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.
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
- 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.View Complete Program Details »
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.View Complete Program Details »
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.View Complete Program Details »