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 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 or call (925)457-8170

Intergenerational Dance for PD® – Saturdays (please check calendar for date and time)
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 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 or call Richard Cox at (510) 526-4539.

Yoga for PD
Nest Yoga Studio – Mondays


The Yoga Room – Wednesdays

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

Advanced registration required. Please e-mail or call (510) 479-6119 to let us know your interest and be contacted when space becomes available.

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 or call (510) 832-8029.

PD Salon – 2nd Sunday every month
1914 Oregon Street, Berkeley

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.  All are welcome to attend and observe, but presentations by people with PD will have priority. We also ask that presentations be limited to a maximum of 10 minutes. Hosted in a Berkeley private home. Bring a snack to share.

E-mail No RSVP required.

 Click here for Calendar & Listings of Local Classes.