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Parkinson's Programs

Exercise is key to an active and healthy life, especially with those living with Parkin’s Disease. Experts agree that regular movement and social gathering may help improve other symptoms such as depression, anxiety, and fatigue. 
 
Join one of our programs and be part of your local Parkinson’s community. 

PWR! Moves

PWR!Moves® is an exercise class for those with Parkinson’s disease. It is designed around four basic elements of exercise, targeted to help counteract bradykinesia, rigidity, and incoordination. The foundational elements of PWR!Moves® are: PWR! UP antigravity extension, PWR! ROCK weight shifting, PWR! TWIST axial mobility, and PWR! STEP transitional movement training. Some of the Parkinson’s symptoms that exercise can positively affect include mood and self-confidence, bone health, sleep, digestion and constipation, fatigue, gait and balance, functional mobility.
 
All PWR!Moves® classes take place on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 1-2pm.
 

SINGERCISE

Singercise is a therapeutic singing program for people with Parkinson’s disease and their carepartners offered by the Greater Susquehanna Valley YMCA free of charge thanks to a community grant from the Parkinson’s Foundation. The program aims to work out all of those little muscles involved in speaking and singing that we don’t usually think about, while providing a source of social support in a fun and engaging setting. 

Class meets in person every Monday, 2:30-3:30 pm,

Virtual class meets Wednesdays at 1 pm, via Zoom.

Registration is required and class slots are available on a first come, first served basis. Register in person or online below. Singercise is open to participants of any physical ability or fitness level. Musical experience and singing ability are not required.

Contact

Alysha Suley
info@bloomsburgmusictherapy.org
(570)316-1899

Lewisburg YMCA

120 Hardwood Dr
Lewisburg, PA 17837

570.556.4191

Mifflinburg YMCA

333 East Chestnut St
Mifflinburg, PA 17844

570.966.7273

Milton YMCA

12 Bound Avenue
Milton, PA 17847

570.742.7321

Sunbury YMCA

1150 North 4th Street
Sunbury, PA 17801

570.286.5636

The Arts Center

35 South 5th St
Sunbury, PA 17801

570.286.0818