Being part of a group of people recovering from or mitigating the side effects of a stroke, MS, Parkinson’s disease can help create a community of positive movement and enhance quality of life. The YMCA Healthy Living Center’s programs are evidence-based and will help you achieve a healthier, happier lifestyle.
South Meridian YMCA: Mon, Wed, 11:30am-12:30pm
West Boise YMCA: Tue, Thu, 1:30-2:30pm
Physical exercise has been found to have a number of benefits for people with early stage dementia. It can help prevent muscle weakness, mobility problems and other health complications associated with inactivity; promoting a normal day-night routine, improved mood, and increased social participation.View Complete Program Details »
The WELLNESS PASSPORT provides a program of Chair Yoga, Strength/Balance, and Cardiovascular conditioning in a supportive environment. This small group class meets 4 days per week for people recovering from and living with neurological issues.View Complete Program Details »
Multiple workshops available monthly. Registration required.
The Y Healthy Living Center Artist in Residence (AIR) program offers creative arts workshops. This is a time to relax, try something new, and let your creative side take over for a while. NO experience necessary! All supplies provided. Workshops scheduled quarterly.View Complete Program Details »
Classes are ongoing, participants may join at any time. Program registration and intake required.
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.View Complete Program Details »