dance Group, Brooklyn Parkinson Group, Ballet Academy East
Lead teachers: Dance for PD® faculty (Barbara Gayny, musician)
Dance styles/techniques covered in class: Modern, ballet, jazz, tap, folk, improv, Mark Morris repertory

Ballet Academy East
1651 3rd Ave
New York, NY 10128

To register: click here or call (718) 218-DFPD (3373).

Manhattan–Downtown @ NYU (Flagship Program)

Dance for PD®
Select Mondays 10:30-11:45 AM; click below for actual dates.

Space is extremely limited; registration required.
No charge

Sponsoring/hosting organizations: Mark Morris Dance Group in association with NYU Center for Ballet and the Arts
Lead teachers: Dance for PD® faculty and musicians
Dance styles/techniques covered in class: Modern, ballet, jazz, tap, folk, improv, Mark Morris repertory

NYU Center for Ballet and the Arts
16 Cooper Square
New York, NY 10003

To register: click here or call (718) 218-DFPD (3373).

Manhattan–Downtown @ The New School (Flagship Program)

Dance for PD®
Select Saturdays (September-May) and select Thursdays (June-August) 10:30-11:45 AM; click below for actual dates.

Space is extremely limited; registration required.
No charge

Sponsoring/hosting organizations: Mark Morris Dance Group in association with NYU Center for Ballet and the Arts
Lead teachers: Dance for PD® faculty and musicians
Dance styles/techniques covered in class: Modern, ballet, jazz, tap, folk, improv, Mark Morris repertory

The New School – Johnson/Kaplan Hall
66 W. 12th Street
New York, NY 10011

To register: click here or call (718) 218-DFPD (3373).

Astoria, Queens (Flagship Program)

Dance for PD®
ON HIATUS–Stay tuned for information regarding future opportunities at this location!

RIOULT Dance Center
34-01 Steinway Street (enter on 34th Ave.)
2nd floor
Astoria, NY 11101

Forest Hills, Queens (Flagship Program)

Dance for PD®
Two Fridays a month, 2:15-3:30 PM
Space is limited; registration required.
No charge

Lead teachers: Dance for PD® faculty (Philip Hamilton, musician)
Dance styles/techniques covered in class: Modern, ballet, jazz, tap, folk, improv, Mark Morris repertory

bambooYoga
107-40 Queens Blvd.
Suite 206
Forest Hills, 11375

To register: Please click here or call (718) 218-DFPD (3373).

Bronx (Flagship Program)

Dance for PD®
select Tuesdays, 11 AM-12:15 PM

Space is limited; registration required.
No charge

Lead teachers: Dance for PD® faculty and musicians (Del Robles, musician)
Dance styles/techniques covered in class: Modern, ballet, jazz, tap, folk, improv, Mark Morris repertory

Mind-Builders Creative Arts Center
3415 Olinville Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467

To register: Please click here or call (718) 218-DFPD (3373).

Riverdale (Flagship Program)

Dance for PD®
Select Thursdays, 11:00 AM-12:15 PM
Space is limited; registration required.
No charge

Offered in partnership with the College of Mount Saint Vincent.

Lead teacher: Dance for PD® faculty and musicians

College of Mount St. Vincent
6301 Riverdale Ave
Bronx, NY 10471

To register: Please click here or call (718) 218-DFPD (3373).

New York City Affiliated classes

Staten Island (T)

Dance Through Parkinson’s
Wednesdays, 11:00 AM-12:15 PM
Weekly
Free of charge, no registration required

Lead instructor: Larissa Schiano-Gonzalez
Sponsoring/host organization: Living Through Movement in association with the American Parkinson Disease Association and Dance for PD

135 Parkinson Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10305

For more information, please call (800) 223-2732 or call Larissa Schiano-Gonzalez at (718) 873 7672.

Other New York classes

Albany (T)

Dance Through Parkinson’s
Tuesdays, 1:30-3:00 p.m.
$5.00 per class
Registration not required. Any class can be your first.

Lead instructor’s name: Rachelle Smith-Stallman
Sponsoring organizations: Hope Soars; Capital District Parkinson’s Support Group; Ciccotti Center

Rudy A. Ciccotti Family Recreation Center
30 Aviation Road
Albany, NY 12205
Map

For more information, please contact the Ciccotti Center at (518) 867-8920.

Brooklyn–Park Slope (T)

Parkinson’s Dance Classes at New York Presbyterian Hospital (NY Methodist)
2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month (except holidays)
2-3pm

Instructors: Dalienne Majors and Eileen Thomas

Wesley House
501 6th Street (between 7th & 8th Avenues)
Room 6B
Brooklyn, NY 11215

To register, please contact Erika R. Adelman, at 646-704-1792.

Buffalo (T)

ArtPark
“Sound Dance” PD Movement and Music-making with ArtPark Gongs
Summer outdoors PDdance classes
Monday July 1, Saturdays July 13, 27; 10:00-11:00 AM
Pre-sunset sessions with relaxation: Sundays September 22, 29, October 6; 5:30-6:30 PM

ArtPark’s Percussion Garden
450 S 4th St.
Lewiston, NY

Pegado’s NYS Council on the Arts award-winning program by an Individual Artist

For more information or to register, please contact Cynthia Pegado by email or call (716) 262-8122.

Download a flyer for all class listings.

Burchfield Penney Art Center
“Art Moves Me” PDdance in the galleries; includes a curator-led tour and live musician
Wednesdays 10:15 AM-12:30 PM June 26, July 3, 24, 31, August 7, 14, 21, 28, September 4, 11, with September 13 evening performance in the BPAC Front Yard
No charge

Ms. Pegado’s NYS Council on the Arts award-winning program for Community Arts.

1300 Elmwood Ave.
Buffalo, NY
Free parking for class participants in museum lot

For more information or to register, please contact Cynthia Pegado by email or call (716) 262-8122, or contact Chris Jamele by email or call (716) 449-3795.

Download a flyer and click here to view the National Public Radio news story transcript and watch a class video. Click here for a short account of the “Art Moves Me” experience by an attendee and for more information about the program. You may also want to watch a segment of the class at this link, or scroll down, and read about our program here.

Canalside Buffalo
“EVERYONE Can DANCE” PDdance, outside. Multi-generational and all guests are welcome!
Fridays 10:00-11:00 AM on May 31, June 14, 28, July 5, 12, 26, August 9, 16, 23, 30

Lead teacher: Cynthia Pegado, with live musical accompaniment
Dance styles: ballet, tap, jazz, improv

Canalside’s Pierce Lawn, at Prime and Lloyd Streets corner by the Commercial Slip

For more information or to register, please contact Cynthia Pegado by email or call (716) 262-8122.

Download a flyer, read about the class, and click here to check out our class Facebook page and view photos!

Kenmore
PDdance Classes
Thursdays 2:00 – 3:00 PM
No charge

Lead teacher: Cynthia Pegado
Dance styles: ballet, folk, modern, jazz, tap, improv
Hosting organization: National Parkinson Foundation, Western New York Chapter

ModDance Studio
2890 Delaware Avenue at Delaware Road
Buffalo, NY
Entrance & adjacent off-street parking lot on Lincoln Blvd

For more information or to register, please contact Cynthia Pegado by email or call (716) 262-8122, or contact Chris Jamele by email or call (716) 449-3795.

Download a flyer for all class listings.

Williamsville
PDdance Classes
Tuesdays 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM
No charge

Lead teacher: Cynthia Pegado, with live piano accompaniment
Dance styles: ballet, folk, modern, jazz, tap, improv
Hosting organization: National Parkinson Foundation, Western New York Chapter

Faith United Church of Christ Fellowship Hall
1300 Maple Road (at Hopkins)
Williamsville, NY

For more information or to register: please contact Cynthia Pegado by email or call (716) 262-8122, or contact Chris Jamele by email or call (716) 449-3795.

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Garden City, LI (T)

Dance for Parkinson’s
Weekly on Tuesdays at 12 noon
No fee
Registration preferred but walk ins welcome

Lead instructors: Ian Feurtado and Amanda Till
Hosted by Metro PT

800 East Gate Blvd
Garden City, NY 11530
Map

For more information and to reserve a spot call (516) 745-8050

Great Neck, LI (T)

Dance for Neuromuscular Wellness (ages 59 and under)
Thursdays 1:00-2:00 PM
Weekly
Drop-ins welcome
Single class is $18; 14 week series: $210 ($15 per class)

Lead teachers: Sharon Epstein and Beth Hochstein MD
Dance styles/techniques/content covered in class: breath work, yoga, relaxation, modern dance, folk dance, ballet, jazz

RhythmZ Studio
252-15 Union Turnpike
Bellerose, NY 11426

For more information:  call 516-369-0642.

Hamburg (T)

Dance for Life
Thursdays 1:30-2:45 pm
Weekly, September-June
Drop-ins welcome
No charge

Sponsoring organization: Performing Arts Dance & Supplies LLC
Lead teacher: Kiki Bernas
Dance styles/techniques/content covered in class: Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Musical Theater, Improv, Choreography, Pilates

206 Lake Street
Hamburg, NY 14075
For more information: call (716) 649-5000 or visit www.performingartz.com

Nanuet-Rockland County (T)

Movement for Joy-N-CAPS
Weekly, Monday (except holidays), 10:30 – 11:30 AM
Registration preferred, drop-ins welcome; caregivers encouraged to attend
By donation

Lead Teacher: Susan Lust
Dance styles/techniques/content covered in class: a dance program for adults with PD, MS, MD, arthritis, or any movement challenges

Meals on Wheels Adult Learning Center
121 West Nyack Road
Nanuet, NY 10954

For registration and information: call Jim Evers of Grassroots Community Service Projects at (914) 263-1164 or Susan Lust at (845) 300-4511.

Pearl River (T)

Movement for Joy
Monthly, 1st and 3rd Fridays 10:30-11:30 am
Registration preferred, drop-ins welcome; caregivers encouraged to attend
By donation

Lead Teacher: Diane Discepolo (Roll Call Dance)
Dance styles/techniques/content covered in class: a dance program for adults with PD, MS, MD, arthritis, or any movement challenges

Nyemchek’s Dance Centre
55 E. Central Ave.
Pearl River, NY

For registration and information: email rollcall99@hotmail.com or call Diane Discepolo at (201) 788-7897 or Nyemchek’s Dance Centre at (845) 735-1400.

Rye (T)

Dance for Parkinson’s Disease
Wednesdays and Fridays
1:45 to 3:00 p.m.
No charge
You do not have to be a Rye resident to become a member. No registration necessary. All are welcome.

The Rye Arts Center
51 Milton Road, Rye New York 10580

Please call 914-967-0700 or visit the Rye Arts Center online for more information.

Saratoga (T)

Dance Through Parkinson’s
Thursdays 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Classes are free and no experience is necessary for participation.

Lead instructor: Rachelle Smith-Stallman
Sponsoring organization: National Museum of Dance School of the Arts

National Museum of Dance
99 South Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

For more information, please call 518-584-2225 ext. 3001.
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Southampton

Get Up and Dance for Parkinson’s
Mondays and Wednesdays at 11 a.m.
No charge

Presenting organization: Hamptons Lifelong Arts
Lead instructor: Lori Newell

Stony Brook Southampton
39 Tuckahoe Road
Southampton, NY 11968

For more information, please call 631-259-1385 or visit www.hamptonsarts.org

Syracuse (T)

Moving Through Possibilities
Select Thursdays, September-May
1:45-3:00
Free of charge

Lead instructors: Laura Andrea Prieto and Hanni Schwarzlander

Dance Theatre of Syracuse
117 Harvard Place
Syracuse, NY 13210

For more information, please email laprieto@syr.edu or hcschwar@syr.edu. Please click here to download a Spring 2019 flyer.

Syracuse (T)

Dance for Parkinson’s
Mondays and Wednesdays
11:30am-12:30pm

Lead instructor: Robin Ormsby

Upstate Oasis
6333 Route 298
East Syracuse, NY 13057

For more information, please call (315) 464-6555.

White Plains (T)

Parkinson’s DANCE
Mondays 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Partners/friends/caregivers encouraged to attend!
No charge. Drop-ins welcome.

Lead Teacher: Wendy Morsberger
Dance styles covered in class: Ballet, Modern, Musical Theater, Social Dancing, Tap, Folk, Improvisation

Steffin Nossen School of Dance
216 Central Avenue
White Plains, NY 10606

For additional information and to register: jgr@steffinossen.org or 914-328-1900.
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