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Parkinson’s fitness programs need to be tailored to the individual to get results


Begin by consulting with your medical exercise team (your healthcare provider, physical therapist and exercise trainer with medical expertise).
July 14, 2012

Movement is Medicine


Everyday takes courage to fight Parkinson’s. Adding exercise in your daily life puts you back in control, empowering you over this disease by not allowing it to define you. Getting started is the most…
January 02, 2015

Rock Steady Boxing: Fred Hyde


Resilience is one of the words that Fred uses to describe how Rock Steady Boxing training has improved his life with Parkinson’s. He talks about how he recovers more rapidly not only from classes, but…
December 01, 2015

Rock Steady Boxing: Emily


“I LOVE hitting the bag: it's so satisfying! I can channel all my frustration and stress into those punches. When I leave the gym I feel as if I've left all my stress behind.” This is a refrain that i…
January 19, 2016

Boxing is cool


Boxing is cool. Not just because you can hit the heavy bag, but because we're expected to respect and follow the discipline. And wearing wraps on your hands makes me feel totally [hardcore]!
April 29, 2016

Top Ten Tips for Parkinson’s Disease- Tell us yours


April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month. Chances are you know the value of information and support if you are living with Parkinson’s disease.
April 06, 2013

Nature's Moments


We’ve long known that connecting with nature has a powerful influence over us. Studies evaluating the effect of nature on healing show that this effect is real and not just imagined. Using nature vide…
April 04, 2014

Time After Time: Kim Farmer's Story


Kim Farmer didn’t have the time. That’s the only thing he knew for certain when the director of advertising sales for Microsoft’s Bing division fired off an email as the 2015 calendar year wound to a…
July 14, 2016

Dance for PD


Classes are based on the Dance for Parkinson's program developed by the Mark Morris Dance Group and Brooklyn Parkinson Group. They are run by certified instructors and feature live music. Each class u…
March 26, 2020

Pairing Tango & Parkinson's


At first glance, dancing the tango and Parkinson’s seem like an unlikely pair. Gabriela Condrea, founder of TangoStride™, a tango dance program created for those with mobility issues like multiple scl…
April 23, 2018

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