Yoga for PDtwo classes: Mondays 2 pm – 3:15 pm at Piedmont Yoga (3966 Piedmont Ave, Oakland) or Wednesdays 1 pm – 2:15 pm at Yoga Room (2530 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley)
Yoga for people with Parkinson’s Disease. Advanced registration is required.
For more info or to sign up for the waiting list, please call (510) 581-1030 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Dance for PD®
Classes combine elements of modern dance, ballet, social dancing and improvisation to create an enjoyable, stimulating, non-pressured artistic experience. Presented in association with Mark Morris Dance Group. Dance classes are offered in two locations and participants may register for either series, space permitting.
Open to all; no dance experience necessary; advance registration is required.
To register or for more info, please call Rose Firestone at (510) 581-1030 or email email@example.comEvery Wednesday, 11:15 am – 12:30 pm at Berkeley Ballet Theater (2640 College Avenue, Berkeley) CHANGE: Starting Monday, Sept. 1st, class time will change to Mondays from 12 – 1:15 pm. Same place, still free of charge.
For BBT class registration contact Susan at (510) 843-4687 ext. 113, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
PD Salon – Taking a break for August, see you in September!
A monthly opportunity for people in the PD community to share writing and other art forms – current or from earlier times – with a generous audience of fellow parkies, family and friends. Hosted by Toby Simon in a Berkeley private home with refreshments provided. Details to come! Open to all.
For location & more information, please call (510) 848-8744 or email email@example.com
PD Support Group
A space to share our experiences in a safe setting so we can learn from each other and become stronger.
Open to anyone with PD. For more information, please call (510) 525-1623 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The relief and sweetness of sharing our lives with PD. These mornings we join together first in a guided meditation. Then follows a topic of mutual interest, a social tea & goodies, and then finally we sit together in friendship and speak from our hearts. Open to anyone with PD.
For more info and location, please contact Scott Holloway (510) 967-5414 or email email@example.com
Come and join our PD Active chorus, The Tremolos, led by Oakland music teacher and director Lauren Carley. Learn breath control, pronunciation and new songs; improve your speaking and sing! Open to all.
For more info, please contact Paula Spurlock at (510) 832-5073 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note! Monarch Place is now called The Point at Rockridge. Check our calendar for current month’s presentation – always of interest to those concerned with PD.
RSVPs requested but not required:
email@example.com; Grant Bennett (510) 234-5431 or Joyce Sakai (510) 525-5166.
Caregivers Support Group
4th Thursdays, 3 -4:30 pm, North Berkeley Senior Ctr, 1901 Hearst Ave. (at MLK, Jr. Way)
A space for caregivers to speak frankly about their concerns and challenges in caring for loved ones with PD.
Open to caregivers only.
For more information, please call Grant Bennett at (510) 234-5431 or Joyce Sakai at (510) 525-5166 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Hula for PD
For more information, please contact Jane Levy (510) 823-6475 or email email@example.com
Parkie Tuesdays - Currently on Hiatus
A series of experimental programs devoted to movement and voice continues on Tuesdays from 2 – 3:30 pm. Open to all, but space is limited and priority will be given to people with PD and their caregivers. Come once, come every time, come as often as you wish!
For more information, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or call (510) 479-6119.
Photo by Fraser Bonnell