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Dance Classes for Parkinson’s disease

Our dance classes provide an enriched environment to explore movement and music in ways that are fun, stimulating, and creative. Dance improves balance, walking, and everyday movement in persons with Parkinson’s disease. Dancing also improves quality of life, social inclusion, self-esteem, mood, and cognitive function in person’s with Parkinson’s disease. Additionally, music and rhythmic cuing helps reduce freezing, improves your ability to initiate movement, and facilitates whole body coordination. Furthermore, music is therapeutic for mood, speech, and breathing in individuals with Parkinson’s. this class, Valerie will lead you through an hour of brain changing, hand clapping, and foot stomping exercise. 

Parkinson's Disease Classes

Pole Walking

A fun way to engage the whole body, increase arm swing, and promote upright posture in persons with PD.

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PWR! Moves

A Parkinson's-specific training program to maintain or restore skills that deteriorate and interfere with everyday movements.

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Dance

Explore movement and music in ways that are fun, stimulating, and creative.

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High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)

HIIT challenges your cognitive skills, motor skills, and cardiovascular system and improves blood flow in your brain.

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Exercise Essentials for Parkinson’s Disease
by Dr. Valerie Johnson, PT, DPT

You don’t have to be a physical therapist to be an expert at exercise. All you need are some clear guidelines, a lot of effort, and little creativity. That’s what it takes to stay on top of your PD symptoms, slow the progression of PD, and enjoy a better life. In this guide, you will learn some tricks of the trade about how and why you should be exercising with PD.

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