Rock Steady Boxing, Ashland

Rock Steady Boxing (RSB) is a non-contact fitness program designed specifically for people with Parkinson’s.

According to RSB, “boxers” condition for optimal agility, speed, muscular endurance, accuracy, hand-eye coordination, footwork and overall strength.

Instructor: Curly Dykstra

Fee Based

Cycling for Parkinson’s, Ashland

This 45-minute indoor cycling class combines fitness and travel. Designed for people with Parkinson’s. It is ia fun, high intensity class which applies the “forced exercise” principle.

Must be able to sit on a spin bike without support. We do not stand during any portion of the class.  Travel the world with us while listening to fun upbeat music. A large screen tv is used to provide a virtual tour of many countries.

Instructor: Curly Dykstra

Fee Based

Seated/Standing Strength Exercise, Ashland

Balance and overall conditioning, this seated workout encompasses far more than movement. Chair based exercises ill develop your cardio fitness, muscular strength and flexibility.

Come learn the proper biomechanics of free weight exercises. This class is for anyone who would like to enhance coordination, balance and over all conditioning.

Instructor: Curly Dykstra

Fee Based

Think Feel Dance – Dancing with Parkinson’s, Ashland

Informed by the renowned Dance for PD program originating in New York, this class aims to inspire, guide, and organize body-mind connection to create a joyful practice of mobility, balance, co-ordination, and imaginative playfulness. Using stories, imagery, music, and community to engage our mind, heart, and body, we will explore an empowering and inclusive experience of dance.

Classes are designed for both seated and standing participation. Modifications are encouraged. No past dancing experience is needed. Partners are welcome.

Instructor: Megan Walker Straight

Fee Based

Ashland Support Group

Peer-led support group for people with Parkinson’s disease and their supporting family. This group meets in person at Mountain Meadows Clubhouse. For links and information email [email protected] or call facilitators, Laurie, 650.575.8434 or Gail, 479.420.8939.

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Coos Bay General Interest Support Group

This group is for people with Parkinson’s disease as well as their supporting family members. The group meets monthly at the Coos Bay Public Library. Please call the group facilitator, Aaron, 541.808.1336, prior to attending your first meeting.

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Medford Support Group

The support group in Medford welcomes family, friends and care partners as well as those living with a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease. This meeting is held at the Medford Library at 205 South Central Avenue. Please enter through the Riverside Ave. side of the building. There is a large parking lot and a group member will be there to let you into the building.

Contact Curt for details and before attending your first meeting. 541.601.0602

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Roseburg General Interest Support Group

The Roseburg support group welcomes family, friends and care partners as well as those living with a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease.

Contact the group facilitator, Sandy 541.430.1286 for details and before attending your first meeting.

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Medford, Rogue Valley Manor Support Group

People with PD as well as their friends and supporting family are welcome to join this monthly group meeting at Rogue Valley Manor. The group convenes the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 1:30pm.

Please call the group facilitator, Meridel at 541.857.6605 prior to attending your first meeting.

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Pedal Support for Parkinson’s

This Father’s Day Weekend we invite you (along with your favorite ride-along crew) to join us on the Banks-Vernonia Trail! With several distance options to choose from, this is a ride for the novice as well as experienced cyclists. A hosted lunch (included with your $35 registration fee) will be served to riders between 11:30am and 1:00pm at the Anderson Park Pavillion in Vernonia, OR.

(For those who hope to just join us for lunch and to cheer on riders… there is a lunch only registration option!)

Start in Vernonia, or make the lunch stop your turn around point, we look forward to seeing you on the trail. PeDal Support encourages people with Parkinson’s to ride for the fun of it and experience the benefits of cycling with this disease.

More Details & Registration Link: WWW.PEDALSUPPORT.ORG