Events - 31 May 13

Struthers Tai Chi Chih Beginners

05/31/2013 9:30 am - 10:30 am
This simple, relaxing activity promotes flexibility, deep breathing, balance and stress reduction. Beginners meet from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. and the ongoing practice group meets from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. at Struthers. Participants stand during this activity. Call 952-993-5495 or 1-888-993-5495 for details.

Capistrant Parkinson’s Dance Class

05/31/2013 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Specially designed for people with Parkinson’s or other movement disorders.  Come alone or with a caregiver/partner. Enjoy live music and move to feel energized. The class is for all skill levels. The eight-week session is $30, or you may pay $5 each class. There is no charge for a caregiver/partner to participate. Scholarships are available, too. To register, contact Michelle at 651-232-2258.

Dancing with Parkinson's

05/31/2013 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Dancing with Parkinson's continues into springtime! As the snow melts and the birds  return, come celebrate spring with movement. No experience necessary for this dance class. You just need an interest in having fun. Sit or stand, come alone or with a partner/caregiver and enjoy the live music and social interaction. Classes are held at the Maplewood Community Center, 2100 White Bear Avenue North, in Maplewood. loin us on the following Friday mornings from 10 to 11 am: April 5, 12 and 19; May 3,10 and 31; and June 7 and 14. Drop-'1n dass is $5 and your care partner/ caregiver dances at no charge. To register for this very popular dass, call Michelle at  65 1-232-2258.

Struthers Tai Chi Chih Ongoing Practice

05/31/2013 10:45 am - 11:45 am
This simple, relaxing activity promotes flexibility, deep breathing, balance and stress reduction. Beginners meet from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. and the ongoing practice group meets from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. at Struthers. Participants stand during this activity. Call 952-993-5495 or 1-888-993-5495 for details

Capistrant Fitness I

05/31/2013 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Fitness 1 is designed for participants who can self-direct their exercise program, walk independently with/out assistive device, and need hands-on assistance less than 50 percent of the time. $5 cost per session. This unique exercise program stresses components of strengthening, stretching and aerobics.  Fitness classes are supervised by a recreation therapist who will provide guidance to complete exercises, provide assistance as appropriate and monitor response to exercise. The recreational therapists are trained professionals with experience working with people with Parkinson’s disease. Fitness I, II and III are designed to provide fitness opportunities for participants across the continuum of their disease. A free Fitness Assessment is required prior to joining Fitness I, II or III classes.  

Capistrant Fitness II

05/31/2013 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Fitness  II is designed for participants who need minimal hands-on assistance with walking and transferring and moderate direction for exercise participation. Cost $7 per session. This unique exercise program stresses components of strengthening, stretching and aerobics.  Fitness classes are supervised by a recreation therapist who will provide guidance to complete exercises, provide assistance as appropriate and monitor response to exercise. The recreational therapists are trained professionals with experience working with people with Parkinson’s disease. Fitness I, II and III are designed to provide fitness opportunities for participants across the continuum of their disease. A free Fitness Assessment is required prior to joining Fitness I, II or III classes.

Parkinson’s Dance Studio

05/31/2013 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Parkinson’s Dance Studio class is based on the Dance for PD model of the Mark Morris Dance Group and Brooklyn Parkinson Group. The class draws on modern dance, jazz, ballet, tap and folk dance. It is a fun way for people to get together, move (seated, standing, or both) and enjoy music. No experience necessary. More information is available on their website or by contacting Jessica Roeder at 218-727-8286. There is parking under the building and in the lot.