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Parkinson's Exercise Program

Parkinson's Exercise Program (PEP)

Check out our full class selection below!

EXERCISE AS MEDICINE

The Y is partnering with Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery (PWR!) to create a comprehensive, neuroplasticity-principled program that integrates the latest exercise and wellness research. PEP provides a supportive exercise environment to optimize brain recovery and repair. We utilize exercise as medicine to increase quality of life so that you can get better and stay better.


Cost

Members $5
Non-members $7.50
(Paid monthly)

Parkinson's Exercise Program Class Information

Tri-Lakes YMCA

Days Mondays & Wednesdays
Time 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Room Group Ex Room

Downtown YMCA

Days Mondays & Wednesdays
Time 1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Room Mini-Purpose Room

Garden Ranch YMCA

Days Mondays & Wednesdays
Time 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Room Blue Spruce Room

Days Fridays
Time 1:10 p.m. - 2:10 p.m.
Room Blue Spruce Room

Pedaling for Parkinson's

Bicycling has tremendous benefits for people that suffer from Parkinson's. Vigorous cycling can reduce symptoms for hours and days afterwards.

Tri-Lakes YMCA

Days Tuesdays & Thursdays
Time 11:30 a.m. - 12:3- p.m.
Room Spin Room 

Boxing with Parkinson's

Boxing with Parkinson's is a non-contact boxing based on curriculum serving individuals with Parkinson's disease and other neurological conditions. Through rigorous exercise, emphasizing gross motor movements, balance, core strength, and rhythm, this class provides hope, enabling people with Parkinson's disease to fight back and favorably impact their range of motion, gait, flexibility, posture activities of daily living and overall quality of life.

 

Briargate YMCA

Days Tuesdays & Thursdays
Time 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Room Group Ex Room

 

For more information about the Parkinson's Exercise Program, call 719.329.7233 or email [email protected].

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