Exercise and Parkinson's

Research shows that exercise helps slow the progression of Parkinson’s Disease
and improve the patient’s quality of life.

Exercise that raises the heart rate has been shown to have the most benefit for these patients!

 

How can acac help those with Parkinson’s?

Group Exercise at acac Downtown

(Schedule as of 7/27/17) (Aq = Aquatics)
We have a wide variety of classes that are suitable for people with Parkinson’s! All of our Group Exercise classes are FREE with a membership!

Monday
10:20 -11:05am – Aqua Strength (Aq)
11:10am-12:00pm – Aqua Yoga (Aq)

Tuesday
8:40-9:40am – Nia
9:00-10:00am – Tai Chi
10:10-10:50am – Stretch
11:10am-12:00pm – Arthritis Plus (Aq)

Wednesday
9:00-10:00am – Chair Yoga
9:30-10:00am – Punch It Out ($, pre-registration required)
10:20-11:05am –
Aqua Strength (Aq)
11:10am-12:00pm – Aqua Yoga (Aq)
5:45-6:45pm – Nia

Thursday
8:40-9:40am – Nia
9:00-10:00am – Tai Chi
10:10-10:50am – Stretch

Friday
9:00-10:00am – Nia
10:20-11:05am – Aqua Strength
11:10-11:55am – Arthritis Plus
12:15-1:15pm – Chair Yoga
5:45-7:00pm – Nia

Saturday
9:00-10:10am –
Nia

Small Group Training

Punch It Out

Join acac Downtown Personal Trainer Rebecca Lehnert for her Punch It Out Parkinson’s Small Group Training Classes! These 30-40 minute sessions incorporate boxing, agility, balance, strength and power training in a fun, supportive environment. Non-contact boxing has shown to be a great exercise for Parkinson’s. Not only does it raise your heart rate, it helps coordination, balance and is tons of fun! For more information, email Rebecca at rebeccal@acac.com