Tai Chi for PD

Tai Chi has proven beneficial for balance, range of movement, gait, as well as general well-being.  This class is best for individuals who can be on their feet for 45 minutes, though can be adapted for chair exercise.

Instructor: Christopher Boyer

$99/month, sliding scale available


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PD Exercise: Nancy Barlow

Parkinson’s Exercise Class

Participants in this class should be able to be on their feet for 1 hour and able to independently get up and down off the floor. This is a high intensity class focused on big amplitude, strength, balance, dual tasking and agility exercises.

Care partners are strongly encouraged to be present for safety reasons and welcome to participate in the class at no charge.

Instructor: Nancy Barlow

Class fees $8. Contact Nancy for details.

Strength and Balance for PD

In Person Class! Offers Parkinson’s specific balance, strength and flexibility exercises.  We will work to improve posture and increase limits of stability and help develop your ability to recognize the factors and circumstances that can cause loss of balance.

Instructor: Becky Dallum

Cost: $8/class


Yoga for PD: Online

Yoga for PD: Zoom

Yoga is a highly recommended complementary therapy for PD; reducing anxiety, and often decreasing tremors and other associated symptoms. Carepartners and friends welcome! YOGA FOR PD is carefully designed to increase flexibility, strength and balance while alleviating stress. Research shows YOGA improves visuospatial memory, a type of remembering that is important for balance, depth perception and the ability to recognize objects and navigate the world. Yoga benefits EVERYONE who wants to nurture calm, flexibility, balance and strength. Join Brynna and dynamic community in the ongoing YOGA FOR PD class!

Open to all levels of ability.

Instructor: Brynna Hurwitz


Online Chair-Based Movement w/Laura Lou

Join Laura Lou for virtual chair classes on zoom. Classes are Mondays 1:00 – 2:00p, sessions typically run 12 weeks.

Register at www.pro.eventbrite.com or call 800.426.6806

These classes have been designed specifically for those with Parkinson’s disease. This approach combines yoga, tai-chi and dance, improving flexibility, strength, balance and overall coordination. Great for those concerned with balance, needing the support of a chair, or simply hoping to add to an existing exercise program.

Sliding scale options for fees.

PD Exercise: Nancy Barlow

Seated and Standing PD Exercise Class

This class alternates between using a chair and standing providing a good workout for those who may be unsuited for a high intensity program.  Focus on big amplitude movement, strength, dual tasking, facial, fine motor and voice exercises.

Care partners are strongly encouraged to be present for safety reasons and welcome to participate at no additional charge.

Instructor: Nancy Barlow

Classes are $8/each with billing for attendance monthly.




(Providence) Parkinson’s Exercise Class

This class offers both seated exercises and standing exercises with the assistance of a sturdy chair or assisted device such as a walker for support.  This class would be a good fit for beginners or those needing a lower intensity workout.  We will focus on whole body activation, strength, flexibility, balance, fine motor skills, dual tasking, and posture.  There is no charge to you to participate.  Our goal is to provide you with tools to help improve movements and skills that can decline in Parkinson’s, improve your overall quality of life, and reduce falls. To register contact Theresa at Theresa.harzo@providence.org

Instructed by Becky Dallum

This program is offered free through Providence.

Providence Parkinson’s Exercise Class


This class focuses on whole body activation, strength, flexibility, balance, fine motor skills, dual tasking, posture, agility and cardiovascular exercise.  Monday and Wednesday 10am-11am, online, offered free through Providence Brain and Spine Institute.

Contact TheresaHarczo@providence.org to sign up.


Zoom: Lewy Body Dementia Care Partner Support Group

The Lewy Body Dementia care partner support group welcomes those who are caring for a loved one who has been diagnosed with Lewy Body Dementia. This group is virtual.

Contact the group facilitator, Kathy 971.222.7526 for details and before attending your first meeting.

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