Group Participation

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

All programs offered at Parkinson Place are research proven to benefit Parkinson patients 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.

Gentle Yoga

Meditation, Breathing & Stretching Exercises

Benefits

Better Coordination & Balance

Improved Posture & Breathing

Induced Relaxation

Heightened Emotional State

Mental Peace

 

Monday

10am-11am

with Lynn Burgess

Fun Fitness

Strength & Balance Exercises

Benefits

Improved Flexibility & Strength

Better Balance & Coordination

Improved Cardiac & Pulmonary Function

Fun & Sociability

 

Monday & Thursday

11:30am-12:30pm

with Kathi Sims

Dance For Parkinson’s

Expressive Movement Exercises to Live Drum Beat

Benefits

Improved Flexibility & Strength

Improved Coordination

Improved Posture & Breathing

Freedom of Expression

 

Thursday

10am-11am

with Leymis Wilmott

Rock Steady Boxing

Non-Contact Boxing Inspired Fitness Program

Benefits

Better Flexibility & Range of Motion

Improved Posture & Gait

Improved Ability to Perform Activities of Daily Living

Improved Strength & Balance

 

Friday

11am-12pm

with Kane Henneke

Renew & Restore

Relaxation, Meditation & Breathing Chair Exercises

Benefits

Induced Relaxation & Mindfulness

Improved Concentration & Thinking

Improved Mind, Body & Breath Balance

 

Tuesday

12:30pm-1:30pm

with Terrie Hoops

Voice Power

Speech & Swallowing Exercises

Benefits

Improved Speech & Swallowing

Improved Posture & Breathing

Improved Volume & Verbal Communication

 

Wednesday

10am-11am

with Marian Hass

and Chris Romeo

Neurological Music Therapy

Voice Exercises, Instruments & Music Making

Benefits

Improved Motor & Cognitive Function

Social & Emotional Health

Speech & Language

 

Wednesday

11am-12pm

with Marian Hass

and Chris Romeo