Dancing Through Parkinson's

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DANCING THROUGH PARKINSON’S encourages joy, community, stability, balance, increased flexibility and keeping the mind alert. Launched in March 2011, this program provides dance classes designed for people living with Parkinson’s disease as well as their friends, family and care-partners.

Come dance with us in a class dedicated to your physical and mental well-being.

  • Dance builds connection and community.
  • Dance promotes balance and body awareness.
  • Dance cultivates joy.


A Dance Class in West Los Angeles
run by Invertigo Dance Theatre
in collaboration with Andrea Hodos, of Moving Body Pilates

Dr. James Young:

"Dance therapy has a different effect on patients and in these individuals, it's extraordinary because it's sort of a backdoor into therapy.  It allows them to have a certain fluidity in their movements.  They're improving in balance, they're improving in their activities of daily living, they're improving socially and also in their attitude toward their life."
James Young, MD, Rehabilitation Physician, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

This organization is supported, in part, by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission.

This organization is supported, in part, by the Los Angeles City Department of Cultural Affairs.