Exercise is commonly recommended for helping to manage Parkinson's. In addition to the typical results that can be achieved through physical activity, such as increased cardiovascular capacity and muscle strength, regular exercise can also improve balance, walking mechanics and daily physical functions for those with Parkinson's.
Parkinson's Disease Group Exercise Class
This 45-minute class meets every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday for an eight-week period. Class size is limited to 12 participants, and all participants must have a physician's clearance prior to the class starting.The class uses functional training and Tai Chi with a focus on balance exercises to improve posture, stability and stretching to increase flexibility. A variety of equipment such as weighted bars, free weights, medicine balls, resistance bands, and body weight will be used. Registration is required.
To register, please call Sara Edwardson - 919.660.6810