Capistrant Fitness I

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Date(s) - 11/01/2013
11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Capistrant Center at Bethesda Hospital


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.