Month Flat Week Day

Sunday, January 6, 2019

Grand Rapids: Power Up Exercise Class

Sunday, January 6, 2019 9:30 pm - 10:45 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.

Monday, January 7, 2019

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

Monday, January 7, 2019 12:00 am - 1:00 am

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.

Grand Rapids: Adaptive Yoga for People with Parkinson's

Monday, January 7, 2019 6:00 pm - 7:00 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

Beverly Hills: Rock Steady Boxing

Monday, January 7, 2019 6:00 pm - 7:30 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: Power Up Exercise Class

Monday, January 7, 2019 9:30 pm - 10:45 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, January 7, 2019 10:30 pm - 11:30 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

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

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

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 12:00 am - 1:00 am

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.

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

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 1:00 pm

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.

Calhoun County - Battle Creek Care Partners Support Group

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

2nd Tuesday, 10:00 am

Battle Creek Family YMCA

182 Capital Ave NE

Battle Creek MI 49017

Contact:  Anne Clark (269) 441-0920

Grand Blanc: PWR! PD Exercise Group

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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

Muskegon County Care Partners

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

2nd Tuesday at 12:00 pm

Senior Resources of West Michigan
Tanglewood Park
560 Seminole Rd. 
Muskegon, MI 49444

Contact: Pat Green 231-740-1967, Beth Donovan 231-744-4730 and Eileen O'Brien 231-955-0198

Wyoming: Metro Health exercise class for Parkinson's patients

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 4:00 pm - 5:00 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 8, 2019 5:00 pm - 5:45 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.

Cass County - Cassopolis Support Group

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

2nd Tuesday, 1:00 pm
Cass County Council on Aging
60525 Decatur Rd
Cassopolis, MI 49031
Facilitator: Asali Kelly 269-445-8110 x 248

 

Beverly Hills: Rock Steady Boxing

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 6:00 pm - 7:30 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

Jackson: Summit Branch YMCA

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 6:00 pm - 7:00 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

Kalamazoo County Support Group

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 9:00 pm

2nd Tuesday, 4:00 pm

Kalamazoo Support Group

Friendship Village of Kalamazoo

1400 Drake Rd. Kalamazoo, MI 49009

Contact: Jennifer Holleman at 269-341-8142 Facilitator: Karen Freshwater, PA



Jackson County Support Group

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 11:15 pm - Wednesday, January 9, 2019 12:15 am

2nd Tuesday, 6:15 pm

disAbility Connection
409 Linden Av. (between Prospect & 4th Street)
Jackson MI 49203

Contact: Carole Briggs, RN (517)783-6527

No meetings in July, August or December

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Jackson County Support Group

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 11:15 pm - Wednesday, January 9, 2019 12:15 am

2nd Tuesday, 6:15 pm

disAbility Connection
409 Linden Av. (between Prospect & 4th Street)
Jackson MI 49203

Contact: Carole Briggs, RN (517)783-6527

No meetings in July, August or December

Gogebic County - Ironwood Support Group

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

2nd Wednesday, 10:00 am CST

Aspirus Grand View Hospital,
N10561 Grandview Lane, Conference Room B
Ironwood, MI 49938

Facilitator: Alicia Cook, SW (906)932-7627

Rochester: Older Person's Commision (OPC)

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 5:30 pm - 6:30 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

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

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 6:15 pm - 7:15 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. 

Shiawassee County - Owosso Support Group

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 8:00 pm

2nd Wednesday, 3:00 pm 

Location:

Shiawassee Council on Aging 

300 N. Washingon St. Owosso, MI 48867 

Karen Prussner, RN, Facilitator (989) 723-6901

Royal Oak: PD Exercise Group

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 8:00 pm - 9:00 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

Barry County - Hastings Support Group

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm

2nd Wednesday, 5pm

Barry County Commission on Aging

320 West Woodlawn Ave., Hastings MI 49058

Facilitators: Karen Mae Wesolek, DPT and Genon Birch, PTA

Contact: Tammy Pennington, Director, BCOA (269)948-4856

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Rochester Hills: PD Adaptive Exercise Group

Thursday, January 10, 2019 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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

Benzie County - Bravery Brigade Support Group

Thursday, January 10, 2019 2:30 pm

Benzie County – Bravery Brigade

2nd Thursdays, 9:30 am

102 Airport Road

Frankfort, MI 49635

Benzie.parkinsons@gmail.com

Linda Gottschalk (919)360-1593

Deb Cenname (231) 622-5140

Grand Blanc: PWR! PD Exercise Group

Thursday, January 10, 2019 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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

Dickinson County Support Group

Thursday, January 10, 2019 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

2nd Thursday, 11:00 a.m.

Dickinson County UP Rehab Services
395 Hamilton, Kingsford MI 49802

Pauline Hill, (906)774-0332

No meeting in July 







Ogemaw County - West Branch Support Group

Thursday, January 10, 2019 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

2nd Thursday, 12:30 pm

Ogemaw Commission on Aging Sr. Center
Meeting Room 1528 S. M-33,
West Branch, MI 48661

Contact: Carol Gillman (989) 345-3010

No meetings January - February



Beverly Hills: Rock Steady Boxing

Thursday, January 10, 2019 6:00 pm - 7:30 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

Howell: Adaptive Exercise with Dr. Stuart Blatt

Thursday, January 10, 2019 6:00 pm - 7:00 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 10, 2019 6:00 pm - 7:00 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

Bloomfield: Movingthru – Parkinson’s & Dance

Thursday, January 10, 2019 6:45 pm - 7:45 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

Genesee County - Flint Area Support Group

Thursday, January 10, 2019 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

2nd Thursday, 2:00 pm


Genesys Home Health & Hospice

5445 Ali Drive,  Grand Blanc, MI
 
Facilitators: David Mack (810)610-5055

Saginaw County - Support Group

Thursday, January 10, 2019 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Time: 2nd Thursday of the month at 2:00 pm

Location:
Wescourt Retirement Residence
4141 McCarty Road
Saginaw, MI 48603

Contact:
Virginia Buggia
(989) 793-7319

Wayne County - Grosse Pointe Parkinson's Action Group

Thursday, January 10, 2019 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Parkinson’s Action Group
Christ Church
61 Grosse Pointe Blvd
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236
Leader: Deb Miller 313-882-9600
Meets every 2nd Thursday of the month
Time:  2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Berrien County Support Group

Thursday, January 10, 2019 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

2nd Thursday, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Located at:
CARING CIRCLE
4025 Health Park Ln.
St Joseph, MI 49085
Corner of Hollywood and Glenlord
For more info contact: Barbara Ford (269) 429-3675 or email: bcpdsupport@aol.com 

 

 

 

Hillsdale County Support Group

Thursday, January 10, 2019 8:00 pm

2nd Thursday of the month

TIme: 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Hillsdale County Senior Center, lower level
320 W. Bacon, Hillsdale MI 49424

Contact: Maggi Monroe, RN mmonroe@hillsdaleseniors.org

 

Brighton Adaptive Exercise Class

Thursday, January 10, 2019 9:00 pm - 10:00 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

Warren: PD Exercise Group

Thursday, January 10, 2019 9:00 pm - 10:00 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

Battle Creek: Rock Steady Boxing

Thursday, January 10, 2019 10:30 pm - 11:30 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

Genesee County - Flint Area Support Group (Evening)

Thursday, January 10, 2019 11:00 pm

2nd Thursdays at 6:00 pm

Beech Hill Center

Family Medicine Building, Conference Room A

3239 Beecher Rd. 

Flint, MI 48532

 

Facilitator: Kristin Daniels (810) 342-5352 and Kelli Baker (810) 342-5352

Friday, January 11, 2019

Wayne County - Livonia Support Group

Friday, January 11, 2019 12:00 am - 2:00 am

2nd Thursday, 7:00 pm

Livonia Senior Citizen Center
15218 Farmington Road, Livonia MI 48154

Contact:  Michigan Parkinson Foundation (248)433-1011 or email: Livoniaparkinsons@gmail.com  for  Julia Wall - Facilitator

https://www.facebook.com/#!/HFParkinsons/?fref=ts

No meetings in Jan, July, and August

 

Grand Haven: GO Group

Friday, January 11, 2019 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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

Beverly Hills: Rock Steady Boxing

Friday, January 11, 2019 4:00 pm - 6:00 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

Macomb County - Support Group

Friday, January 11, 2019 5:00 pm

First Meeting is March 10th, 2017

2nd Friday, 5:00pm - 6:30pm

 Facilitator:

Donna Zimny, RN 248-964-8786

Location: 

Beaumont Macomb Center

15979 Hall Rd. 

Macomb, MI 48044

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

Friday, January 11, 2019 6:15 pm - 7:15 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. 

Kalamazoo County - Care Partners Support Group

Friday, January 11, 2019 6:30 pm

Friday after 2nd Tuesday at 1:30 pm

Location:  Center Meadows Apartments
1504 Centre Ave., Portage Mi 49002

Contact:  Nancy Schullery nmsch1020@gmail.com   or Norma Betten at ronormal301@gmail.com

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Marquette: Movement and Dance for Those with Parkinson's

Saturday, January 12, 2019 6:00 pm - 7:00 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 12, 2019 6:00 pm - 7:00 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 12, 2019 9:30 pm - 10:45 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.

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