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Dance for Parkinsons

Dance for Parkinsons

English National Ballet’s Dance for Parkinson’s programme extends unique opportunities to people living with Parkinson’s, their carers, friends and family, to engage in creative dance activity to live music led by professional artists. The dance sessions are fun and expressive and explore the themes, choreography and music from the ballets.


Dance for Parkinson's


Sessions are led at the Whitworth.

3 April, Grand Hall, 10am – 12pm

10 April, Grand Hall, 10am – 12pm

17 April, Grand Hall, 10am – 12pm

24 April, Grand Hall, 10am – 12pm

1 May, Grand Hall, 10am – 12pm

8 May, Grand Hall, 10am – 12pm

15 May, Gallery 5, 10am – 12pm

22 May, Grand Hall, 10am – 12pm

29 May, Grand Hall, 10am – 12pm

5 June, Gallery 3, 10am – 12pm


The dance classes are fun and expressive and explore the themes, choreography and music of the ballets. Participants gain an insight into the way a production is put together with opportunities to see English National Ballet performances so come along with a friend, carer or family member.

 “We have all enjoyed the exercise, music, meeting others, having fun – it all ticks the ‘feeling good’ box.” – Participant, ENB’s Dance for Parkinson’s.

Contact English National Ballet to register your interest: or call 020 7581 1245. Please wear comfortable clothing that you can easily move in.

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