Class Descriptions

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

PLEASE NOTE: The COVID-19 pandemic mandated the temporary closing of many of our in-person locations. Happily, some of those restrictions are changing!  CLICK HERE to view how to participate in our current in-person, live online Zoom, and recorded YouTube classes.

Registration is necessary to participate in our free classes. When attending in-person, we ask that you arrive a few minutes early to your chosen location, as we need to take attendance. 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 – Bowling with Parkinson’s Fitness – a fun social event, not a class!
Choose a lane and join us on Mondays at Sunnyside Bowladrome! Bowling is a great way to stay active and keep your mind sharp, while having fun with friends!

TUESDAYS    
11:00 AM – Strength & Conditioning – Kim Crowley, Instructor – (virtual Zoom class only)
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.

1:00 PM – Balance in Motion – Dianna Daly, Instructor – (virtual class only)
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.

WEDNESDAYS
Marblehead Council on Aging – (in-person class)
10 Humphrey Street
Marblehead, MA 01945
11:00 AM – Strength & Conditioning – Kim Crowley, Instructor (see Tuesday above for class description)

1:00 PMBreathe & Stretch Yoga – Dianna Daly, instructor (virtual-class only)

THURSDAYS
9:30 AMStrength & Conditioning – Kim Crowley, Instructor (virtual class only)

MAGMA (Movement Arts Gloucester MA) – (in-person class)
186 Main Street
Gloucester, MA 01930
11:00 AM – Balance in Motion – Dianna Daly, instructor (class description above

FRIDAYS  
Lynnfield Senior Center – (in-person class)
525 Salem Street, Lynnfield, MA 01940
10:00 AM – Balance and Strength
– Sally Zagnoli, Instructor
A variety of customized exercises designed to improve balance and stability, cognitive awareness and strength-training.

Danvers Council on Aging – (in-person and virtual Zoom class)
25 Stone Street
Danvers, MA 01923
1:00 PM – Balance in Motion – Dianna Daly, Instructor (class description above)

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