About Yoga for PD

Benefits: The regular practice of yoga has the potential to improve flexibility, balance, strength, muscle tone, energy and vitality, metabolism, mobility, mood, and sleep. Participants typically experience fewer muscles cramps and deeper and easier breathing. Reduction of tremors is also possible. Perhaps most importantly, these benefits combine to instill peace of mind. 

Goals: This class is intended to help students experience greater physical and mental freedom. This is done by improving flexibility, strength and balance. The yoga exercises done in these classes will create greater ease in breathing and sleeping. Daily activities will become easier to accomplish. 

Student Feedback: "PD is life-changing. These yoga classes provide a unique, inclusive and fun way to survive and thrive through this journey!"~ Roy 

"I have never been a person who enjoyed exercising, but I have done yoga regularly because it really helps me feel and function better. The math is easy to figure out- an hour of yoga and I'll feel better for the rest of the day about 12-14 hours. For reasons I don't understand, it makes my meds work longer; so less off time." ~Pat 

We need your help... 

There's strength in numbers and our team hopes you will join us in the fight against Parkinson's disease (PD) by making a donation today.  We have set a lofty goal and we hope to beat it because we know that every dollar raised makes a difference.  The more funds we can raise for the APDA Optimism Walk, the more people we can help in the local PD community.
  • Need some encouragement?  Every 9 minutes someone is diagnosed with Parkinsonā€™s disease.
  • Funds raised enable the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) to continue providing information, education, and support to those touched by Parkinson disease in our community and fund scientific research into the causes, prevention, treatments and ultimately the cure.

You can make an easy online donation by clicking on the 'Donate to Our Team' button. You will automatically receive a confirmation email and we will be notified by email of your support. 

Thank you in advance for your generosity. Together we are truly making a difference for those in need!


Quick Stats

$12,175.00 Raised
37 Participants

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