Exercise Classes

Poulsbo. WA

Applied Neuroplasticity

Learn to use external and internal cueing techniques to improve your Parkinsonian symptoms. Improve sit-to-stands, re-learn forgotten movement, relax dystonia.

Fee: $48
Dates: 9/16/13, 10/21/13, 11/18/13, 12/16/13

Exercise and Dopamine

Apply the latest science to ensure your exercise routine is effective. Learn to maximize dopamine production, discuss neuroprotection and neurodegeneration.

Fee: $48
Dates: 1/20/14, 2/18/14, 3/18/14, 4/21/14

Walking Poles for Balance and Mobility

Urban poling techniques will give you a boost with every step. Build core muscles, walk farther, stand taller, be safer. Bring your own poles or borrow a pair for class-time.

Fee: $60
Dates: 5/19/14, 6/16/14, 7/21/14

Falls Prevention for People with Parkinson's

A PD specific falls prevention course. Falls risk assesments will be discussed in detail. Learn strength and balance exercises to reduce your risk. Topics will include bradykinesia, festination, freezing, blepharospasm, and more. Develop your personal checklist and take action.

Fee: $48
Dates: 9/15/14, 10/20/14, 11/17/14, 12/15/14

These classes are sponsored by the Young at Heart Parkinson's support group.

Click here to register online

Location:

Poulsbo Athletic Club 19611 7th Ave NE Poulsbo, WA 98370

When:

See Description

Fee:

See Description

Contact:

Lisa Stuebing 206.524.6788

Puyallup, WA

Miracles in Motion

Designed specifically for people with Parkinson's. Exercise group meets on a weekly basis, and then as a support group on the third Thursday of the month.

The exercise class is led by Physical Therapy Assistant, Marlo Goetz.

Location:

Life Care Center of Puyallup, 511 10th Ave SE, Puyallup, WA 98372

When:

Thursdays, 11:00am

Fee:

None.

Contact:

Kristina Mills, 253.845.7566 or [email protected]

SE Portland, OR

Parkinson's Movement Class

These classes are based on the Methods of John Argue and have been designed specifically for those with Parkinson’s disease. His approach combines yoga, tai-chi and dance, improving flexibility, strength, balance and overall coordination. This method is known to help prevent falls, improve facial expressiveness and improve intelligibility of speech. For more information about the John Argue Method visit www.JohnArgue.com.

Location:

Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, 9800 SE 92nd Ave, Portland, OR 97086

When:

Wednesdays, 11:00am – 12:30pm
April 6 – June 8, 2012

Fee:

$50 per person per session

Contact:

Parkinson's Resources of Oregon, 800.426.6806, www.parkinsonsresources.org

Seattle, WA

MELT for People with Neurological Disorders

A 4 week introductory program for people with moderate symptoms of neurological disorders geared toward improving balance, body awareness, and core strength. The class will include basic movements that are performed seated and lying down. Please make sure you are able to safely transition from a standing or seated position to the ground. Family and caretakers are also welcome!

No experience required to take Level 1, however Level 1 must be completed to take Level 2.

Sponsored by the Plus One Foundation.

Location:

Indigo Kinetics Studio, 201 W. Harrison St, Seattle, WA 98119

When:

Thursdays, 4:30 - 5:30 pm
Level 1: February 19 - March 12 2015
Level 2: March 19 - April 9, 2015

Fee:

None

Contact:

www.plusonefoundation.org

Seattle, WA

Plus One Foundation is offering a free 4-week Pilates Mat Workshop open to adults with any neurological condition and their family/caretakers.

Location:

2821 NE Market St Suite H. Seattle, WA 98107

When:

Thursdays, 4:00 - 5:00 pm
May 28th - June 18th 2015

Fee:

None

Contact:

[email protected] or www.plusonefoundation.org

Seattle, WA

Rock Steady Boxing Seattle

Rock Steady Boxing Seattle is battling Parkinson's one punch at a time. Our program has been scientifically shown to slow and even regress symptoms. Our mission is to create and continue to build on a community that maximizes the mental, emotional, and physical potential of people with Parkinson's via a boxing-inspired regimen. Our curriculum also includes exercises focused on coordination, stamina, flexibility, aerobic conditioning, posture, and avoiding and/or recovering from falls - all crucial to everyday success for people fighting back against Parkinson's.

Location:

Arcaro Boxing, 1208 East Jefferson Street, Seattle, WA 98144

When:

Tuesdays, 2:00 -3:30 pm
Sundays, 12:00 - 1:30 pm

Fee:

$15 one-off class, $45 one class/week, $90 unlimited classes, $120 ten-class punch card

Contact:

Karen Johanson, 206.940.9265, www.rocksteadyboxingseattle.com

Shoreline, WA

Brain Healthy Study Group

This class is a mixture of education and exercise for people with movement disorders. Topics are selected by the group. Wear comfortable clothing and be prepared to take notes. Care partners may attend for free.

www.shorelinelfpseniorcenter.org

Location:

Shoreline Lake Forest Park Senior Center 18560 1st Ave. NE #1 Shoreline, WA 98155

When:

Every Friday, 1:00 pm

Fee:

$5 for members, $6 for non-members, free for care partners

Contact:

Coach Lisa, [email protected], 206.524.6788, www.mudpuddlefitness.com

Tualatin, OR

Parkinson's Movement Class

These classes are based on the Methods of John Argue and have been designed specifically for those with Parkinson’s disease. His approach combines yoga, tai-chi and dance, improving flexibility, strength, balance and overall coordination. This method is known to help prevent falls, improve facial expressiveness and improve intelligibility of speech. For more information about the John Argue Method visit www.JohnArgue.com.

Location:

Legacy Meridian Park Hospital, Health Education Building, 19300 SW 65th Ave, Tualatin, OR 97062

When:

Mondays, 3:00pm – 4:00pm
April 6 – June 8, 2012

Fee:

$50 per person per session

Contact:

Parkinson's Resources of Oregon, 800.426.6806, www.parkinsonsresources.org

Twin Falls, ID

Parkinson's Exercise Class

The focus of this exercise class is to improve mobility of individuals with Parkinson disease. When you have been diagnosed with Parkinson's, it is very important to stay moving and keep active in order to maintain optimal function. Exercise has been shown to be helpful in maintaining mobility throughout the lifespan.

Location:

St Luke’s Elks Rehab Center, 801 Pole Line Road, Medical Plaza, Suite 202, Twin Falls, ID 83301

When:

Tuesdays and Thursdays
12:30pm - 1:30pm

Fee:

1st class free, then $5 per class, $20 max per month. Second family member half price.

Contact:

Miranda Austin, 208.814.2570, www.stlukeselksrehab.org

Vancouver, WA

Parkinson's Movement Class

These classes are based on the Methods of John Argue and have been designed specifically for those with Parkinson’s disease. His approach combines yoga, tai-chi and dance, improving flexibility, strength, balance and overall coordination. This method is known to help prevent falls, improve facial expressiveness and improve intelligibility of speech. For more information about the John Argue Method visit www.JohnArgue.com.

Location:

SW Washington Medical Center Memorial Campus, 100 E. 33rd St, Vancouver, WA 99664

When:

Wednesdays, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
April 6 - June 8, 2012

Fee:

$55 for 10 weeks

Contact:

Parkinson's Resources of Oregon, 800.426.6806, www.parkinsonsresources.org