Dance at home

Dance for PD is committed to supporting our global community and encouraging people living with Parkinson’s to keep dancing during a time when live classes may not be available.

On the page below, we are providing and regularly updating:


+ Live Classes and Meetups – Daily live online classes with community chat
+ Streamed Class Archive – Free on-demand access to our full digital class library, including a featured class of the week
+ Free Activities – Free access to a selection of excerpts from our At Home DVD series
+ Dance by Phone – Free Dance for PD activities for people living without a computer, smartphone or internet access
+ Affiliated New York Classes – Join a PD Movement Lab or Sing for PD class
+ Affiliated Global Classes – Check out classes created by our partners and affiliates around the world


To supplement your movement program, please consider purchasing our best-selling At Home DVDs or Videos on Demand. All Video on Demand access is now 20% off, and we are waiving local and international shipping charges for all orders of our 3-DVD bundle. Your purchases help us sustain our work.


The video resources provided below are for general information purposes only and do not constitute medical advice and should not be used or relied upon for treatment of any medical condition or without guidance and approval from a qualified physician. You assume all risks of injury as a result of engaging in any dance activity. Mark Morris Dance Group and Dance for PD are not responsible for any injury sustained by you during the course of any dance activity.


Live classes and meetups

Enjoying our resources? Please consider supporting Mark Morris Dance Group’s Dance On! Recovery Fund to help our entire organization continue operations during this challenging time.

Click here to learn about Zoom and download the desktop client. Click on each 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.


 
 

Miss a class? Want to do a class again? Dance for PD Members have special access to archived Dance for PD, Sing for PD, Pilates and Yoga classes originally offered on Zoom. Not a member or need to renew? Click here to join today and receive special member access to all of our resources!

Click here to access other digital resources available through the Mark Morris Dance Group, including live-streamed adult and children’s classes, as well as access into a virtual library featuring and excerpts of Mark Morris’ work, behind the scenes moments, and past interviews.


Enjoying our resources? Please consider supporting Mark Morris Dance Group’s Dance On! Recovery Fund to help our entire organization continue operations during this challenging time.

Looking for more classes? Become a member and access our complete class archive containing more than 30 full classes available on demand, including recent Zoom classes with your favorite teachers.

Featured class of the week: Dance for PD with David Leventhal (survey of Mark Morris repertory)

All streamed classes

Looking for more classes? Become a member and access our complete class archive containing more than 20 full classes available on demand.


Excerpts from our At Home DVDs

Enjoying these excerpts? Please consider purchasing one of our acclaimed At Home videos (DVD or On Demand), which provide you with a high-quality movement experience while supporting Dance for PD’s free programming. Additional excerpts and video resources are available to Dance for PD members. Join today!


PD Movement Lab

Sing for PD

Click here to view or download the accompanying lyric sheet.

Heather Curran’s Sing for PD sing along list


Global affiliates

Dance for PD has partners and affiliates around the world. Many of our partners are creating their own online content.

Dance for Parkinson’s Australia online videos
Dance for Parkinson’s Scotland online videos
IMPROVment online videos
Belconnen Arts Center Dance for Wellbeing videos
Invertigo Dance Theatre
Power for Parkinson’s online exercise classes
Scottish Ballet Health online classes
Parkinson’s Foundation PD Health @ Home series


Thanks to our supporters

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
Stanley J. Wertheimer Fund
American Parkinson Disease Association
The Parkinson Council

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.