Month Flat Week Day

Sunday, December 30, 2018

Grand Rapids: Power Up Exercise Class

Sunday, December 30, 2018 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm

Where:

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

When:

The class meets EVERY MONDAY during the school year from 4:30pm until 5:45pm.

Additional Information:

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.

Kent County - Tai Chi (for people with PD) in Grand Rapids

Sunday, December 30, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Where:

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.

Where:

East Leonard Medical Complex
2680 Leonard St NE  Grand Rapids, MI 49525

When:

Classes meet every Monday, from 7:00pm until 8:00pm.

Additional Information:

For more information contact Ruth Kizer 616-866-4256 or Brenda Schroeder 616-866-1205 or 616-450-8944 or bschroeder@chartermi.net.

Monday, December 31, 2018

Muskegon: Parkinson's Pool Class

Monday, December 31, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Muskegon: Parkinson's Pool Class
Exercise based class
Monday and Thursday from 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Generation Care-Muskegon
945 E. Sherman Blvd
Muskegon, MI 49444
$6.00 per class, can purchase a punch card-
for a slightly discounted per class rate
No monthly commitment required
We have the capabilities to run this class at our 
Generation Care Grand Haven location but haven't had enough interest

Jackson: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Monday, December 31, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

YMCA Jackson
127 W Wesley St
Jackson, MI 49201
Mon, Wed & Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Instructor Jennie Lapp (517) 784-9622

Marquette: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Monday, December 31, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Marquette YMCA
1420 Pine St.
Marquette, MI 49855
Held on Mon, Wed & Friday
1:00 pm - 2:00pm
No fee
Details available on site
Contact Christina Bennett (906)227-9622

Beverly Hills: Rock Steady Boxing

Monday, December 31, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

7 week course
Mon, Tues & Thurs (1:00 pm - 2:30 pm)
Friday (11:00 am - 1:00 pm)
$147.50 non-member fee
Instructors: Patrick & Jason
Beverly Hills Club
31555 Southfield Rd
Beverly Hills, MI 48025
beverlyhills@rsbaffiliate.com

Grand Rapids: Adaptive Yoga for People with Parkinson's

Monday, December 31, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Class meets Every Monday from 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Beginning May 6th
People with PD have been shown to respond favorably to the practice of Yoga. This class is suitable for people with PD as well as their caregivers. While yoga cannot reverse PD, it can ease symptoms by improving core strength, flexibility, and balance. Yoga will also decreases stress and bring calm to a busy mind, allowing for deeper relaxation.
Katherine Florentine, ERYT500, has been practicing & teaching yoga for over 20 years. She studies therapeutic applications of Yoga with internationally recognized teachers, and offers classes and workshops nationally and in Australia.
Cascade Yoga Studio
5060 Cascade Rd, SE, Suite G
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Contact Katherine at (616) 464-1610 or email: katherine.florentine@gmail.com
Suggested donation: $5

Luce County - Newberry

Monday, December 31, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Last Monday of the month
Helen Newberry Joy Hospital
502 W. Harrie St - Huron Room
Newberry, MI 49868
Meeting Time - 1 pm - 2 pm

Ann Arbor: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Monday, December 31, 2018 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Health Innovation Coordinator
YMCA Ann Arbor
400 W Washington St
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Mon, Wed & Fri 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Release/Permission from Physician required
Contact Ann Brennan (734) 661-8044
abrennan@AnnArborYMCA.org
Free to members, $30/mo for non-members

Farmington Hills: Movingthru - Dance & Parkinson’s

Monday, December 31, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Christina’s Adult Ballet & More Studio

31531 West 13 Mile Road 

Farmington Hills, MI 48334

Most Mondays- 2:00pm 

$10 per class 

 For more information Call:

Terrye Mock- 248 505-3951 

Dance for Parkinson's Disease Class

Monday, December 31, 2018 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Starting April 9th

Taught by Brandon Koepsell of Take Root

Mondays, 2:45-3:45pm

One Ford Place

1 Ford Place Detroit

Room 5C08

Free parking in 3rd street parking lot contact Shawn Bennis 313-874-4520

or email takerootdance@gmail.com for more info

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Grand Rapids: Power Up Exercise Class

Monday, December 31, 2018 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm

Where:

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

When:

The class meets EVERY MONDAY during the school year from 4:30pm until 5:45pm.

Additional Information:

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.

Battle Creek: Rock Steady Boxing

Monday, December 31, 2018 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Mondays and Thursdays 5:30-6:45
Rock Solid Wellness Studio 
1332 E Columbia Ave. 
Battle Creek, MI 49014
Call 269-420-6582 or www.rocksolidptstudio.com for info/questions
ASK Anne Clark for information on other exercise 
classes available in BC at 269-441-0920

Kent County - Tai Chi (for people with PD) in Grand Rapids

Monday, December 31, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Where:

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.

Where:

East Leonard Medical Complex
2680 Leonard St NE  Grand Rapids, MI 49525

When:

Classes meet every Monday, from 7:00pm until 8:00pm.

Additional Information:

For more information contact Ruth Kizer 616-866-4256 or Brenda Schroeder 616-866-1205 or 616-450-8944 or bschroeder@chartermi.net.

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Grand Rapids: Ballroom Dance Class: Dancing with Parkinson's Disease

Tuesday, January 1, 2019 8:00 am

What:

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.

Where:

Mary Free Bed YMCA

5500 Burton St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Main Phone Number 616-285-9077

When:

The classes meet EVERY TUESDAY. Times have not been finalized at this time.

Additional Information:

Contact Jo Garber at 941-587-9420 for the most current and up to date information related to this program.

Grand Blanc: PWR! PD Exercise Group

Tuesday, January 1, 2019 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Every Tuesday PWR! Class - 10:00 am
Every Thursday PWR! Cycle - 10:00 am
Members free,
Non-members $15 per class 
Genesys Athletic Club
901 Health Park Blvd.
Grand Blanc, MI 48439
Contact: Angee Ludwa @ 248-760-2019
or aludwa@comcast.net

Grand Haven: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Tuesday, January 1, 2019 10:30 am - 11:30 am

YMCA Tri-Cities
1 Y Dr.
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Contact: Erica Phelps
(616) 842-7051 ext. 224 
Permission from physician required
Classes run Tues, Thurs, & Friday
10:30 am - 11:15 am
$10 pass for non-members, free to members

Pontiac: Dance for Parkinson's Disease

Tuesday, January 1, 2019 10:45 am - 11:45 am

Tuesdays 10:45AM – 12:00PM
Free and open to the public
Lead Teacher: Take Root Co-Director/Co-Founder Ali Woerner and/or Take Root Rehearsal Director Vivian Costello
Host organization: Take Root
Styles Taught: ballet, modern, jazz and tap.
Saint Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital
Wellness Center
44405 Woodward Ave
Pontiac MI, 48341

Wyoming: Metro Health exercise class for Parkinson's patients

Tuesday, January 1, 2019 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Where: 

Metro Health Conference Center

2225 Byron Center Avenue, SW, Wyoming, MI 49519

 

When:

Every Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

 

Additional Information:

The class is FREE but you must register by calling 616-252-7199

 

Grand Rapids Ballet School: Dancing with Parkinson's Disease

Tuesday, January 1, 2019 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

What:

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!

Where:

Grand Rapids Ballet
Meijer-Royce Center for Dance
341 Ellsworth Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI  49503

When:

The classes meet EVERY TUESDAY, from 12:00pm until 12:45pm.

Additional Information:

Please reach out to Attila Mosolygo at AttilaM@grballet.com.
The Grand Rapids Ballet Main Office Phone is: 616-454-4771, x17.

Jackson: Summit Branch YMCA

Tuesday, January 1, 2019 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Rock Steady Boxing on Tues, Thurs & Sat
1 pm - 2:30 pm
Mailynn Pratt, Instructor (517) 240-9022
2151 Ferguson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201

Beverly Hills: Rock Steady Boxing

Tuesday, January 1, 2019 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

7 week course
Mon, Tues & Thurs (1:00 pm - 2:30 pm)
Friday (11:00 am - 1:00 pm)
$147.50 non-member fee
Instructors: Patrick & Jason
Beverly Hills Club
31555 Southfield Rd
Beverly Hills, MI 48025
beverlyhills@rsbaffiliate.com

Ingham County - Lansing/East Lansing CarePartner Support Group

Tuesday, January 1, 2019 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

1st Tuesday, 1:00 pm

Congregation Shaarey Zedek (north entrance)
1924 Coolidge Road, East Lansing MI 48823

Contact:  Ray Burch 517-336-4121

Karen Petersmark (caregivers) 517-337-2084

Clarence Suelter

 

Marquette: Movement and Dance for Those with Parkinson's

Tuesday, January 1, 2019 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Tuesdays and Fridays 2:00 – 3:15 PM
Saturdays 1:00- 2:15 PM
Free of charge
Lead Teacher: Marge Sklar
Sponsoring organizations: Dance Zone and Lake Superior Hospice
Dance Zone
1113 Lincoln Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
For more information or to register please contact Marge Sklar at (906) 236-1457 
or via email by marge@dancezonemqt.org

Oakland County - Novi (Fox Run) Support Group

Tuesday, January 1, 2019 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

1st Tuesday, 3:00 pm

Location:  Belmont Club House -  DERBY ROOM (Lower level)

               41100 W. 13 Mile Road, Novi MI 48375

Contact:  Rhonda Kotzen MSPT (248) 668-8655 and Ruthann Lapham (248) 863-3286

 

Troy: PD Fitness for Life

Tuesday, January 1, 2019 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Tues & Thurs 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free 1st session
6 Degree Burn Fitness Studio
1825 Brinston Dr.
Troy, MI 48083
Mike Demeter (248) 270-5676 (PD patient since 2012 – dedicated to improving the quality of life for people dealing with Parkinson’s)

Grand Traverse County - Evening Support Group

Tuesday, January 1, 2019 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

1st Tuesday 6:00 pm
 
Munson Community Health Center, Room G
550 Munson, Traverse City MI 49686
Contact MPF office for more info 248-433-1011

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Muskegon County - Parkinson's Power Support Group

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

1st Wednesday, 10:30 am

Location: Norton Shores Public Library
705 Seminole Road, Norton Shores MI 49441

Contact: Holly Lookabaugh-Deur, PhD, PT (231)737-4374

 

Jackson: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

YMCA Jackson
127 W Wesley St
Jackson, MI 49201
Mon, Wed & Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Instructor Jennie Lapp (517) 784-9622

Rochester: Older Person's Commision (OPC)

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

650 Letica Drive
Rochester, MI 48307
(248) 656-1403
Every Wednesday
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
opcseniorcenter.org
Contact: Alli Woerner: takerootdance@gmail.com

Marquette: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Marquette YMCA
1420 Pine St.
Marquette, MI 49855
Held on Mon, Wed & Friday
1:00 pm - 2:00pm
No fee
Details available on site
Contact Christina Bennett (906)227-9622

Ingham County - Lansing Area Parkinson Dialog Group

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

First Wednesday from 1-3 pm

Join others with PD to share information and participate in discussions informally

Congregation Shaarey Zedek
1924 Coolidge Road, (enter through North Entrance)
East Lansing MI 48823

Contact Ray Buch at (517)336-4121

Grand Rapids: Parkinson's Exercise & Recreation Class (PERC)

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

What:

Helps achieve and maintain the highest level of physical functioning. This class is led by Physical Therapist very familiar with the needs of those with Parkinson's.  The class provides enjoyable exercise tailored to assist people with Parkinson’s improve balance, strength and motor functions. You may participate alone or bring a partner.

Where:

Mercy Saint Mary's Hauenstein

220 Cherry SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

When:

Class is offered EVERY WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY, from 1:15pm until 2:15pm

Additional Information:

Doctor’s approval in writing is required.  Cost is $3.00 per session or 11 classes for $30 prepaid.  A physician's note approving participation in the class is required.  Also, participants need to be safe for dynamic movement and balance activities or they are welcome to have a family member or caregiver guard them.   Music is used to stimulate effort and pacing, but this is not a dance class.   We strive to provide the foundational flexibility, strength, and balance control needed to keep posture erect and walking safe and stable. 

Grand Haven: Dancing for Parkinson's/West Michigan-Lakeshore

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Wednesdays, 1:30 to 2:30 PM
Financial Support Provided, in part, by Parkinson’s Association of West Michigan
Head Teacher: Cathy Gamby
Assistant Head Teacher: MiMi Dunne
Accompanist: Karen Frederiksen
Coordinator and teacher: Janice White
Classes held at 
Spotlight Dance Academy 
1445 Columbus Avenue
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Classes are free, however donations are welcome.
Questions: DancingForParkinsons@gmail.com or 
call Jan at (616) 846-4097 
Vist our Website at: danceforpd.org
Please join us! All PD levels, plus family member or caregiver welcome. Call to confirm class dates.

Ann Arbor: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Health Innovation Coordinator
YMCA Ann Arbor
400 W Washington St
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Mon, Wed & Fri 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Release/Permission from Physician required
Contact Ann Brennan (734) 661-8044
abrennan@AnnArborYMCA.org
Free to members, $30/mo for non-members

St. Clair County - Port Huron Support Group

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 2:00 pm

1st Wednesday   at 2:00 pm

Location:  McLaren Port Huron Hospital - Jefferson Building
              1320 Washington, Port Huron MI 48060

 

Contact:  Kelly DiNardo, RN  (810) 989-3121 x2

Ann Arbor: Parkinson's Movement & Dance Class

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Wednesdays, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Turner Senior Resource Center
Sept 27-Nov 1
Jan 24-Feb 28
Mar 14-April 18
For more info and registration call: 
Rachel Dewees @ 734-998-9350

Royal Oak: PD Exercise Group

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Beaumont Health System
3555 W. 13 Mile Rd
Neuroscience Center
Royal Oak, MI 48073
Weds 3:00 pm
$13.33 per class
Contact Jackie (248) 551-1000

Gladwin County Support Group

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

1st Wednesday, 5:00 pm

MidMichigan Medical Offices

Medical Office Building

609 Quarter St, Gladwin MI 48624

Julie Wright, RN, (989) 246-6291 Facilitator

Oakland County - Rochester Support Group

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

1st Wednesday at 6:00 pm

(Note: this group meets at other times during the month for a Breakfast club, Care Partners' chat, exercise, etc.)

Location: Rochester OPC (Older Persons Commission)

650 Letica Drive, Rochester MI 48307

Contact: Pat Yarnold 248-608-4485 or Nancy Knitter 248-659-8003

Oakland County - West Bloomfield Support Group

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

1st Wednesday, 7:00 pm

Location: Jewish Family Services
6555 West Maple, West Bloomfield, MI 48322

Contact: Linda Klein (248)592-2328 or Elliott Grodsky (248)859-5143 or e.grodsky@comcast.net

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Rochester Hills: PD Adaptive Exercise Group

Thursday, January 3, 2019 9:30 am - 10:30 am

St. Irenaeus Church
771 Old Perch Rd.
Rochester Hills, MI 48309
Thursdays 9:30 am
Instructor Carol Schram (586) 453-2162

*Call to confirm class has not been cancelled due to church event

Grand Blanc: PWR! PD Exercise Group

Thursday, January 3, 2019 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Every Tuesday PWR! Class - 10:00 am
Every Thursday PWR! Cycle - 10:00 am
Members free,
Non-members $15 per class 
Genesys Athletic Club
901 Health Park Blvd.
Grand Blanc, MI 48439
Contact: Angee Ludwa @ 248-760-2019
or aludwa@comcast.net

Grand Haven: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Thursday, January 3, 2019 10:30 am - 11:30 am

YMCA Tri-Cities
1 Y Dr.
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Contact: Erica Phelps
(616) 842-7051 ext. 224 
Permission from physician required
Classes run Tues, Thurs, & Friday
10:30 am - 11:15 am
$10 pass for non-members, free to members

Frankfort: Dancing for Parkinson's

Thursday, January 3, 2019 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Betsie Hosick Fitness Center
102 Airport Road
Frankfort, Michigan 49635
Every Thursday at 11:00 am
$7.50 for non-members. Free for members.
Call Jo-Ann Tarkington @ 231-352-9661

West Bloomfield: Movingthru - Dance & Parkinson’s

Thursday, January 3, 2019 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

West Bloomfield Henry Ford Hospital

Thursdays*  12:30 - 1:30pm at Vita

Instructor:  Terrye Mock 

Call:  248 505-3951

$10 per class (6 classes for $50)

*No class on Thursday Feb. 15

Howell: Adaptive Exercise with Dr. Stuart Blatt

Thursday, January 3, 2019 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Thursdays, 1:00 pm
1st Presbyterian Church
323 Grand River Ave., Howell
Contact Jane Haessley (810)568-5055

Jackson: Summit Branch YMCA

Thursday, January 3, 2019 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Rock Steady Boxing on Tues, Thurs & Sat
1 pm - 2:30 pm
Mailynn Pratt, Instructor (517) 240-9022
2151 Ferguson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201

Beverly Hills: Rock Steady Boxing

Thursday, January 3, 2019 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

7 week course
Mon, Tues & Thurs (1:00 pm - 2:30 pm)
Friday (11:00 am - 1:00 pm)
$147.50 non-member fee
Instructors: Patrick & Jason
Beverly Hills Club
31555 Southfield Rd
Beverly Hills, MI 48025
beverlyhills@rsbaffiliate.com

Lenawee County - Adrian Support Group

Thursday, January 3, 2019 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

1st Thursday at 1:30 pm

Carter Rehabilitation,
1525 W. Maumee, Adrian MI 49221

Facilitator: Diana Oates, PTA (517)-673- 3868

No Meetings July or August

Bloomfield: Movingthru – Parkinson’s & Dance

Thursday, January 3, 2019 1:45 pm - 2:45 pm

Thursdays, 1:45PM – 2:30PM – 1/2 hour social time after class 
in the Bloomfield Township Senior Center Cafe
4/classes Non Res $24
FREE for Township Residents
Preregistration required – no drop-ins
Bloomfield Township Senior Center
4315 Andover Rd.
Bloomfield Township , MI 48302
Visit the website here.
For more information or to register please click here or call 248.723.3500

Macomb County - Warren Support Group

Thursday, January 3, 2019 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

1st Thursday, 2:30 - 4:00 pm

St. John Macomb Hospital, Medical Education Center
11800 E. 12 Mile Road, Warren MI 48093

Contact: Stacey Turner, RPT, and Mrin Dear, OTR (586)573-5123

Note: Exercise classes are held every Thursday at 4:00 pm. Contact Stacey for information at (586)573-5123

Dancing with Parkinson’s

Thursday, January 3, 2019 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Dancing with Parkinson’s
A Fun Way to Improve Movement
for people with Parkinson’s Disease and their Care Partners
When: Thursdays starting January 11 @ 4-5pm
Fridays starting January 12 @ 10-11am
Where: Friendship Village Fitness Center
1400 N. Drake Road, Kalamazoo
Cost: $5.00 per person per class (FV residents FREE)
To enroll, contact Nancy Schullery: (269) 372-7241 or nmsch1020@gmail.com

Troy: PD Fitness for Life

Thursday, January 3, 2019 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Tues & Thurs 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free 1st session
6 Degree Burn Fitness Studio
1825 Brinston Dr.
Troy, MI 48083
Mike Demeter (248) 270-5676 (PD patient since 2012 – dedicated to improving the quality of life for people dealing with Parkinson’s)

Warren: PD Exercise Group

Thursday, January 3, 2019 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

St. John Macomb - Medical Center
12000 E. 12 Mile Road
Warren, MI 48093
Thursday 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Release/Permission from Physician required
(586) 573-5123

Brighton Adaptive Exercise Class

Thursday, January 3, 2019 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Brighton Adaptive Exercise Class
Every Thursday
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
242 Church
Kids Community Room (in the basement)
7526 Grand River Ave
Brighton, MI 48114

Contact: Stuart Blatt, PT, PhD 810-923-8970

Calhoun County - Battle Creek Young Onset Support Group

Thursday, January 3, 2019 4:30 pm

1st Thursday, 4:30 PM

Battle Creek Family YMCA

182 Capital Ave NE

Battle Creek MI 49017

Anne Clark, Facilitator: (269) 441-0920

 






Battle Creek: Rock Steady Boxing

Thursday, January 3, 2019 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Mondays and Thursdays 5:30-6:45
Rock Solid Wellness Studio 
1332 E Columbia Ave. 
Battle Creek, MI 49014
Call 269-420-6582 or www.rocksolidptstudio.com for info/questions
ASK Anne Clark for information on other exercise 
classes available in BC at 269-441-0920

Friday, January 4, 2019

Dancing with Parkinson’s

Friday, January 4, 2019 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Dancing with Parkinson’s
A Fun Way to Improve Movement
for people with Parkinson’s Disease and their Care Partners
When: Thursdays starting January 11 @ 4-5pm
Fridays starting January 12 @ 10-11am
Where: Friendship Village Fitness Center
1400 N. Drake Road, Kalamazoo
Cost: $5.00 per person per class (FV residents FREE)
To enroll, contact Nancy Schullery: (269) 372-7241 or nmsch1020@gmail.com

Grand Haven: GO Group

Friday, January 4, 2019 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Exercise based class with educational, speech,
and cognitive components
Runs on a 6 week basis
every Friday from 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Generations Care-Muskegon
945 E. Sherman Blvd
Muskegon, MI 49444
Ability to run class at Generation Care clinic as well
$48.00 for 6 week class
Need to call for availability and when the next class is starting
(231) 737-4373

Grand Haven: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Friday, January 4, 2019 10:30 am - 11:30 am

YMCA Tri-Cities
1 Y Dr.
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Contact: Erica Phelps
(616) 842-7051 ext. 224 
Permission from physician required
Classes run Tues, Thurs, & Friday
10:30 am - 11:15 am
$10 pass for non-members, free to members

Jackson: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Friday, January 4, 2019 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

YMCA Jackson
127 W Wesley St
Jackson, MI 49201
Mon, Wed & Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Instructor Jennie Lapp (517) 784-9622

Beverly Hills: Rock Steady Boxing

Friday, January 4, 2019 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

7 week course
Mon, Tues & Thurs (1:30 pm - 3:00 pm)
Friday (11:00 am - 1:00 pm)
$147.50 non-member fee
Instructors: Patrick & Jason
Beverly Hills Club
31555 Southfield Rd
Beverly Hills, MI 48025
beverlyhills@rsbaffiliate.com

Marquette: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Friday, January 4, 2019 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Marquette YMCA
1420 Pine St.
Marquette, MI 49855
Held on Mon, Wed & Friday
1:00 pm - 2:00pm
No fee
Details available on site
Contact Christina Bennett (906)227-9622

Grand Rapids: Parkinson's Exercise & Recreation Class (PERC)

Friday, January 4, 2019 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

What:

Helps achieve and maintain the highest level of physical functioning. This class is led by Physical Therapist very familiar with the needs of those with Parkinson's.  The class provides enjoyable exercise tailored to assist people with Parkinson’s improve balance, strength and motor functions. You may participate alone or bring a partner.

Where:

Mercy Saint Mary's Hauenstein

220 Cherry SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

When:

Class is offered EVERY WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY, from 1:15pm until 2:15pm

Additional Information:

Doctor’s approval in writing is required.  Cost is $3.00 per session or 11 classes for $30 prepaid.  A physician's note approving participation in the class is required.  Also, participants need to be safe for dynamic movement and balance activities or they are welcome to have a family member or caregiver guard them.   Music is used to stimulate effort and pacing, but this is not a dance class.   We strive to provide the foundational flexibility, strength, and balance control needed to keep posture erect and walking safe and stable. 

Ann Arbor: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Friday, January 4, 2019 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Health Innovation Coordinator
YMCA Ann Arbor
400 W Washington St
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Mon, Wed & Fri 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Release/Permission from Physician required
Contact Ann Brennan (734) 661-8044
abrennan@AnnArborYMCA.org
Free to members, $30/mo for non-members

Marquette: Movement and Dance for Those with Parkinson's

Friday, January 4, 2019 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Tuesdays and Fridays 2:00 – 3:15 PM
Saturdays 1:00- 2:15 PM
Free of charge
Lead Teacher: Marge Sklar
Sponsoring organizations: Dance Zone and Lake Superior Hospice
Dance Zone
1113 Lincoln Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
For more information or to register please contact Marge Sklar at (906) 236-1457 
or via email by marge@dancezonemqt.org

Saturday, January 5, 2019

Marquette: Movement and Dance for Those with Parkinson's

Saturday, January 5, 2019 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Tuesdays and Fridays 2:00 – 3:15 PM
Saturdays 1:00- 2:15 PM
Free of charge
Lead Teacher: Marge Sklar
Sponsoring organizations: Dance Zone and Lake Superior Hospice
Dance Zone
1113 Lincoln Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
For more information or to register please contact Marge Sklar at (906) 236-1457 
or via email by marge@dancezonemqt.org

Jackson: Summit Branch YMCA

Saturday, January 5, 2019 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Rock Steady Boxing on Tues, Thurs & Sat
1 pm - 2:30 pm
Mailynn Pratt, Instructor (517) 240-9022
2151 Ferguson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201

Grand Rapids: Power Up Exercise Class

Saturday, January 5, 2019 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm

Where:

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

When:

The class meets EVERY MONDAY during the school year from 4:30pm until 5:45pm.

Additional Information:

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.

Kent County - Tai Chi (for people with PD) in Grand Rapids

Saturday, January 5, 2019 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Where:

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.

Where:

East Leonard Medical Complex
2680 Leonard St NE  Grand Rapids, MI 49525

When:

Classes meet every Monday, from 7:00pm until 8:00pm.

Additional Information:

For more information contact Ruth Kizer 616-866-4256 or Brenda Schroeder 616-866-1205 or 616-450-8944 or bschroeder@chartermi.net.

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