Online Training Portal


Welcome to the Dance for PD online workshop portal. This portal serves as your virtual training platform and provides important information and links, as well as all of your "Anatomy of a Class" modules.

Lesson plan template

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Training modules

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Resource guide

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Anatomy of a class modules

Observation worksheets

Anatomy of a class sample videos

These 21 videos cover a full Dance for PD lesson plan, from beginning to end, and can be used for observation and analysis.

Safety modules

Dance for PD Training | Safety and Safe Practice

These videos cover approaches teaching artists can use to support class participants as they transition from seated to standing, or encounter freezing of gait or a fall. ding transitions

Capturing Grace

This acclaimed 2014 documentary by David Iverson, tells the story of participants from the Dance for PD program in Brooklyn preparing for their first public performance.

Capturing Grace (dir. David Iverson, 2014)

Award-winning filmmaker and journalist Dave Iverson followed individuals with Parkinson's as they prepared to stage a first ever dance performance at the Mark Morris Dance Center. Winner of multiple awards, this film tells a story about determination, adversity, contending with doubt, the transformative power of art and the strength of the human spirit.