vital dance for people with parkinson’s  

Dancenorth has commenced Vital Dance, a new and exciting program offering specialised classes for people affected by Parkinson’s Disease. Within Vital Dance, participants will be empowered to explore movement and music in ways that are enjoyable, refreshing, stimulating and creative.

The Dance for Parkinson’s Disease program was started by the Mark Morris Dance Company in New York to great acclaim and is supported by extensive and dynamic research.



WHEN: Weekly commencing Tuesday 21st May 2019

LOCATION: Riverside Gardens Community Centre, 55 Riverside Boulevard, Douglas

TIME: 10am – 12pm (includes tea and coffee after class)

COST: $5 per person (includes tea and coffee after class)


This class is for people affected by Parkinson's Disease themselves and also friends, family and carers of those affected.

Pre-registration is not required, please feel free to join us at all or a selection of classes from Tuesday 21st May.


“I am awed by the power of dance to transform and alleviate pain. Despite the steady advance of Parkinson’s, we show up. We move. We laugh. We share our best selves.”Patricia Needle, Dance for PD participant, Berkeley, CA 


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