As a preventative measure to decrease risk associated with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Dance for PD is suspending all NYC classes, programs, and activities from March 15-29, 2020. Click here to read the full announcement.

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The Mark Morris Dance Group, in collaboration with Ballet Academy East, The Eugene Lang College Arts Program at The New School, The Juilliard School, and NYU’s Center for Ballet and the Arts, is pleased to offer classes in four Manhattan neighborhoods.

►Dance for PD® West Side (The Juilliard School, West 60s)
Sundays, 11:45 AM-12:45 PM and 1:45-2:45 PM

Winter/Spring 2020 dates:
Sundays, 11:45 AM-12:45 PM and 1:45-2:45 PM
January 5, 26
February 2, 9, 23
March 8, 15, 22, 29
April 19, 26
May 3, 10, 17

Sing for PD class takes place from 1:00-1:30 PM in between dance classes. For more information, please visit the Sing for PD page on our website or call Natasha at (718) 218-3373.

►Dance for PD® East Side (Ballet Academy East, East 90s)
Fridays, 11 AM-12:15 PM

Winter/Spring 2020 dates:
January 10, 17, 24, 31
February 7, 14, 21, 28
March 6, 13, 20, 27
April 17, 24
May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

►Dance for PD® Downtown (The New School, Below 14th St.)
Saturdays, 10:30-11:45 AM

Winter/Spring 2020 dates:
January 25
February 8, 22
March 7, 28
April 18
May 2, 9

►Dance for PD® Downtown (NYU/Center for Ballet and the Arts, Cooper Sq.)
Mondays, 10:30-11:45 AM

Winter/Spring 2020 dates:
January 13, 27
February 10, 24
March 9, 23
April 13, 27
May 4, 18

►With advanced registration, our programs are offered free of charge to people with Parkinson’s, their families, friends and care partners.

►If you are a returning student, please click on the buttons below to register. We strongly prefer online reservations. If you’ve never taken a Dance for PD class in Manhattan before, please follow the instructions below.

Please note: We kindly ask that you limit your registration to eight classes per month in Manhattan to allow as many participants as possible to join us. Registration is limited to three sessions per month at our East Side location in the Fall. There is no registration limit at either of our Downtown or West Side locations. Thank you!

►Registration for classes for Summer 2019 will open April 23 at 9 AM! We ask for a minimum of 48 hours notice during regular business hours (M-F, 9 AM-6 PM) for all registration requests.

►Registration for first-time participants

►Registration for returning participants

►Registrations are also accepted over the phone at (718) 218-3373. Please leave your full name, phone number and email address on the message, along with preferred class location(s), the next date you’d like to attend and how many spaces you wish to reserve. All registrations are confirmed by email unless otherwise requested. You can also send inquiries via email.

►If you’re not already on our class mailing list and would like to receive notifications about upcoming classes, please join our mailing list.

►We look forward to seeing you in class! Thank you for your interest in the Dance for PD program.


Dance for PD is made possible through generous support from our community. We gratefully acknowledge contributions from individual Dance for PD members, donors, and Friends of MMDG along with public and private institutions: Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund, a community grant from the Parkinson’s Foundation, Billy Rose Foundation, US WorldMeds, Bossak/Heilbron Charitable Foundation, The Dillon Fund, General Catalyst, Sills Family Foundation, Lily Auchincloss Foundation, and Stanley J. Wertheimer Fund. Public support for Dance for PD is provided by New York City Council Member Helen Rosenthal, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and the New York State Council on the Arts with support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Dance for PD is listed in NYC Arts’ Cultural Guides for Seniors. To view a guide for your borough that lists all arts activities open to seniors, please click here