Each session will have exercise, education and support. Come to share your experiences and meet new people!
TRX for Parkinson’s LEVELS 1 and 2 Improve your core, balance, strength and endurance through suspension training.
Pedal for Parkinson’s LEVELS 1 and 2 Stationary bicycle pedaling therapy at a high cadence. Combines rhythmic pedaling with support to help improve motor function.
Strength and Balance LEVELS 2 and 3 Strengthen your way to a more balanced body! We will use a variety of equipment such as light weights and bands to increase strength and range of motion, and improve coordination and posture.
Pilates for Parkinson’s LEVELS 2 and 3 Gain muscle and joint dexterity with breath, flow and gentle movements. Participants are recommended to be barefoot while working off a chair or on a mat.
Yoga for Parkinson’s LEVELS 3 and 4 Practice gentle movements accompanied by proper breathing to achieve increased mobility, flexibility, strength and well-being.
Functional Fitness LEVELS 3 and 4 Focus on moving safely while seated or standing utilizing a variety of equipment such as light weights and bands to increase strength and range of motion.
Dance for Parkinson’s LEVELS 3 and 4 A fun movement class for all abilities, mostly sitting in chairs, and set to music. Imagery, rhythm and fun inspire improved movement and provide an enjoyable way to stretch and get moving.
Rock Steady Boxing FOR ALL LEVELS “Fighting Back Against Parkinson’s” Parkinson’s causes a loss in many of the same elements that boxers condition to improve. Medical research shows that forced, intense exercise can reduce, reverse and delay Parkinson’s symptoms.
LEVEL 1 Symptoms are inconvenient but not disabling. Classes are designed to improve overall fitness level and postural imbalances. High intensity and rapid transitions. Assistance is not required.
LEVEL 2 Symptoms are bilateral with posture and gait affected. Classes are designed to improve overall fitness level and postural imbalances. High intensity. Caregivers are encouraged but not required.
LEVEL 3 Symptoms include significant slowing of body movements and impairment of equilibrium on walking or standing. Classes will address high balance risks, flexibility and improved gait. Caregivers are encouraged and may be required.
LEVEL 4 Symptoms are severe with cognitive impairments and rigidity. Classes will address high balance risks, improving postural imbalances, flexibility and gait. Caregivers are required.
Parkinson’s Support Group FOR ALL LEVELS
Learn about Parkinson’s patient resources and the latest research. Each support group has a guest speaker who covers a different topic. Participate in our group exercise and then break off in caregiver and patient groups to discuss how to overcome challenges and to share ideas to help each other. Registration not required.
Dance for Parkinson’s
Wednesday 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm (Lake Forest)
Thursday 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm (Lake Forest)
Parkinson’s Disease Support Group
The group meets the second Wednesday of each month.
10:00 am – 12:00 pm (Lake Forest)
Pedal for Parkinson’s
Monday 10:30 am – 11:30 am (Lake Forest)
Tuesday 10:30 am – 11:30 am (Lindenhurst)
Wednesday 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (Lake Forest)
Thursday 10:30 am – 11:30 am (Lake Forest)
Friday 11:30 am – 12:30 pm (Lake Forest)
Pilates for Parkinson’s
Sunday 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (Lake Forest)
Rock Steady Boxing (1 and 2)
Tuesday 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm (Lake Forest)
Thursday 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm (Lake Forest)
Rock Steady Boxing (3 and 4)
Tuesday 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm (Lake Forest)
Thursday 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm (Lake Forest)
Strength and Balance
Tuesday 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm (Lake Forest)
Strength and Stride
Monday 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm (Lake Forest)
TRX for Parkinson’s
Monday 11:45 pm – 12:15 pm (Lake Forest)
Wednesday 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm (Lake Forest)
Yoga for Parkinson’s
Friday 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm (Lake Forest)
Lake Forest Hospital Health & Fitness Center
1200 Westmoreland Road
Lake Forest, IL 60045
Lindenhurst Health & Fitness Center
3098 Falling Waters Boulevard
Lindenhurst, IL 60046
Forms are available at www.lakeforesthfc.org/medical-fitness-programs
For more information or to register please call the Anthony Simone, Wellness Manager at 847.535.7140