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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

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

South Meridian YMCA: Mon, Wed, Fri, 8–9am
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, 1–2pm
Pre-registration opens January 4. Program starts Monday, Feb 1.
Branch Contact: Katie Christensen, 208 377 4886 ext 424

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

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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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… Read More »

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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

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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