Yoga for PDtwo classes: Tuesdays 3 pm – 4:15 pm or Thursdays 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm at Piedmont Yoga (3966 Piedmont Ave, Oakland)
Yoga for people with Parkinson’s Disease. Advanced registration is required. Both the Tuesday and the Thursday classes are now full, and we have started a waiting list.
For more info or to sign up for the waiting list, please call (510) 658-8899 or email email@example.com
Dance for PD® (no dance classes at Danspace in July & August – we’re back in September!)
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) 427-6853 or email firstname.lastname@example.orgEvery Wednesday, 11:15 am – 12:30 pm at Berkeley Ballet Theater (2640 College Avenue, Berkeley)
For BBT class registration contact Susan at (510) 843-4687 ext. 113, or email email@example.com
PD Salon (no Salon in July & August – we’re back 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
Using the simple tools of guided meditation, and a talk and share vehicle called a Heart Circle, we can support each other through the ups and downs of Parkinson’s and share with each other what is going on in our hearts.
Open to anyone with PD.
For more info and location, please contact Scott Holloway (510) 967-5414 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org; Grant Bennett (510) 234-5431 or Joyce Sakai (510) 525-5166.
Caregivers Support Group
4th Thursdays, 3 -4 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 email@example.com
Hula for PD
Want try something new and fun? Hawaiian Hula dance classes for PWP will continue through January. The Instructor, Mr. Analu Akao, who is from Hawaii, has volunteered to give lessons for People with Parkinson’s (PWP). Class size is limited to 20.
For more information, please contact Howard Martin (510) 530-4787 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
A series of experimental programs devoted to movement and voice continues on Mondays 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: email@example.com or call (510) 479-6119.
Photo by Fraser Bonnell