Month Flat Week Day

Sunday, March 17, 2019

Grand Rapids: Power Up Exercise Class

Sunday, March 17, 2019 8:30 pm - 9:45 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, March 17, 2019 11:00 pm - Monday, March 18, 2019 12:00 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.

Monday, March 18, 2019

Bay County - Bay City

Monday, March 18, 2019 8:30 am

Bay County – Bay City
3rd Friday, 12:00 pm
Paramount Rehab Center
2535 22nd St
Bay City, MI 48708-7612
Megan Monroe, OTRL
mmonroe@prsmichigan.com
Bob Richard, PhD (989) 391-9892
rrichard@oldtymeradio.net

Beverly Hills: Rock Steady Boxing

Monday, March 18, 2019 5:00 pm - 6:30 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

Alpena County Support Group

Monday, March 18, 2019 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
When: Every 3rd Monday
Time: 1:00 PM
Loction:
First United Methodist Church
167 S. Ripley Blvd.Alpena, MI 49707
Judy Poli  (989)370-6854

 

Grand Rapids: Adaptive Yoga for People with Parkinson's

Monday, March 18, 2019 5:00 pm - 6:00 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

Grand Rapids: Power Up Exercise Class

Monday, March 18, 2019 8:30 pm - 9:45 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, March 18, 2019 9:30 pm - 10:30 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, March 18, 2019 11:00 pm - Tuesday, March 19, 2019 12:00 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.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Calhoun County - Battle Creek Support Group

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

3rd Tuesday, 10:00 am

Battle Creek Family YMCA
182 Capital Avenue NE
Battle Creek, MI  49017


Contact:  Anne Clark  (269) 441-0920

Grand Blanc: PWR! PD Exercise Group

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 2:00 pm - 3:00 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

Wyoming: Metro Health exercise class for Parkinson's patients

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 3:00 pm - 4:00 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, March 19, 2019 4:00 pm - 4:45 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.

Beverly Hills: Rock Steady Boxing

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 5:00 pm - 6:30 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

Wayne County - Detroit Support Group

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

3rd Tuesday, 1:00 pm

Hannon House
4750 Woodward, Detroit MI 48201

Contact:

Gwen Willis 248-722-4085

Janet Whitaker 313-633-1212

Maria Dickerson 313-635-2878

 

Cheboygan County Support Group

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

3rd Tuesday at 1pm

*No meeting in June

Location:  McLaren Northern Michigan - Cheboygan Campus
                   3rd floor conference room
                   740 S. Main Street, Cheboygan MI 49721

Contact:  Chelsea LaLonde 231-627-7118 x 2164



Jackson: Summit Branch YMCA

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 5:00 pm - 6:00 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

Bay County - Area of Bay County

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

3rd Tuesday, 2:00 pm

Joani Szczepanski (989) 893-1503

Area Agency on Aging Region 7

1615 S. Euclid, Bay City, MI 48706

No Meetings June & July 

Starting September 2019, meeting on 3rd Monday every month

Huron County - Thumb Area (Bad Axe) Support Group

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 8:00 pm

Time:

Every 3rd Tuesday @ 12:30 pm

 

Meets:

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites

55 Rapson Lane West

Bad Axe, MI 48413

 

Contact:

Annette Johnson @ 989-864-3779

Susan Arthur @ 800-843-6394 ext.1765

Human Development Commission @ 800-843-6394

Kent County - Grand Rapids Support Group

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 10:30 pm - Wednesday, March 20, 2019 12:00 am

Where:
Spectrum Health Integrated Care Campus
Lower Level Conference Room
2750 East Beltline Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525


When:
This Support Group meets EVERY THIRD TUESDAY of EACH month, from 6:30pm until 8:00pm.


Additional Information:
Contact Nurse Navigator, Jody Van Halsema, 616.447.3471 (Jody.vanhalsema@spectrumhealth.org)

 

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Rochester: Older Person's Commision (OPC)

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 4:30 pm - 5:30 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

Mason County - Scottville Support Group

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 5:00 pm

3rd Wednesday, 1:00 pm


Senior Center
140 S. Main St. Scottville, MI 49454


Facilitator: Jerry Chancellor, (231)462-3533

Chippewa County - Sault St. Marie

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 5:00 pm

Chippewa County – Sault St. Marie
3rd Wednesay, 1:00 pm
Rene Shimmon (313)357-3407
Bayliss Library
541 Library Dr.
Sault Sainte Marie, MI 49783

Saginaw County - Frankenmuth Support Group

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

3rd Wednesday, 1:00 pm

Independence Village Harmony Hall
255 Mayer Road, Frankenmuth MI 48734

Contact Marilyn Bernthal (989)652-2515

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

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 5:15 pm - 6:15 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. 

Antrim County - Bellaire Support Group

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

3rd Wednesday, 2-4 pm

Location:  Bellaire Family Health Center,
4955 S. M-88, Bellaire MI 49615

Contact:  Linda Cran, (231)633-1237

 

 

 

Royal Oak: PD Exercise Group

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 7:00 pm - 8:00 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

Livingston County - Brighton (Caregivers) Support Group

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Every 3rd Wednesday
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
242 Church
Room # 4
7526 Grand River Ave
Brighton, MI 48114

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

Monroe County Support Group

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 10:30 pm

3rd Wednesday, 6:30 pm  

Monroe Charter Twp. Bldg Nature Ctr

4925 E. Dunbar Rd

Monroe, MI 48161


Contact:  Jennifer Traver (734)497-5683

Oakland County - Moving Up Together (for those 50 and under)

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 11:00 pm - Thursday, March 21, 2019 1:00 am

MovingUP Together, a Michigan Parkinson Foundation Community for those diagnosed with PD and families who are 50 years of age or younger Third Wednesday, 7:00 pm

Salem United Church of Christ 33424 Oakland Street, Farmington MI 48335

Contact: Tim Andersson, Facilitator 248-962-3783 or Movinguptogether@gmail.com 

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Oakland County - Moving Up Together (for those 50 and under)

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 11:00 pm - Thursday, March 21, 2019 1:00 am

MovingUP Together, a Michigan Parkinson Foundation Community for those diagnosed with PD and families who are 50 years of age or younger Third Wednesday, 7:00 pm

Salem United Church of Christ 33424 Oakland Street, Farmington MI 48335

Contact: Tim Andersson, Facilitator 248-962-3783 or Movinguptogether@gmail.com 

Rochester Hills: PD Adaptive Exercise Group

Thursday, March 21, 2019 1:30 pm - 2:30 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

Iosco County - East Tawas Support Group

Thursday, March 21, 2019 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

3rd Thursday at 10:00am

Tawas Area Presbyterian Church
2095 US-23
East Tawas, MI 48730

Rachel Haviland: 989-984-5292

*Meets April thru October

 

Grand Blanc: PWR! PD Exercise Group

Thursday, March 21, 2019 2:00 pm - 3:00 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

Manistee County - Support Group

Thursday, March 21, 2019 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

3rd Thursday, 11:00 am

West Shore Hospital Education Center, Room 1
1456 E. Parkdale, Manistee, MI 49660

Jeannie Lewis, (231)510-4986

Beverly Hills: Rock Steady Boxing

Thursday, March 21, 2019 5:00 pm - 6:30 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

Kent County - Grand Rapids Provision

Thursday, March 21, 2019 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Kent County - Grand Rapids Provision
3rd Thursday, 1:00 pm
Erin Wallace (616) 307-0534
ewallace@provisionliving.com
Provision Living
820 Forest Hill Ave SE Ste A
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Bay County Support Group

Thursday, March 21, 2019 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

3rd Thursday, 1:00 pm

St. John The Evangelist Church

614 Pine Street

Essexville, MI 48732

Contact:  Bob Richard  (989)391-9892

Howell: Adaptive Exercise with Dr. Stuart Blatt

Thursday, March 21, 2019 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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

Jackson: Summit Branch YMCA

Thursday, March 21, 2019 5:00 pm - 6:00 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

Ionia County Support Group

Thursday, March 21, 2019 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

3rd Thursday at 1:30 pm

Location: Ionia County Commission on Aging
115 Hudson Street, Ionia MI 48846

Call Retta McCaul (616)693-2121

Bloomfield: Movingthru – Parkinson’s & Dance

Thursday, March 21, 2019 5:45 pm - 6:45 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

Leelanau County - Suttons Bay Support Group

Thursday, March 21, 2019 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

3rd Thursday, 2 pm

Leelanau Government Services Building
8527 E. Government Center Drive, Suttons Bay MI 49692

Contact: April Missias, Director: (231)256-8125




Benzie County - Frankfort Support Group

Thursday, March 21, 2019 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

3rd Thursday, 2:00 pm

Trinity Lutheran Church
955 James Street, Frankfort MI 49635


Contact:  Fred Hough (231)882-4865


No meetings January - April

Newaygo County Support Group

Thursday, March 21, 2019 7:30 pm

3rd Thursday at 3:30 p.m.

Location: Tamarac Center for Well Being

1401 W. Main St., Fremont, MI 49412

Contact: Michelle Klochack, RN - Michelle.klochack@spectrumhealth.org

Brighton Adaptive Exercise Class

Thursday, March 21, 2019 8:00 pm - 9:00 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, March 21, 2019 8:00 pm - 9:00 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, March 21, 2019 9:30 pm - 10:30 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, March 22, 2019

Grand Haven: GO Group

Friday, March 22, 2019 2:30 pm - 3:30 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, March 22, 2019 3:00 pm - 5:00 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

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

Friday, March 22, 2019 5:15 pm - 6:15 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. 

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Marquette: Movement and Dance for Those with Parkinson's

Saturday, March 23, 2019 5:00 pm - 6:00 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, March 23, 2019 5:00 pm - 6:00 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, March 23, 2019 8:30 pm - 9:45 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, March 23, 2019 11:00 pm - Sunday, March 24, 2019 12:00 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.

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