Free fitness assessments are available Wednesday afternoon and are required prior to participating in the fitness classes. You will meet with a physical therapist for a 30 minute assessment to evaluate your walking, balance, strength and more. To make an appointment call 651-326-2178.
06/20/2013 10:00 am - 11:00 am
This is a comprehensive, active exercise class designed to work on increased strength, flexibility, balance and agility. It emphasizes larger movements. Participants must be able to stand unassisted and have no significant blood pressure changes. Call Struthers for more information. 952-993-5495 or 1-888-993-5495.
06/20/2013 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fitness III is a seated group designed for participants who may need more significant help with activities of daily living. This class will provide appropriate exercise and group activities to counteract the long term emotional impact of PD. $5 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.
06/20/2013 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join the CREATE Singers and enjoy a variety of music (both old and new!) The group is focused on maintaining speech and voice skills. Call Struthers for more information. 952-993-5495 or 1-888-993-5495.
06/21/2013 9:30 am - 10:30 am
This simple, relaxing activity promotes flexibility, deep breathing, balance and stress reduction. Beginners meet from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. and the ongoing practice group meets from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. at Struthers. Participants stand during this activity. Call 952-993-5495 or 1-888-993-5495 for details.
06/21/2013 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Specially designed for people with Parkinson’s or other movement disorders. Come alone or with a caregiver/partner. Enjoy live music and move to feel energized. The class is for all skill levels. The eight-week session is $30, or you may pay $5 each class. There is no charge for a caregiver/partner to participate. Scholarships are available, too. To register, contact Michelle at 651-232-2258.
06/21/2013 10:45 am - 11:45 am
This simple, relaxing activity promotes flexibility, deep breathing, balance and stress reduction. Beginners meet from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. and the ongoing practice group meets from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. at Struthers. Participants stand during this activity. Call 952-993-5495 or 1-888-993-5495 for details
06/24/2013 12:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dr. Ed Crisostomo will present a Parkinson's Patient Program on June 24 at Timberlake Lodge Hotel and Event Center in Grand Rapids, Minn. Dinner and the presentation will begin at 6 p.m.
06/24/2013 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
This licensed adult day program is designed to enhance wellness through exercise, creative arts, spiritual care, music therapy, socialization and other activities. It’s open from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and space is limited. Call for more information. 952-993-5495 or 1-888-993-5495.
06/24/2013 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mats are provided at this weekly Gentle Yoga class for people with Parkinson’s. The gentle poses are modified for the individual, although participants must be able to stand unassisted and have no significant blood pressure fluctuations as they change positions. Participants report that they experience relaxation and improved balance. Call 952-993-5495 or 1-888-993-5495 for more information.
It’s 10 to 11 a.m., Mondays, at Struthers.
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