Dance for PD® Parkinson's Disease Program

BMDC provides free, weekly Dance for PD classes in six area locations for patients and their caregivers.

Bowen McCauley Dance teamed-up with Mark Morrison Dance Group to create the Dance for Parkinson’s Disease program to share the joy of dance with those struggling from Parkinson’s Disease in the Washington, DC Metro region.

No previous dance experience or pre-registration required. Classes’ focus on seated stretching, rhythmic and imaginative combinations of movement with a certified instructor.

Learn more about this program

Listen to Your Brain’s Got Rhythm, And Syncs When You Think – featured on NPR’s All Things Considered featuring Lucy Bowen McCauley and the Dance for PD weekly class participants at Maryland Youth Ballet (Silver Spring, MD).

Learn more about Dance for PD – program documentary courtesy of Last Name Left Productions.

If you are one of the 500,000 American’s living with Parkinson’s Disease, please join us. Check the disease at the door, lift your spirit and allow the movements to melt away the burden of this devastating disease.


No registration required. Weekly classes are offered FREE of charge to people with Parkinson’s and their care partners at the following locations.

5901 MacArthur Boulevard, NW, Washington, DC

Thursday: 3:30 – 4:30 pm (first and third Thursday each month)

1529 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC

Friday: 2:30 – 3:30 pm

200 S. Carlin Springs Road, Arlington, VA

Wednesday: 4:30 – 5:30 pm

926 Ellsworth Drive, Silver Spring, MD

Tuesday: 2:45 – 4:00 pm

1021 Dulaney Valley Road, Baltimore, MD

Tuesday: 3:30 to 4:30 pm

5400 Vantage Point Road, Columbia, MD

Thursday: 3:45 – 4:45 pm