Classes & Locations

“NO ONE KNOWS WHAT HE CAN DO UNTIL HE TRIES.”
– Publilius Syrus (Roman poet, 1st century BC)

There is no formal “sign-up” for classes. We ask that you show up a few minutes early to the class where you are interested in participating to enable us to get contact information from you. If you’re new to our class concepts, we encourage you to try as many as you can to judge what will work best for you!

MONDAYS
Sunnyside Bowladrome
176 Water Street
Danvers, MA 01923
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Bowling with Parkinson’s Fitness
Grab a lane with us on Mondays at Sunnyside Bowladrome! Bowling is a great way to stay active and keep your mind sharp – all while having fun with friends.

Danvers Community YMCA
34 Pickering Street
Danvers, MA 01923
1:00 – 2:00 PM – Balance in Motion – Dianna Daly, instructor
A series of seated and standing movement exercises, sometimes using props such as balls, towels and balance pads to promote strength, flexibility and balance. Participants are given tools through rhythm, dance and movement sequences that help improve agility and mobility issues associated with Parkinson’s. Movement games, vocal and facial exercises and a variety of music add to the fun.

TUESDAYS
Marblehead Jewish Community Center (“JCC”)
4 Community Road, Marblehead, MA 01945
11:00 AM – Noon – Strength in Motion – Kim Crowley, instructor
Classes are planned to help improve mobility, stability, strength, endurance, cognition, and flexibility. A combination of seated and standing stretching and strengthening exercises using weights, balance pads, resistance bands, etc. are incorporated. Team and individual exercises and activities are adjusted to each individual’s level of fitness and ability.

Trinity Episcopal Church
124 River Road
Topsfield, MA 01983
1:00 – 2:00 PM – Balance in Motion  Dianna Daly, instructor (class description above)

WEDNESDAYS
Danvers Council on Aging
25 Stone Street
Danvers, MA 01923
10:30 – 11:30 AM – Strength in Motion – Kim Crowley, instructor   (see Tuesdays above for class description)

Greater Beverly YMCA
254 Essex Street
Beverly, MA 01915
1:00 – 2:00 PM – Yoga for Strength, Flexibility & Balance – Heather Tharpe, instructor
Practice basic yoga postures, form, and breath work for building physical strength, flexibility, and balance. Comfort and safety are ensured through the use of chairs, the wall, and other equipment to accommodate individual abilities affected by Parkinson’s, Arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis, Stroke, Post-rehab conditioning, or other functional instability. Class practice is closed with a restorative moment, paired with mindful breathing.

THURSDAYS
Beverly Council on Aging
90 Colon Street
Beverly, MA 01915
10:00 – 11:00 AM – Strength in Motion – Kim Crowley, instructor (see Tuesday 11 AM description above – classes may change as needed to accommodate COA activities)

Salem Fitness Center
38 Swampscott Road
Salem, MA 01970
1:00 – 2:00 PM – Boxing and Conditioning – Kim Crowley, instructor
Full-body conditioning exercise, combined with boxing instruction, enables simultaneous work on gross motor movement, rhythm, core strength, balance, and hand-eye coordination.

Rose Baker Senior Center
6 Manuel F. Lewis Street
Gloucester, MA 01930
2:00 – 3:00 PM – Balance in Motion – Dianna Daly, instructor (class description above)

FRIDAYS
Danvers Council on Aging
25 Stone Street
Danvers, MA 01923
1:00 – 2:00 PM – Balance in Motion – Dianna Daly, instructor (class description above)

SATURDAYS – Saturday Boxing and Conditioning classes have relocated from Marblehead to Salem.
Salem Fitness Center
38 Swampscott Road
Salem, MA 01970
1:00 – 2:00 PM – Boxing and Conditioning –
Kim Crowley, instructor
Full-body conditioning exercise, combined with boxing instruction, enables simultaneous work on gross motor movement, rhythm, core strength, balance, and hand-eye coordination.

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