- About Parkinson's
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Dance for PD is a unique movement program specifically designed for people with Parkinson’s disease. It helps people affected by PD improve well-being, address symptoms and connect with others in the Parkinson’s community in a safe, fun and creative environment.
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Everyone with PD, family and friends are welcome... no dance experience is necessary! Participants have the opportunity to experience a variety of dance themes including folk dance, ballet, jazz, tap, and musical theater numbers, all with an emphasis on using the power of music to move.
Check out the studios below for more information.
YMCA in Abington
1073 Old York Road
Abington, PA 19001
Classes are scheduled Mondays, from 1:00 pm to 2:15 pm, starting May 13th through July 29, 2013.
- May 13th
- June 3rd and 17th
- July 1st, 15th and 29th
Contact Wendy at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The 954 Dance Movement Collective
954 N 8th Street,Philadelphia
Registration: Keila Cordova (215-627-1157 or email@example.com)
The Rock School West
1510 Paoli Pike, West Chester
Tuesdays from 1:15PM-2:30PM
Registration: Karen Lynch (610-524-1556 or firstname.lastname@example.org) or The Rock School West (610.431.4321)
For more information about Dance for PD, please contact Wendy at email@example.com.
Dance classes for people with Parkinson's
Wednesdays 1:30-2:45 pm June 19-August 7, 2013
$5, drop ins welcome
Lead teachers: Jessica Warchal-King and Kun-Yang Lin
CHI Movement Arts Center, home of Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers
1316 S 9th St
Please call 267-687-3739 or email Jessica for more details or information on public transportation.
uses movement, postural awareness, breathing and relaxation to encourage flexibility, strength, balance, and mind/body connection. Yoga practitioners also report reduction in anxiety, stress, and muscle tension, and increases in relaxation and energy.
Classes are fun, collegial and adaptable to any ability. Caregivers, friends and family are welcome!
The studios below offer classes with attention to the needs of people with Parkinson’s.
The Pavilion, 261 Old York Road
Jenkintown, PA 19046
Julie Coopersmith at firstname.lastname@example.org
Yoga on The Ridge
493 Domino Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19128
Theresa Conroy at Theresa@yogaontheridge.com
Yoga at Plush Mills Senior Residences
501 Plush Mill Road
Wallingford, PA 19086
Virginia Lang at GinnyLang@comcast.net
Pilates for Movement
2402 Hirst Terrace
Havertown, PA 19083
Sheila Hatzell at Sheila@PilatesforMovement.com
The Dan Aaron Stay Fit Exercise Program
Janet Readinger, RPT, DPT
Health Sciences Center
450 S. Easton Road
Glenside, PA 19038
(Intersection of Church Rd (Rte.73) and Limekiln Pike (Rte 152)
Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:30pm - 2:30pm and 3:00-4:00pm
September to December and February to May.
Other class times may be added during the year.