At Dancing with Parkinson's (DWP) we provide a fun, safe environment where those with Parkinson's Disease can celebrate the artistry and potential of their own movement.
WHO WE ARE
THE HEALING POWER OF DANCE
Dancing with Parkinson’s (DWP) is a Canadian charitable organization and evidence based program that delivers dance classes specifically designed for all persons living with Parkinson’s Disease throughout the Greater Toronto Area. You can read more about the history of our program and organization here.
Our PD dance students tell us they experience elevated mood, reduced stress, increased social connections and improved physical and emotional wellbeing while participating in the weekly classes.
DWP MISSION & VISION
Our mission at Dancing With Parkinson's is to provide dance classes and artistic experiences that enrich the lives of people with Parkinson’s Disease, and the lives of their families, friends, and caregivers.
Our vision is to provide a safe, accessible, and inclusive environment where all people with Parkinson's Disease throughout Ontario can explore the potential of their own movement and artistry while experiencing the emotional, cognitive and physical benefits of dancing to music in classes designed for them.
Dancing with Parkinson's currently offers over 15 weekly dance classes for those living with Parkinson's in multiple locations throughout the city of Toronto. Every age, stage and ability are welcome to join! Care partners are welcome but not necessary. Sign up for your first free trial class today!
Join Humans of DWP! Tell us your story and learn why others dance with PD. Follow DWP on Instagram, create a post with your favorite selfie, the hashtag #HumansofDWP and a few words describing your experiences at DWP. Et Voila! You'll be featured in our very special feed below and can inspire more dancers to join our DWP family. Click the images below to see what our #humansofdwp have to say!