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PD Exercise

Exercise is an important part of healthy living for everyone. For people with Parkinson’s disease (PD), exercise is more than healthy — it is a vital component to maintaining balance, mobility and activities of daily living. Exercise and physical activity can improve many PD symptoms. These benefits are supported by research.  - Parkinson.org

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Albany County

Boxing for PD

Friday 10:30 AM

Schott's Boxing

21 Vatrano Road, Albany, NY 12205
518-641-9064

Friday’s 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Participants are asked to pay $5 for each class.
First time attendees will be asked to buy hand wraps for $10.00 and come 15-20 minutes early to get some initial instructions.

What is Parkinson's boxing? https://www.cdparkinsons.org/post/what-is-a-parkinson-s-boxing-class

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2/4/23, 11:13 AM

Albany County

Dance for PD

Tuesday 1:30 PM

Dance Beyond Parkinson's

Classes on Tuesday at 1:30
with Rachelle Smith-Stallman at Rudy A. Ciccotti Recreation Center
30 Aviation Road, Colonie
518-867-8920.
$5.00 per class - first class free
In this class people with movement disorders and their care partners are empowered to explore movement and music in ways that are refreshing, enjoyable, stimulating and creative.

Partner not required. Walkers and wheelchairs welcome. 
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Rachelle also leads a ZOOM Dance Beyond Parkinson's class on Thursdays at 1:30.

email Rachelle at rss@nycap.rr.com for the ZOOM link.

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2/4/23, 11:13 AM

Albany County

Indoor cycling for PD

Wednesday 9:30 AM Friday 10:30 AM

Pedaling for Parkinson's - Guilderland YMCA

Wednesday’s 9:30 – 10:30
Friday’s 10:30 – 11:30 AM

Guilderland YMCA
250 Winding Brook Dr.
Guilderland, NY 12084
518-456-3634
Contact: Jill Cullen

What is pedaling for Parkinson's? -> https://www.pedalingforparkinsons.org/about
Read more and schedule -> https://cdymca.org/locations/guilderland-ymca/schedules/

verified 9/5/22

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2/4/23, 11:13 AM

Albany County

Neuromoter Wellness

Thursday 1:30 PM

Neuromoter Wellness - Bethlehem YMCA

Bethlehem YMCA
What is neuromoter wellness?
https://cdymca.org/programs/chronic-diseases/neuromotor-wellness-program/

Must be a member.
Thursday 1:30 PM

Read more and schedule https://cdymca.org/locations/bethlehem-ymca/schedules/

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2/4/23, 11:14 AM

Albany County

Neuromotor Wellness

Monday 12:00 PM

Neuromotor Wellness - Guilderland YMCA

Guilderland YMCA
What is neuromoter wellness?
https://cdymca.org/programs/chronic-diseases/neuromotor-wellness-program/

Must be a member.
Monday 12:00 PM

250 Winding Brook Drive, Guilderland, NY 12084
Contact Jill Cullen – 518-456-3634 ext 1140 or
jcullen@cdymca.org for more information

Read more and schedule https://cdymca.org/locations/guilderland-ymca/schedules/

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2/4/23, 11:13 AM

Albany County

Yoga for PD

Thursday11:30 AM

Yoga Class- Honest Weight Coop

Deb Foss, who led the class at Honest Weight Food Co-op started a Zoom class for yoga. Mostly it's chair yoga. for information call Instructor Deb Foss 51-944-9858 - debfoss319@gmail.com
to register. There is no charge for this class. She plans to hold class every Thursday at 11:30.

100 Watervliet Avenue, Albany, NY,
Thursday’s 11:45 AM,
Free for Parkinson’s Patients and their family/caregivers,

What is a Parkinson's yoga class --> https://www.cdparkinsons.org/post/what-is-a-parkinson-s-yoga-class

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On-line

Dance for PD

Thursday 1:30 PM

Dance Beyond Parkinson's

Rachelle Smith-Stallman is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: Dance Beyond Parkinson's with Rachelle
Time: 01:30 PM Eastern Time
Every Thursday

email Rachelle at rss@nycap.rr.com for zoom link

Rachelle makes this class fun!

There is also an in-person class on Tuesdays at the Ciccotti Center

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2/4/23, 11:13 AM

On-line

Dance for PD

Dance for PD

Dance for PD®, administered by the renowned Mark Morris Dance Group, offers specialized dance classes to people with Parkinson’s, their families, friends and care partners. Dance for PD has been offering two free weekly online classes in conjunction with APDA – Dance for PD® PRO,and PD Movement Lab with Pamela Quinn.

See more https://danceforparkinsons.org/resources/dance-at-home

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On-line

Many types

How to live well with PD … Even when you are locked down - Davis Phinney Foundation

If you’re looking for ways to exercise, connect, and play online, here are just a few of the options out there.

https://davisphinneyfoundation.org/live-well-parkinsons-online/

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On-line

Range of workouts for PD

Davis Phinney exercise essentials

Developed by the Davis Phinney Foundation, the Parkinson’s Exercise Essentials
video provides a range of workouts designed specifically for people with Parkinson’s and is easily modified for any fitness level. Follow these activities at home, in a fitness center, or out in the community.
See more at https://davisphinneyfoundation.org/parkinsons-exercise-essentials-video/

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2/4/23, 11:13 AM

On-line

Strengthing for PD

Sunday Tuesday Thursday 1:45 PM

Strengthening class on Zoom

strengthening class on Zoom Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday
from 1:45 to 2:15 PM.
Zoom ID 7737587777, Password 1111. For more information call Karen 518-466-4912 or
e-mail katickmanalpern@gmail.com

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2/4/23, 11:13 AM

On-line

Tai Chi for Arthritis and balance

Tai Chi for Arthritis and balance

This course is offered by SUNY Stony Brook and is free and open to anyone.
Below is more info from Stony Book and the link to sign up.
The workshops are offered 2 days/week for 8 weeks - 16 classes.

The schedule and registration links are available on : https://trauma.stonybrookmedicine.edu/falls_programs

All workshops are held in Eastern Time
Kristi L. Ladowski, MPH
Injury Prevention & Outreach Coordinator
Stony Brook Trauma Center
Stony Brook University Hospital
Hospital 9N-083 -Office
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Stony Brook, NY 11794-8191
Phone 631-444-8385
Kristi.Ladowski@stonybrookmedicine.edu

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On-line

Various

Mission PD

https://mission-pd.org/#

PARKINSON’S SPECIFIC FITNESS CLASSES
BRAINS AND BALANCE
CARDIO CLASS
DANCE FOR PARKINSON’S
PARKINSON’S WELLNESS RECOVERY- PWR MOVES
PARTE
POWER BARRE
ROCK STEADY BOXING
TAI CHI CHIH
YOGA MEDITATION AND MINDFULNESS
LIFE COACHING
PRIVATE EXERCISE TRAINING
DUO OR TRIO PRIVATE IN PERSON TRAINING

ASSESSMENTS ARE MANDATORY PRIOR TO JOINING THE PROGRAM & FOR MEMBERS COMING TO THE IN-PERSON GYM

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On-line

Various

PrimePD - A personalized virtual fitness program tailored for PD

A personalized virtual fitness program tailored for PD.

8 workout types, including Rock Steady Boxing, LSVT, HIIT, Yoga, and Meditation.

A curriculum of live & on-demand classes designed to slow progression.

Read more -> https://www.primepd.com/

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2/4/23, 11:13 AM

Rensselaer County

Indoor Cycling

Tuesday 3:00 PM

Pedaling for Parkinson’s - East Greenbush YMCA

Tuesday’s 3:00pm – 4:00pm

What is pedaling for Parkinson's? -> https://www.pedalingforparkinsons.org/about
Read more and schedule -> https://cdymca.org/locations/greenbush-ymca/schedules/

Greenbush YMCA
20 Community Way
East Greenbush, NY 12061
518-477-2570
Contact: Angelina Faragon
verified 9/8/22

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Saratoga County

Increase muscular strength

Wednesday Friday AM

SilverSneakers Classic

YMCA Malta Branch
10 Medical Park Drive
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
518-583-9623

Wednesday 11:30, Friday 10:15
Have fun and move to music through a variety of exercises to increase muscular strength, range of motion, and activity for daily living skills. Weights, bands, and a ball are offered for resistance; a chair is used for seated and/or standing support.

Read more and Schedule -> https://srymca.org/main/schedules/

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Saratoga County

Brain Training

Tuesday 3:00 PM

Brain Training

Brain Training – 3 PM – 4 PM, Tuesday, no char:e – Contact Marie Thorne 518-810-8483 for additional information.
Classes will be held at the Saratoga YMCA, 290 West Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

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2/4/23, 11:13 AM

Saratoga County

Cycle for PD

Monday Thursday 11:00 AM

Pedaling for Parkinson’s - Clifton Park YMCA

Monday’s 11:00am – 12:00pm
Thursday’s 11:00am – 12:00pm

This class is specifically designed for people with Parkinson's. Led by an instructor, participants cycle on an indoor stationary bike for 1 hour: 10-minute warm up at 60 RPM, 40 minutes at 80-90 RPM and a 10 minute cool down

Southern Saratoga Branch
1 Wall Street
Clifton Park, NY 12065
518-371-2139
Contact: Thor Lampman

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2/4/23, 11:13 AM

Saratoga County

Neuromotor Wellness

Wednesday 11:00 AM

Neuromotor Wellness

Southern Saratoga Clifton Park YMCA
Must be a member no charge -
Wednesdays 11 AM to 12:15 PM

1 Wall Street, Clifton Park, NY 12065 –
Contact Thor Lampman Phone 518-371-2139 or tlampman@cdymca.org
Please contact the YMCA to get the necessary forms to complete before you can start the classes.

Read more and schedule -> https://srymca.org/main/schedules/

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2/4/23, 11:13 AM

Saratoga County

PWR!Moves

Tuesday Thursday AM

PWR!Moves

Saratoga YMCA
PWR!Moves.
Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Saratoga Branch 10:15-11:15 am.

What is PWR!Moves? Parkinson's Wellness Recovery - Read more --> https://www.pwr4life.org/moves/

** These classes are FREE for Y Members and only $5.00 per class for Non Y Members.

To Register for this exciting program which will complement your Pedaling for Parkinson’s classes, go to: Classes for fall begin September 13th to October 27th.

https://operations.daxko.com/Online/2093/ProgramsV2/Search.mvc?keywords=pwr

290 West Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866,
518- 583-9622
Contact Sue Lipscomb sue.lipscomb@srymca.org for more information.

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Saratoga County

Strength

AOA - Active Older Adults - Strength and Balance - Saratoga Regional YMCA

Active Older Adults
Low Impact Cardio & Strength: This 45 minute low impact class focuses on increasing muscular strength, endurance, and cardio-respiratory health. A chair and resistance band will be provided. Please remember to bring plenty of water and a towel. RESERVATION REQUIRED.

Chair Yoga: This gentle form of yoga is practiced sitting on a chair or using a chair for support during standing poses. Chair yoga is especially suitable for older adults, people with balance or coordination issues, and those with disabilities. Chair yoga helps increase flexibility, lung capacity, circulation and strength, improves balance, and relieves stress. Chair is provided. Please remember to bring plenty of water and a towel. RESERVATION REQUIRED.

Zumba Gold: A lower impact version of your favorite Zumba dance moves, designed for beginners and/or active older adults who want to work up a sweat while dancing to their favorite Latin Beats. Bring water and a towel. RESERVATION REQUIRED.
Read more and schedule -> https://srymca.org/main/schedules/

More at https://srymca.org/aoa

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2/4/23, 11:13 AM

Saratoga County

Strength

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday AM

Low Impact Cardio and Strength - Saratoga Regional YMCA

This 45-minute low impact class focuses on increasing muscular strength, endurance, and cardio-respiratory health.  We will utilize hand weights, balls and a chair- all provided.

Read more and schedule -> https://srymca.org/main/schedules/

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2/4/23, 11:13 AM

Saratoga County

Tai Chi

Wednesday Friday AM

Tai Chi - Saratoga Regional YMCA

Tai Chi is often described as meditation in motion because it promotes serenity through gentle movements, connecting the mind and the body. This graceful form of exercise can help reduce stress and increase balance with regular practice.  The instructor will explain the health benefits of Tai Chi and how it may help while acknowledging a member’s self reported physical strength and limitations. In Beginner Tai Chi you will learn the basic skills needed and simplified forms such as the Yang 10, 16 and 24.

Read more and schedule -> https://srymca.org/main/schedules/

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2/4/23, 11:13 AM

Saratoga County

Yoga

Tuesday Thursday AM

Chair Yoga - Saratoga Regional YMCA

This gentle form of yoga is practiced sitting on a chair or using a chair for support during standing poses.  Chair yoga is especially suitable for older adults, people with balance or coordination issues, and those with disabilities.  Chair yoga helps increase flexibility, lung capacity, circulation and strength, improves balance, and relieves stress.  Chair is provided.

Read more and schedule -> https://srymca.org/main/schedules/

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2/4/23, 11:13 AM

Saratoga County

Yoga

Tuesday Thursday PM

SilverSneakers Yoga - Saratoga Regional YMCA

Move your body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of postures to increase flexibility, balance, and range of movement. You will not have to get down on the floor in class.

Read more and schedule -> https://srymca.org/main/schedules/

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2/4/23, 11:13 AM

Schenectady County

Boxing

Sunday10:00 AM

Rock Steady Boxing - Ring of Hope Boxing Club

Rock Steady Boxing classes - Schenectady.
Sunday’s from 10:00 – 11:30.
Classes are being offered for free (costs are being unwritten by a Ring Of Hope benefactor. Please call or e-mail to schedule an evaluation/orientation.
Phone: 518-347-7184
Email: ringofhope@rsbaffiliate.com
Our website is: http://ringofhope.rsbaffiliate.com/
Ring of Hope Boxing Club, 118 Erie Blvd, Schenectady, NY 12305


What is Parkinson's boxing? https://www.cdparkinsons.org/post/what-is-a-parkinson-s-boxing-class

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2/4/23, 11:13 AM

Ulster County

Wellness

Thursday 2:30 PM

Ready, Steady, Go

Ready, Steady, Go at MHA in Ulster,
300 Aaron Court, Kingston, NY.
Thursdays 2:30-3:30 PM
Contact is Teresa Joseph, 845-339-9090 x 2206

https://www.mhainulster.com/event/ready-steady-go/

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