Exercise and movement classes for people with Parkinson’s and a support group for their care partners are available at the Leventhal-Sidman Center (333 Nahanton Street) in Newton.
JCC Greater Boston and the Movement Disorder Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center are partnering to provide these programs to the community. The programs are offered to help improve the lives of people suffering from Parkinson’s, a chronic and progressive movement disorder.
The classes are Cycle (Mondays, 11-11:45am), NIA - Neuromuscular Integrated Action (Tuesdays, 2-3pm), Seated Strength (Thursdays, 2-3pm) and Total Body Conditioning (Fridays, 10:30-11:30am). Classes begin during week of September 24. Cost to register is $150-$180, depending on length of the class.
A 12-week support group for those caring for someone with Parkinson’s will meet on Tuesdays from 2-3pm beginning September 25. Support group participants must be the caregiver for someone participating in one of the JCC’s Parkinson’s Wellness Program exercise classes. Cost is $60. Registration required. To learn more about the classes and support group, visit bostonjcc.org. To register, contact 617-667-1276.
Sunday, September 23
Friday, September 21