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Monday, October 1, 2018

Muskegon: Parkinson's Pool Class

Monday, October 1, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Muskegon: Parkinson's Pool Class
Exercise based class
Monday and Thursday from 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Generation Care-Muskegon
945 E. Sherman Blvd
Muskegon, MI 49444
$6.00 per class, can purchase a punch card-
for a slightly discounted per class rate
No monthly commitment required
We have the capabilities to run this class at our 
Generation Care Grand Haven location but haven't had enough interest

Jackson: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Monday, October 1, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

YMCA Jackson
127 W Wesley St
Jackson, MI 49201
Mon, Wed & Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Instructor Jennie Lapp (517) 784-9622

Marquette: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Monday, October 1, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Marquette YMCA
1420 Pine St.
Marquette, MI 49855
Held on Mon, Wed & Friday
1:00 pm - 2:00pm
No fee
Details available on site
Contact Christina Bennett (906)227-9622

Beverly Hills: Rock Steady Boxing

Monday, October 1, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

7 week course
Mon, Tues & Thurs (1:00 pm - 2:30 pm)
Friday (11:00 am - 1:00 pm)
$147.50 non-member fee
Instructors: Patrick & Jason
Beverly Hills Club
31555 Southfield Rd
Beverly Hills, MI 48025
beverlyhills@rsbaffiliate.com

Grand Rapids: Adaptive Yoga for People with Parkinson's

Monday, October 1, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 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

Ann Arbor: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Monday, October 1, 2018 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Health Innovation Coordinator
YMCA Ann Arbor
400 W Washington St
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Mon, Wed & Fri 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Release/Permission from Physician required
Contact Ann Brennan (734) 996-9622
abrennan@AnnArborYMCA.org
Free to members, $25 per 7 week session

Farmington Hills: Movingthru - Dance & Parkinson’s

Monday, October 1, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Christina’s Adult Ballet & More Studio

31531 West 13 Mile Road 

Farmington Hills, MI 48334

Most Mondays- 2:00pm 

$10 per class 

 For more information Call:

Terrye Mock- 248 505-3951 

Dance for Parkinson's Disease Class

Monday, October 1, 2018 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Starting April 9th

Taught by Brandon Koepsell of Take Root

Mondays, 2:45-3:45pm

One Ford Place

1 Ford Place Detroit

Room 5C08

Free parking in 3rd street parking lot contact Shawn Bennis 313-874-4520

or email takerootdance@gmail.com for more info

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Ann Arbor: Westminster Presbyterian Church

Monday, October 1, 2018 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Mondays at 3 pm
1500 Scio Church Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
(734) 276-9988
lefflerdd@gmail.com
No fee - Weekly classes

Grand Rapids: Power Up Exercise Class

Monday, October 1, 2018 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm

Where:

This class is led by Cathy Harro, Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy Program, Grand Valley State University.

Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences (CHS)
301 Michigan St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

When:

The class meets EVERY MONDAY during the school year from 4:30pm until 5:45pm.

Additional Information:

There is an approval process: Contact Cathy at 616-331-5974 and she will follow up with you with an evaluation/screening appointment as well as describing the level of activity.  There is no charge and both men and women may participate. A doctor’s approval is required.

Battle Creek: Rock Steady Boxing

Monday, October 1, 2018 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Mondays and Thursdays 5:30-6:45
Rock Solid Wellness Studio 
1332 E Columbia Ave. 
Battle Creek, MI 49014
Call 269-420-6582 or www.rocksolidptstudio.com for info/questions
ASK Anne Clark for information on other exercise 
classes available in BC at 269-441-0920

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Grand Blanc: PWR! PD Exercise Group

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Every Tuesday PWR! Class - 10:00 am
Every Thursday PWR! Cycle - 10:00 am
Members free,
Non-members $15 per class 
Genesys Athletic Club
901 Health Park Blvd.
Grand Blanc, MI 48439
Contact: Angee Ludwa @ 248-760-2019
or aludwa@comcast.net

Grand Haven: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 10:30 am - 11:30 am

YMCA Tri-Cities
1 Y Dr.
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Contact: Erica Phelps
(616) 842-7051 ext. 224 
Permission from physician required
Classes run Tues, Thurs, & Friday
10:30 am - 11:15 am
$10 pass for non-members, free to members

Pontiac: Dance for Parkinson's Disease

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 10:45 am - 11:45 am

Tuesdays 10:45AM – 12:00PM
Free and open to the public
Lead Teacher: Take Root Co-Director/Co-Founder Ali Woerner and/or Take Root Rehearsal Director Vivian Costello
Host organization: Take Root
Styles Taught: ballet, modern, jazz and tap.
Saint Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital
Wellness Center
44405 Woodward Ave
Pontiac MI, 48341

Wyoming: Metro Health exercise class for Parkinson's patients

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 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

 

Ingham County - Lansing/East Lansing CarePartner Support Group

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 1:00 pm - 3:00 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

 

Jackson: Summit Branch YMCA

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Rock Steady Boxing on Tues, Thurs & Sat
1 pm - 2:30 pm
Mailynn Pratt, Instructor (517) 240-9022
2151 Ferguson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201

Beverly Hills: Rock Steady Boxing

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

7 week course
Mon, Tues & Thurs (1:00 pm - 2:30 pm)
Friday (11:00 am - 1:00 pm)
$147.50 non-member fee
Instructors: Patrick & Jason
Beverly Hills Club
31555 Southfield Rd
Beverly Hills, MI 48025
beverlyhills@rsbaffiliate.com

Marquette: Movement and Dance for Those with Parkinson's

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Tuesdays and Fridays 2:00 – 3:15 PM
Saturdays 1:00- 2:15 PM
Free of charge
Lead Teacher: Marge Sklar
Sponsoring organizations: Dance Zone and Lake Superior Hospice
Dance Zone
1113 Lincoln Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
For more information or to register please contact Marge Sklar at (906) 236-1457 
or via email by marge@dancezonemqt.org

Oakland County - Novi (Fox Run) Support Group

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 3:00 pm - 5:00 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

Troy: PD Fitness for Life

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Tues & Thurs 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free 1st session
6 Degree Burn Fitness Studio
1825 Brinston Dr.
Troy, MI 48083
Mike Demeter (248) 270-5676 (PD patient since 2012 – dedicated to improving the quality of life for people dealing with Parkinson’s)

Grand Traverse County - Evening Support Group

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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, October 3, 2018

Grand Rapids - Living with Parkinson's Series - Managing Non Motor Symptoms of Parkinson's

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 1:30 am - 3:30 am

LIVING WITH & UNDERSTANDING PARKINSON'S DISEASE

A Program for People with Parkinson’s and their Families

This 5-week series, is provided by The Michigan Parkinson Foundation in conjunction with Spectrum Health Medical Group. The series provides information and discussion on all aspects of living with Parkinson’s disease (PD). This program is of value to the newly diagnosed as well as patients and families dealing with PD for several years.

The program will take place at:

Integrated Care Campus at East Beltline

2750 E Beltline Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525

Conference room 0038

All sessions will take place form:

1:30pm – 3:30pm

September 12          What is Parkinson's Disease and Managing Medications

September 19          The Role of Physical Therapy, Occupational therapy and Exercise in Managing Parkinson’s

September 26          Speech and Swallowing Issues

October 3                  Managing Non Motor Symptoms of Parkinson’s

October 10                Mental Health Issues: Coping with Depression and Anxiety

The workshops will be presented by health care professionals who specialize in Parkinson’s disease from the Neurosciences | Orthopedic Health Departments of Spectrum Health Medical Group.

To Register, Call the Michigan Parkinson Foundation at 800-852-9781

30400 Telegraph Road - Suite #150
Bingham Farms MI 48025
(248) 433-1011 ext. 12 or (800) 852-9781

Fax:  (248) 433-1150

www.parkinsonsmi.org

Muskegon County - Parkinson's Power Support Group

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 10:30 am - 12:30 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

 

Jackson: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

YMCA Jackson
127 W Wesley St
Jackson, MI 49201
Mon, Wed & Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Instructor Jennie Lapp (517) 784-9622

Rochester: Older Person's Commision (OPC)

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

650 Letica Drive
Rochester, MI 48307
(248) 656-1403
Every Wednesday
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
opcseniorcenter.org
Contact: Alli Woerner: takerootdance@gmail.com

Ingham County - Lansing Area Parkinson Dialog Group

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

First Wednesday from 1-3 pm

Join others with PD to share information and participate in discussions informally

Congregation Shaarey Zedek
1924 Coolidge Road, (enter through North Entrance)
East Lansing MI 48823

Contact Ray Buch at (517)336-4121

Marquette: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Marquette YMCA
1420 Pine St.
Marquette, MI 49855
Held on Mon, Wed & Friday
1:00 pm - 2:00pm
No fee
Details available on site
Contact Christina Bennett (906)227-9622

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

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

What:

Helps achieve and maintain the highest level of physical functioning. The instructor is Judy Overmyer, the primary physical therapist at the Hauenstein Center of St. Mary’s Health Care.  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:

310 Lafayette Ave SE  Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Room Location: 305 Wege Center, Cardiopulmonary Rehab Room.
There is free covered parking in the garage behind the building.

When:

Class is offered EVERY WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY, from 1:00 PM until 2:00pm.

Additional Information:

Doctor’s approval in writing is required.  The cost is $3.00 per session (arrangements available if unable to pay). First visit is free.  For any additional questions, please contact the NPFWM office.

Ann Arbor: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Health Innovation Coordinator
YMCA Ann Arbor
400 W Washington St
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Mon, Wed & Fri 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Release/Permission from Physician required
Contact Ann Brennan (734) 996-9622
abrennan@AnnArborYMCA.org
Free to members, $25 per 7 week session

Grand Haven: Dancing for Parkinson's/West Michigan-Lakeshore

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Wednesdays, 1:30 to 2:30 PM
Financial Support Provided, in part, by Parkinson’s Association of West Michigan
Head Teacher: Cathy Gamby
Assistant Head Teacher: MiMi Dunne
Accompanist: Karen Frederiksen
Coordinator and teacher: Janice White
Classes held at 
Spotlight Dance Academy 
1445 Columbus Avenue
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Classes are free, however donations are welcome.
Questions: DancingForParkinsons@gmail.com or 
call Jan at (616) 846-4097 
Vist our Website at: danceforpd.org
Please join us! All PD levels, plus family member or caregiver welcome. Call to confirm class dates.

St. Clair County - Port Huron Support Group

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 2:00 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

Ann Arbor: Parkinson's Movement & Dance Class

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Wednesdays, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Turner Senior Resource Center
Sept 27-Nov 1
Jan 24-Feb 28
Mar 14-April 18
For more info and registration call: 
Rachel Dewees @ 734-998-9350

Royal Oak: PD Exercise Group

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Beaumont Health System
3555 W. 13 Mile Rd
Neuroscience Center
Royal Oak, MI 48073
Weds 3:00 pm
$13.33 per class
Contact Jackie (248) 551-1000

Gladwin County Support Group

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

1st Wednesday, 5:00 pm


MidMichigan Medical Offices - Gladwin, Community Education Room

609 Quarter St, Gladwin MI 48624


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

Oakland County - Rochester Support Group

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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, October 3, 2018 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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, October 4, 2018

Rochester Hills: PD Adaptive Exercise Group

Thursday, October 4, 2018 9:30 am - 10:30 am

St. Irenaeus Church
771 Old Perch Rd.
Rochester Hills, MI 48309
Thursdays 9:30 am
Instructor Carol Schram (586) 453-2162

Grand Blanc: PWR! PD Exercise Group

Thursday, October 4, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Every Tuesday PWR! Class - 10:00 am
Every Thursday PWR! Cycle - 10:00 am
Members free,
Non-members $15 per class 
Genesys Athletic Club
901 Health Park Blvd.
Grand Blanc, MI 48439
Contact: Angee Ludwa @ 248-760-2019
or aludwa@comcast.net

Grand Haven: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Thursday, October 4, 2018 10:30 am - 11:30 am

YMCA Tri-Cities
1 Y Dr.
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Contact: Erica Phelps
(616) 842-7051 ext. 224 
Permission from physician required
Classes run Tues, Thurs, & Friday
10:30 am - 11:15 am
$10 pass for non-members, free to members

Frankfort: Dancing for Parkinson's

Thursday, October 4, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Betsie Hosick Fitness Center
102 Airport Road
Frankfort, Michigan 49635
Every Thursday at 11:00 am
$7.50 for non-members. Free for members.
Call Jo-Ann Tarkington @ 231-352-9661

West Bloomfield: Movingthru - Dance & Parkinson’s

Thursday, October 4, 2018 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

West Bloomfield Henry Ford Hospital

Thursdays*  12:30 - 1:30pm at Vita

Instructor:  Terrye Mock 

Call:  248 505-3951

$10 per class (6 classes for $50)

*No class on Thursday Feb. 15

Howell: Adaptive Exercise with Dr. Stuart Blatt

Thursday, October 4, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Thursdays, 1:00 pm
1st Presbyterian Church
323 Grand River Ave., Howell
Contact Jane Haessley (810)568-5055

Jackson: Summit Branch YMCA

Thursday, October 4, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Rock Steady Boxing on Tues, Thurs & Sat
1 pm - 2:30 pm
Mailynn Pratt, Instructor (517) 240-9022
2151 Ferguson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201

Beverly Hills: Rock Steady Boxing

Thursday, October 4, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

7 week course
Mon, Tues & Thurs (1:00 pm - 2:30 pm)
Friday (11:00 am - 1:00 pm)
$147.50 non-member fee
Instructors: Patrick & Jason
Beverly Hills Club
31555 Southfield Rd
Beverly Hills, MI 48025
beverlyhills@rsbaffiliate.com

Lenawee County - Adrian Support Group

Thursday, October 4, 2018 1:30 pm - 3:30 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

Bloomfield: Movingthru – Parkinson’s & Dance

Thursday, October 4, 2018 1:45 pm - 2:45 pm

Thursdays, 1:45PM – 2:30PM – 1/2 hour social time after class 
in the Bloomfield Township Senior Center Cafe
4/classes Non Res $24
FREE for Township Residents
Preregistration required – no drop-ins
Bloomfield Township Senior Center
4315 Andover Rd.
Bloomfield Township , MI 48302
Visit the website here.
For more information or to register please click here or call 248.723.3500

Macomb County - Warren Support Group

Thursday, October 4, 2018 2:30 pm - 4:00 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

Hillsdale County Support Group

Thursday, October 4, 2018 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

1st Thursday, 3:30 pm

Hillsdale County Senior Center, lower level
320 W. Bacon, Hillsdale MI 49424

Contact: Cheryl Schlachter  (517)437-2422 ext. 127

Brighton Adaptive Exercise Class

Thursday, October 4, 2018 4:00 pm - 5:00 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

Dancing with Parkinson’s

Thursday, October 4, 2018 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Dancing with Parkinson’s
A Fun Way to Improve Movement
for people with Parkinson’s Disease and their Care Partners
When: Thursdays starting January 11 @ 4-5pm
Fridays starting January 12 @ 10-11am
Where: Friendship Village Fitness Center
1400 N. Drake Road, Kalamazoo
Cost: $5.00 per person per class (FV residents FREE)
To enroll, contact Nancy Schullery: (269) 372-7241 or nmsch1020@gmail.com

Troy: PD Fitness for Life

Thursday, October 4, 2018 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Tues & Thurs 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free 1st session
6 Degree Burn Fitness Studio
1825 Brinston Dr.
Troy, MI 48083
Mike Demeter (248) 270-5676 (PD patient since 2012 – dedicated to improving the quality of life for people dealing with Parkinson’s)

Warren: PD Exercise Group

Thursday, October 4, 2018 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

St. John Macomb - Medical Center
12000 E. 12 Mile Road
Warren, MI 48093
Thursday 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Release/Permission from Physician required
(586) 573-5123

Calhoun County - Battle Creek Young Onset Support Group

Thursday, October 4, 2018 4:30 pm

1st Thursday, 4:30 PM
Kool Family Community Center
200 W. Michigan Battle Creek, MI 49017
Anne Clark, Facilitator: (269) 441-0920

 






Battle Creek: Rock Steady Boxing

Thursday, October 4, 2018 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Mondays and Thursdays 5:30-6:45
Rock Solid Wellness Studio 
1332 E Columbia Ave. 
Battle Creek, MI 49014
Call 269-420-6582 or www.rocksolidptstudio.com for info/questions
ASK Anne Clark for information on other exercise 
classes available in BC at 269-441-0920

Friday, October 5, 2018

Dancing with Parkinson’s

Friday, October 5, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Dancing with Parkinson’s
A Fun Way to Improve Movement
for people with Parkinson’s Disease and their Care Partners
When: Thursdays starting January 11 @ 4-5pm
Fridays starting January 12 @ 10-11am
Where: Friendship Village Fitness Center
1400 N. Drake Road, Kalamazoo
Cost: $5.00 per person per class (FV residents FREE)
To enroll, contact Nancy Schullery: (269) 372-7241 or nmsch1020@gmail.com

Grand Haven: GO Group

Friday, October 5, 2018 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Exercise based class with educational, speech,
and cognitive components
Runs on a 6 week basis
every Friday from 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Generations Care-Muskegon
945 E. Sherman Blvd
Muskegon, MI 49444
Ability to run class at Generation Care clinic as well
$48.00 for 6 week class
Need to call for availability and when the next class is starting
(231) 737-4373

Grand Haven: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Friday, October 5, 2018 10:30 am - 11:30 am

YMCA Tri-Cities
1 Y Dr.
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Contact: Erica Phelps
(616) 842-7051 ext. 224 
Permission from physician required
Classes run Tues, Thurs, & Friday
10:30 am - 11:15 am
$10 pass for non-members, free to members

Jackson: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Friday, October 5, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

YMCA Jackson
127 W Wesley St
Jackson, MI 49201
Mon, Wed & Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Instructor Jennie Lapp (517) 784-9622

Beverly Hills: Rock Steady Boxing

Friday, October 5, 2018 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

7 week course
Mon, Tues & Thurs (1:30 pm - 3:00 pm)
Friday (11:00 am - 1:00 pm)
$147.50 non-member fee
Instructors: Patrick & Jason
Beverly Hills Club
31555 Southfield Rd
Beverly Hills, MI 48025
beverlyhills@rsbaffiliate.com

Marquette: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Friday, October 5, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Marquette YMCA
1420 Pine St.
Marquette, MI 49855
Held on Mon, Wed & Friday
1:00 pm - 2:00pm
No fee
Details available on site
Contact Christina Bennett (906)227-9622

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

Friday, October 5, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

What:

Helps achieve and maintain the highest level of physical functioning. The instructor is Judy Overmyer, the primary physical therapist at the Hauenstein Center of St. Mary’s Health Care.  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:

310 Lafayette Ave SE  Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Room Location: 305 Wege Center, Cardiopulmonary Rehab Room.
There is free covered parking in the garage behind the building.

When:

Class is offered EVERY WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY, from 1:00 PM until 2:00pm.

Additional Information:

Doctor’s approval in writing is required.  The cost is $3.00 per session (arrangements available if unable to pay). First visit is free.  For any additional questions, please contact the NPFWM office.

Ann Arbor: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Friday, October 5, 2018 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Health Innovation Coordinator
YMCA Ann Arbor
400 W Washington St
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Mon, Wed & Fri 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Release/Permission from Physician required
Contact Ann Brennan (734) 996-9622
abrennan@AnnArborYMCA.org
Free to members, $25 per 7 week session

Marquette: Movement and Dance for Those with Parkinson's

Friday, October 5, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Tuesdays and Fridays 2:00 – 3:15 PM
Saturdays 1:00- 2:15 PM
Free of charge
Lead Teacher: Marge Sklar
Sponsoring organizations: Dance Zone and Lake Superior Hospice
Dance Zone
1113 Lincoln Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
For more information or to register please contact Marge Sklar at (906) 236-1457 
or via email by marge@dancezonemqt.org

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Marquette: Movement and Dance for Those with Parkinson's

Saturday, October 6, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Tuesdays and Fridays 2:00 – 3:15 PM
Saturdays 1:00- 2:15 PM
Free of charge
Lead Teacher: Marge Sklar
Sponsoring organizations: Dance Zone and Lake Superior Hospice
Dance Zone
1113 Lincoln Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
For more information or to register please contact Marge Sklar at (906) 236-1457 
or via email by marge@dancezonemqt.org

Jackson: Summit Branch YMCA

Saturday, October 6, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Rock Steady Boxing on Tues, Thurs & Sat
1 pm - 2:30 pm
Mailynn Pratt, Instructor (517) 240-9022
2151 Ferguson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201

Grand Rapids: Power Up Exercise Class

Saturday, October 6, 2018 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm

Where:

This class is led by Cathy Harro, Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy Program, Grand Valley State University.

Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences (CHS)
301 Michigan St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

When:

The class meets EVERY MONDAY during the school year from 4:30pm until 5:45pm.

Additional Information:

There is an approval process: Contact Cathy at 616-331-5974 and she will follow up with you with an evaluation/screening appointment as well as describing the level of activity.  There is no charge and both men and women may participate. A doctor’s approval is required.

Sunday, October 7, 2018

Grand Rapids: Power Up Exercise Class

Sunday, October 7, 2018 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm

Where:

This class is led by Cathy Harro, Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy Program, Grand Valley State University.

Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences (CHS)
301 Michigan St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

When:

The class meets EVERY MONDAY during the school year from 4:30pm until 5:45pm.

Additional Information:

There is an approval process: Contact Cathy at 616-331-5974 and she will follow up with you with an evaluation/screening appointment as well as describing the level of activity.  There is no charge and both men and women may participate. A doctor’s approval is required.

Monday, October 8, 2018

Muskegon: Parkinson's Pool Class

Monday, October 8, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Muskegon: Parkinson's Pool Class
Exercise based class
Monday and Thursday from 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Generation Care-Muskegon
945 E. Sherman Blvd
Muskegon, MI 49444
$6.00 per class, can purchase a punch card-
for a slightly discounted per class rate
No monthly commitment required
We have the capabilities to run this class at our 
Generation Care Grand Haven location but haven't had enough interest

Jackson: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Monday, October 8, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

YMCA Jackson
127 W Wesley St
Jackson, MI 49201
Mon, Wed & Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Instructor Jennie Lapp (517) 784-9622

Marquette: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Monday, October 8, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Marquette YMCA
1420 Pine St.
Marquette, MI 49855
Held on Mon, Wed & Friday
1:00 pm - 2:00pm
No fee
Details available on site
Contact Christina Bennett (906)227-9622

Beverly Hills: Rock Steady Boxing

Monday, October 8, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

7 week course
Mon, Tues & Thurs (1:00 pm - 2:30 pm)
Friday (11:00 am - 1:00 pm)
$147.50 non-member fee
Instructors: Patrick & Jason
Beverly Hills Club
31555 Southfield Rd
Beverly Hills, MI 48025
beverlyhills@rsbaffiliate.com

Grand Rapids: Adaptive Yoga for People with Parkinson's

Monday, October 8, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 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

Ann Arbor: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Monday, October 8, 2018 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Health Innovation Coordinator
YMCA Ann Arbor
400 W Washington St
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Mon, Wed & Fri 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Release/Permission from Physician required
Contact Ann Brennan (734) 996-9622
abrennan@AnnArborYMCA.org
Free to members, $25 per 7 week session

Farmington Hills: Movingthru - Dance & Parkinson’s

Monday, October 8, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Christina’s Adult Ballet & More Studio

31531 West 13 Mile Road 

Farmington Hills, MI 48334

Most Mondays- 2:00pm 

$10 per class 

 For more information Call:

Terrye Mock- 248 505-3951 

Dance for Parkinson's Disease Class

Monday, October 8, 2018 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Starting April 9th

Taught by Brandon Koepsell of Take Root

Mondays, 2:45-3:45pm

One Ford Place

1 Ford Place Detroit

Room 5C08

Free parking in 3rd street parking lot contact Shawn Bennis 313-874-4520

or email takerootdance@gmail.com for more info

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Ann Arbor: Westminster Presbyterian Church

Monday, October 8, 2018 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Mondays at 3 pm
1500 Scio Church Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
(734) 276-9988
lefflerdd@gmail.com
No fee - Weekly classes

Grand Rapids: Power Up Exercise Class

Monday, October 8, 2018 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm

Where:

This class is led by Cathy Harro, Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy Program, Grand Valley State University.

Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences (CHS)
301 Michigan St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

When:

The class meets EVERY MONDAY during the school year from 4:30pm until 5:45pm.

Additional Information:

There is an approval process: Contact Cathy at 616-331-5974 and she will follow up with you with an evaluation/screening appointment as well as describing the level of activity.  There is no charge and both men and women may participate. A doctor’s approval is required.

Battle Creek: Rock Steady Boxing

Monday, October 8, 2018 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Mondays and Thursdays 5:30-6:45
Rock Solid Wellness Studio 
1332 E Columbia Ave. 
Battle Creek, MI 49014
Call 269-420-6582 or www.rocksolidptstudio.com for info/questions
ASK Anne Clark for information on other exercise 
classes available in BC at 269-441-0920

Oakland County - Royal Oak Support Group

Monday, October 8, 2018 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

2nd Monday 6:30 pm

Beaumont Hospital Administration Building

Classroom 2 - lower level

3711 W 13 Mile Rd.

Royal Oak, MI 48073

No meetings in July - August

Contact - David Bartczak, (248) 755-8034 Facilitator or Dennis Cavanaugh (248) 683-1153

Macomb County - Young Onset Group of SE Michigan (MIYOPD)

Monday, October 8, 2018 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

2nd Monday, 6:30 pm (light dinner and meeting)


South Lake Schools Administration Building

23101 Stadium Blvd

St. Clair Shores, MI 48080


Contact person: Angela Ferrera 586-696-8663

Midland County Support Group

Monday, October 8, 2018 7:00 pm

2nd Monday, 3:00 pm
Kari Herman BSN, RN-BC
Gerontological Nurse
Season's Adult Day Health Services
4700 Dublin Ave
Midland, MI 48642
kwray@mccoa.org
(989) 633-3700

Kent County - Tai Chi (for people with PD) in Grand Rapids

Monday, October 8, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Where:

Tai chi, a balance-based exercise, is one non-pharmaceutical therapy which has been studied in patients with Parkinson’s disease. A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine concluded that Tai Chi may improve balance and prevent falls among people with Parkinson’s disease.

The class is for beginners and is $40 for 10 weeks.

Where:

East Leonard Medical Complex
2680 Leonard St NE  Grand Rapids, MI 49525

When:

Classes meet every Monday, from 7:00pm until 8:00pm.

Additional Information:

For more information contact Ruth Kizer 616-866-4256 or Brenda Schroeder 616-866-1205 or 616-450-8944 or bschroeder@chartermi.net.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Calhoun County - Battle Creek Care Partners Support Group

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

2nd Tuesday, 10:00 am


Kool Family Community Center
200 W. Michigan, Battle Creek MI 49016


Contact:  Anne Clark (269)441-0920

Grand Blanc: PWR! PD Exercise Group

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Every Tuesday PWR! Class - 10:00 am
Every Thursday PWR! Cycle - 10:00 am
Members free,
Non-members $15 per class 
Genesys Athletic Club
901 Health Park Blvd.
Grand Blanc, MI 48439
Contact: Angee Ludwa @ 248-760-2019
or aludwa@comcast.net

Grand Haven: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 10:30 am - 11:30 am

YMCA Tri-Cities
1 Y Dr.
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Contact: Erica Phelps
(616) 842-7051 ext. 224 
Permission from physician required
Classes run Tues, Thurs, & Friday
10:30 am - 11:15 am
$10 pass for non-members, free to members

Pontiac: Dance for Parkinson's Disease

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 10:45 am - 11:45 am

Tuesdays 10:45AM – 12:00PM
Free and open to the public
Lead Teacher: Take Root Co-Director/Co-Founder Ali Woerner and/or Take Root Rehearsal Director Vivian Costello
Host organization: Take Root
Styles Taught: ballet, modern, jazz and tap.
Saint Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital
Wellness Center
44405 Woodward Ave
Pontiac MI, 48341

Muskegon County Care Partners

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

2nd Tuesday at 11:00 am

Senior Resources of West Michigan
Tanglewood Cafe
560 Seminole Rd. 
Muskegon, MI 49444

 

Contact: Mary Mitchell (231)780-3665

Wyoming: Metro Health exercise class for Parkinson's patients

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 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

 

Cass County - Cassopolis Support Group

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

2nd Tuesday, 1:00 pm
Cass County Council on Aging
60525 Decatur Rd
Cassopolis, MI 49031
Facilitator: Susan McGrew 800-323-0390 x 248

 

Jackson: Summit Branch YMCA

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Rock Steady Boxing on Tues, Thurs & Sat
1 pm - 2:30 pm
Mailynn Pratt, Instructor (517) 240-9022
2151 Ferguson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201

Beverly Hills: Rock Steady Boxing

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

7 week course
Mon, Tues & Thurs (1:00 pm - 2:30 pm)
Friday (11:00 am - 1:00 pm)
$147.50 non-member fee
Instructors: Patrick & Jason
Beverly Hills Club
31555 Southfield Rd
Beverly Hills, MI 48025
beverlyhills@rsbaffiliate.com

Marquette: Movement and Dance for Those with Parkinson's

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Tuesdays and Fridays 2:00 – 3:15 PM
Saturdays 1:00- 2:15 PM
Free of charge
Lead Teacher: Marge Sklar
Sponsoring organizations: Dance Zone and Lake Superior Hospice
Dance Zone
1113 Lincoln Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
For more information or to register please contact Marge Sklar at (906) 236-1457 
or via email by marge@dancezonemqt.org

Kalamazoo County Support Group

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 4:00 pm

2nd Tuesday, 4:00 pm

Kalamazoo Support Group

Friendship Village of Kalamazoo

1400 Drake Rd. Kalamazoo, MI 49009

Contact: Jennifer Holleman at 269-341-8142 Facilitator: Karen Freshwater, PA



Troy: PD Fitness for Life

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Tues & Thurs 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free 1st session
6 Degree Burn Fitness Studio
1825 Brinston Dr.
Troy, MI 48083
Mike Demeter (248) 270-5676 (PD patient since 2012 – dedicated to improving the quality of life for people dealing with Parkinson’s)

Jackson County Support Group

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

2nd Tuesday, 6:15 pm

disAbility Connection
409 Linden Av. (between Prospect & 4th Street)
Jackson MI 49203

Contact: Carole Briggs, RN (517)783-6527

No meetings in July, August or December

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Gogebic County - Ironwood Support Group

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

2nd Wednesday, 10:00 am CST

Aspirus Grand View Hospital,
N10561 Grandview Lane, Conference Room B
Ironwood, MI 49938

Facilitator: Alicia Cook, SW (906)932-7627

Jackson: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

YMCA Jackson
127 W Wesley St
Jackson, MI 49201
Mon, Wed & Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Instructor Jennie Lapp (517) 784-9622

Rochester: Older Person's Commision (OPC)

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

650 Letica Drive
Rochester, MI 48307
(248) 656-1403
Every Wednesday
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
opcseniorcenter.org
Contact: Alli Woerner: takerootdance@gmail.com

Marquette: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Marquette YMCA
1420 Pine St.
Marquette, MI 49855
Held on Mon, Wed & Friday
1:00 pm - 2:00pm
No fee
Details available on site
Contact Christina Bennett (906)227-9622

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

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

What:

Helps achieve and maintain the highest level of physical functioning. The instructor is Judy Overmyer, the primary physical therapist at the Hauenstein Center of St. Mary’s Health Care.  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:

310 Lafayette Ave SE  Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Room Location: 305 Wege Center, Cardiopulmonary Rehab Room.
There is free covered parking in the garage behind the building.

When:

Class is offered EVERY WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY, from 1:00 PM until 2:00pm.

Additional Information:

Doctor’s approval in writing is required.  The cost is $3.00 per session (arrangements available if unable to pay). First visit is free.  For any additional questions, please contact the NPFWM office.

Ann Arbor: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Health Innovation Coordinator
YMCA Ann Arbor
400 W Washington St
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Mon, Wed & Fri 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Release/Permission from Physician required
Contact Ann Brennan (734) 996-9622
abrennan@AnnArborYMCA.org
Free to members, $25 per 7 week session

Grand Haven: Dancing for Parkinson's/West Michigan-Lakeshore

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Wednesdays, 1:30 to 2:30 PM
Financial Support Provided, in part, by Parkinson’s Association of West Michigan
Head Teacher: Cathy Gamby
Assistant Head Teacher: MiMi Dunne
Accompanist: Karen Frederiksen
Coordinator and teacher: Janice White
Classes held at 
Spotlight Dance Academy 
1445 Columbus Avenue
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Classes are free, however donations are welcome.
Questions: DancingForParkinsons@gmail.com or 
call Jan at (616) 846-4097 
Vist our Website at: danceforpd.org
Please join us! All PD levels, plus family member or caregiver welcome. Call to confirm class dates.

Grand Rapids - Living with Parkinson's Series - Mental Health Issues: Coping with Depression and Anxiety

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

LIVING WITH & UNDERSTANDING PARKINSON'S DISEASE

A Program for People with Parkinson’s and their Families

This 5-week series, is provided by The Michigan Parkinson Foundation in conjunction with Spectrum Health Medical Group. The series provides information and discussion on all aspects of living with Parkinson’s disease (PD). This program is of value to the newly diagnosed as well as patients and families dealing with PD for several years.

The program will take place at:

Integrated Care Campus at East Beltline

2750 E Beltline Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525

Conference room 0038

All sessions will take place form:

1:30pm – 3:30pm

September 12          What is Parkinson's Disease and Managing Medications

September 19          The Role of Physical Therapy, Occupational therapy and Exercise in Managing Parkinson’s

September 26          Speech and Swallowing Issues

October 3                  Managing Non Motor Symptoms of Parkinson’s

October 10                Mental Health Issues: Coping with Depression and Anxiety

The workshops will be presented by health care professionals who specialize in Parkinson’s disease from the Neurosciences | Orthopedic Health Departments of Spectrum Health Medical Group.

To Register, Call the Michigan Parkinson Foundation at 800-852-9781

30400 Telegraph Road - Suite #150
Bingham Farms MI 48025
(248) 433-1011 ext. 12 or (800) 852-9781

Fax:  (248) 433-1150

www.parkinsonsmi.org

Ann Arbor: Parkinson's Movement & Dance Class

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Wednesdays, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Turner Senior Resource Center
Sept 27-Nov 1
Jan 24-Feb 28
Mar 14-April 18
For more info and registration call: 
Rachel Dewees @ 734-998-9350

Royal Oak: PD Exercise Group

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Beaumont Health System
3555 W. 13 Mile Rd
Neuroscience Center
Royal Oak, MI 48073
Weds 3:00 pm
$13.33 per class
Contact Jackie (248) 551-1000

Barry County - Hastings Support Group

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

2nd Wednesday, 5pm

Barry County Commission on Aging

320 West Woodlawn Ave., Hastings MI 49058

Facilitators: Karen Mae Wesolek, DPT and Genon Birch, PTA

Contact: Tammy Pennington, Director, BCOA (269)948-4856

Shiawassee County - Owosso Support Group

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

2nd Wednesday, 7:00 pm 

Location:

Memorial Health Care Auditorium

826 West King Street Owosso, MI 48867 

(on the lower lever)

Karen Prussner, RN, Facilitator (989) 723-6901

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Rochester Hills: PD Adaptive Exercise Group

Thursday, October 11, 2018 9:30 am - 10:30 am

St. Irenaeus Church
771 Old Perch Rd.
Rochester Hills, MI 48309
Thursdays 9:30 am
Instructor Carol Schram (586) 453-2162

Benzie County - Bravery Brigade Support Group

Thursday, October 11, 2018 9:30 am

Benzie County – Bravery Brigade

2nd Thursdays, 9:30 am

102 Airport Road

Frankfort, MI 49635

Benzie.parkinsons@gmail.com

Linda Gottschalk (919)360-1593

Deb Cenname (231) 622-5140

Grand Blanc: PWR! PD Exercise Group

Thursday, October 11, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Every Tuesday PWR! Class - 10:00 am
Every Thursday PWR! Cycle - 10:00 am
Members free,
Non-members $15 per class 
Genesys Athletic Club
901 Health Park Blvd.
Grand Blanc, MI 48439
Contact: Angee Ludwa @ 248-760-2019
or aludwa@comcast.net

Grand Haven: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Thursday, October 11, 2018 10:30 am - 11:30 am

YMCA Tri-Cities
1 Y Dr.
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Contact: Erica Phelps
(616) 842-7051 ext. 224 
Permission from physician required
Classes run Tues, Thurs, & Friday
10:30 am - 11:15 am
$10 pass for non-members, free to members

Dickinson County Support Group

Thursday, October 11, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

2nd Thursday, 11:00 a.m.

Dickinson County UP Rehab Services
395 Hamilton, Kingsford MI 49802

Pauline Hill, (906)774-0332

No meeting in July 







Frankfort: Dancing for Parkinson's

Thursday, October 11, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Betsie Hosick Fitness Center
102 Airport Road
Frankfort, Michigan 49635
Every Thursday at 11:00 am
$7.50 for non-members. Free for members.
Call Jo-Ann Tarkington @ 231-352-9661

Ogemaw County - West Branch Support Group

Thursday, October 11, 2018 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

2nd Thursday, 12:30 pm

Ogemaw Commission on Aging Sr. Center
Meeting Room 1528 S. M-33,
West Branch, MI 48661

Contact: Carol Gillman (989) 345-3010

No meetings January - February



West Bloomfield: Movingthru - Dance & Parkinson’s

Thursday, October 11, 2018 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

West Bloomfield Henry Ford Hospital

Thursdays*  12:30 - 1:30pm at Vita

Instructor:  Terrye Mock 

Call:  248 505-3951

$10 per class (6 classes for $50)

*No class on Thursday Feb. 15

Howell: Adaptive Exercise with Dr. Stuart Blatt

Thursday, October 11, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Thursdays, 1:00 pm
1st Presbyterian Church
323 Grand River Ave., Howell
Contact Jane Haessley (810)568-5055

Jackson: Summit Branch YMCA

Thursday, October 11, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Rock Steady Boxing on Tues, Thurs & Sat
1 pm - 2:30 pm
Mailynn Pratt, Instructor (517) 240-9022
2151 Ferguson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201

Beverly Hills: Rock Steady Boxing

Thursday, October 11, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

7 week course
Mon, Tues & Thurs (1:00 pm - 2:30 pm)
Friday (11:00 am - 1:00 pm)
$147.50 non-member fee
Instructors: Patrick & Jason
Beverly Hills Club
31555 Southfield Rd
Beverly Hills, MI 48025
beverlyhills@rsbaffiliate.com

Wayne County - Grosse Pointe Farms Parkinson's Action Group

Thursday, October 11, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Parkinson’s Action Group
Services for Older Citizens
158 Ridge Road
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236
Tel: (313) 882-9600
Fax: (313) 882-8466
Leader: Deb Miller
The 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month
Time: 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Wayne County - Grosse Pointe Parkinson's Action Group

Thursday, October 11, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Parkinson’s Action Group
Services for Older Citizens
158 Ridge Road
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236
Tel: (313) 882-9600
Fax: (313) 882-8466
Leader: Deb Miller
The 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month
Time: 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Bloomfield: Movingthru – Parkinson’s & Dance

Thursday, October 11, 2018 1:45 pm - 2:45 pm

Thursdays, 1:45PM – 2:30PM – 1/2 hour social time after class 
in the Bloomfield Township Senior Center Cafe
4/classes Non Res $24
FREE for Township Residents
Preregistration required – no drop-ins
Bloomfield Township Senior Center
4315 Andover Rd.
Bloomfield Township , MI 48302
Visit the website here.
For more information or to register please click here or call 248.723.3500

Genesee County - Flint Area Support Group

Thursday, October 11, 2018 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

2nd Thursday, 2:00 pm


Genesys Home Health & Hospice

5445 Ali Drive,  Grand Blanc, MI
 
Facilitators: David Mack (810)610-5055

Saginaw County - Tri-City Support Group

Thursday, October 11, 2018 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Time: 2nd Thursday of the month at 2:00 pm

Location:
Wescourt Retirement Residence
4141 McCarty Road
Saginaw, MI 48603

Contact:
Virginia Buggia
(989) 793-7319

Berrien County Support Group

Thursday, October 11, 2018 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

2nd Thursday, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Located at:
CARING CIRCLE
4025 Health Park Ln.
St Joseph, MI 49085
Corner of Hollywood and Glenlord
For more info contact: Barbara Ford (269) 429-3675 or email: bcpdsupport@aol.com 

 

 

 

Brighton Adaptive Exercise Class

Thursday, October 11, 2018 4:00 pm - 5:00 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

Dancing with Parkinson’s

Thursday, October 11, 2018 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Dancing with Parkinson’s
A Fun Way to Improve Movement
for people with Parkinson’s Disease and their Care Partners
When: Thursdays starting January 11 @ 4-5pm
Fridays starting January 12 @ 10-11am
Where: Friendship Village Fitness Center
1400 N. Drake Road, Kalamazoo
Cost: $5.00 per person per class (FV residents FREE)
To enroll, contact Nancy Schullery: (269) 372-7241 or nmsch1020@gmail.com

Troy: PD Fitness for Life

Thursday, October 11, 2018 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Tues & Thurs 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free 1st session
6 Degree Burn Fitness Studio
1825 Brinston Dr.
Troy, MI 48083
Mike Demeter (248) 270-5676 (PD patient since 2012 – dedicated to improving the quality of life for people dealing with Parkinson’s)

Warren: PD Exercise Group

Thursday, October 11, 2018 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

St. John Macomb - Medical Center
12000 E. 12 Mile Road
Warren, MI 48093
Thursday 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Release/Permission from Physician required
(586) 573-5123

Battle Creek: Rock Steady Boxing

Thursday, October 11, 2018 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Mondays and Thursdays 5:30-6:45
Rock Solid Wellness Studio 
1332 E Columbia Ave. 
Battle Creek, MI 49014
Call 269-420-6582 or www.rocksolidptstudio.com for info/questions
ASK Anne Clark for information on other exercise 
classes available in BC at 269-441-0920

Genesee County - Flint Area Support Group (Evening)

Thursday, October 11, 2018 6:00 pm

2nd Thursdays at 6:00 pm

Beech Hill Center

Family Medicine Building, Conference Room A

3239 Beecher Rd. 

Flint, MI 48532

 

Facilitator: Kristin Daniels (810) 342-5352 and Kelli Baker (810) 342-5352

Wayne County - Livonia Support Group

Thursday, October 11, 2018 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

2nd Thursday, 7:00 pm

Livonia Senior Citizen Center
15218 Farmington Road, Livonia MI 48154

Contact:  Michigan Parkinson Foundation (248)433-1011   for  Julia Wall - Facilitator

https://www.facebook.com/#!/HFParkinsons/?fref=ts

No meetings in Jan, July, and August

 

Friday, October 12, 2018

Dancing with Parkinson’s

Friday, October 12, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Dancing with Parkinson’s
A Fun Way to Improve Movement
for people with Parkinson’s Disease and their Care Partners
When: Thursdays starting January 11 @ 4-5pm
Fridays starting January 12 @ 10-11am
Where: Friendship Village Fitness Center
1400 N. Drake Road, Kalamazoo
Cost: $5.00 per person per class (FV residents FREE)
To enroll, contact Nancy Schullery: (269) 372-7241 or nmsch1020@gmail.com

Grand Haven: GO Group

Friday, October 12, 2018 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Exercise based class with educational, speech,
and cognitive components
Runs on a 6 week basis
every Friday from 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Generations Care-Muskegon
945 E. Sherman Blvd
Muskegon, MI 49444
Ability to run class at Generation Care clinic as well
$48.00 for 6 week class
Need to call for availability and when the next class is starting
(231) 737-4373

Grand Haven: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Friday, October 12, 2018 10:30 am - 11:30 am

YMCA Tri-Cities
1 Y Dr.
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Contact: Erica Phelps
(616) 842-7051 ext. 224 
Permission from physician required
Classes run Tues, Thurs, & Friday
10:30 am - 11:15 am
$10 pass for non-members, free to members

Jackson: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Friday, October 12, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

YMCA Jackson
127 W Wesley St
Jackson, MI 49201
Mon, Wed & Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Instructor Jennie Lapp (517) 784-9622

Beverly Hills: Rock Steady Boxing

Friday, October 12, 2018 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

7 week course
Mon, Tues & Thurs (1:30 pm - 3:00 pm)
Friday (11:00 am - 1:00 pm)
$147.50 non-member fee
Instructors: Patrick & Jason
Beverly Hills Club
31555 Southfield Rd
Beverly Hills, MI 48025
beverlyhills@rsbaffiliate.com

Marquette: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Friday, October 12, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Marquette YMCA
1420 Pine St.
Marquette, MI 49855
Held on Mon, Wed & Friday
1:00 pm - 2:00pm
No fee
Details available on site
Contact Christina Bennett (906)227-9622

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

Friday, October 12, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

What:

Helps achieve and maintain the highest level of physical functioning. The instructor is Judy Overmyer, the primary physical therapist at the Hauenstein Center of St. Mary’s Health Care.  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:

310 Lafayette Ave SE  Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Room Location: 305 Wege Center, Cardiopulmonary Rehab Room.
There is free covered parking in the garage behind the building.

When:

Class is offered EVERY WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY, from 1:00 PM until 2:00pm.

Additional Information:

Doctor’s approval in writing is required.  The cost is $3.00 per session (arrangements available if unable to pay). First visit is free.  For any additional questions, please contact the NPFWM office.

Kalamazoo County - Care Partners Support Group

Friday, October 12, 2018 1:30 pm

Friday after 2nd Tuesday at 1:30 pm

Location:  Center Meadows Apartments
1504 Centre Ave., Portage Mi 49002

Contact:  Nancy Schullery nmsch1020@gmail.com   or Norma Betten at ronormal301@gmail.com

Ann Arbor: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Friday, October 12, 2018 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Health Innovation Coordinator
YMCA Ann Arbor
400 W Washington St
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Mon, Wed & Fri 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Release/Permission from Physician required
Contact Ann Brennan (734) 996-9622
abrennan@AnnArborYMCA.org
Free to members, $25 per 7 week session

Marquette: Movement and Dance for Those with Parkinson's

Friday, October 12, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Tuesdays and Fridays 2:00 – 3:15 PM
Saturdays 1:00- 2:15 PM
Free of charge
Lead Teacher: Marge Sklar
Sponsoring organizations: Dance Zone and Lake Superior Hospice
Dance Zone
1113 Lincoln Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
For more information or to register please contact Marge Sklar at (906) 236-1457 
or via email by marge@dancezonemqt.org

Macomb County - Support Group

Friday, October 12, 2018 5:00 pm

First Meeting is March 10th, 2017

2nd Friday, 5:00pm - 6:30pm

 Facilitator:

Donna Zimny, RN 248-964-8786

Location: 

Beaumont Macomb Center

15979 Hall Rd. 

Macomb, MI 48044

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Marquette: Movement and Dance for Those with Parkinson's

Saturday, October 13, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Tuesdays and Fridays 2:00 – 3:15 PM
Saturdays 1:00- 2:15 PM
Free of charge
Lead Teacher: Marge Sklar
Sponsoring organizations: Dance Zone and Lake Superior Hospice
Dance Zone
1113 Lincoln Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
For more information or to register please contact Marge Sklar at (906) 236-1457 
or via email by marge@dancezonemqt.org

Jackson: Summit Branch YMCA

Saturday, October 13, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Rock Steady Boxing on Tues, Thurs & Sat
1 pm - 2:30 pm
Mailynn Pratt, Instructor (517) 240-9022
2151 Ferguson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201

Grand Rapids: Power Up Exercise Class

Saturday, October 13, 2018 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm

Where:

This class is led by Cathy Harro, Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy Program, Grand Valley State University.

Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences (CHS)
301 Michigan St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

When:

The class meets EVERY MONDAY during the school year from 4:30pm until 5:45pm.

Additional Information:

There is an approval process: Contact Cathy at 616-331-5974 and she will follow up with you with an evaluation/screening appointment as well as describing the level of activity.  There is no charge and both men and women may participate. A doctor’s approval is required.

Kent County - Tai Chi (for people with PD) in Grand Rapids

Saturday, October 13, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Where:

Tai chi, a balance-based exercise, is one non-pharmaceutical therapy which has been studied in patients with Parkinson’s disease. A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine concluded that Tai Chi may improve balance and prevent falls among people with Parkinson’s disease.

The class is for beginners and is $40 for 10 weeks.

Where:

East Leonard Medical Complex
2680 Leonard St NE  Grand Rapids, MI 49525

When:

Classes meet every Monday, from 7:00pm until 8:00pm.

Additional Information:

For more information contact Ruth Kizer 616-866-4256 or Brenda Schroeder 616-866-1205 or 616-450-8944 or bschroeder@chartermi.net.

Sunday, October 14, 2018

Washtenaw County - Ann Arbor Support Group

Sunday, October 14, 2018 1:30 pm

2nd Sunday, 1:30 pm

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ellen Thompson

Women's Health Center

5320 Elliott Drive Classroom 1 - 2nd Floor

Ypsilanti, MI 48197 Parking Lot S. then parking lot M

Bruce Amrine, (734) 668-0427 or Bob Leffler, (734)827-0784

Only meets in Sep - May

Note: Group also has monthly Social Event, various locations

  • Adaptive Exercise: 

When: Mondays @ 3:00 pm

Where:

1500 Scio Church Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Use the West Entrance

Contact: Denise or Bob Leffler lefflerdd@gmail.com, or Diane 734-646-9420

  • Music Therapy Sessions:

We will be continuing this activity weekly throughout the summer under the leadership of Jordan Blanchard.

When: Every Tuesday 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Where: Interfaith Center for Spiritual Growth, 704 Airport Blvd.,suite 1 AA, 48108 near Costco. Parking is at the door.

For more information, contact Denise Leffler at 734-276-9988, lefflerdd@gmail.com, or Diane 734-646-9420

Grand Rapids: Power Up Exercise Class

Sunday, October 14, 2018 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm

Where:

This class is led by Cathy Harro, Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy Program, Grand Valley State University.

Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences (CHS)
301 Michigan St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

When:

The class meets EVERY MONDAY during the school year from 4:30pm until 5:45pm.

Additional Information:

There is an approval process: Contact Cathy at 616-331-5974 and she will follow up with you with an evaluation/screening appointment as well as describing the level of activity.  There is no charge and both men and women may participate. A doctor’s approval is required.

Kent County - Tai Chi (for people with PD) in Grand Rapids

Sunday, October 14, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Where:

Tai chi, a balance-based exercise, is one non-pharmaceutical therapy which has been studied in patients with Parkinson’s disease. A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine concluded that Tai Chi may improve balance and prevent falls among people with Parkinson’s disease.

The class is for beginners and is $40 for 10 weeks.

Where:

East Leonard Medical Complex
2680 Leonard St NE  Grand Rapids, MI 49525

When:

Classes meet every Monday, from 7:00pm until 8:00pm.

Additional Information:

For more information contact Ruth Kizer 616-866-4256 or Brenda Schroeder 616-866-1205 or 616-450-8944 or bschroeder@chartermi.net.

Monday, October 15, 2018

Bay County - Bay City

Monday, October 15, 2018 4:30 am

Bay County – Bay City
3rd Monday, 4:30 pm
Paramount Rehab Center
2535 22nd St
Bay City, MI 48708-7612
Megan Monroe, OTRL
mmonroe@prsmichigan.com
Bob Richard, PhD (989) 391-9892
rrichard@oldtymeradio.net

Muskegon: Parkinson's Pool Class

Monday, October 15, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Muskegon: Parkinson's Pool Class
Exercise based class
Monday and Thursday from 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Generation Care-Muskegon
945 E. Sherman Blvd
Muskegon, MI 49444
$6.00 per class, can purchase a punch card-
for a slightly discounted per class rate
No monthly commitment required
We have the capabilities to run this class at our 
Generation Care Grand Haven location but haven't had enough interest

Jackson: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Monday, October 15, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

YMCA Jackson
127 W Wesley St
Jackson, MI 49201
Mon, Wed & Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Instructor Jennie Lapp (517) 784-9622

Alpena County Support Group

Monday, October 15, 2018 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
When: Every 3rd Monday
Time: 1:00 PM
Loction:
First United Methodist Church
167 S. Ripley Blvd.Alpena, MI 49707
Judy Poli  (989)370-6854

 

Marquette: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Monday, October 15, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Marquette YMCA
1420 Pine St.
Marquette, MI 49855
Held on Mon, Wed & Friday
1:00 pm - 2:00pm
No fee
Details available on site
Contact Christina Bennett (906)227-9622

Beverly Hills: Rock Steady Boxing

Monday, October 15, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

7 week course
Mon, Tues & Thurs (1:00 pm - 2:30 pm)
Friday (11:00 am - 1:00 pm)
$147.50 non-member fee
Instructors: Patrick & Jason
Beverly Hills Club
31555 Southfield Rd
Beverly Hills, MI 48025
beverlyhills@rsbaffiliate.com

Grand Rapids: Adaptive Yoga for People with Parkinson's

Monday, October 15, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 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

Ann Arbor: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Monday, October 15, 2018 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Health Innovation Coordinator
YMCA Ann Arbor
400 W Washington St
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Mon, Wed & Fri 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Release/Permission from Physician required
Contact Ann Brennan (734) 996-9622
abrennan@AnnArborYMCA.org
Free to members, $25 per 7 week session

Farmington Hills: Movingthru - Dance & Parkinson’s

Monday, October 15, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Christina’s Adult Ballet & More Studio

31531 West 13 Mile Road 

Farmington Hills, MI 48334

Most Mondays- 2:00pm 

$10 per class 

 For more information Call:

Terrye Mock- 248 505-3951 

Dance for Parkinson's Disease Class

Monday, October 15, 2018 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Starting April 9th

Taught by Brandon Koepsell of Take Root

Mondays, 2:45-3:45pm

One Ford Place

1 Ford Place Detroit

Room 5C08

Free parking in 3rd street parking lot contact Shawn Bennis 313-874-4520

or email takerootdance@gmail.com for more info

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Ann Arbor: Westminster Presbyterian Church

Monday, October 15, 2018 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Mondays at 3 pm
1500 Scio Church Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
(734) 276-9988
lefflerdd@gmail.com
No fee - Weekly classes

Grand Rapids: Power Up Exercise Class

Monday, October 15, 2018 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm

Where:

This class is led by Cathy Harro, Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy Program, Grand Valley State University.

Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences (CHS)
301 Michigan St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

When:

The class meets EVERY MONDAY during the school year from 4:30pm until 5:45pm.

Additional Information:

There is an approval process: Contact Cathy at 616-331-5974 and she will follow up with you with an evaluation/screening appointment as well as describing the level of activity.  There is no charge and both men and women may participate. A doctor’s approval is required.

Battle Creek: Rock Steady Boxing

Monday, October 15, 2018 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Mondays and Thursdays 5:30-6:45
Rock Solid Wellness Studio 
1332 E Columbia Ave. 
Battle Creek, MI 49014
Call 269-420-6582 or www.rocksolidptstudio.com for info/questions
ASK Anne Clark for information on other exercise 
classes available in BC at 269-441-0920

Kent County - Tai Chi (for people with PD) in Grand Rapids

Monday, October 15, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Where:

Tai chi, a balance-based exercise, is one non-pharmaceutical therapy which has been studied in patients with Parkinson’s disease. A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine concluded that Tai Chi may improve balance and prevent falls among people with Parkinson’s disease.

The class is for beginners and is $40 for 10 weeks.

Where:

East Leonard Medical Complex
2680 Leonard St NE  Grand Rapids, MI 49525

When:

Classes meet every Monday, from 7:00pm until 8:00pm.

Additional Information:

For more information contact Ruth Kizer 616-866-4256 or Brenda Schroeder 616-866-1205 or 616-450-8944 or bschroeder@chartermi.net.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Calhoun County - Battle Creek Support Group

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

3rd Tuesday, 10:00 am

Battle Creek Family YMCA
182 Capital Avenue NE
Battle Creek, MI  49017


Contact:  Anne Clark  (269)441-0920

Grand Blanc: PWR! PD Exercise Group

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Every Tuesday PWR! Class - 10:00 am
Every Thursday PWR! Cycle - 10:00 am
Members free,
Non-members $15 per class 
Genesys Athletic Club
901 Health Park Blvd.
Grand Blanc, MI 48439
Contact: Angee Ludwa @ 248-760-2019
or aludwa@comcast.net

Grand Haven: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 10:30 am - 11:30 am

YMCA Tri-Cities
1 Y Dr.
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Contact: Erica Phelps
(616) 842-7051 ext. 224 
Permission from physician required
Classes run Tues, Thurs, & Friday
10:30 am - 11:15 am
$10 pass for non-members, free to members

Pontiac: Dance for Parkinson's Disease

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 10:45 am - 11:45 am

Tuesdays 10:45AM – 12:00PM
Free and open to the public
Lead Teacher: Take Root Co-Director/Co-Founder Ali Woerner and/or Take Root Rehearsal Director Vivian Costello
Host organization: Take Root
Styles Taught: ballet, modern, jazz and tap.
Saint Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital
Wellness Center
44405 Woodward Ave
Pontiac MI, 48341

Wyoming: Metro Health exercise class for Parkinson's patients

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 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

 

Wayne County - Detroit Support Group

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

3rd Tuesday, 1:00 pm

Hannon House
4750 Woodward, Detroit MI 48201

Contact:

Gwen Willis 248-722-4085

Janet Whitaker 313-633-1212

Maria Dickerson 313-635-2878

 

Cheboygan County Support Group

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

3rd Tuesday at 1pm

*No meeting in June

Location:  McLaren Northern Michigan - Cheboygan Campus
                   3rd floor conference room
                   740 S. Main Street, Cheboygan MI 49721

Contact:  Chelsea LaLonde 231-627-7118 x 2164



Jackson: Summit Branch YMCA

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Rock Steady Boxing on Tues, Thurs & Sat
1 pm - 2:30 pm
Mailynn Pratt, Instructor (517) 240-9022
2151 Ferguson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201

Beverly Hills: Rock Steady Boxing

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

7 week course
Mon, Tues & Thurs (1:00 pm - 2:30 pm)
Friday (11:00 am - 1:00 pm)
$147.50 non-member fee
Instructors: Patrick & Jason
Beverly Hills Club
31555 Southfield Rd
Beverly Hills, MI 48025
beverlyhills@rsbaffiliate.com

Bay County - (Mid Michigan) Young Onset Support Group

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

3rd Tuesday, 2:00 - 3:30 pm            NO MEETINGS JUNE - JULY - AUGUST

Area Agency on Aging Region

71615 S. Euclid

Bay City, MI 48706

 

Contact Facilitator Joan Szczepanski, (989) 893-1503 for location

Marquette: Movement and Dance for Those with Parkinson's

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Tuesdays and Fridays 2:00 – 3:15 PM
Saturdays 1:00- 2:15 PM
Free of charge
Lead Teacher: Marge Sklar
Sponsoring organizations: Dance Zone and Lake Superior Hospice
Dance Zone
1113 Lincoln Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
For more information or to register please contact Marge Sklar at (906) 236-1457 
or via email by marge@dancezonemqt.org

Huron County - Thumb Area (Bad Axe) Support Group

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 4:00 pm

Time:

Every 3rd Tuesday @ 12:30 pm

 

Meets:

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites

55 Rapson Lane West

Bad Axe, MI 48413

 

Contact:

Annette Johnson @ 989-864-3779

Susan Arthur @ 800-843-6394 ext.1765

Human Development Commission @ 800-843-6394

Troy: PD Fitness for Life

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Tues & Thurs 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free 1st session
6 Degree Burn Fitness Studio
1825 Brinston Dr.
Troy, MI 48083
Mike Demeter (248) 270-5676 (PD patient since 2012 – dedicated to improving the quality of life for people dealing with Parkinson’s)

Ingham County - Lansing Area Support Group

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

3rd Tuesday, 6:00 pm

Valley Court Park Community Center

201 Hillside Court, East Lansing MI 48823

Contact person:  Jim Galloway (517) 930-4287

Kent County - Grand Rapids Support Group

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Where:
Spectrum Health Integrated Care Campus
Lower Level Conference Room
2750 East Beltline Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525


When:
This Support Group meets EVERY THIRD TUESDAY of EACH month, from 6:30pm until 8:00pm.


Additional Information:
Contact Nurse Navigator, Jody Van Halsema, 616.447.3471 (Jody.vanhalsema@spectrumhealth.org)

 

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Jackson: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

YMCA Jackson
127 W Wesley St
Jackson, MI 49201
Mon, Wed & Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Instructor Jennie Lapp (517) 784-9622

Rochester: Older Person's Commision (OPC)

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

650 Letica Drive
Rochester, MI 48307
(248) 656-1403
Every Wednesday
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
opcseniorcenter.org
Contact: Alli Woerner: takerootdance@gmail.com

Mason County - Scottville Support Group

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 1:00 pm

3rd Wednesday, 1:00 pm


Senior Center
140 S. Main St. Scottville, MI 49454


Facilitator: Jerry Chancellor, (231)462-3533

Saginaw County - Frankenmuth Support Group

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

3rd Wednesday, 1:00 pm

Independence Village Harmony Hall
255 Mayer Road, Frankenmuth MI 48734

Contact Marilyn Bernthal (989)652-2515

Marquette: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Marquette YMCA
1420 Pine St.
Marquette, MI 49855
Held on Mon, Wed & Friday
1:00 pm - 2:00pm
No fee
Details available on site
Contact Christina Bennett (906)227-9622

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

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

What:

Helps achieve and maintain the highest level of physical functioning. The instructor is Judy Overmyer, the primary physical therapist at the Hauenstein Center of St. Mary’s Health Care.  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:

310 Lafayette Ave SE  Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Room Location: 305 Wege Center, Cardiopulmonary Rehab Room.
There is free covered parking in the garage behind the building.

When:

Class is offered EVERY WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY, from 1:00 PM until 2:00pm.

Additional Information:

Doctor’s approval in writing is required.  The cost is $3.00 per session (arrangements available if unable to pay). First visit is free.  For any additional questions, please contact the NPFWM office.

Chippewa County - Sault St. Marie

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 1:00 pm

Chippewa County – Sault St. Marie
3rd Wednesay, 1:00 pm
Rene Shimmon (313)357-3407
Bayliss Library
541 Library Dr.
Sault Sainte Marie, MI 49783

Ann Arbor: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Health Innovation Coordinator
YMCA Ann Arbor
400 W Washington St
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Mon, Wed & Fri 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Release/Permission from Physician required
Contact Ann Brennan (734) 996-9622
abrennan@AnnArborYMCA.org
Free to members, $25 per 7 week session

Grand Haven: Dancing for Parkinson's/West Michigan-Lakeshore

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Wednesdays, 1:30 to 2:30 PM
Financial Support Provided, in part, by Parkinson’s Association of West Michigan
Head Teacher: Cathy Gamby
Assistant Head Teacher: MiMi Dunne
Accompanist: Karen Frederiksen
Coordinator and teacher: Janice White
Classes held at 
Spotlight Dance Academy 
1445 Columbus Avenue
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Classes are free, however donations are welcome.
Questions: DancingForParkinsons@gmail.com or 
call Jan at (616) 846-4097 
Vist our Website at: danceforpd.org
Please join us! All PD levels, plus family member or caregiver welcome. Call to confirm class dates.

Antrim County - Bellaire Support Group

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

3rd Wednesday, 2-4 pm

Location:  Bellaire Family Health Center,
4955 S. M-88, Bellaire MI 49615

Contact:  Linda Cran, (231)633-1237

 

 

 

Ann Arbor: Parkinson's Movement & Dance Class

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Wednesdays, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Turner Senior Resource Center
Sept 27-Nov 1
Jan 24-Feb 28
Mar 14-April 18
For more info and registration call: 
Rachel Dewees @ 734-998-9350

Royal Oak: PD Exercise Group

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Beaumont Health System
3555 W. 13 Mile Rd
Neuroscience Center
Royal Oak, MI 48073
Weds 3:00 pm
$13.33 per class
Contact Jackie (248) 551-1000

Livingston County - Brighton (Caregivers) Support Group

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Every 3rd Wednesday
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
242 Church
Room # 4
7526 Grand River Ave
Brighton, MI 48114

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

Monroe County Support Group

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 6:30 pm

3rd Wednesday, 6:30 pm  

Monroe Charter Twp. Bldg Nature Ctr

4925 E. Dunbar Rd

Monroe, MI 48161


Contact:  Jennifer Traver (734)497-5683

Oakland County - Moving Up Together (for those 50 and under)

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

MovingUP Together, a Michigan Parkinson Foundation Community for those diagnosed with PD and families who are 50 years of age or younger Third Wednesday, 7:00 pm

Salem United Church of Christ 33424 Oakland Street, Farmington MI 48335

Contact: Tim Andersson, Facilitator 248-962-3783 or Movinguptogether@gmail.com 

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Rochester Hills: PD Adaptive Exercise Group

Thursday, October 18, 2018 9:30 am - 10:30 am

St. Irenaeus Church
771 Old Perch Rd.
Rochester Hills, MI 48309
Thursdays 9:30 am
Instructor Carol Schram (586) 453-2162

Iosco County - East Tawas Support Group

Thursday, October 18, 2018 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

3rd Thursday at 10:00am

Tawas Area Presbyterian Church
2095 US-23
East Tawas, MI 48730

Rachel Haviland: 989-545-6049

 

 

Grand Blanc: PWR! PD Exercise Group

Thursday, October 18, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Every Tuesday PWR! Class - 10:00 am
Every Thursday PWR! Cycle - 10:00 am
Members free,
Non-members $15 per class 
Genesys Athletic Club
901 Health Park Blvd.
Grand Blanc, MI 48439
Contact: Angee Ludwa @ 248-760-2019
or aludwa@comcast.net

Grand Haven: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Thursday, October 18, 2018 10:30 am - 11:30 am

YMCA Tri-Cities
1 Y Dr.
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Contact: Erica Phelps
(616) 842-7051 ext. 224 
Permission from physician required
Classes run Tues, Thurs, & Friday
10:30 am - 11:15 am
$10 pass for non-members, free to members

Manistee County - Support Group

Thursday, October 18, 2018 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

3rd Thursday, 11:00 am

West Shore Hospital Education Center, Room 1
1456 E. Parkdale, Manistee, MI 49660

Jeannie Lewis, (231)510-4986

Frankfort: Dancing for Parkinson's

Thursday, October 18, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Betsie Hosick Fitness Center
102 Airport Road
Frankfort, Michigan 49635
Every Thursday at 11:00 am
$7.50 for non-members. Free for members.
Call Jo-Ann Tarkington @ 231-352-9661

West Bloomfield: Movingthru - Dance & Parkinson’s

Thursday, October 18, 2018 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

West Bloomfield Henry Ford Hospital

Thursdays*  12:30 - 1:30pm at Vita

Instructor:  Terrye Mock 

Call:  248 505-3951

$10 per class (6 classes for $50)

*No class on Thursday Feb. 15

Bay County Support Group

Thursday, October 18, 2018 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

3rd Thursday, 1:00 pm

St. John The Evangelist Church

614 Pine Street

Essexville, MI 48732

Contact:  Bob Richard  (989)391-9892

Howell: Adaptive Exercise with Dr. Stuart Blatt

Thursday, October 18, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Thursdays, 1:00 pm
1st Presbyterian Church
323 Grand River Ave., Howell
Contact Jane Haessley (810)568-5055

Jackson: Summit Branch YMCA

Thursday, October 18, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Rock Steady Boxing on Tues, Thurs & Sat
1 pm - 2:30 pm
Mailynn Pratt, Instructor (517) 240-9022
2151 Ferguson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201

Beverly Hills: Rock Steady Boxing

Thursday, October 18, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

7 week course
Mon, Tues & Thurs (1:00 pm - 2:30 pm)
Friday (11:00 am - 1:00 pm)
$147.50 non-member fee
Instructors: Patrick & Jason
Beverly Hills Club
31555 Southfield Rd
Beverly Hills, MI 48025
beverlyhills@rsbaffiliate.com

Ionia County Support Group

Thursday, October 18, 2018 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

3rd Thursday at 1:30 pm

Location: Ionia County Commission on Aging
115 Hudson Street, Ionia MI 48846

Call Retta McCaul (616)693-2121

Bloomfield: Movingthru – Parkinson’s & Dance

Thursday, October 18, 2018 1:45 pm - 2:45 pm

Thursdays, 1:45PM – 2:30PM – 1/2 hour social time after class 
in the Bloomfield Township Senior Center Cafe
4/classes Non Res $24
FREE for Township Residents
Preregistration required – no drop-ins
Bloomfield Township Senior Center
4315 Andover Rd.
Bloomfield Township , MI 48302
Visit the website here.
For more information or to register please click here or call 248.723.3500

Benzie County - Frankfort Support Group

Thursday, October 18, 2018 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

3rd Thursday, 2:00 pm

Trinity Lutheran Church
955 James Street, Frankfort MI 49635


Contact:  Fred Hough (231)882-4865


No meetings January - April

Leelanau County - Suttons Bay Support Group

Thursday, October 18, 2018 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

3rd Thursday, 2 pm

Leelanau Government Services Building
8527 E. Government Center Drive, Suttons Bay MI 49692

Contact: April Missias, Director: (231)256-8125




Newaygo County Support Group

Thursday, October 18, 2018 3:30 pm

3rd Thursday at 3:30 p.m.

Location: Tamarac Center for Well Being

1401 W. Main St., Fremont, MI 49412

Contact: Michelle Klochack, RN - Michelle.klochack@spectrumhealth.org

Brighton Adaptive Exercise Class

Thursday, October 18, 2018 4:00 pm - 5:00 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

Dancing with Parkinson’s

Thursday, October 18, 2018 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Dancing with Parkinson’s
A Fun Way to Improve Movement
for people with Parkinson’s Disease and their Care Partners
When: Thursdays starting January 11 @ 4-5pm
Fridays starting January 12 @ 10-11am
Where: Friendship Village Fitness Center
1400 N. Drake Road, Kalamazoo
Cost: $5.00 per person per class (FV residents FREE)
To enroll, contact Nancy Schullery: (269) 372-7241 or nmsch1020@gmail.com

Troy: PD Fitness for Life

Thursday, October 18, 2018 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Tues & Thurs 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free 1st session
6 Degree Burn Fitness Studio
1825 Brinston Dr.
Troy, MI 48083
Mike Demeter (248) 270-5676 (PD patient since 2012 – dedicated to improving the quality of life for people dealing with Parkinson’s)

Warren: PD Exercise Group

Thursday, October 18, 2018 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

St. John Macomb - Medical Center
12000 E. 12 Mile Road
Warren, MI 48093
Thursday 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Release/Permission from Physician required
(586) 573-5123

Battle Creek: Rock Steady Boxing

Thursday, October 18, 2018 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Mondays and Thursdays 5:30-6:45
Rock Solid Wellness Studio 
1332 E Columbia Ave. 
Battle Creek, MI 49014
Call 269-420-6582 or www.rocksolidptstudio.com for info/questions
ASK Anne Clark for information on other exercise 
classes available in BC at 269-441-0920

Friday, October 19, 2018

Parkinson's Disease & You

Friday, October 19, 2018 8:30 am

2018 Symposium Flier

Dancing with Parkinson’s

Friday, October 19, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Dancing with Parkinson’s
A Fun Way to Improve Movement
for people with Parkinson’s Disease and their Care Partners
When: Thursdays starting January 11 @ 4-5pm
Fridays starting January 12 @ 10-11am
Where: Friendship Village Fitness Center
1400 N. Drake Road, Kalamazoo
Cost: $5.00 per person per class (FV residents FREE)
To enroll, contact Nancy Schullery: (269) 372-7241 or nmsch1020@gmail.com

Grand Haven: GO Group

Friday, October 19, 2018 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Exercise based class with educational, speech,
and cognitive components
Runs on a 6 week basis
every Friday from 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Generations Care-Muskegon
945 E. Sherman Blvd
Muskegon, MI 49444
Ability to run class at Generation Care clinic as well
$48.00 for 6 week class
Need to call for availability and when the next class is starting
(231) 737-4373

Grand Haven: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Friday, October 19, 2018 10:30 am - 11:30 am

YMCA Tri-Cities
1 Y Dr.
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Contact: Erica Phelps
(616) 842-7051 ext. 224 
Permission from physician required
Classes run Tues, Thurs, & Friday
10:30 am - 11:15 am
$10 pass for non-members, free to members

Jackson: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Friday, October 19, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

YMCA Jackson
127 W Wesley St
Jackson, MI 49201
Mon, Wed & Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Instructor Jennie Lapp (517) 784-9622

Beverly Hills: Rock Steady Boxing

Friday, October 19, 2018 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

7 week course
Mon, Tues & Thurs (1:30 pm - 3:00 pm)
Friday (11:00 am - 1:00 pm)
$147.50 non-member fee
Instructors: Patrick & Jason
Beverly Hills Club
31555 Southfield Rd
Beverly Hills, MI 48025
beverlyhills@rsbaffiliate.com

Marquette: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Friday, October 19, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Marquette YMCA
1420 Pine St.
Marquette, MI 49855
Held on Mon, Wed & Friday
1:00 pm - 2:00pm
No fee
Details available on site
Contact Christina Bennett (906)227-9622

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

Friday, October 19, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

What:

Helps achieve and maintain the highest level of physical functioning. The instructor is Judy Overmyer, the primary physical therapist at the Hauenstein Center of St. Mary’s Health Care.  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:

310 Lafayette Ave SE  Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Room Location: 305 Wege Center, Cardiopulmonary Rehab Room.
There is free covered parking in the garage behind the building.

When:

Class is offered EVERY WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY, from 1:00 PM until 2:00pm.

Additional Information:

Doctor’s approval in writing is required.  The cost is $3.00 per session (arrangements available if unable to pay). First visit is free.  For any additional questions, please contact the NPFWM office.

Ann Arbor: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Friday, October 19, 2018 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Health Innovation Coordinator
YMCA Ann Arbor
400 W Washington St
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Mon, Wed & Fri 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Release/Permission from Physician required
Contact Ann Brennan (734) 996-9622
abrennan@AnnArborYMCA.org
Free to members, $25 per 7 week session

Marquette: Movement and Dance for Those with Parkinson's

Friday, October 19, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Tuesdays and Fridays 2:00 – 3:15 PM
Saturdays 1:00- 2:15 PM
Free of charge
Lead Teacher: Marge Sklar
Sponsoring organizations: Dance Zone and Lake Superior Hospice
Dance Zone
1113 Lincoln Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
For more information or to register please contact Marge Sklar at (906) 236-1457 
or via email by marge@dancezonemqt.org

2018 Gala - Small Steps Big Strides

Friday, October 19, 2018 6:30 pm

MPF Welcomes You To...MPF Gala

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Marquette: Movement and Dance for Those with Parkinson's

Saturday, October 20, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Tuesdays and Fridays 2:00 – 3:15 PM
Saturdays 1:00- 2:15 PM
Free of charge
Lead Teacher: Marge Sklar
Sponsoring organizations: Dance Zone and Lake Superior Hospice
Dance Zone
1113 Lincoln Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
For more information or to register please contact Marge Sklar at (906) 236-1457 
or via email by marge@dancezonemqt.org

Jackson: Summit Branch YMCA

Saturday, October 20, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Rock Steady Boxing on Tues, Thurs & Sat
1 pm - 2:30 pm
Mailynn Pratt, Instructor (517) 240-9022
2151 Ferguson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201

Grand Rapids: Power Up Exercise Class

Saturday, October 20, 2018 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm

Where:

This class is led by Cathy Harro, Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy Program, Grand Valley State University.

Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences (CHS)
301 Michigan St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

When:

The class meets EVERY MONDAY during the school year from 4:30pm until 5:45pm.

Additional Information:

There is an approval process: Contact Cathy at 616-331-5974 and she will follow up with you with an evaluation/screening appointment as well as describing the level of activity.  There is no charge and both men and women may participate. A doctor’s approval is required.

Kent County - Tai Chi (for people with PD) in Grand Rapids

Saturday, October 20, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Where:

Tai chi, a balance-based exercise, is one non-pharmaceutical therapy which has been studied in patients with Parkinson’s disease. A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine concluded that Tai Chi may improve balance and prevent falls among people with Parkinson’s disease.

The class is for beginners and is $40 for 10 weeks.

Where:

East Leonard Medical Complex
2680 Leonard St NE  Grand Rapids, MI 49525

When:

Classes meet every Monday, from 7:00pm until 8:00pm.

Additional Information:

For more information contact Ruth Kizer 616-866-4256 or Brenda Schroeder 616-866-1205 or 616-450-8944 or bschroeder@chartermi.net.

Sunday, October 21, 2018

Grand Rapids: Power Up Exercise Class

Sunday, October 21, 2018 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm

Where:

This class is led by Cathy Harro, Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy Program, Grand Valley State University.

Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences (CHS)
301 Michigan St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

When:

The class meets EVERY MONDAY during the school year from 4:30pm until 5:45pm.

Additional Information:

There is an approval process: Contact Cathy at 616-331-5974 and she will follow up with you with an evaluation/screening appointment as well as describing the level of activity.  There is no charge and both men and women may participate. A doctor’s approval is required.

Kent County - Tai Chi (for people with PD) in Grand Rapids

Sunday, October 21, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Where:

Tai chi, a balance-based exercise, is one non-pharmaceutical therapy which has been studied in patients with Parkinson’s disease. A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine concluded that Tai Chi may improve balance and prevent falls among people with Parkinson’s disease.

The class is for beginners and is $40 for 10 weeks.

Where:

East Leonard Medical Complex
2680 Leonard St NE  Grand Rapids, MI 49525

When:

Classes meet every Monday, from 7:00pm until 8:00pm.

Additional Information:

For more information contact Ruth Kizer 616-866-4256 or Brenda Schroeder 616-866-1205 or 616-450-8944 or bschroeder@chartermi.net.

Monday, October 22, 2018

Muskegon: Parkinson's Pool Class

Monday, October 22, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Muskegon: Parkinson's Pool Class
Exercise based class
Monday and Thursday from 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Generation Care-Muskegon
945 E. Sherman Blvd
Muskegon, MI 49444
$6.00 per class, can purchase a punch card-
for a slightly discounted per class rate
No monthly commitment required
We have the capabilities to run this class at our 
Generation Care Grand Haven location but haven't had enough interest

Jackson: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Monday, October 22, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

YMCA Jackson
127 W Wesley St
Jackson, MI 49201
Mon, Wed & Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Instructor Jennie Lapp (517) 784-9622

Marquette County - Negaunee Support Group

Monday, October 22, 2018 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

 

4th Monday, 1 pm

Negaunee Senior Center
410 Jackson Street, Negaunee MI 49866

Contact:Kristy Malmsten (906)475-6266 or Barb Dupras duprasbarb@gmail.com

Marquette: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Monday, October 22, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Marquette YMCA
1420 Pine St.
Marquette, MI 49855
Held on Mon, Wed & Friday
1:00 pm - 2:00pm
No fee
Details available on site
Contact Christina Bennett (906)227-9622

Beverly Hills: Rock Steady Boxing

Monday, October 22, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

7 week course
Mon, Tues & Thurs (1:00 pm - 2:30 pm)
Friday (11:00 am - 1:00 pm)
$147.50 non-member fee
Instructors: Patrick & Jason
Beverly Hills Club
31555 Southfield Rd
Beverly Hills, MI 48025
beverlyhills@rsbaffiliate.com

Grand Rapids: Adaptive Yoga for People with Parkinson's

Monday, October 22, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 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

Ann Arbor: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Monday, October 22, 2018 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Health Innovation Coordinator
YMCA Ann Arbor
400 W Washington St
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Mon, Wed & Fri 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Release/Permission from Physician required
Contact Ann Brennan (734) 996-9622
abrennan@AnnArborYMCA.org
Free to members, $25 per 7 week session

Farmington Hills: Movingthru - Dance & Parkinson’s

Monday, October 22, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Christina’s Adult Ballet & More Studio

31531 West 13 Mile Road 

Farmington Hills, MI 48334

Most Mondays- 2:00pm 

$10 per class 

 For more information Call:

Terrye Mock- 248 505-3951 

Dance for Parkinson's Disease Class

Monday, October 22, 2018 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Starting April 9th

Taught by Brandon Koepsell of Take Root

Mondays, 2:45-3:45pm

One Ford Place

1 Ford Place Detroit

Room 5C08

Free parking in 3rd street parking lot contact Shawn Bennis 313-874-4520

or email takerootdance@gmail.com for more info

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Ann Arbor: Westminster Presbyterian Church

Monday, October 22, 2018 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Mondays at 3 pm
1500 Scio Church Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
(734) 276-9988
lefflerdd@gmail.com
No fee - Weekly classes

Grand Rapids: Power Up Exercise Class

Monday, October 22, 2018 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm

Where:

This class is led by Cathy Harro, Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy Program, Grand Valley State University.

Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences (CHS)
301 Michigan St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

When:

The class meets EVERY MONDAY during the school year from 4:30pm until 5:45pm.

Additional Information:

There is an approval process: Contact Cathy at 616-331-5974 and she will follow up with you with an evaluation/screening appointment as well as describing the level of activity.  There is no charge and both men and women may participate. A doctor’s approval is required.

Battle Creek: Rock Steady Boxing

Monday, October 22, 2018 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Mondays and Thursdays 5:30-6:45
Rock Solid Wellness Studio 
1332 E Columbia Ave. 
Battle Creek, MI 49014
Call 269-420-6582 or www.rocksolidptstudio.com for info/questions
ASK Anne Clark for information on other exercise 
classes available in BC at 269-441-0920

Kent County - Tai Chi (for people with PD) in Grand Rapids

Monday, October 22, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Where:

Tai chi, a balance-based exercise, is one non-pharmaceutical therapy which has been studied in patients with Parkinson’s disease. A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine concluded that Tai Chi may improve balance and prevent falls among people with Parkinson’s disease.

The class is for beginners and is $40 for 10 weeks.

Where:

East Leonard Medical Complex
2680 Leonard St NE  Grand Rapids, MI 49525

When:

Classes meet every Monday, from 7:00pm until 8:00pm.

Additional Information:

For more information contact Ruth Kizer 616-866-4256 or Brenda Schroeder 616-866-1205 or 616-450-8944 or bschroeder@chartermi.net.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Grand Blanc: PWR! PD Exercise Group

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Every Tuesday PWR! Class - 10:00 am
Every Thursday PWR! Cycle - 10:00 am
Members free,
Non-members $15 per class 
Genesys Athletic Club
901 Health Park Blvd.
Grand Blanc, MI 48439
Contact: Angee Ludwa @ 248-760-2019
or aludwa@comcast.net

Grand Haven: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 10:30 am - 11:30 am

YMCA Tri-Cities
1 Y Dr.
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Contact: Erica Phelps
(616) 842-7051 ext. 224 
Permission from physician required
Classes run Tues, Thurs, & Friday
10:30 am - 11:15 am
$10 pass for non-members, free to members

Pontiac: Dance for Parkinson's Disease

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 10:45 am - 11:45 am

Tuesdays 10:45AM – 12:00PM
Free and open to the public
Lead Teacher: Take Root Co-Director/Co-Founder Ali Woerner and/or Take Root Rehearsal Director Vivian Costello
Host organization: Take Root
Styles Taught: ballet, modern, jazz and tap.
Saint Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital
Wellness Center
44405 Woodward Ave
Pontiac MI, 48341

Wyoming: Metro Health exercise class for Parkinson's patients

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 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

 

Jackson: Summit Branch YMCA

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Rock Steady Boxing on Tues, Thurs & Sat
1 pm - 2:30 pm
Mailynn Pratt, Instructor (517) 240-9022
2151 Ferguson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201

Beverly Hills: Rock Steady Boxing

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

7 week course
Mon, Tues & Thurs (1:00 pm - 2:30 pm)
Friday (11:00 am - 1:00 pm)
$147.50 non-member fee
Instructors: Patrick & Jason
Beverly Hills Club
31555 Southfield Rd
Beverly Hills, MI 48025
beverlyhills@rsbaffiliate.com

Wexford County - Cadillac Support Group

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 2:00 pm

When:

4th Tuesday of each month at 1:00 pm

Where:

Cadillac Senior Citizens Center

601 Chestnut

Cadillac, MI 49601

For information call Diane Patterson 231-779-9420

 

Marquette: Movement and Dance for Those with Parkinson's

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Tuesdays and Fridays 2:00 – 3:15 PM
Saturdays 1:00- 2:15 PM
Free of charge
Lead Teacher: Marge Sklar
Sponsoring organizations: Dance Zone and Lake Superior Hospice
Dance Zone
1113 Lincoln Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
For more information or to register please contact Marge Sklar at (906) 236-1457 
or via email by marge@dancezonemqt.org

Troy: PD Fitness for Life

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Tues & Thurs 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free 1st session
6 Degree Burn Fitness Studio
1825 Brinston Dr.
Troy, MI 48083
Mike Demeter (248) 270-5676 (PD patient since 2012 – dedicated to improving the quality of life for people dealing with Parkinson’s)

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Grand Traverse County - Parkinson's Network North Support Group

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

4th Wednesday, 10:00 am

Traverse City Senior Center 801 E. Front St. Traverse City Mi 49684

Contact: Hettie Molvang, (231) 947-7389

The Parkinson's Network North Support Group also has a Tai Chi class for for Parkinsonians and their care partners: 2nd & 3rd Wednesday, 3:15 - 4:00 pm See also Traverse City Evening Support Group. The group sponsors a Summer Forum the first Thursday of June.

www.gtaparkinsonsgroup.org

Jackson: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

YMCA Jackson
127 W Wesley St
Jackson, MI 49201
Mon, Wed & Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Instructor Jennie Lapp (517) 784-9622

Rochester: Older Person's Commision (OPC)

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

650 Letica Drive
Rochester, MI 48307
(248) 656-1403
Every Wednesday
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
opcseniorcenter.org
Contact: Alli Woerner: takerootdance@gmail.com

Marquette: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Marquette YMCA
1420 Pine St.
Marquette, MI 49855
Held on Mon, Wed & Friday
1:00 pm - 2:00pm
No fee
Details available on site
Contact Christina Bennett (906)227-9622

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

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

What:

Helps achieve and maintain the highest level of physical functioning. The instructor is Judy Overmyer, the primary physical therapist at the Hauenstein Center of St. Mary’s Health Care.  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:

310 Lafayette Ave SE  Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Room Location: 305 Wege Center, Cardiopulmonary Rehab Room.
There is free covered parking in the garage behind the building.

When:

Class is offered EVERY WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY, from 1:00 PM until 2:00pm.

Additional Information:

Doctor’s approval in writing is required.  The cost is $3.00 per session (arrangements available if unable to pay). First visit is free.  For any additional questions, please contact the NPFWM office.

Ann Arbor: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Health Innovation Coordinator
YMCA Ann Arbor
400 W Washington St
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Mon, Wed & Fri 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Release/Permission from Physician required
Contact Ann Brennan (734) 996-9622
abrennan@AnnArborYMCA.org
Free to members, $25 per 7 week session

Grand Haven: Dancing for Parkinson's/West Michigan-Lakeshore

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Wednesdays, 1:30 to 2:30 PM
Financial Support Provided, in part, by Parkinson’s Association of West Michigan
Head Teacher: Cathy Gamby
Assistant Head Teacher: MiMi Dunne
Accompanist: Karen Frederiksen
Coordinator and teacher: Janice White
Classes held at 
Spotlight Dance Academy 
1445 Columbus Avenue
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Classes are free, however donations are welcome.
Questions: DancingForParkinsons@gmail.com or 
call Jan at (616) 846-4097 
Vist our Website at: danceforpd.org
Please join us! All PD levels, plus family member or caregiver welcome. Call to confirm class dates.

Emmet County - Petoskey Support Group

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

4th Wednesday, 2:00 pm

Friendship Center
1322 Anderson,   Petoskey, MI 49770

Suzanne Holguin, RN, (231) 347-3211

Call for information about  December meeting

 

2017 Petoskey Parkinson’s Disease Support Group Meeting Topics

Location: Petoskey Friendship Center Library 2pm to 3:30 pm.

March 22, 2017- Useful websites on blogging. Presenter is Connie Fisher who lives with PD.

April 26, 2017- Pain with PD, what do you need to know? Presenter is Suzanne Holguin with Audio Podcast.

May 24, 2017- Breakout sessions for Persons with PD, activity and caregiver discussion will be with a facilitator. Each session will last an hour then meet together for last half hour.

June 28, 2017 – Benefits of Creative Activity for PD, Felting/ Painting presentation by Diane Strzelinski, an artist who lives with PD.

Gratiot County Support Group

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

4th Wednesday, 2:00 pm

November and December, meetings will be held the 3rd Wednesday, 2 pm

Masonic Pathways 1200 Wright Ave Alma, MI 48801

Scott Hicks, LPN, Facilitator  (989) 875-5269

Call to confirm meeting schedule

 

Ann Arbor: Parkinson's Movement & Dance Class

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Wednesdays, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Turner Senior Resource Center
Sept 27-Nov 1
Jan 24-Feb 28
Mar 14-April 18
For more info and registration call: 
Rachel Dewees @ 734-998-9350

Royal Oak: PD Exercise Group

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Beaumont Health System
3555 W. 13 Mile Rd
Neuroscience Center
Royal Oak, MI 48073
Weds 3:00 pm
$13.33 per class
Contact Jackie (248) 551-1000

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Rochester Hills: PD Adaptive Exercise Group

Thursday, October 25, 2018 9:30 am - 10:30 am

St. Irenaeus Church
771 Old Perch Rd.
Rochester Hills, MI 48309
Thursdays 9:30 am
Instructor Carol Schram (586) 453-2162

Grand Blanc: PWR! PD Exercise Group

Thursday, October 25, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Every Tuesday PWR! Class - 10:00 am
Every Thursday PWR! Cycle - 10:00 am
Members free,
Non-members $15 per class 
Genesys Athletic Club
901 Health Park Blvd.
Grand Blanc, MI 48439
Contact: Angee Ludwa @ 248-760-2019
or aludwa@comcast.net

Grand Haven: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Thursday, October 25, 2018 10:30 am - 11:30 am

YMCA Tri-Cities
1 Y Dr.
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Contact: Erica Phelps
(616) 842-7051 ext. 224 
Permission from physician required
Classes run Tues, Thurs, & Friday
10:30 am - 11:15 am
$10 pass for non-members, free to members

Frankfort: Dancing for Parkinson's

Thursday, October 25, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Betsie Hosick Fitness Center
102 Airport Road
Frankfort, Michigan 49635
Every Thursday at 11:00 am
$7.50 for non-members. Free for members.
Call Jo-Ann Tarkington @ 231-352-9661

West Bloomfield: Movingthru - Dance & Parkinson’s

Thursday, October 25, 2018 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

West Bloomfield Henry Ford Hospital

Thursdays*  12:30 - 1:30pm at Vita

Instructor:  Terrye Mock 

Call:  248 505-3951

$10 per class (6 classes for $50)

*No class on Thursday Feb. 15

Howell: Adaptive Exercise with Dr. Stuart Blatt

Thursday, October 25, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Thursdays, 1:00 pm
1st Presbyterian Church
323 Grand River Ave., Howell
Contact Jane Haessley (810)568-5055

Jackson: Summit Branch YMCA

Thursday, October 25, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Rock Steady Boxing on Tues, Thurs & Sat
1 pm - 2:30 pm
Mailynn Pratt, Instructor (517) 240-9022
2151 Ferguson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201

Beverly Hills: Rock Steady Boxing

Thursday, October 25, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

7 week course
Mon, Tues & Thurs (1:00 pm - 2:30 pm)
Friday (11:00 am - 1:00 pm)
$147.50 non-member fee
Instructors: Patrick & Jason
Beverly Hills Club
31555 Southfield Rd
Beverly Hills, MI 48025
beverlyhills@rsbaffiliate.com

Bloomfield: Movingthru – Parkinson’s & Dance

Thursday, October 25, 2018 1:45 pm - 2:45 pm

Thursdays, 1:45PM – 2:30PM – 1/2 hour social time after class 
in the Bloomfield Township Senior Center Cafe
4/classes Non Res $24
FREE for Township Residents
Preregistration required – no drop-ins
Bloomfield Township Senior Center
4315 Andover Rd.
Bloomfield Township , MI 48302
Visit the website here.
For more information or to register please click here or call 248.723.3500

Otsego County - Gaylord (OCCOA) Support Group

Thursday, October 25, 2018 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

4th Thursday, 2:00 pm

University Center - Gaylord
80 Livingston Blvd Gaylord, MI 49735
Otsego County Commission on Aging

Contact: John Panci, Pam Carlson RN, or Dona Wishart (989)732-1122

Brighton Adaptive Exercise Class

Thursday, October 25, 2018 4:00 pm - 5:00 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

Dancing with Parkinson’s

Thursday, October 25, 2018 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Dancing with Parkinson’s
A Fun Way to Improve Movement
for people with Parkinson’s Disease and their Care Partners
When: Thursdays starting January 11 @ 4-5pm
Fridays starting January 12 @ 10-11am
Where: Friendship Village Fitness Center
1400 N. Drake Road, Kalamazoo
Cost: $5.00 per person per class (FV residents FREE)
To enroll, contact Nancy Schullery: (269) 372-7241 or nmsch1020@gmail.com

Troy: PD Fitness for Life

Thursday, October 25, 2018 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Tues & Thurs 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free 1st session
6 Degree Burn Fitness Studio
1825 Brinston Dr.
Troy, MI 48083
Mike Demeter (248) 270-5676 (PD patient since 2012 – dedicated to improving the quality of life for people dealing with Parkinson’s)

Warren: PD Exercise Group

Thursday, October 25, 2018 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

St. John Macomb - Medical Center
12000 E. 12 Mile Road
Warren, MI 48093
Thursday 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Release/Permission from Physician required
(586) 573-5123

Battle Creek: Rock Steady Boxing

Thursday, October 25, 2018 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Mondays and Thursdays 5:30-6:45
Rock Solid Wellness Studio 
1332 E Columbia Ave. 
Battle Creek, MI 49014
Call 269-420-6582 or www.rocksolidptstudio.com for info/questions
ASK Anne Clark for information on other exercise 
classes available in BC at 269-441-0920

Friday, October 26, 2018

Dancing with Parkinson’s

Friday, October 26, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Dancing with Parkinson’s
A Fun Way to Improve Movement
for people with Parkinson’s Disease and their Care Partners
When: Thursdays starting January 11 @ 4-5pm
Fridays starting January 12 @ 10-11am
Where: Friendship Village Fitness Center
1400 N. Drake Road, Kalamazoo
Cost: $5.00 per person per class (FV residents FREE)
To enroll, contact Nancy Schullery: (269) 372-7241 or nmsch1020@gmail.com

Grand Haven: GO Group

Friday, October 26, 2018 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Exercise based class with educational, speech,
and cognitive components
Runs on a 6 week basis
every Friday from 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Generations Care-Muskegon
945 E. Sherman Blvd
Muskegon, MI 49444
Ability to run class at Generation Care clinic as well
$48.00 for 6 week class
Need to call for availability and when the next class is starting
(231) 737-4373

Grand Haven: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Friday, October 26, 2018 10:30 am - 11:30 am

YMCA Tri-Cities
1 Y Dr.
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Contact: Erica Phelps
(616) 842-7051 ext. 224 
Permission from physician required
Classes run Tues, Thurs, & Friday
10:30 am - 11:15 am
$10 pass for non-members, free to members

Jackson: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Friday, October 26, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

YMCA Jackson
127 W Wesley St
Jackson, MI 49201
Mon, Wed & Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Instructor Jennie Lapp (517) 784-9622

Beverly Hills: Rock Steady Boxing

Friday, October 26, 2018 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

7 week course
Mon, Tues & Thurs (1:30 pm - 3:00 pm)
Friday (11:00 am - 1:00 pm)
$147.50 non-member fee
Instructors: Patrick & Jason
Beverly Hills Club
31555 Southfield Rd
Beverly Hills, MI 48025
beverlyhills@rsbaffiliate.com

Marquette: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Friday, October 26, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Marquette YMCA
1420 Pine St.
Marquette, MI 49855
Held on Mon, Wed & Friday
1:00 pm - 2:00pm
No fee
Details available on site
Contact Christina Bennett (906)227-9622

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

Friday, October 26, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

What:

Helps achieve and maintain the highest level of physical functioning. The instructor is Judy Overmyer, the primary physical therapist at the Hauenstein Center of St. Mary’s Health Care.  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:

310 Lafayette Ave SE  Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Room Location: 305 Wege Center, Cardiopulmonary Rehab Room.
There is free covered parking in the garage behind the building.

When:

Class is offered EVERY WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY, from 1:00 PM until 2:00pm.

Additional Information:

Doctor’s approval in writing is required.  The cost is $3.00 per session (arrangements available if unable to pay). First visit is free.  For any additional questions, please contact the NPFWM office.

Ann Arbor: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Friday, October 26, 2018 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Health Innovation Coordinator
YMCA Ann Arbor
400 W Washington St
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Mon, Wed & Fri 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Release/Permission from Physician required
Contact Ann Brennan (734) 996-9622
abrennan@AnnArborYMCA.org
Free to members, $25 per 7 week session

Marquette: Movement and Dance for Those with Parkinson's

Friday, October 26, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Tuesdays and Fridays 2:00 – 3:15 PM
Saturdays 1:00- 2:15 PM
Free of charge
Lead Teacher: Marge Sklar
Sponsoring organizations: Dance Zone and Lake Superior Hospice
Dance Zone
1113 Lincoln Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
For more information or to register please contact Marge Sklar at (906) 236-1457 
or via email by marge@dancezonemqt.org

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Marquette: Movement and Dance for Those with Parkinson's

Saturday, October 27, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Tuesdays and Fridays 2:00 – 3:15 PM
Saturdays 1:00- 2:15 PM
Free of charge
Lead Teacher: Marge Sklar
Sponsoring organizations: Dance Zone and Lake Superior Hospice
Dance Zone
1113 Lincoln Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
For more information or to register please contact Marge Sklar at (906) 236-1457 
or via email by marge@dancezonemqt.org

Jackson: Summit Branch YMCA

Saturday, October 27, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Rock Steady Boxing on Tues, Thurs & Sat
1 pm - 2:30 pm
Mailynn Pratt, Instructor (517) 240-9022
2151 Ferguson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201

Grand Rapids: Power Up Exercise Class

Saturday, October 27, 2018 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm

Where:

This class is led by Cathy Harro, Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy Program, Grand Valley State University.

Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences (CHS)
301 Michigan St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

When:

The class meets EVERY MONDAY during the school year from 4:30pm until 5:45pm.

Additional Information:

There is an approval process: Contact Cathy at 616-331-5974 and she will follow up with you with an evaluation/screening appointment as well as describing the level of activity.  There is no charge and both men and women may participate. A doctor’s approval is required.

Kent County - Tai Chi (for people with PD) in Grand Rapids

Saturday, October 27, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Where:

Tai chi, a balance-based exercise, is one non-pharmaceutical therapy which has been studied in patients with Parkinson’s disease. A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine concluded that Tai Chi may improve balance and prevent falls among people with Parkinson’s disease.

The class is for beginners and is $40 for 10 weeks.

Where:

East Leonard Medical Complex
2680 Leonard St NE  Grand Rapids, MI 49525

When:

Classes meet every Monday, from 7:00pm until 8:00pm.

Additional Information:

For more information contact Ruth Kizer 616-866-4256 or Brenda Schroeder 616-866-1205 or 616-450-8944 or bschroeder@chartermi.net.

Sunday, October 28, 2018

Grand Rapids: Power Up Exercise Class

Sunday, October 28, 2018 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm

Where:

This class is led by Cathy Harro, Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy Program, Grand Valley State University.

Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences (CHS)
301 Michigan St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

When:

The class meets EVERY MONDAY during the school year from 4:30pm until 5:45pm.

Additional Information:

There is an approval process: Contact Cathy at 616-331-5974 and she will follow up with you with an evaluation/screening appointment as well as describing the level of activity.  There is no charge and both men and women may participate. A doctor’s approval is required.

Kent County - Tai Chi (for people with PD) in Grand Rapids

Sunday, October 28, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Where:

Tai chi, a balance-based exercise, is one non-pharmaceutical therapy which has been studied in patients with Parkinson’s disease. A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine concluded that Tai Chi may improve balance and prevent falls among people with Parkinson’s disease.

The class is for beginners and is $40 for 10 weeks.

Where:

East Leonard Medical Complex
2680 Leonard St NE  Grand Rapids, MI 49525

When:

Classes meet every Monday, from 7:00pm until 8:00pm.

Additional Information:

For more information contact Ruth Kizer 616-866-4256 or Brenda Schroeder 616-866-1205 or 616-450-8944 or bschroeder@chartermi.net.

Monday, October 29, 2018

Muskegon: Parkinson's Pool Class

Monday, October 29, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Muskegon: Parkinson's Pool Class
Exercise based class
Monday and Thursday from 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Generation Care-Muskegon
945 E. Sherman Blvd
Muskegon, MI 49444
$6.00 per class, can purchase a punch card-
for a slightly discounted per class rate
No monthly commitment required
We have the capabilities to run this class at our 
Generation Care Grand Haven location but haven't had enough interest

Jackson: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Monday, October 29, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

YMCA Jackson
127 W Wesley St
Jackson, MI 49201
Mon, Wed & Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Instructor Jennie Lapp (517) 784-9622

Luce County - Newberry

Monday, October 29, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Last Monday of the month
Helen Newberry Joy Hospital
502 W. Harrie St - Huron Room
Newberry, MI 49868
Meeting Time - 1 pm - 2 pm

Marquette: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Monday, October 29, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Marquette YMCA
1420 Pine St.
Marquette, MI 49855
Held on Mon, Wed & Friday
1:00 pm - 2:00pm
No fee
Details available on site
Contact Christina Bennett (906)227-9622

Beverly Hills: Rock Steady Boxing

Monday, October 29, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

7 week course
Mon, Tues & Thurs (1:00 pm - 2:30 pm)
Friday (11:00 am - 1:00 pm)
$147.50 non-member fee
Instructors: Patrick & Jason
Beverly Hills Club
31555 Southfield Rd
Beverly Hills, MI 48025
beverlyhills@rsbaffiliate.com

Grand Rapids: Adaptive Yoga for People with Parkinson's

Monday, October 29, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 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

Ann Arbor: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Monday, October 29, 2018 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Health Innovation Coordinator
YMCA Ann Arbor
400 W Washington St
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Mon, Wed & Fri 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Release/Permission from Physician required
Contact Ann Brennan (734) 996-9622
abrennan@AnnArborYMCA.org
Free to members, $25 per 7 week session

Farmington Hills: Movingthru - Dance & Parkinson’s

Monday, October 29, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Christina’s Adult Ballet & More Studio

31531 West 13 Mile Road 

Farmington Hills, MI 48334

Most Mondays- 2:00pm 

$10 per class 

 For more information Call:

Terrye Mock- 248 505-3951 

Dance for Parkinson's Disease Class

Monday, October 29, 2018 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Starting April 9th

Taught by Brandon Koepsell of Take Root

Mondays, 2:45-3:45pm

One Ford Place

1 Ford Place Detroit

Room 5C08

Free parking in 3rd street parking lot contact Shawn Bennis 313-874-4520

or email takerootdance@gmail.com for more info

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Ann Arbor: Westminster Presbyterian Church

Monday, October 29, 2018 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Mondays at 3 pm
1500 Scio Church Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
(734) 276-9988
lefflerdd@gmail.com
No fee - Weekly classes

Grand Rapids: Power Up Exercise Class

Monday, October 29, 2018 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm

Where:

This class is led by Cathy Harro, Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy Program, Grand Valley State University.

Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences (CHS)
301 Michigan St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

When:

The class meets EVERY MONDAY during the school year from 4:30pm until 5:45pm.

Additional Information:

There is an approval process: Contact Cathy at 616-331-5974 and she will follow up with you with an evaluation/screening appointment as well as describing the level of activity.  There is no charge and both men and women may participate. A doctor’s approval is required.

Battle Creek: Rock Steady Boxing

Monday, October 29, 2018 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Mondays and Thursdays 5:30-6:45
Rock Solid Wellness Studio 
1332 E Columbia Ave. 
Battle Creek, MI 49014
Call 269-420-6582 or www.rocksolidptstudio.com for info/questions
ASK Anne Clark for information on other exercise 
classes available in BC at 269-441-0920

Kent County - Tai Chi (for people with PD) in Grand Rapids

Monday, October 29, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Where:

Tai chi, a balance-based exercise, is one non-pharmaceutical therapy which has been studied in patients with Parkinson’s disease. A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine concluded that Tai Chi may improve balance and prevent falls among people with Parkinson’s disease.

The class is for beginners and is $40 for 10 weeks.

Where:

East Leonard Medical Complex
2680 Leonard St NE  Grand Rapids, MI 49525

When:

Classes meet every Monday, from 7:00pm until 8:00pm.

Additional Information:

For more information contact Ruth Kizer 616-866-4256 or Brenda Schroeder 616-866-1205 or 616-450-8944 or bschroeder@chartermi.net.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Grand Blanc: PWR! PD Exercise Group

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Every Tuesday PWR! Class - 10:00 am
Every Thursday PWR! Cycle - 10:00 am
Members free,
Non-members $15 per class 
Genesys Athletic Club
901 Health Park Blvd.
Grand Blanc, MI 48439
Contact: Angee Ludwa @ 248-760-2019
or aludwa@comcast.net

Grand Haven: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 10:30 am - 11:30 am

YMCA Tri-Cities
1 Y Dr.
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Contact: Erica Phelps
(616) 842-7051 ext. 224 
Permission from physician required
Classes run Tues, Thurs, & Friday
10:30 am - 11:15 am
$10 pass for non-members, free to members

Pontiac: Dance for Parkinson's Disease

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 10:45 am - 11:45 am

Tuesdays 10:45AM – 12:00PM
Free and open to the public
Lead Teacher: Take Root Co-Director/Co-Founder Ali Woerner and/or Take Root Rehearsal Director Vivian Costello
Host organization: Take Root
Styles Taught: ballet, modern, jazz and tap.
Saint Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital
Wellness Center
44405 Woodward Ave
Pontiac MI, 48341

Wyoming: Metro Health exercise class for Parkinson's patients

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 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

 

Jackson: Summit Branch YMCA

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Rock Steady Boxing on Tues, Thurs & Sat
1 pm - 2:30 pm
Mailynn Pratt, Instructor (517) 240-9022
2151 Ferguson Rd.
Jackson, MI 49201

Beverly Hills: Rock Steady Boxing

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

7 week course
Mon, Tues & Thurs (1:00 pm - 2:30 pm)
Friday (11:00 am - 1:00 pm)
$147.50 non-member fee
Instructors: Patrick & Jason
Beverly Hills Club
31555 Southfield Rd
Beverly Hills, MI 48025
beverlyhills@rsbaffiliate.com

Marquette: Movement and Dance for Those with Parkinson's

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Tuesdays and Fridays 2:00 – 3:15 PM
Saturdays 1:00- 2:15 PM
Free of charge
Lead Teacher: Marge Sklar
Sponsoring organizations: Dance Zone and Lake Superior Hospice
Dance Zone
1113 Lincoln Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
For more information or to register please contact Marge Sklar at (906) 236-1457 
or via email by marge@dancezonemqt.org

Livingston County - Howell Support Group

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Last Tuesday of the month
4:00 pm 
St. Joseph Mercy Livingston 
Meeting Room #1 
620 Bryon Rd.  
(BLUE CANOPY DOOR ENTRANCE) 
Howell, MI 48843
Contact:  Stuart Blatt  (810)923-8970
 
Note:  The Howell group also has a weekly exercise group on Thursdays at 1:00 pm. Location:  First Presbyterian Church
323 Grand River Ave.
Howell  

Troy: PD Fitness for Life

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Tues & Thurs 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free 1st session
6 Degree Burn Fitness Studio
1825 Brinston Dr.
Troy, MI 48083
Mike Demeter (248) 270-5676 (PD patient since 2012 – dedicated to improving the quality of life for people dealing with Parkinson’s)

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Jackson: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

YMCA Jackson
127 W Wesley St
Jackson, MI 49201
Mon, Wed & Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Instructor Jennie Lapp (517) 784-9622

Rochester: Older Person's Commision (OPC)

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

650 Letica Drive
Rochester, MI 48307
(248) 656-1403
Every Wednesday
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
opcseniorcenter.org
Contact: Alli Woerner: takerootdance@gmail.com

Oakland County - Rochester Care Partner Support Group

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Last Wednesday, 1:00 pm

Crittenton Hospital, Conference Room 2E

1101 W. University, Rochester MI 48307

Contact: Nancy Knitter (248)852-8464

No meetings in July, Dec.

Marquette: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Marquette YMCA
1420 Pine St.
Marquette, MI 49855
Held on Mon, Wed & Friday
1:00 pm - 2:00pm
No fee
Details available on site
Contact Christina Bennett (906)227-9622

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

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

What:

Helps achieve and maintain the highest level of physical functioning. The instructor is Judy Overmyer, the primary physical therapist at the Hauenstein Center of St. Mary’s Health Care.  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:

310 Lafayette Ave SE  Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Room Location: 305 Wege Center, Cardiopulmonary Rehab Room.
There is free covered parking in the garage behind the building.

When:

Class is offered EVERY WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY, from 1:00 PM until 2:00pm.

Additional Information:

Doctor’s approval in writing is required.  The cost is $3.00 per session (arrangements available if unable to pay). First visit is free.  For any additional questions, please contact the NPFWM office.

Ann Arbor: Pedaling for Parkinson's

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Health Innovation Coordinator
YMCA Ann Arbor
400 W Washington St
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Mon, Wed & Fri 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Release/Permission from Physician required
Contact Ann Brennan (734) 996-9622
abrennan@AnnArborYMCA.org
Free to members, $25 per 7 week session

Grand Haven: Dancing for Parkinson's/West Michigan-Lakeshore

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Wednesdays, 1:30 to 2:30 PM
Financial Support Provided, in part, by Parkinson’s Association of West Michigan
Head Teacher: Cathy Gamby
Assistant Head Teacher: MiMi Dunne
Accompanist: Karen Frederiksen
Coordinator and teacher: Janice White
Classes held at 
Spotlight Dance Academy 
1445 Columbus Avenue
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Classes are free, however donations are welcome.
Questions: DancingForParkinsons@gmail.com or 
call Jan at (616) 846-4097 
Vist our Website at: danceforpd.org
Please join us! All PD levels, plus family member or caregiver welcome. Call to confirm class dates.

Ann Arbor: Parkinson's Movement & Dance Class

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Wednesdays, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Turner Senior Resource Center
Sept 27-Nov 1
Jan 24-Feb 28
Mar 14-April 18
For more info and registration call: 
Rachel Dewees @ 734-998-9350

Royal Oak: PD Exercise Group

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Beaumont Health System
3555 W. 13 Mile Rd
Neuroscience Center
Royal Oak, MI 48073
Weds 3:00 pm
$13.33 per class
Contact Jackie (248) 551-1000

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