Classes

PD Active Activities of Interest for People with Parkinson’s Disease
Check the monthly calendar for meeting times.

Dance for PD® – Thursdays
Danspace, 473 Hudson St., Oakland

Classes combine elements of modern dance, ballet, social dancing & improvisation to create an enjoyable, stimulating non-pressured artistic experience.  Presented in association with Mark Morris Dance Group.  Open to all; no dance experience is necessary.

E-mail info@danspace.com or call (510) 420-0920


Dance for PD® at BBT – Mondays and Thursdays
Berkeley Ballet Theater, 1370 Tenth Street, Berkeley

Participants are empowered to explore movement and music in ways that are refreshing, enjoyable, stimulating, and creative.

E-mail susanw@berkeleyballet.org or call (925)457-8170


Intergenerational Dance for PD® – Saturdays through December 15, 2018
Danspace, 473 Hudson St., Oakland

Classes are open to anyone with Parkinson’s Disease along with family members and caregivers. Youth participants are by invitation only. Dancers with PD will be joined by youth members of dNaga Company. Classes offer basic dance technique in ballet and modern, improvisation, and composition.

E-mail info@danspace.com or call (510) 420-0920


The Tremolos – Wednesdays 3 times per month
Piedmont Gardens, 110 41st St. at Piedmont Ave., Oakland

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! We have a lot of fun.  Open to all.

E-mail chorus@pdactive.org or call Richard Cox at (510) 526-4539.


Yoga for PD
You and the Mat – Mondays
Oakland

The Yoga Room – Wednesdays
Berkeley

Yoga adapted for the needs of the people with PD. Emphasizes breathing and movement fluidity. Balance and relaxation exercises. Open to anyone with PD.

There is a waitlist. Use email below to get on the waitlist. Advanced registration required. E-mail yoga@pdactive.org or call (510) 479-6119.


PD Active Forum
Berkeley Unitarian Fellowship Hall, 1924 Cedar St.(at Bonita), Berkeley

PD Active Forum hosts programs on Saturday mornings, 4 times/year.  Guest speakers present informational and educational topics relevant to the PD community. PD Forum is open to anyone impacted by PD.

E-mail info@pdactive.org or call (510) 832-8029.


PD Salon – 2nd Sunday every other month – Currently paused
Please contact for location

An opportunity for those in the PD community to informally share writing, other art forms, and information about living with Parkinson’s Disease in a mutually supportive environment.  Hosted in a Berkeley private home with refreshments provided.  Open to all.

E-mail salonhost@pdactive.org or call (510) 684-4846.


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