GROUP CLASSES

Stay Up and Motivated with an Array of Ability Based Exercise Programs

All programs offered at Parkinson Place Center are research-proven to help those with all movement disorders and caregivers. All exercise classes can be performed standing or sitting in a chair based on individual ability.  Led by certified instructors, the programs are social and interactive offering a fun way to stay motivated, active, and engaged in daily life.

All programs are Eastern Standard Time (EST)

Pedaling For Movement Disorders

 

Benefits

Indoor stationary cycling program

Proven reduction in symptoms

Improve quality of life

 

Mondays

9:30 am & 10:30 am

with Alisha Laps, Certified Spinning Instructor

Picture of Dance Instructor

 Dancing Through the Decades

 

Benefits

Improve Gait and Balance

Elevate Your Mood

Stimulate Your Mind

 

Mondays

10:15 am

with Robin Mandel

Robin Mandel, Fitness Instructor

Say it Loud & Clear

 

Benefits

Improve voice quality and volume. Enhance speech articulation and increase voice tone. Improve the ability to be understood and strengthen vocal muscles.

 

Mondays

11:30am

with Maggie Donaker, CCC-SLP

Picture of Shannon Paoli

Rock Steady Boxing

 

Benefits

Better Flexibility & Range of Motion

Improved Posture & Gait

Improved Strength & Balance

Suggested Items for Class: 
• Roll of Painter or Masking Tape
• Boxing Gloves (If Own)
• 2 or 3 lb. Dumbbells
• Soup or Bean Cans
• (2) Laundry Detergent Bottles

 

Mondays at 1:30 pm

with Manny Arce

Picture of boxing instructor

Fun Fitness

 

Benefits

Improve strenth and endurance

Overall body workout

Improve balance and motor function

 

Tuesdays

11:30 am

with Carolyn Brown

Carolyn Brown, Photo

Tai Chi for Movement Disorders

 

Benefits

Improve balance and motor control

Reduce non-motor symptoms

Decrease systemic oxidative stress and inflammation

Diminish depression and anxiety

 

Tuesdays

1 pm

with Renee Dorn, SCW Tai Chi Instructor

Renee Dorn, Tai Chi Instructor

Keep Your Brain Stronger Longer

Benefits

Enhance your brain memory

Learn strategies to improve memory

Have fun recalling through games

 

Wednesdays

10:00 am

with Stephanie Smolen-Lomazov

Speech-Language Pathologist, M.S., CCC-SLP

Yoga 4 Movement Disorders

Benefits

Better Coordination & Balance

Improved Posture & Breathing

Induced Relaxation

Heightened Emotional State

Mental Peace

 

Wednesdays

11:30 am

with Lynn Burgess

Pedaling For Movement Disorders

 

Benefits

Indoor stationary cycling program

Proven reduction in symptoms

Improve quality of life

 

Wednesdays

1pm

with Lauren Vines, Certified Spinning Instructor

Picture of Dance Instructor

Warrior Workout for Movement Disorders

 

Benefits

Improve coordination and balance

Increase mobility and overall fitness

Strength and endurance workout

 

Wednesdays

1 pm

with Michelle Del Giorno

rocks on a beach

Dance For Movement Disorders with Sarasota Contemporary Dance

 

Benefits

Improved Flexibility & Strength

Improved Coordination

Improved Posture & Breathing

Freedom of Expression

 

Thursdays

10am

with Xuan Yang

Dance Instructor, Xuan

Fun Fitness

 

Benefits

Improve strenth and endurance

Overall body workout

Improve balance and motor function

 

Thursdays

11:30 am

with Flora Kirwan

Carolyn Brown, Photo

Brains & Balance

 

Benefits

Enhance blood circulation and improve posture

Increase brain power by solving fun trivia questions

Improve balance and gait

 

Thurdays

2:30 pm

with Carolyn Brown

Carolyn Brown, Photo