Looking for a Research-Based Exercise Program Specifically for Those With Parkinson’s?

The Capital District YMCA is now offering Parkinson’s Wellness Program (PWP!) Training! The class is neuroplasticity-principled and holds promise to slow disease progression, retire motor function, and increase longevity and quality of life. The class will be led by certified instructors trained in PWP! Fitness, and Gary Z Sobol Parkinson’s Network (GZSPN™) by Gail Borden of Marblehead, MA.

Participants should be able to walk and stand unassisted. Individuals with MS or in Post Stroke Recovery are also encouraged to attend, with participant waiver and medical clearance. Please see the table below for more information on specific class times.

7 Week Sessions are ongoing, check your local branch for more details.
1x weekly: Members $45, Community $56 / 2x weekly: Members $80, Community $91
Caregivers are welcome with paid registration.

Please make sure you have the following forms completed prior to your first class.
PWP Participant Waiver
PWP Medical Screening Form

 

Branch Day Time Instructor
Bethlehem Thursdays 12:00pm Nancy Janosi
Glenville Fridays 10:15am Lisa Temoshok
Greenbush Fridays 10:30am Sondra Tucker
Guilderland Wednesdays 1:45pm Kathy Napoli
Schenectady Wednesdays 6:00pm Myra Woods
Southern Saratoga Thursdays 10:30am Shannon Felix
Troy Mondays 11:30am

Tammy Roberts
and
Michael Malone