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Welcome to PWR! We are impacting the lives of those with Parkinson's every day!

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Workshops and Education

Our virtual certification workshops teach therapists across the US and world how to offer therapy specifically designed for people with Parkinson disease in their local communities.

PWR!Gym

A place for our local Arizona community members to access Physical Therapy, Exercise Therapy, and Wellness Support specifically for people with Parkinson’s. Our facility is located in Tucson, AZ.

PWR! Virtual Experience

An online membership supporting those with PD all over the world through Guided Plans to work out, pre-recorded exercise classes, Wellness Series webinars, Ask the Expert events, Live Virtual Exercise Classes, and ongoing education specific for people with Parkinson disease.

  • Are you looking for somebody who understands Parkinson’s?
  • Would you like to have a specialist who can help you navigate the tricky waters of living with a chronic disease?
  • Do you want a place where you can feel at home, and not judged for having Parkinson’s?
  • Do you want to receive exercise and physical therapy treatments that work, that will help you to feel better because the research supports the activities that you do?
  • Are you tired of scouring the Internet for exercises that work for you?
  • Do you want exercises that will help you to reduce your freezing, or your tremor, or help you to walk without being stiff?

If you answered yes, then the PWR!Gym in Tucson is perfect for you. At the PWR!Gym, we only see people with movement disorders, so you will fit right in. You will gain access to experienced knowledgeable staff members who work with people with Parkinson’s day in and day out. Parkinson’s is tough– Let us help you figure it out. Join us today! (520) 591-5346

Diagnosed with Parkinson's?

Live in Southern Arizona?

We encourage you to get started now!
If you’re a local person with Parkinson’s, become a PWR!Gym member today!

Outside of Southern Arizona?

Those further away can get started with PWR!Moves too! We have launched a virtual online platform with recorded and via zoom Parkinson-focused classed as well as wellness consultation. We, also, have PWR! Retreat and a few other options for those with Parkinson's outside of Southern Arizona.

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Wellness Series

Our Free Open to the Public monthly Wellness Series talks are currently held via Zoom. We cover topics relevant to members of the Parkinson’s community. Everyone can attend. Available Recordings are loaded to our PWR! Virtual Experience website for replay.

Upcoming Registrations & Replays

Ask the Expert

Available to our local PWR! Gym and PWR! Virtual Experience Members. We offer every other month "Ask an Expert" via Zoom. If you are a member you can sign up to receive the links for these events.

As a Member Join us for Ask an Expert

Find a PWR!Moves Professional

Looking for a certified PWR!Moves professional in your area? We offer a directory of PWR! Professionals to help you get started with PWR!Moves.

Search the PWR!Moves Professionals Directory

PWR and the Parkinson’s Foundation Present: Fitness Fridays

The PWR!Gym partners with The Parkinson Foundation for the month of April PWR! is partnering with the Parkinson Foundation to support their PD Health@Home Events, and specifically Fitness Fridays. This month’s PD-tailored workout videos are led by Parkinson Wellness Recovery (PWR!) on the following dates. April 2nd Whole Body Strength with PWR! April 9 PWR!…

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Diabetes, Parkinson’s, and Brain Awareness

With American Diabetes Association Diabetes Alert Day in March, Catherine Printz of PWR! has compiled information and tools to learn more about Type 2 Diabetes, understand the relationship between Type 2 Diabetes and Parkinson disease, and to find resources to keep yourself healthy when living with one or both of these diseases.

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PWR! and the Parkinson’s Foundation Exercise Guidelines

PWR! is proud to have been involved in the planning and consulting of this important project to help exercise professionals design programs for people with Parkinson’s that are research-informed. These guidelines will also be used to develop a competency framework to inform educational programming!

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Ready to support people with Parkinson's?
Become a PWR!Moves Certified Therapist or Instructor.

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PWR!Moves Training and Certification Workshops prepare physical and occupational therapists, as well as fitness professionals, to implement PD-specific therapy and group exercise programs in their communities. Workshops are hosted across the US and Canada.