Dance at Home with Inova and Dance for PD

Dance for PD® is committed to working with our partners to support our global community and encouraging people living with Parkinson’s to keep dancing during a time when live classes may not be available. In partnership with Inova Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Center, we are pleased to offer several ways to enjoy free access to live Dance for PD classes.

Special classes for the Inova Community
Dance for PD’s founding teacher David Leventhal will lead a series of bimonthly classes via Zoom for the Inova community. These classes take place at 11 a.m. ET every two months on the following Fridays in 2022:

May 20
July 15
September 16
November 18

To pre-register, please click on the button below. Registered participants will receive access information via email upon successful registration.


Featured Weekly Classes
Inova community members are also invited to participate in weekly classes Dance for PD is offering on Zoom. We are featuring the following two options:

+ Dance for PD on non-holiday Mondays at 11 a.m. ET with David Leventhal
+ Dance for PD en español, our class in Spanish, every Wednesday at 2 p.m. ET.
+ Dance for PD Mandarin Sundays at 2 p.m. ET

Please note that registration for these classes opens 15 minutes before the start of class.


Local classes at George Mason University
George Mason University’s School of Dance hosts FREE weekly in person Dance for Parkinson’s Disease classes led by Lucy Bowen McCauley, a Certified Dance for PD Teaching Artist.

Classes will take place from 1:00pm-2:15 p.m. in deLaski Performing Arts Building 3009 weekly on Fridays.

Click here for more information and to register.

Local classes at The Kennedy Center
The Kennedy Center hosts FREE weekly in person Dance for Parkinson’s Disease classes led by Lucy Bowen McCauley, a Certified Dance for PD Teaching Artist.

Classes take place from 2:30-3:30 p.m. at The Kennedy Center’s The Reach weekly on Wednesdays.

Click here for more information and to register.

Other Weekly Classes
Inova community members are also invited to attend any of Dance for PD’s free online classes, which feature a variety of experienced teaching artists and a range of styles. Click here for additional At Home classes and resources. Please note that registration for these classes can only be done 15 minutes before the start of class.


About Dance for PD®
In Dance for PD® classes, people living with Parkinson’s and their families are invited to explore elements of different dance and movement styles with energizing and inspiring music as a guide. Anyone, at any level of ability and mobility, is welcome to participate in this award-winning, research-backed global program created and offered by the Mark Morris Dance Group. No dance experience is required. Experienced teaching artists from Dance for PD’s New York flagship program emphasize a spirit of creativity and fun while demonstrating seated options for all activities. Classes, which currently take place via Zoom, include informal optional conversation sessions so participants from around the world can connect and chat. Click here for additional At Home classes and resources.

About Inova Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Center
Be it Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor, dystonia or other movement disorders, the Inova Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Center provides comprehensive care designed to get you moving again. From the first moments you meet with one of our specialists, you will understand our team’s dedication to individualized care. Each person has his or her own unique brand of Parkinson’s, essential tremor, dystonia, Huntington’s disease or tic disorder and deserves a personalized treatment plan to address specific needs. Our experienced movement disorders team will work with you to chart a path to better health.

Our experienced team includes fellowship-trained specialists in movement disorders to offer patients the highest level of advanced care for these complex conditions. As part of our approach to individualized care, we are expanding our educational programs in order to provide you with resources, support, and encouragement to help you live the life you deserve.

For more information contact our Program and Community Care Manager, Sonia Gow, at sonia.gow@inova.org or 703-375-9987.