‘Dance for Parkinson’s’ Classes Coming to Des Moines Oct. 1 – Nov. 26


A series of free ‘Dance for Parkinson’s’ classes will start at the Des Moines Senior Center (2045 S. 216th Street) Oct. 1, and continue through Nov. 26.

“Each eight-week series of dance classes uses dance, live music and community to develop artistry and grace while addressing such concerns as balance, flexibility, isolation and depression,” reads an announcement. “Working with professional dancers trained in the Dance for PD® method, participants are inspired to explore movement and music in ways that are refreshing, enjoyable and stimulating. Whether seated or standing, participants will enjoy this creative and welcoming environment. Classes are suitable for people with Parkinson’s Disease, their caregivers, and individuals with movement disorders. With live music. No dance experience necessary.”

Classes are FREE, and will also be held in Seattle and Kirkland – here’s the Fall schedule:

Des Moines Classes (Mondays, 2-3:30 pm)

  • WHERE: Des Moines Senior Center: 2045 S. 216th St, Des Moines, WA 98198
  • WHEN: October 1 – November 26, 2012 (no class November 11)

Seattle Classes (Thursdays, 11-12:30 pm)

  • WHERE: Garfield Community Center, 2323 E Cherry St, Seattle, WA 98122
  • WHEN: October 4 – November 29, 2012 (no class November 22)

Kirkland Classes (Saturdays, 11-12:30 pm)

  • WHERE: Peter Kirk Community Center, 352 Kirkland Avenue, Kirkland, WA 98033
  • WHEN: September 29 – November 10, 2012

For more information and registration, click here.


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