MOVE IT OR LOSE IT
A movement and mobility program sponsored by the Horseshoe Foundation for anyone with Parkinson’s disease or essential tremor. Improves posture, balance, and gait — elements of yoga, dance, and Pilates.
– In Floyd County:
When: Mondays and Thursdays, 9:30am
Where: Motion Studio, 3211 Grantline Rd., New Albany, IN 47150
SPACE IS LIMITED. Cost $7 per class. Completed Waiver is required.
When: Wednesdays, 10:00am & Thursdays, 10:30am
Where: Home of the Innocents, 1100 E Market Street, Louisville, 40206.
Professional trained dancer will teach about balance, sequencing, rhythm and aesthetic awareness useful to PD constituents. This will include movements from modern dance, ballet, tap, folk and social dancing to engage participants’ minds and bodies all this in an enjoyable environment for artistic exploration.
When: Tuesdays and Fridays at 1:30pm
Where (Tuesday): Thomas Jefferson Unitarian Church, 4936 Brownsboro Road, Louisville, KY 40222
Where (Friday): Family Health Center-East Broadaway, 834 E Broadway, Louisville, KY 40204
Instructor: Elena Diehl
A yoga-inspired class for creating better balance and mobility through breathing, posture alignment, strength, and flexibility.
When: Tuesdays, 4:45pm
Where: Parkinson Support Center of Kentuckiana, 315 Townepark Circle, Suite 100, Middletown, KY 40234
Instructor: Natalie Knudtson
FIGHT BACK WITH FITNESS!
A high-intensity exercise class for active, mobile people with PD who want to stay active and independent for years to come. This class is currently looking for new members, but SPACE IS LIMITED.
When: Mondays, 6:30pm & Thursdays, 6:00pm, at the Parkinson Support Center / Tuesdays, 12:00pm at By Any Means Gym
Where: Monday & Thursdays – Parkinson Support Center. Tuesdays – By Any Means Gym, 1860 Mellwood Ave, Suite 277, Louisville KY 40206.
Thursday – 11:00am Treyton Oak Towers, 211 W Oak Street, Louisville KY 40203
A popular ballroom dance class especially designed for people with Parkinson’s. Conducted by Dr. Nancy Urbscheit, Bellarmine University faculty member, and her enthusiastic physical therapy students.
When: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 11:00am
Where: Nolen C. Allen Hall: Room 110, Bellarmine University, 2120 Newburg Rd, Louisville, KY 40205
EVEN Bigger @ SIRH
The classes are registered for in 12-week sessions – registration remains open to start the 12-week session at any time. $50 for 12 weeks.
When: Thursdays at 12:00-12:45pm
Where: Southern Indiana Rehab Hospital, 3104 Blackiston Blvd., New Albany, IN 47150
Call to register: 812-941-6153.
ROCK STEADY BOXING
Non-contact boxing inspired classes can reverse, reduce and even delay the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease! Maximize your mental, emotional, and physical potential.
When: Monday and Wednesday
Classes at 9:30 and 11:00am
Where: St John Paul II Church, 3042 Hikes Lane, Louisville KY 40220
Tuesday Classes at 4:00 pm
Where: Treyton Oak Towers, 211 W Oak Street, Louisville KY 40220
Instructor: Eric Richardson