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DANCING WITH PARKINSON'S

A Toronto dance class designed by Sarah Robichaud for those living with Parkinson's Disease that increases awareness of the body in stillness and motion. Come celebrate the spontaneity of movement through dance and live music. No previous dance experience required.

Our mission at Dancing with Parkinson's (DWP) is to provide a fun, safe environment where those with Parkinson's Disease can celebrate the artistry and potential of their own movement.

Dancing with Parkinson’s is a charitable organization that gratefully accepts your donations and support. Click here to find out about DONATING. For sponsorship opportunities, click here.

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At present, DWP offers multiple classes per week for Parkinson's Disease dancers in Toronto and the greater Toronto area. Click here to view times and locations. We now also offer LIVE STREAMED DWP DWP classes.




dwp fundraiser

The Jitterbug Social — A Huge Success!

On behalf of Dancing with Parkinson's, THANK YOU for being part of our 10th annual fundraiser ‘The Jitterbug Social’ on February 24th, 2018 at the Sony Centre. We are thrilled to announce that with your awesome support, our sponsors, generous individual gifts, exceptional donated items in our silent auction and the amazing dance-a-thon dancers, that we raised $50,000! A very big THANK YOU to all of our sponsors, donors, volunteers and dancers for making our afternoon family dance party an enormous success! We are so grateful to David Leventhal, Sam Black and Mark Morris for sharing this special day with us! The funds from this event will go a long way to helping us deliver on our commitment to make Dancing with Parkinson’s classes accessible to even more people this year and in the future. Your continued support is appreciated.



Dancing with Parkinson's Classes

Dancing with Parkinson's currently offers weekly dance classes for those living with PD in multiple locations throughout the city. With your support of this event, you will help keep our dancers dancing AND help us extend our reach into the community to make this revolutionary program as accessible as possible. DWP is the only organization of its kind offering dance classes for those living with PD in multiple locations throughout Canada.