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 (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 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

Nest Yoga Studio – 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.

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


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