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Parkinson's Disease Support Groups and Resources

Community Group

Power over Parkinson’s Community Group

This group meets every third Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the Women’s Hospital Education Center. This group provides information about how Parkinson’s disease affects you as an individual, how to proactively take control of Parkinson’s disease, and steps to manage your Parkinson’s disease, education, and information about exercise for lifelong activity.

Exercise Opportunities

PWR! Moves PD Exercise Class

PWR Parkinsons Disease ClassThis is a therapist-led exercise class for people with Parkinson’s disease in the Greensboro community. It consists of a one-hour exercise class each week. Classes are offered in eight-week sessions, and the cost per session is $80. Class size is limited to a maximum of 20 participants. Participant criteria includes: Participant must be able to get up and down from the floor with minimal to no assistance, have had 0-1 falls in the past 6 months, and have completed physical or occupational therapy at Cone Health Neurorehabilitation Center within the past year. To find out more about session dates, questions, or to register, please contact Amy Marriott, Physical Therapist, or Denise Robertson, Physical Therapist Assistant, at Cone Health Neurorehabilitation Center at 336-271-2054.

PWR! Circuit Class

This is a therapist-led exercise class with intervals of circuit activities incorporating PWR! Moves into functional activities. It consists of one 45-minute exercise class per week. Classes are offered in eight-week sessions, and the cost per session is $120. Class size is limited to a maximum of eight participants to allow for hands-on instruction. Participant criteria: class is ideal for people with Parkinson’s disease who have completed PWR! Moves Exercise Class or who are currently independently exercising and want to be challenged, must be able to walk independently with 0-1 falls in the past 6 months, able to get up and down from the floor independently, able to sit to stand independently, and able to jog 20 feet. To find out more about session dates, questions, or to register, please contact Amy Marriott, Physical Therapist, or Denise Robertson, Physical Therapist Assistant, at Cone Health Neurorehabilitation Center at 336-271-2054.

Parkinson’s Cycle Class at Spears Family YMCA

This is an ongoing class on Monday and Thursday mornings at 10:45 a.m. A healthcare provider referral is required to enroll. This class is FREE to participants, and you do not have to be a member of the YMCA to enroll. Contact Beth at 336-387-9631 or beth.mckinney@ymcagreensboro.org.

Parkinson’s Cycle Class at Ragsdale Family YMCA

Ongoing Class Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings at 9:00 a.m. A healthcare provider referral is required to enroll. This class is FREE to participants, and you do not have to be a member of the YMCA to enroll. Contact Marlee at 336-882-7935 or marlee.rindal@ymcagreensboro.org.

Rock Steady Boxing Greensboro

Rock Steady Boxing enables people with Parkinson’s disease to fight their disease by providing non-contact, boxing-style fitness programs that improve their quality of life and sense of efficacy and self-worth. Classes are offered Mondays at 5:15 p.m. and Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12 p.m. at Julie Luther’s Pure Energy Fitness Center. For more information, contact 336-282-4200 or visit www.julieluther.com or www.Greensboro.RSBaffiliate.com.

Rock Steady Boxing Archdale

This class is offered Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. For more information, contact 336-880-8335 or 336-848-5212 or email archdale@rsbaffiliate.com or visit www.archdalefitness.com or http://archdale.rsbaffiliate.com/.

Rock Steady Boxing Burlington

Classes are offered at two locations:

  1. Kai Jax Gym in Gibsonville (for more information, contact Thad Stovall at 336.5161488 or email Burlington@rsbaffiliate.com
  2. Sullivan Park at Twin Lakes Community (class is open to the public -- for more information, contact Michael Cain at 336-585-2349 or email Burlington@rsbaffiliate.com).

A.C.T Foremost in Fitness

Offers certified personal training to customize a program to meet your exercise needs to address Parkinson’s disease. For more information, contact 336-617-5304 or visit www.ACT.Fitness.

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