Global Perspectives in Allied Health for Movement Disorders: An Interactive Virtual Journey

Join Dr. Becky Farley for this interactive webinar on June 22 exploring diverse approaches to managing PD and movement disorders, innovative treatments, and more from a team of leading experts. It’s free to attend, but registration is required: https://education.movementdisorders.org/Detail/830/Global-Perspectives-in-Allied-Health-for-Movement-Disorders-An-Interactive-Virtual-Journey

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Did you know this week is Hand Therapy Week?

Organized by the American Society of Hand Therapists and held June 3-9, 2024, it espouses the benefits of hand therapy. We’re big believers too – our most popular virtual package is our Hands Package, which includes targeted exercises to improve strength, coordination, and flexibility, along with an exercise calendar and bonus videos. Learn more at…

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Congress Passes National Plan to End Parkinson’s Act

Courtesy of The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research: Last week, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed the National Plan to End Parkinson’s Act, sending the bill to the President to be signed into law. This historic piece of legislation is great news for everyone who cares about PD. Learn more and thank Congress at…

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Support PWR! for Arizona Gives Day on April 2

Arizona Gives Day is April 2! Your support fuels our work to help People with Parkinson’s get better and stay better with exercise. Help us kick-off Parkinson’s Awareness Month by giving a gift on Arizona Gives Day at https://www.pwr4life.org/about/donation/. PWR! is a Qualified Charitable Organization (#22122) for AZ tax credits. Thank you for your generosity!…

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April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month

Follow along with us on PWR’s social media throughout April for Parkinson’s Awareness Month, as we join with friends and advocates from around the world, including the Parkinson’s Foundation, Stand Up to Parkinson’s, and countless others, to spread awareness of Parkinson’s disease and those it affects. It promises to be a fun and educational way…

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PWR!Gym Open House on April 27, 2024

Join us for the Parkinson Wellness Recovery Open House! Come to the PWR!Gym for a day filled with exercise, education, and enrichment. Whether you have Parkinson disease, are a caregiver, or a healthcare provider, this event is for you. Come meet our team, learn about our specialized programs, and discover how we can support you…

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Dr. Farley at Parkinson’s Wellness Day at the Valley of the Sun JCC on March 21

Join Dr. Becky Farley in Scottsdale on March 21, as she is the featured speaker at Valley of The Sun JCC’s Parkinson’s Wellness Day! Come learn about Exercise for Brain Change essentials, her vision for living your best life, and develop your own personalized “Hopamine” to supplement your Dopamine! Registration is required – learn more…

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PWR! Professionals: Keep Your Clients Active Between Therapy Sessions

Tell your clients about the newly revamped PWR! Virtual Experience! It is a guided exercise membership designed specifically to help them reduce their Parkinson’s symptoms – perfect to recommend for staying active between therapy sessions, or to continue their exercise at home when that works better for them.  The PWR! Virtual Experience is also a…

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PWR!Moves Professionals: Have you claimed your Directory listing?

Attention PWR!Moves professionals: Have you claimed your directory listing? We recently upgraded our directory, used by People with Parkinson’s and their caregivers to find therapists and exercise professionals with expertise in PD like you. Action is needed – you must claim your listing by the end of February or it will be removed. Claim your…

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Research Study Seeking Participants with Parkinson’s Disease and their Spousal/Partner Caregivers

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are seeking participants with Parkinson’s Disease for a research study exploring relationships between caregiver burden and relationship styles. Learn more at https://uwmadison.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0GO69xw7D5X3UKq

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We’re Hiring!

We’re hiring! Start your new year off right by joining the PWR! team as a Group Fitness Instructor or Professional Education Coordinator. Learn more and apply at https://www.indeed.com/cmp/Parkinson-Wellness-Recovery-1/jobs.

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2024 PWR! Retreat Registration Now Open

Don’t miss this inspiring Parkinson’s-focused week of Exercise, Education, Enrichment, and Empowerment! Registration is now open for the annual PWR! Retreat, taking place at the beautiful El Conquistador Tucson, a Hilton Resort and AAA Four Diamond hotel, from May 26-June 1, 2024. Visit https://www.pwr4life.org/pwr-retreat/pwrretreat-registration-form/ for more information and to register today! Please don’t wait to begin…

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A Year in Review: Hopeamine for the Holidays!

We will be missing you over the holidays and wanted to give you some HOPAMINE to supplement your DOPAMINE to keep you motivated and moving until we see you again in 2024! Personalized Prescription: Find what ingredients matter the most to YOU – and enjoy a daily dose of HOPE at your OWN intensity. HOPAMINE ingredients below.…

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Check Your Email if You Signed Up for the Retreat Interest List

Check you emails and don’t miss your spot! We have opened early access to our PWR! Retreat Interest List, so if you signed up, be sure to check your emails and apply soon. We are excited to share we are more than halfway full for the 2024 Retreat, to be held in our Tucson hometown…

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Sign-Up for the 2024 Retreat Interest List by December 11, 2023

Interested in attending PWR!’s week-long Annual Retreat in beautiful Tucson, Arizona in late May, 2024? Spots for attendees and their partners are very limited, so act now by signing up for our Interest List at www.pwr4life.org/pwr-retreat before December 11 to secure early access to the application.  PWR!’s Annual Retreat is an inspiring week of exercise,…

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Dr. Farley on Urban Poling PodCast – November 12, 2023

Join Dr. Joy A. Cochran PT, DPT, and Becky Farley, founder of PWR!, in an enlightening episode of the Urban Poling Podcast. Delve into an insightful discussion on empowering individuals with Parkinson’s through exercise using the Activator Poles. Explore practical tips and strategies to enhance mobility, balance, and overall well-being, providing a fresh perspective on…

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PWR! at Moving Day 2023

PWR! at Moving Day – November 11, 2023

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Can you support us in November?

Together, let’s raise $175,000 to help people with Parkinson’s get better and stay better with exercise! https://www.pwr4life.org/giving-challenge/

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New PWR! Virtual Experience

Are you ready to exercise? When you subscribe at the PWR! Virtual Experience, you receive access to a video library with hundreds of exercise videos designed to improve the symptoms of Parkinson’s. Experience high and low intensity versions, so that you can exercise no matter how fit you are right now. Participate in live classes led by the experts at the PWR!Gym in Tucson, Arizona and get support in real time! Sign up for a Subscription today at www.exerciseforbrainchange.org.

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Refresher

PWR!Moves certified therapists now have a choice when it’s time to recertify! The redesigned interactive Refresher recertification helps physical and occupational therapists effectively utilize the PWR!Moves within rehabilitative therapy. Is it your year to recertify? Learn more at www.pwr4life.org/recertification

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New PWR! Virtual Experience

Do you have Parkinson disease? Are you ready to take your exercise to the next level? At the PWR! Virtual Experience, we have more videos, new packages, all-access live classes, and guided programs to help you thrive. Subscribe today at www.exerciseforbrainchange.org to move better and feel better with Parkinson’s!

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PWR!Moves Certified Therapist Workshop on November 4th & 5th

Time is running out to attend our PWR!Moves Certified Therapist Workshop on November 4th & 5th!

https://www.pwr4life.org/pwr-workshops/therapist-registration/

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PWR!Moves Therapist Recertification Workshop Options

PWR!Moves certified therapists now have a choice when it’s time to recertify! he Freezing of Gait (FOG) recertification provides therapists with practical insights and necessary tools to design FOG interventions that integrate with the PWR!Moves. Is it your year to recertify? Learn more at www.pwr4life.org/recertification.

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Seated PWR! Step – Car

Here, Amy demonstrates how the seated PWR! Step can be applied to getting out of your vehicle safely and with ease:

https://www.exerciseforbrainchange.org/seated-pwr-step-car/

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PWR! Twist on your belly – Get comfortable

Does limited mobility make it difficult for you to get comfortable once you go to bed? Follow along as Sarah uses the PWR!Twist to get into a comfortable sleeping position here:

https://www.exerciseforbrainchange.org/pwr-twist-on-your-belly-get-comfortable/

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PWR!Moves Certified Therapist Workshop on December 2nd & 3rd

Don’t forget to sign up for our PWR!Moves Certified Therapist Workshop on December 2nd & 3rd!

https://www.pwr4life.org/pwr-workshops/therapist-registration/

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New PWR! Virtual Experience

Do you have Parkinson disease? If so, you know that exercise can help you move better and feel better in your life.

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PWR!Step in Standing–Laundry

Watch as Amy demonstrates how to use the PWR! Step in standing and applies it to safely picking up your laundry basket here:

https://www.exerciseforbrainchange.org/pwr-step-in-standing-laundry/

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PWR!Step on Your Belly

Watch as Amy demonstrates the PWR!Step on Your Belly here:

https://www.exerciseforbrainchange.org/pwr-step-on-your-belly/

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PWR!Moves Certified Therapist Workshop on November 18th & 19th

There still time to attend our PWR!Moves Certified Therapist Workshop on November 18th & 19th. Register now here:

https://www.pwr4life.org/pwr-workshops/therapist-registration/

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Updated PWR! Virtual Experience

We have updated the PWR! Virtual Experience for even more options for you! Take a peek here:

https://www.exerciseforbrainchange.org/

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We Are Hiring!

Are you a licensed Physical Therapist (PT) or Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) who loves helping people with Parkinson disease? Parkinson Wellness Recovery is hiring a PT and a PTA to expand our team. You will see 6-7 patients per day, and truly get to know and help your clients. Click here to apply to the PT position,…

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October 14th PWR!Moves Therapist Recertification Workshop

Time is running out to attend our October 14th PWR!Moves Therapist Recertification Workshop!

https://www.pwr4life.org/register-refresher/

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PWR!Moves Certified Therapist Workshop on October 21st and 22nd

There’s not much time left to sign up for our PWR!Moves Certified Therapist Workshop on October 21st and 22nd! Register now here:

https://www.pwr4life.org/pwr-workshops/therapist-registration/

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PWR!Moves Certified Therapist Workshop on December 2nd & 3rd

Register now for our PWR!Moves Certified Therapist Workshop on December 2nd & 3rd to take advantage of our early bird discount!

https://www.pwr4life.org/pwr-workshops/therapist-registration/

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Support PWR! Today

You can make a real difference in the lives of those with Parkinson by supporting PWR!

https://www.pwr4life.org/about/donation/

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PWR!Rock on Your Stomach

Have you ever dropped the tv remote on the floor, and had difficulty reaching for it? If you have Parkinson disease, it’s especially important to work your postural muscles by being on your belly – including using your PWR! Rock. Join Amy as she describes how we use the PWR! Rock to reach for that pesky remote that has fallen on the floor. 

https://www.exerciseforbrainchange.org/pwr-rock-on-your-belly-reaching/

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PWR! Virtual Experience News

Be on the look out for some exciting news regarding the PWR! Virtual Experience!

https://www.exerciseforbrainchange.org/

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PWR! Virtual Experience

The PWR! Virtual Experience is the best option for you to start exercising in a meaningful way—one that creates real brain change in the presence of Parkinson disease. Join us today! Why is the PWR! Virtual Experience different?

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Moving from Your Stomach Using the PWR!Moves

Getting off the floor is tough. Calli shows you how to use your PWR!Moves to get up off of the floor.

https://www.exerciseforbrainchange.org/moving-from-your-stomach-to-all-4s-using-the-pwrmoves/

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