Find an Event
The following organizations offer exercise, activities, and other events. Explore their Web sites to learn more.
National Parkinson Foundation (NPF)
From pet walks and golf outings to community projects and conferences for patients and care partners, you can find a Parkinson's event in your area. From the national site, you can also find links to regional and local groups that offer yoga, Pilates, dance, kayaking, walking, and other activities.
Dance for PD®
This program, started in 2001 by the Mark Morris Dance Company and the Brooklyn Parkinson Group, is now available in 30 of the United States, and also in Canada, Mexico, the UK, Germany, Italy, India, and Israel.
American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA)
This group is also affiliated with the National Young Onset Center. Both offer educational and exercise events.
Northwest Parkinson's Foundation
This group, located in Seattle, features hikes and walks, swimming, and even "virtual" scuba diving.
Parkinson Association of the Rockies
This site features support groups and classes in yoga, balance and fitness, and tai chi.
Parkinson's Action Network
Discover the grassroots initiatives in your state to advocate for better treatment and improved quality of life for those living with Parkinson's.
Parkinson's Disease Foundation
The foundation is dedicated to funding research into the causes and possible cure for Parkinson's. Their events span categories ranging from education to the arts and creativity to health and wellness to fundraising.
The Parkinson Alliance
This Princeton, New Jersey-based organization is dedicating to funding research into the causes and possible cure for Parkinson's. They are also the parent organization for TeamParkinson, dedicated to training those with Parkinson's and their care partners for marathons and half-marathons.
The Parkinson Council
This Philadelphia-based organization has a variety of events, from a yearly golf classic to a night at the Phillies to a "flip-flop walk" at the Jersey Shore. There are also ongoing yoga, dance, Pilates, and exercise for Parkinson's classes.
There are literally hundreds of local PS and ET movement disorder groups around the country, offering events, classes, and conferences. You can find them through the National Parkinson Foundation.