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
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!
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.