Delay the Disease

November 7, 2021 - December 31, 2024


Delay the Disease is a unique, community-based PD exercise program that consists of group classes that include brief episodes of high-intensity aerobic work followed by PD-specific task training. Core stability, eccentric strength training, dual-task training, large-amplitude walking, rotational movements, integrated cognitive challenges, fine motor drills, and balance training are incorporated at a challenging level of difficulty for all functional abilities. The program is a structured class of aerobic training followed by task-specific training within a community-based PD-specific group exercise format. Delay the Disease is an evidence-based fitness program, led by a certified instructor, designed to empower people with Parkinson’s disease and other neurological disorders.


For Direct Branch information please contact:

Y- Healthy Living Center – 208-344-5502, ext. 276: Mary / Caldwell YMCA – 208-454-9622: Candy / Downtown YMCA – 208-344-5501: Camille / Tomlinson South YMCA – 208-331-9622: April / West YMCA – 208-377-9622: Christine


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