Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery Classes

Parkinson's Wellness Recovery Classes

12/04/2014 - 01/05/2015 All Day

 

PWR! Classes Offered in St. Paul!

PARKINSON’S WELLNESS RECOVERY
We are excited to offer the PWR! exercise program in St. Paul. PWR! (Power) is an evidence based program designed to assist people with mild to moderate Parkinson’s disease to improve their posture, mobility, agility, endurance, strength, and function.  It is appropriate for ANY adult who is able to get on/off the floor without assistance. Individuals will work at their own ability level with adaptation made as needed.  Bring a yoga mat to class.

St. Paul Parks & Recreation is offering PWR! at the Highland Park Community Center (formerly Hillcrest) in 3 separate series of 6 weeks, 2 sessions per week beginning January 6, 2015.

Registration required for the series or drop-in attendance. Limited to 20 participants.

Instructor:  Kris Gjerde, PT, MPH, CEEAA, PWR! Clinician

Questions about this class?

Contact:
Highland Park Community Center (formerly Hillcrest)
1978 Ford Parkway
St. Paul, MN 55116
651-695-3706

The brochure will be online in December when registration begins. Register in person, by phone, or on-line at:   https://apm.activecommunities.com/saintpaul/Home

Session dates:
Activity #: 16368 Day: Tue, Thurs Start Date: Jan 6
Time: 9:15-10:15 AM  Fee: $84/session or $8/drop-in Sessions: 12

Activity #: 16369 Day: Tue, Thurs Start Date: Feb 17
Time: 9:15-10:15 AM Fee: $84/session or $8/drop-in Sessions: 12

Activity #: 16370 Day: Tue, Thurs Start Date: April 14
Time: 9:15-10:15 AM  Fee: $84/session or $8/drop-in Sessions: 12

Capistrant Fitness 1 for Parkinson’s and Memory Loss

Time and days: 10 to 11 am, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

Location: Capistrant Center at Bethesda Hospital B-Level Physical Therapy Gym

Cost: $5 per session. Scholarships available

Fitness 1 for Parkinson’s and Memory Loss provides unique exercise opportunities that stress important components: cardiovascular, stretching, strengthening and balance.

Be ready to be exercise, challenge your strength, balance, flexibility and have fun!

Dress in comfortable clothes and tennis shoes.

New participants call to schedule a FREE fitness assessment. Meet with a physical therapist for a 30-minute assessment, where the therapist will evaluate your walking, balance, strength and more. This assessment will help the therapist make recommendations for the program that will best meet your needs. Please call 651-326-2150 to schedule a fitness assessment.

Capistrant Fitness 2 for Parkinson’s and Memory Loss

Time and days: 11:30 am to 12:30 pm, Monday through Friday

Location: Capistrant Center at Bethesda Hospital B-Level Physical Therapy Gym

Cost: $5 per session. Scholarships available

Fitness 2 for Parkinson’s and Memory Loss provides unique exercise opportunities that stress important components: cardiovascular, stretching, strengthening and balance.

Be ready to be exercise, challenge your strength, balance, flexibility and have fun!

Dress in comfortable clothes and tennis shoes.

New participants call to schedule a FREE fitness assessment. Meet with a physical therapist for a 30-minute assessment, where the therapist will evaluate your walking, balance, strength and more. This assessment will help the therapist make recommendations for the program that will best meet your needs. Please call 651-326-2150 to schedule a fitness assessment

Capistrant Fitness 3 for Parkinson’s and Memory Loss

Time and days: 12:30 to 1:15 pm, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays

Location: Capistrant Center at Bethesda Hospital B-Level Physical Therapy Gym

Cost: $5 per session. Scholarships available

Fitness 3 for Parkinson’s and Memory Loss provides unique exercise opportunities that stress important components: cardiovascular, stretching, strengthening and balance.

Be ready to be move, stretch and have fun!

Dress in comfortable clothes and tennis shoes.

New participants call to schedule a FREE fitness assessment. Meet with a physical therapist for a 30-minute assessment, where the therapist will evaluate your walking, balance, strength and more. This assessment will help the therapist make recommendations for the program that will best meet your needs. Please call 651-326-2150 to schedule a fitness assessment.

Capistrant Fitness Assessment

Capistrant Fitness Assessment

12/17/2014 1:00 pm

Free fitness assessments are available Wednesday afternoon and are required prior to participating in the fitness classes. You will meet with a physical therapist for a 30 minute assessment to evaluate your walking, balance, strength and more. To make an appointment call 651-326-2178.

Dancing with Parkinson’s

Dancing with Parkinson's

12/18/2014 10:00 am - 11:00 am

When: Thursday mornings 10:00 -11:00

Where: JCC of St. Paul
1375 Saint Paul Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55116

Cost: 1 drop in class = $5. No charge for caregiver/care partner. Scholarships available.

Registration: Registration is required. To register contact Erin at 651-232-2166. Please bring photo ID for each person to be shown at front desk.

Dancing with Parkinson’s is a fun program that optimizes the health and well being of persons living with Parkinson’s disease through the joy of dance. This class is open to persons with Parkinson’s disease or a movement disorder.

Come alone or with a caregiver/partner (no charge for caregiver/partner)!

Enjoy live music and move to feel energized.

Interactive experience for all levels of dance.

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

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Struthers Movement Boosters

Struthers Movement Boosters

12/18/2014 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This is a comprehensive, active exercise class designed to work on increased strength, flexibility, balance and agility. It emphasizes larger movements. Participants must be able to stand unassisted and have no significant blood pressure changes. Call Struthers for more information. 952-993-5495 or 1-888-993-5495.

 

Capistrant Fitness 1 for Parkinson’s and Memory Loss

Time and days: 10 to 11 am, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

Location: Capistrant Center at Bethesda Hospital B-Level Physical Therapy Gym

Cost: $5 per session. Scholarships available

Fitness 1 for Parkinson’s and Memory Loss provides unique exercise opportunities that stress important components: cardiovascular, stretching, strengthening and balance.

Be ready to be exercise, challenge your strength, balance, flexibility and have fun!

Dress in comfortable clothes and tennis shoes.

New participants call to schedule a FREE fitness assessment. Meet with a physical therapist for a 30-minute assessment, where the therapist will evaluate your walking, balance, strength and more. This assessment will help the therapist make recommendations for the program that will best meet your needs. Please call 651-326-2150 to schedule a fitness assessment.

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