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Sunday, March 31, 2019

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Monday, April 1, 2019

Grand Rapids: Adaptive Yoga for People with Parkinson's

Monday, April 1, 2019 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Class meets Every Monday from 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Beginning May 6th
People with PD have been shown to respond favorably to the practice of Yoga. This class is suitable for people with PD as well as their caregivers. While yoga cannot reverse PD, it can ease symptoms by improving core strength, flexibility, and balance. Yoga will also decreases stress and bring calm to a busy mind, allowing for deeper relaxation.
Katherine Florentine, ERYT500, has been practicing & teaching yoga for over 20 years. She studies therapeutic applications of Yoga with internationally recognized teachers, and offers classes and workshops nationally and in Australia.
Cascade Yoga Studio
5060 Cascade Rd, SE, Suite G
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Contact Katherine at (616) 464-1610 or email: katherine.florentine@gmail.com
Suggested donation: $5

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Wyoming: Metro Health exercise class for Parkinson's patients

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Where: 

Metro Health Conference Center

2225 Byron Center Avenue, SW, Wyoming, MI 49519

 

When:

Every Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

 

Additional Information:

The class is FREE but you must register by calling 616-252-7199

 

Grand Rapids Ballet School: Dancing with Parkinson's Disease

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

What:

This 45 minute movement class is designed to increase the flexibility, strength, balance, and coordination of persons with Parkinson’s Disease. The class progresses from seated exercises to standing exercises at a bar to movements across the floor, all to live piano accompaniment. Spouses, caretakers, and friends are all encouraged to participate!

Where:

Grand Rapids Ballet
Meijer-Royce Center for Dance
341 Ellsworth Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI  49503

When:

The classes meet EVERY TUESDAY, from 12:00pm until 12:45pm.

Additional Information:

Please reach out to Attila Mosolygo at AttilaM@grballet.com.
The Grand Rapids Ballet Main Office Phone is: 616-454-4771, x17.

Ingham County - Lansing/East Lansing CarePartner Support Group

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

1st Tuesday, 1:00 pm

Congregation Shaarey Zedek (north entrance)
1924 Coolidge Road, East Lansing MI 48823

Contact:  Ray Burch 517-336-4121

Karen Petersmark (caregivers) 517-337-2084

Clarence Suelter

 

Oakland County - Novi (Fox Run) Support Group

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

1st Tuesday, 3:00 pm

Location:  Belmont Club House -  DERBY ROOM (Lower level)

               41100 W. 13 Mile Road, Novi MI 48375

Contact:  Rhonda Kotzen MSPT (248) 668-8655 and Ruthann Lapham (248) 863-3286

 

Grand Traverse County - Evening Support Group

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 10:00 pm - Wednesday, April 3, 2019 12:00 am

1st Tuesday 6:00 pm
 
Munson Community Health Center, Room G
550 Munson, Traverse City MI 49686
Contact MPF office for more info 248-433-1011

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Muskegon County - Parkinson's Power Support Group

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

1st Wednesday, 10:30 am

Location: Norton Shores Public Library
705 Seminole Road, Norton Shores MI 49441

Contact: Holly Lookabaugh-Deur, PhD, PT (231)737-4374

 

Grand Rapids: Parkinson's Exercise & Recreation Class (PERC)

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

What:

Helps achieve and maintain the highest level of physical functioning. This class is led by Physical Therapist very familiar with the needs of those with Parkinson's.  The class provides enjoyable exercise tailored to assist people with Parkinson’s improve balance, strength and motor functions. You may participate alone or bring a partner.

Where:

Mercy Saint Mary's Hauenstein

220 Cherry SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

When:

Class is offered EVERY WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY, from 1:15pm until 2:15pm

Additional Information:

Doctor’s approval in writing is required.  Cost is $3.00 per session or 11 classes for $30 prepaid.  A physician's note approving participation in the class is required.  Also, participants need to be safe for dynamic movement and balance activities or they are welcome to have a family member or caregiver guard them.   Music is used to stimulate effort and pacing, but this is not a dance class.   We strive to provide the foundational flexibility, strength, and balance control needed to keep posture erect and walking safe and stable. 

St. Clair County - Port Huron Support Group

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 6:00 pm

1st Wednesday   at 2:00 pm

Location:  McLaren Port Huron Hospital - Jefferson Building
              1320 Washington, Port Huron MI 48060

 

Contact:  Kelly DiNardo, RN  (810) 989-3121 x2

Gladwin County Support Group

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

1st Wednesday, 5:00 pm

MidMichigan Medical Offices

Medical Office Building

609 Quarter St, Gladwin MI 48624

Julie Wright, RN, (989) 246-6291 Facilitator

Oakland County - Rochester Support Group

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 10:00 pm - Thursday, April 4, 2019 12:00 am

1st Wednesday at 6:00 pm

(Note: this group meets at other times during the month for a Breakfast club, Care Partners' chat, exercise, etc.)

Location: Rochester OPC (Older Persons Commission)

650 Letica Drive, Rochester MI 48307

Contact: Pat Yarnold 248-608-4485 or Nancy Knitter 248-659-8003

Oakland County - West Bloomfield Support Group

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 11:00 pm - Thursday, April 4, 2019 1:00 am

1st Wednesday, 7:00 pm

Location: Jewish Family Services
6555 West Maple, West Bloomfield, MI 48322

Contact: Linda Klein (248)592-2328 or Elliott Grodsky (248)859-5143 or e.grodsky@comcast.net

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Oakland County - West Bloomfield Support Group

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 11:00 pm - Thursday, April 4, 2019 1:00 am

1st Wednesday, 7:00 pm

Location: Jewish Family Services
6555 West Maple, West Bloomfield, MI 48322

Contact: Linda Klein (248)592-2328 or Elliott Grodsky (248)859-5143 or e.grodsky@comcast.net

Lenawee County - Adrian Support Group

Thursday, April 4, 2019 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

1st Thursday at 1:30 pm

Carter Rehabilitation,
1525 W. Maumee, Adrian MI 49221

Facilitator: Diana Oates, PTA (517)-673- 3868

No Meetings July or August

Macomb County - Warren Support Group

Thursday, April 4, 2019 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

1st Thursday, 2:30 - 4:00 pm

St. John Macomb Hospital, Medical Education Center
11800 E. 12 Mile Road, Warren MI 48093

Contact: Stacey Turner, RPT, and Mrin Dear, OTR (586)573-5123

Note: Exercise classes are held every Thursday at 4:00 pm. Contact Stacey for information at (586)573-5123

Brighton Adaptive Exercise Class

Thursday, April 4, 2019 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Brighton Adaptive Exercise Class
Every Thursday
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
242 Church
Kids Community Room (in the basement)
7526 Grand River Ave
Brighton, MI 48114

Contact: Stuart Blatt, PT, PhD 810-923-8970

Calhoun County - Battle Creek Young Onset Support Group

Thursday, April 4, 2019 8:30 pm

1st Thursday, 4:30 PM

Battle Creek Family YMCA

182 Capital Ave NE

Battle Creek MI 49017

Anne Clark, Facilitator: (269) 441-0920

 






Friday, April 5, 2019

Grand Rapids: Parkinson's Exercise & Recreation Class (PERC)

Friday, April 5, 2019 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

What:

Helps achieve and maintain the highest level of physical functioning. This class is led by Physical Therapist very familiar with the needs of those with Parkinson's.  The class provides enjoyable exercise tailored to assist people with Parkinson’s improve balance, strength and motor functions. You may participate alone or bring a partner.

Where:

Mercy Saint Mary's Hauenstein

220 Cherry SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

When:

Class is offered EVERY WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY, from 1:15pm until 2:15pm

Additional Information:

Doctor’s approval in writing is required.  Cost is $3.00 per session or 11 classes for $30 prepaid.  A physician's note approving participation in the class is required.  Also, participants need to be safe for dynamic movement and balance activities or they are welcome to have a family member or caregiver guard them.   Music is used to stimulate effort and pacing, but this is not a dance class.   We strive to provide the foundational flexibility, strength, and balance control needed to keep posture erect and walking safe and stable. 

Saturday, April 6, 2019

There are no events on this day.
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