PWR! Up to Stand up! Use the PWR!Moves to move in and out of a couch seated and stand position. Emily uses a PWR! Up in the crab position to get in and out of the couch. PWR! lifting hips to scoot in and out. With a PWR! Up to Stand up! Thanks Emily for…

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We are looking for new staff at PWR! at the location in Tucson. Below are the job descriptions and directions for applying. Thank you for your interest!   Operations Coordinator Parkinson Wellness Recovery | PWR! is a non-profit organization whose mission is to develop and implement worldwide access to cutting-edge, Parkinson disease-specific, neuroplasticity-principled exercise programs…

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Making A PWR!ful Difference Ginny Olson Richardson This month, we express heartfelt gratitude to Ginny Olson Richardson, a lifelong artist and long-time PWR!Gym member, who is making a PWR!ful difference. Ginny recently decided to do something special to thank to the Parkinson Wellness Recovery family. Having created a sizable collection of her own artwork over…

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Pelvic Floor Helene Bouchard, PT   Bladder problems and incontinence are common among those with Parkinson’s. Helene Bouchard, a physical therapist who specializes in pelvic health, will be discussing why Parkinson’s impacts incontinence and what can be done to lessen this problem. She will also be discussing how to lift the taboo that comes along…

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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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