NWPF

Parkinson's LIVE!


NW Parkinson's is proud to offer online classes and presentations free of cost thanks to our generous community donors like you. "Parkinson's LIVE!" rotates a different series every six weeks!

Registration is required. All online classes and presentations are recorded and archived for later viewing. 

Upcoming Online Classes

 

In order to view archived or previously recorded broadcasts:

  • Scroll to the class you would like to watch and click "Register Now!".
  • You will then be redirected to that class's web page: scroll down to view and select the date and video of your choice.
  • A registration form will appear. After signing up, you can watch the class!

 

Friday HOPE Educational Webinars
"Parkinson's & How to Optimize Symptom Management with Dr. Pinky Agarwal"

View the Free Online Presentation Here!

 

"The DBS Journey": Bionic Brain Club with Jamie Mark, ARNP & Dr. Jonathan Carlson, MD, PhD

View the Free Online Presentation Here!

 

"COVID-19 & the NW Parkinson's Community" with Dr. Jason Aldred, MDS

View the Free Online Presentation Here!

 

"Integrative Approach to Parkinson's: Redefining Nutrition to Manage Your Symptoms"

View the Free Online Presentation Here!

 

Art for Parkinson's

“The Art of Sheltering at Home”

Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Provides wide-ranging online art classes for NW Parkinson's members, for all levels!

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yoga for Parkinson's

Wednesdays, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Pacific

The aim of each class is to build strength, flexibility and balance, reduce muscle rigidity and the grip Parkinson's has on body as well as spirit. The instructor modifies traditional poses, adapts flows and restructures the standard yoga class format to target physical needs, and bring balance to life with Parkinson's. 

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Spring Tune-up

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Spring is in the Air

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Spring Back: The poses for this session open the chest and strengthen muscles that aid in posture

View Class 4 in Series I

Twists

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Mindful compassion Hour

Wednesdays, 10:30 am to 11:30 am Pacific

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Learn the practices of mindfulness and compassion with Bartja Wachtel, MSW, LICSW, Mindful Self-Compassion Trained Teacher. Mindfulness and compassion practices are based in psychological and neuroscience research that support us in being with and responding to difficult moments in our lives with kindness, care and understanding. 

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Compassionate Relationship with Suffering 

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Would you like to view past Mindful Compassion Hour Classes?

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feldenkrais method

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Pacific

The aim of each class is to build strength, flexibility and balance, reduce muscle rigidity and the grip Parkinson's has on body as well as spirit. The instructor modifies traditional poses, adapts flows and restructures the standard yoga class format to target physical needs, and bring balance to life with Parkinson's.

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Movement Turning

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Sit to Stand

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Standing

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Standing

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Pelvis to Unlock

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Walking on Chair

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Feet 1

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Pelvis over Feet

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Feet 2

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Circling Crossed Legs

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Tai Chi

Mondays, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Tai Chi for Parkinson's is brought to you by Northwest Parkinson's Foundation, led by instructor, Jane Arsham. Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese martial art practiced today as a healing, life-giving set of movements that improve:

  • Balance & Flexibility
  • Stress management
  • Sleep
  • Overall quality of life

Register Here!

View Class 1 in Series I

 

NW Happy Hour

Mondays, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm 

FREE via Zoom (online)

  • Come join NW Parkinson's Staff during this NW Happy Hour, where we can virtually be together and just be.
  • Northwest Parkinson's created NW Happy Hour for folks to meet people in their own community, to be available for any questions to the NW Parkinson's Staff, and help reduce any social isolation.

Stay tuned to emails from NW Parkinson's for the Zoom link! Don't receive our emails? Sign up here!

 

 

PD education Hour

Varies monthly

This program that takes place at the Spokane Resource Center in Spokane, Washington and is also live streamed for everyone to access online. The monthly program features regional agencies discussing topics relevant to all people with Parkinson's and their carepartners. 

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Ask the Expert

The program is an open-ended Q&A series for people with Parkinson's to ask their questions of medical and healthcare professionals. 

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LUNCHTIME LABORATORY

All presentations in this series aim to help the entire Parkinson's community. 

Watch all past recordings by typing vimeo.com/nwpf into your browser.