Volume 4 of our best-selling Dance for PD® At Home series features an exhilarating new movement experience from the Mark Morris Dance Group's acclaimed, research-backed Dance for PD program.
Dance for PD's first new instructional film in five years, this set of dances delivers a rigorous, stimulating and energetic experience that is designed for those who may want to push themselves to a higher level of dance training. Volume 4 is our first all-standing class that can be equally enjoyed in a chair.
Perfect for newly diagnosed and people living with young onset Parkinson's, this volume is also fully accessible to everyone, regardless of their level of mobility.
Janelle Barry, Lesley Garrison and David Leventhal, Dance for PD master teachers who lead classes throughout Dance for PD's flagship network in New York City and around the world, incorporate dynamic, expressive movement from modern dance, ballet, jazz, tap and critically-acclaimed Mark Morris repertory to create accessible, stimulating dances for all.
Original music by Richard X Bennett, performed by multiple instrumentalists, provides a riveting soundtrack that will make you want to enjoy the video again and again. Filmmaker David Bee's sensitive, insightful direction and editing create a sense of engaging flow that delights the eye.
This video features:
A specially-designed class that can be done standing or seated—the choice is yours
Creative and stimulating dance combinations
Moves based on tap, ballet, jazz, modern dance, and improvisation
Phrases from choreographer Mark Morris' beloved repertory
Energetic and inspiring musical selections that make you want to move
Two options in one film: start learning in our "practice class" and move on to the expedited "through class" when you're ready for a more continuous pace.
Order this DVD today and let the power of dance and music help you, your friends or your loved ones discover a sense of physical confidence, grace, and expressiveness. Prefer to order by mail? Please click here. Please note there is a minimum six-week turnaround on mail orders.
Read a Q&A with program director David Leventhal, who shares his thoughts about the film's highlights and unique features.
"Thank you for the wonderful Pro class that I recently purchased. I love the movements, but most of all I love the hearts that all this work comes from. Thank you so much. It is precious." —At Home Volume 4 customer
"I feel that the skill, talent, joy and spirit of the instructors diminishes the challenges of the disease, both physically and emotionally. These classes are the highlight of my week." —Dance for PD participant, New York City
"Dance for PD has restored my confidence and is my weekly ray of light." —Dance for PD participant, New York City
"The exercises are easy to follow and have done wonders for my body. I think this is an extraordinary gift to all of us who have Parkinson's." —Dance for PD participant, New York City