Rock Steady Boxing is a non-contact boxing program designed specifically for people with Parkinson’s disease. Research suggests that exercise involving high intensity, large movements, such as boxing, can slow the progression of the disease and decrease the symptoms of Parkinson’s. Our classes include a variety of exercises adapted from boxing drills that work on agility,…

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Nancy Nelson’s PWR! Move of the month from last December was so popular that we thought we would bring it back! This fun PWR! Move of the Month includes a pair of great lighted gloves to emphasize your movements. The music and the spirit just add to the fun! We encourage you to have fun…

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We invite you to attend this free event with us! Look for Nancy Nelson and wear your PWR! shirts. Together, we are a PWR!ful group of Parkinson exercise advocates! We look forward to seeing you there. __ Join us in Phoenix, AZ on January 11 at a free @MichaelJFoxFoundation event. #ParkinsonsIQ + You empowers people…

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PWR! Gym Holiday Party Thursday, December 19th – 4:00-5:30PM 140 W Ft Lowell Rd, Tucson Please RSVP at 520-591-5346 Get ready for an afternoon of holiday fun! We will have activities such as a photo booth, cookie decorating, snacks, and the opportunity to socialize with fellow members of the PWR!Gym family. We will also have…

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The PWR! Move of the Month for November 2019: Using your PWR!Up to help you lift your children/grandchildren during the holidays. With the holidays around the corner, you may get the opportunity to spend time with your children and grandchildren. As we all know, when we lift babies and toddlers off of the floor, it…

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Movement Disorder Alleviation Therapy Philip R. Johnson, PhD Movement Disorder Alleviation Therapy (MDAT)™, developed by Philip Johnson, is a non-medical intervention for treating motor and non-motor symptoms of movement disorders, such as Parkinson’s disease (PD). In this presentation, Dr. Johnson will review the protocol for MDAT™, discuss results from two case studies, and present findings…

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October is National Physical Therapy Month. At the PWR! Gym, physical therapists play a vital part in guiding your movement, from your initial diagnosis with parkinsonism, throughout your lifetime. Physical therapists are board-certified professionals who are required to have their master’s degree or higher in physical therapy in order to practice. They receive training in…

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Dawn Hecht, MS, CCC-SLP will be presenting an educational and informational discussion on the exciting new and affordable choices you have in independent living, assisted living, private care homes and memory support. She will also discuss the TEN important things you must do in the year prior to moving into a retirement home. Be empowered…

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