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Dance for Parkinson's @ Boise: Fall 2017

Monday November 20, 2017
Ballet Idaho | 501 S 8th street
NWPF Presents: Dance for Parkinson's 
Fall Session Boise 
Mondays  
August 28, 2017 - December 11, 2017
No classes on Labor Day (9/4/17)
No classes on Columbus Day (10/9/17)
No classes the Monday after Thanksgiving  (11/27/17)
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Pedaling for Parkinson’s by YMCA

Monday November 20, 2017
Central YMCA | 930 N. Monroe | Spokane, WA

Meets Monday/Wednesday/Friday from 1:15 to 2:15 at the Central YMCA. Free to participants and their support person.

Interested? Contact knebel@ymcaspokane.org or 509.777.9622 x 112

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Tai Chi for Parkinson's by Act 2 of Spokane Community College

Wednesday November 22, 2017
NWPF Inland Empire | 1420 E Sprague | Spokane, WA

Meets Wednesdays at the new center starting SEPTEMBER 20th. The Act 2 program at the Spokane Community College presents Tai Chi for PD. Tai Chi for PD focuses on improving balance and motor control for people with Parkinson's.

Wednesdays 11 – 11:45 a.m.

Instructor: Kaiya Teffrey

Cost: $13 for ten weeks

Pre-registration required. Please call Act 2 Spokane Community College at 509.279.6030

Please provide a valid form Id

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Music Therapy - Body, Mind and Spirit

Wednesday November 22, 2017
NWPF Inland Empire NEW | 1420 E Sprague | Spokane, WA

Music has many healing properties and in this Music Therapy experience Carla Carnegie, Certified Music Therapist, leads the group in music exercises that involves voice, movement, percussion instruments and much more.

Questions? Call NWPF Inland Empire at 509.443.3361 or email halle@nwpf.org

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Loud Crowd – Speech Therapy

Thursday November 23, 2017
NWPF Inland Empire NEW | 1420 E Sprague | Spokane, WA

Group speech therapy for those who have completed SpeakOut.

Call Doreen at 509.828.1323 for questions or info on SpeakOut

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Dance for Parkinson's @ Spokane: Fall 2017

Saturday November 25, 2017
Gonzaga University - Theatre and Dance Building | 1108 N Pearl Street | Spokane, WA

Saturdays, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Register: Call 509.443.3361
Fall Session: September 2 - December 16, 2017

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Tremolo Singers Holiday Session VIII

Tuesday November 28, 2017
Music Works | 1331 118th Avenue SE, Suite #400 | Bellevue WA 98005

One of the best ways to get into the holiday spirit is to sing. Up to 90% of People with Parkinson’s will experience changes in the voice. A great way to improve articulation and intonation is through singing – plus it is fun! Come join the Tremolo Singers for their Holiday Season Session and meet new friends. Join for one session, or all four. For more information, contact Judi Spencer at judi4tulips@gmail.com.

 

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Parkinson's Disease: Beyond Motor Symptoms LIVE Webcast

Saturday December 02, 2017

It may be surprising to learn that 50% of people living with Parkinson’s disease will experience hallucinations or delusions over the course of their disease.

Salima Brillman, MD, a Bay Area Movement Disorder Specialist, will share information related to this topic, as well as a new treatment option for people experiencing these symptoms in a live webcast.

Anyone can join via a computer, tablet or smartphone from the comfort of their own home. 

 

Detailed instructions on how to access the live webcast are below:

*If joining via a computer (Not tablet or smartphone), access the webcast via: https://goo.gl/TSnYtS. The meeting password is: ACADIA.

Please try to enter the meeting at least 10 minutes prior to scheduled start to make sure you’re able to launch the program on your computer. Once you click on the link, please enter the required registration information. If the meeting has already started once you registered, you will be able to join after submitting your registration info. If you register early, you will promptly receive a confirmation email that has the actual link to join the meeting. If you don’t see this in your inbox, please check your spam folder.

If this is the first time using the WebEx platform on your computer, you’ll be asked to download an extension to your browser. Please allow this to install and the meeting platform will launch.

 

*If joining via a tablet or smartphone (not a computer), please download and open the free “Cisco WebEx Meeting” App. Click on “Join Meeting” and use the meeting number: 853 242 587. The meeting password is: ACADIA.

 

Audio Connection:

VoIP (Computer Speakers and Microphone): After connecting to WebEx, please select “Call In Using Computer”

Phone Connection: After connecting to WebEx, please select “I Will Call In” and your dial-in will be provided with an access code. That number is also provided below.

Dial: 1-877-668-4493

Access Code: 853 242 587

 

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Dance for Parkinson's @ Eagle: Fall 2017

Monday December 04, 2017
Eagle Performing Arts Center | 1125 E State Street
NWPF Presents: Dance for Parkinson's 
Fall Session Eagle 
Mondays  
August 28, 2017 - December 11, 2017
Time: 10:45-11:45
No classes on Labor Day (9/4/17)
No classes on Columbus Day (10/9/17)
No classes the Monday after Thanksgiving  (11/27/17)
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NWPF's Live Streamed Yoga

Wednesday December 06, 2017
Online

Practice yoga designed for people with Parkinson's. Classes are led by Renee Le Verrier, RYT, a stroke survivor, certified yoga instructor, author and person living with Parkinson's.

Register now!

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Tremolo Singers Holiday Session VIII
Tuesday Nov 28, 2017
Music Works | 1331 118th Avenue SE, Suite #400 | Bellevue WA 98005

One of the best ways to get into the holiday spirit is to sing. Up to 90% of People with Parkinson’s will experience changes in the voice. A great way to improve articulation and intonation is through singing – plus it is fun! Come join the Tremolo Singers for their Holiday Season Session and meet new friends. Join for one session, or all four. For more information, contact Judi Spencer at judi4tulips@gmail.com.

 

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