Dance for PD At Home with the APDA

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 the American Parkinson Disease Association, and with sponsorship from the APDA and New York Foundation for Eldercare, we are pleased to offer a free, live movement classes via Zoom. This fall, we’re offering:

Movement Studio | Fridays at 3 p.m. ET
A curated series of workshops exploring approaches from different styles designed to expand your movement toolkit. Each class will focus on a specific movement style: Tai Chi, Theater Movement or Improvisation. Offered weekly through December 18.

Dance for PD PRO | Every other Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. ET
A rigorous, all-standing dance class for those seeking a level of mastery, comprehension, and focus. Dance for PD PRO integrates a blend modern, ballet, jazz, improvisation and Mark Morris repertory to foster physical confidence, musicality and artistry. Classes take place Oct. 6 and 20, November 3 and 17, December 1 and 15.

Click on the button below at the scheduled time to join the class! To avoid duplicate efforts, please do not register for the class more than 15 minutes before scheduled start time. You should only register for the class at the time you are ready to join live. For security purposes, all registrations must be processed through our website via the buttons below. Please do not attempt to join the class directly through the Zoom app; passwords will not be provided.

PRO class offered Oct. 6 and 20 | Nov. 3 and 17 |Dec. 1 and 15 ONLY

No class November 27

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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.