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Yoga, Dance, and Other Activities 

PDSF Network
(Dance Classes for PD)
Classes held on the first Thursday of each month from 1:00pm - 2:30pm.

Class Location:
The Ballet Studio 128 10th Street (at Minna Street)
San Francisco, CA
Phone: (415) 285-7377

*Call or email to confirm class, reserve your space, and inquire further.

PD Active

(Yoga for PD, Dance for PD, PD Salon, Support group, and others)

Check their website (link above) for a current calendar of events.

P.O. Box 22923
Oakland, CA 94609
Phone: (510) 479-6119

Parkinson's Dance Project - Marin Dance Theatre

(a creative movement class for PD) Ongoing, drop-in classes held every 1st, 3rd, and 5th Tuesday of the month from 1:00pm -2:30pm.

Class Location:
Marin Dance Theatre
St. Vincent's Auditorium One St. Vincent Drive
San Rafael, CA 94903
Phone: (415) 819-2066

Dynamic Balance & Stability and Yoga & Exercise for PD 

Classes taught by Kelly Ariagno, NPT, LSVT Clinician. Ongoing, drop-in classes held every MondayGroup classes for people experiencing instability or falls.

Class Location:
The Center SF
548 Fillmore Street (between Oak & Fell)
San Francisco, CA 94115


Nutrition and Parkinson's disease

The Parkinson's Foundation offers many tools to help manage a healthy regimen and maintain a balanced diet.  Their nutrition site contains links to a variety of resources and topics on nutritional advice, including:

Driving and Parkinson's disease

The Parkinson's Foundation offers tips for driving with Parkinson's disease on their website, here, and distributes two educational modules: Driving When You Have PD and Keeping Driving Skills Sharp.  Click on links to view documents.   

Driving Assessments The Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists has information to help find local organizations who provide driving assessments.  Click on link to view website and search for driving specialists near you or call their toll-free line at (866) 672-9466.  It may also be helpful to contact your local rehabilitation center to inquire about driving assessment services.

Assisted Living and Parkinson's disease 

Assisted Living Directory

For information on how assisted living facilities may benefit people with Parkinson's disease, please visit their website (link above). To locate a facility near you, please visit their home page here.

About Assisted Living

For information on assisted living, adult day care, respite care, group homes and other long term care options, please visit About Assisted Living (link above). To find out more about facilities in the San Francisco Bay Area, please visit their San Francisco page here.

Local Resources

UCSF Memory and Aging Center
350 Parnassus, Suite 905
San Francisco, CA 94143-1207
Phone: (415) 476-6880

UCSF Institute on Health & Aging
3333 California St., Ste. #340
San Francisco, CA   94118
Phone: (415) 476-3047

Goldman Institute on Aging
3330 Geary Blvd.
San Francisco, CA 94118
(415) 750-4180

Parkinson’s Association of Northern California
1750 Prairie City Road, #130-220
Folsom, CA, 95630
(916) 357-6641

National Resources

Parkinson's Foundation
(Patient care, Education, Research, News in Parkinson's disease)
1501 N.W. 9th Avenue / Bob Hope Road
Miami, FL 33136-1494
Telephone: (305) 243-6666
Toll Free Line: 1-800-327-4545
NPF Helpline: 1-800-4PD-INFO (1-800-473-4636)

Michael J. Fox Foundation
(Education, Research, News in Parkinson's disease)
P.O. Box 780
New York, NY 10008-0780
Toll Free Line: 1-800-708-7644

(local and national resource for clinical trials on Parkinson's disease)
Click on link above to visit website and begin searching for clinical trials on PD.
Phone: (800) 457-6676

NIH's Clinical
(Local and national resource for clinical trials on Parkinson's disease and other conditions)
Click on link to visit website and search "by condition" for Parkinson's disease.