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: email@example.com Suggested donation: $5
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ingham County - Lansing Caregivers’ Dialog Groups 2nd Thursday, 6:00 pm Bill Fullmer (517)230-2629 Congregation Shaarey Zedek, 1924 Coolidge Rd. E. Lansing MI 48823 (Caregivers and PwP meet separately.)
Taught by Physical therapy students (DPT) and supervised by Jamie Haines, PT, DScPT, NC Assistant Professor, Central Michigan University and Amy Yorke, PT, PhD, NCS Associate Professor, Physical Therapy Department, University of Michigan-Flint