This class is led by Cathy Harro, Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy Program, Grand Valley State University.
Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences (CHS) 301 Michigan St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
The class meets EVERY MONDAY during the school year from 4:30pm until 5:45pm.
There is an approval process: Contact Cathy at 616-331-5974 and she will follow up with you with an evaluation/screening appointment as well as describing the level of activity. There is no charge and both men and women may participate. A doctor’s approval is required.
Tai chi, a balance-based exercise, is one non-pharmaceutical therapy which has been studied in patients with Parkinson’s disease. A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine concluded that Tai Chi may improve balance and prevent falls among people with Parkinson’s disease.
The class is for beginners and is $40 for 10 weeks.
East Leonard Medical Complex 2680 Leonard St NE Grand Rapids, MI 49525
Classes meet every Monday, from 7:00pm until 8:00pm.
For more information contact Ruth Kizer 616-866-4256 or Brenda Schroeder 616-866-1205 or 616-450-8944 or email@example.com.
Mary Free Bed Adaptive Sports Program is offering a Ballroom Dance class. This dance class will provide fun and enjoyable exercise routines to calm and relax the symptoms of PD. This class is suitable for all age groups, and for people with neurological and/or physical disabilities. A dance partner is encouraged but not mandatory. NOTE: PROGRAM NOT YET FINALIZED. Contact Jo Garber at 941-587-9420 for the most current and up to date information related to this program.
Mary Free Bed YMCA
5500 Burton St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Main Phone Number 616-285-9077
The classes meet EVERY TUESDAY. Times have not been finalized at this time.
Contact Jo Garber at 941-587-9420 for the most current and up to date information related to this program.
This 45 minute movement class is designed to increase the flexibility, strength, balance, and coordination of persons with Parkinson’s Disease. The class progresses from seated exercises to standing exercises at a bar to movements across the floor, all to live piano accompaniment. Spouses, caretakers, and friends are all encouraged to participate!
Grand Rapids Ballet Meijer-Royce Center for Dance 341 Ellsworth Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
The classes meet EVERY TUESDAY, from 12:00pm until 12:45pm.
Please reach out to Attila Mosolygo at AttilaM@grballet.com. The Grand Rapids Ballet Main Office Phone is: 616-454-4771, x17.
WHEN: September 11th to December 11th, 2017 - Mondays at 2:30pm
WHERE: Carls Center Room 2138
Health Professions Building, Central Michigan University
*PWR!Moves is a Parkinson’s Disease-specific skill training program to maintain or restore skills that deteriorate and interfere with everyday movements. This CLASS is about empowerment – teaching you what you CAN do to use your FULL potential and get the most out of life. PWR!4Life is also about removing barriers to optimal brain health and repair by addressing the motor AND non-motor symptoms that interfere the most with your ability to participate in exercise and LIFE.
Last Tuesday at 4:00 pm St. Joseph Mercy Livingston Meeting Room #1 620 Bryon Rd. (BLUE CANOPY DOOR ENTRANCE) Howell, MI 48843 Contact: Stuart Blatt (810)923-8970 Note: The Howell group also has a weekly exercise group on Thursdays at 1:00 pm.location: First Presbyterian Church, 323 Grand River Ave., Howell.
Traverse City Senior Center 801 E. Front St. Traverse City Mi 49684
Contact: Hettie Molvang, (231) 947-7389
The Parkinson's Network North Support Group also has a Tai Chi class for for Parkinsonians and their care partners: 2nd & 3rd Wednesday, 3:15 - 4:00 pm See also Traverse City Evening Support Group. The group sponsors a Summer Forum the first Thursday of June.
Fridays 10:00-11:00 am starting on October 21, 2016
PWR! is a PD-specific skill training program to maintain or restore skills that deteriorate and interfere with everyday movements.
This CLASS is about empowerment – teaching you what you CAN do to use your FULL potential and get the most out of life.
The Urban Health and Wellness Center is on the first floor of the William S. White building on UM-Flint’s campus. There are specific parking spots for the Urban Health and Wellness center, or metered parking available.