The Pandemic Has Helped Dance for PD Reach More People Than Ever
When COVID-19 forced the Dance for PD program at Mark Morris Dance Center to discontinue in-person classes on March 15, it was done with the same uncertainty that we all felt going into lockdown. How long will this last? How can we keep dancing?
Dance for PD, which uses movement to help those living with Parkinson's, was also faced with the question of how they could continue to serve a highly vulnerable population. What they found were solutions that will forever change the way that they serve their community.
The Dance for PD program provides dance instruction to those living with Parkinson's and has been proven, through more than 38 peer-reviewed studies, to improve the quality of life of its participants. According to program director and former MMDG dancer David Leventhal, pre-COVID, the New York program had nine locations across the city providing in-person classes.
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