Paula Herber, firstname.lastname@example.org
PUPS (People Understanding Parkinson’s)
Giant Food Store Community Center
315 S York Rd
Willow Grove, PA 19090
Contact: Diane Burleigh
Everyone impacted by Parkinson’s, including family and friends, are welcome… no dance experience is necessary! Participants have the opportunity to experience a variety of dance themes, including folk dance, ballet, jazz, tap, and musical theater numbers, all with an emphasis on using the power of music to move. Bring a partner!
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Cost & Registration:
This exercise program addresses the unique fitness needs of patients with diseases such as Parkinson’s, which are not traditionally met by typical exercise programs. Twelve-week session, once a week (ongoing throughout the year).
Tuesdays and Thursdays
5 pm – 6 pm
The Stay Fit Program is for those individuals who desire to exercise and keep active, but cannot go to a regular gym or Y.M.C.A. because of slowness, stiffness, balance or safety issues. Participants exercise in a group under the direction of physical therapist students, directly supervised by 2 physical therapists with experience in the treatment of individuals with neurologic disease. Most levels of disability of persons with either Parkinson disease or multiple sclerosis can be accommodated.
Tuesdays & Thursdays
September to December and February to May
Other class times may be added during the year.
1:30 pm – 2:30pm and 3 pm – 4:00 pm
Cost & Registration: $5 per class
Janet Readinger, RPT, DPT
Join Yoga instructor Steven Brice from Yoga4Philly, every Wednesday at 10:00 am as he takes students through movement and meditation to help manage Parkinson’s.
This class is entirely FREE due to the generosity of The Parkinson’s Council and Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church.
This exercise program addresses the unique fitness needs of patients with diseases such as Parkinson’s, which are not traditionally met by typical exercise programs. Twelve week session, once a week (ongoing throughout the year).
4 pm – 5 pm
Location: Cooper University Health Care, Neurology
Date: 2nd Friday of the month
Time: 1pm to 2pm
Contact: Corlynn Hullfish at 856.968.8581
Join friends and family in the PD community, even if you have never danced before.
Your first class is free so join us for a fun, fulfilling experience.
Everyone with PD, family and friends are welcome… no dance experience is necessary! Participants have the opportunity to experience a variety of dance themes including folk dance, ballet, jazz, tap, and musical theater numbers, all with an emphasis on using the power of music to move. Bring a partner for free.
2 pm – 3:15 pm
Research has shown that regular exercise can slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease, as well as improve your overall level of fitness and sense of well-being.
Join Jefferson Health’s weekly exercise group at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital on Wednesdays, 1pm to 2pm at the Edison Building, 130 South 9th Street, Room 1301.
Ongoing groups will continue Fridays, 1pm to 2pm at Jefferson Methodist Hospital, 2301 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, 19148, First Floor Rehab Gym.
Group members participate in seated aerobic exercises as well as balance and strengthening activities in a supportive setting, led by a physical therapist. (Click here for a flyer!).
Sessions run for 8 weeks (rolling start date) and cost $40. Call 215.952.9179 to register today!