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Clinical TRX – Suspension Training for Joint Health

$35/month $60/month 18+ View Schedule
Tomlinson South Meridian YMCA: Tue & Thu, 9–9:45am (Occurring monthly)

Clinical TRX is targeted for individuals who have had hip or knee surgery as well as anyone who is interested in strengthening with an emphasis on joint stability.

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Delay the Disease

$35/month $60/month All

Both virtual and in-person classes are available. Program registration and intake required. To register, please email Mary Biddle-Newberry.

YMCA Healthy Living Center:

  • Advanced – Mon, Wed, Fri, 8:30–9:30am
  • All Levels – Mon, Wed, Fri, 9:45–10:45am
  • Intermediate – Mon, Wed, Fri, 11am–12pm
  • Wellness Passport – Mon, Tue, 1–2pm

Tomlinson South Meridian YMCA:

  • All Levels – Tue, Thu, 11:45am–12:45pm

Caldwell YMCA:

  • All Levels – Tue, Thu, 10:30–11:30am

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 Delay the Disease instructor, designed to empower people with Parkinson’s disease and other neurological disorders as well as their caregivers and spouses.

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Enhance®Fitness

Caldwell YMCA: Mon, Wed, Fri, 1–2pm
Pre-registration open now. Program starts Monday, Jan 18.
Branch Contact: Candy Kober: 208 459 2498 ext 663

Downtown Boise YMCA: Mon, Wed, Fri, 1:15 – 2:15 pm
Pre-registration open now. Program starts Monday, Feb 1.
Branch Contact: Camille Cooper McCauley, 208 344 5502 ext 272

Tomlinson South Meridian YMCA: Mon, Wed, Fri, 8:10–9:10 am
Registration open now. Program in progress.
Branch Contact: April Kovalscik, 208 331 9622 ext 524

West Boise YMCA and Boise City Aquatic Center: Mon, Wed, Fri, 11am–12pm
Pre-registration opens January 4. Program starts Monday, Feb 1.
Branch Contact: Katie Christensen, 208 377 4886 ext 424

This program helps people reclaim their health by targeting people diagnosed with a disease to reduce its negative impact and live well with or following a disease. Enhance®Fitness is one of the YMCA’s EBHI’s (Evidence-Based Health Interventions), meaning that the specific components and exercises in this program have been proven effective in a group exercise setting.

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Living Well with Diabetes

Free Free 18+ August 3, 2021 - September 7, 2021
Caldwell YMCA: Tue, 10am–12pm

This evidence-based program created at Stanford University is for people living with or taking care of someone with diabetes, or a person that would like to learn more about living a healthy life with a chronic condition. The workshop meets once a week for six weeks and covers topics such as symptoms of diabetes, healthy ways to manage high and low blood sugars, working effectively with health care providers, stress reduction techniques, and the importance of nutrition, diet, and exercise.

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Movement for Memory

$35 $60 18+

Tomlinson South Meridian YMCA:

Tue & Thu, 1:15-2:15pm

Tomlinson South Meridian YMCA:

Movement for Memory is specifically designed for early-stage dementia and/or mild cognitive impairment (MCI). Movement for Memory is one of the YMCA’s EBHI’s (Evidence-Based Health Interventions), meaning that the specific components and exercises in this program have been proven effective in a group exercise setting.

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Oncology Recovery

$120 $120 18+

As survival rates for cancer patients have increased, cancer survivorship (we define a cancer survivor from diagnosis on) has grown into its own definition as the last and longest part of the cancer journey. As a survivor, being active has never been so important. Research and ACSM* physical activity guidelines for survivor’s shows strong evidence

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Pre-Surgical Pelvic Floor

$40 $40 18+

Virtual and in-person appointments available. Program registration and intake required. To register, please email Mary Biddle-Newberry.

The muscles of the pelvic floor work with the abdominal and back muscles to stabilize and support the spine. This instructs participants identifying and strengthening these deep core muscles which may have become weakened through treatment, surgery, or age.

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Rock Steady Boxing

$35 $60 18+

Caldwell YMCA: Mon, Wed, 11:45am–12:45pm
Pre-registration is open. Program starts Monday, Jan 11.
Branch Contact: Candy Kober: 208 459 2498 ext 663

Tomlinson South Meridian YMCA: Mon, Wed, 11:45am–12:45pm
Pre-registration is open!. Program starts Monday, September 8, Enjoy a FREE week trial August 30 (Tomlinson South Meridian YMCA only)
Facility Contact: April: 208 331 9622 ext 523 or 524

Rock Steady Boxing is a one-of-a-kind program providing a uniquely effective form of physical exercise to people who are living with Parkinson’s. Exercises are largely adapted from boxing drills. Training classes include an exercise program that attacks Parkinson’s at its vulnerable neurological points while focusing on overall fitness.

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Wellness Passport

$35/month $60/month 18+

Mon, Tue, 1-2pm

Both virtual and in-person appointments available. Program registration and intake required. To register, please email Mary Biddle-Newberry.

The WELLNESS PASSPORT provides a program of Chair Yoga, Strength/Balance, and Cardiovascular conditioning in a supportive environment. This small group class meets 2 days per week for people recovering from and living with neurological issues.

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