Events

Capistrant Fitness II

12/10/2014 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.

Capistrant Fitness Assessment

12/10/2014 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.

Struthers Movement Boosters

12/11/2014 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 III

12/11/2014 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Fitness  III is a seated group designed for participants who may need more significant help with activities of daily living. This class will provide appropriate exercise and group activities to counteract the long term emotional impact of PD.  $5 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.

Struthers Sing and Speech Boosters

12/11/2014 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join the CREATE Singers and enjoy a variety of music (both old and new!) The group is focused on maintaining speech and voice skills. Call Struthers for more information. 952-993-5495 or 1-888-993-5495.

Capistrant Fitness I

12/11/2014 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

12/11/2014 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.

Struthers Tai Chi Chih Beginners

12/12/2014 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

12/12/2014 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.

Struthers Tai Chi Chih Ongoing Practice

12/12/2014 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

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