Movement and Dance Classes

Anacortes, WA

Dance for PD

Offered for people with Parkinson disease and their caregivers, this dance class is designed to engage participants’ minds and bodies through many styles of dance, while addressing such PD-specific concerns as balance, flexibility, coordination and gait. Taught by a professional dancer trained in the Dance for PD® method, the class is offered in a relaxed social environment that emphasizes enjoyment rather than therapy.

Location:

Fidalgo DanceWorks, 901 Third Street, Anacortes, Washington 98221 www.Fidalgodanceworks.org

When:

Tuesdays, 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Fee:

$10 for drop-in or $55 for six-week series

Contact:

Corrie Befort, 360.299.8447, [email protected]

Bellevue, WA

Feldenkrais for Parkinson's

Learn to use your body more efficiently so you can maintain and improve balance. The class also helps with walking, rolling over in bed, and getting in and out of the car, as well as reducing pain and stiffness. Class size is small so we can focus on your specific challenge areas.

Private sessions and video-conferencing are available.

Location:

Bel-Red Medical Building, Suite C 15650 NE 24th Bellevue, WA 98008

When:

Thursdays
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Fee:

$20 per class or $80 for 5 classes, first class free

Contact:

Irene Pasternack, 206.713.8583, [email protected]

Bellingham, WA

Dance for PD

Offered for people with Parkinson disease and their caregivers, this dance class is designed to engage participants’ minds and bodies through many styles of dance, while addressing such PD-specific concerns as balance, flexibility, coordination and gait. Taught by a professional dancer trained in the Dance for PD® method, the class is offered in a relaxed social environment that emphasizes enjoyment rather than therapy.

Location:

YWCA Ballroom, 1026 N. Forest St

When:

Fridays 10:30 am - 11:30 am
May 2nd - June 6th

Fee:

Free, Suggested donation of $8

Contact:

Deborah Magallanes 206.550.4908 or [email protected]

Bellingham, WA

Dance Class

Participants will have the opportunity to experience the joy of dancing while forming a community of support. The class is fun and enlivening.

This dance class is specifically designed for people living with Parkinson's disease, but caregivers and supporting family and friends are also welcome, as are individuals living with other movement or neurological disorders.

Location:

Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship, 1207 Ellsworth St.

When:

Tuesdays, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
October 7, 2014 - November 25, 2014

Fee:

$40 for 8 weeks session, drop-in rate: $7 per class

Contact:

Pam Kuntz [email protected] or (360) 510-4711

Boise, ID

Dance for Parkinson's

A series of classes that uses dance, live music and community to develop artistry and grace while addressing such PD-specific concerns as balance, flexibility, coordination, gait and isolation.
Working with professional dancers trained in the Dance for PD method, participants are inspired to explore movement and music in ways that are refreshing, enjoyable and stimulating. The essence of dance is joy!
Come dance with former Trey McIntyre Project and Miami City Ballet dancer, Elizabeth Keller, and enjoy live accompaniment in Ballet Idaho’s beautiful studio.

No dance experience necessary!

Location:

Ballet Idaho, 501 S 8th St

When:

Mondays, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
September 15 2014 - November 25 2014

Fee:

None

Contact:

Lizzie Keller (832) 594-7887 or [email protected]

Des Moines, WA

Dance for PD

The Northwest Parkinson's Foundation, Seattle Theatre Group, Spectrum Dance and Lifelong Recreation present Dance for Parkinson's classes. These dance classes are based on the Dance for PD program developed by the Mark Morris Dance Group and Brooklyn Parkinson Group.

Go to www.danceforparkinsons.org for more information about the Dance for PD program.

Location:

Des Moines Senior Center, 2045 S. 216th St, Des Moines, WA 98198

When:

Mondays, 2:00pm-3:30pm
Fall: September 15th, 2014 - November 3rd 2014

Fee:

None.

Contact:

NWPF, 877.980.7500, www.nwpf.org/Events.aspx

Edmonds, WA

PD Movement and Dance Group

Welcoming those with Parkinson disease, their families, friends and caretakers, as well as others with movement challenges.

Movement is life! Dance is a joy! Live music makes it even better! Come and move and dance with us - great folks, supportive and happy group. Accompanied by piano. Wheelchair and walker friendly.

Location:

Edmonds Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave Edmonds, WA 98020

When:

Thursdays, 2:00pm – 3:15pm

Fee:

$10 suggested donation, caregivers are free.

Contact:

Deborah Magallanes, 206.550.4908 or [email protected]

Issaquah, WA

Dance for PD

The Northwest Parkinson's Foundation, Seattle Theatre Group, Spectrum Dance and Lifelong Recreation present Dance for Parkinson's classes. These dance classes are based on the Dance for PD program developed by the Mark Morris Dance Group and Brooklyn Parkinson Group.

Go to www.danceforparkinsons.org for more information about the Dance for PD program.

Location:

Issaquah Conference Center, Swedish First Floor Flex Space, 751 NW Blakely Dr

When:

Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
September 10th, 2014 - October 29th, 2014

Fee:

Contact:

Deborah Magallanes 206.550.4908 or [email protected]

Kirkland, WA

Dance for PD

The Northwest Parkinson's Foundation, Seattle Theatre Group, Spectrum Dance and Lifelong Recreation present Dance for Parkinson's classes. These dance classes are based on the Dance for PD program developed by the Mark Morris Dance Group and Brooklyn Parkinson Group.

Go to www.danceforparkinsons.org for more information about the Dance for PD program.

Location:

Peter Kirk Community Center, 352 Kirkland Avenue, Kirkland, WA 98033

When:

Saturdays, 11:00am-12:30pm
September 13th, 2014 - November 1st, 2014

Fee:

None.

Contact:

Evergreen Hospital, 425.899.3000, www.evergreenhealthcare.org/classes

Port Angeles, WA

Dance for Parkinson's

Offered for people with Parkinson disease and their caregivers, this dance class is designed to engage participants’ minds and bodies through many styles of dance, while addressing such PD-specific concerns as balance, flexibility, coordination and gait. Taught by a professional dancer trained in the Dance for PD® method, the class is offered in a relaxed social environment that emphasizes enjoyment rather than therapy.

Led by professional instructors Corrie Befort and Deborah Magallanes

Location:

Sons of Norway 131 West 5th St.

When:

2nd Friday of each month 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Fee:

Suggeste donation: $10 for person with PD

Contact:

Darlene Jones 460.457.5352 or [email protected]