Welcome to an archive of our Articles posted to the PWR! Website.

PWR! Retreat

Our PWR! Retreat is currently full, but we have opened a waitlist

After two years without the Retreat, your response has been overwhelming! We are officially on a waitlist. If you have started the registration process but have not yet turned in all your documents, we encourage you to turn them in right away. We will be taking a waitlist for any possible openings. Please don’t wait! Your spot is not confirmed until you have completed the registration process and we have received your payment.

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Apps to help you get more out of your exercise!

Calli shares two of her favorite apps to help you get the more out of your exercise. Plus, they are both free!

https://www.exerciseforbrainchange.org/apps-to-help-you-get-more-out-of-your-exercise/

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For our PWR! Virtual Experience Members:

Cat has three things she tells us about Freezing of Gait in order to avoid freezing in the first place. While you’re there, download our tips for Falling and Freezing for members.

https://www.exerciseforbrainchange.org/what-is-freezing-of-gait/

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Introducing the Parkinson Research Database

We are excited to offer you a searchable database of the working body of research that Dr. Farley and the PWR! team use to inform our programming, workshops, and gym practices.

It is an ever-growing database of research that informs our programming. In fact, Dr. Farley’s own research is part of the database too. It is searchable by topic, name, and includes hyperlinks to where these resources can be accessed. This is a great resource for PWR!Moves certified professionals, students/recent grads

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Daylight Savings Time

When the rest of the USA will be springing forward this Sunday, Arizona will not. For those who are outside of Arizona, please be aware of this in regards to your PWR! Workshops and PWR! Exercise Classes 

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PWR! Retreat

The 2022 PWR! Retreat is open for registration! Sign up here:

https://www.pwr4life.org/pwr-retreat/pwrretreat-registration-form/

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EXERCISE AND MEDICINE – LIVING YOUR BEST LIFE!

Learn about the synergistic relationship between exercise and medication and how together they can help you achieve the best level of physical fitness, function, and quality of life that is possible. Find out how to recognize when you may need to start medications or talk to your doctor to optimize your current medications.

https://www.exerciseforbrainchange.org/wellness-series-exercise-and-medicine-living-your-best-life/

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How to Use the PWR!Up to Put on Clothing

Join Calli as she shows you how to use your PWR!Up movements to put on your clothes with greater ease.

https://www.exerciseforbrainchange.org/how-to-use-the-pwrup-to-put-on-clothing/

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March 19 -20 PWR!Moves Instructor Certification Workshop

Time is running out to attend our PWR!Moves Instructor Certification Workshop on March 19th and 20th!

https://www.pwr4life.org/pwr-workshops/pwr-instructor/upcoming-pwr-instructor-workshops/

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PWR!Moves Certified Therapist Workshop (April 2-3, 2022)

Don’t forget to register for our PWR!Moves Certified Therapist Workshop on April 2 and 3!

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

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March 7th PWR!Moves Recertification Workshop

There’s still time to attend our March 7th PWR!Moves Recertification Workshop. Register now!

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

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March 19 – 20 PWR!Moves Instructor Certification Workshop

There’s still time to attend our PWR!Moves Instructor Certification Workshop on March 19th and 20th!

https://www.pwr4life.org/pwr-workshops/pwr-instructor/upcoming-pwr-instructor-workshops/

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PWR! Occupational Therapy Services

Welcome to Lisa Walters, Parkinson Wellness Recovery’s new occupational therapist, shares what OT is, and how they can help you live a high-quality life!

https://www.pwr4life.org/pwrgym-adds-occupational-therapy/

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FRESHSTART2022

Don’t miss out on a fresh start in our PWR! Virtual Membership! Sign up today using

coupon code: “FRESHSTART2022” and save 50% off your first 3 months

https://www.exerciseforbrainchange.org/sign-up/

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Normalize Walking with Urban Poling

Join us to discover why clients with Parkinson Disease describe the use of evidence-based Activator Poles as being life-changing!

https://www.exerciseforbrainchange.org/normalize-walking-with-urban-poling/

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PWR!Gym adds Occupational Therapy

The PWR!Gym adds Occupational Therapy Many people wonder, what does an occupational therapist do? The term “occupation” in OT relates to how we occupy our time, our minds and our bodies throughout each day. The focus of Occupational Therapy is optimal participation in daily life activities that are important to each person. OT can maintain…

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PWR! Wellness Series: Reiki, Breath, and Health

Don’t forget our PWR! Wellness Series: Reiki, Breath, and Health is on Wednesday, February 16th at 4:30 PM!
Read more and sign up here:
https://www.exerciseforbrainchange.org/reiki-breath-and-health-wellness-series/

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PWR!Moves Certified Professionals and PWR! Wellness Consultations

We want you to have Parkinson’s-focused evaluations, and we have the tools to aid you in finding the help you need!

Find a PWR!Moves Certified Professional here:

https://www.pwr4life.org/professional-directory/

Sign up for a PWR! Wellness Consultation here:

https://www.exerciseforbrainchange.org/request-consultation/

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March 19 – 20 PWR!Moves Instructor Certification Workshop

Don’t forget to sign up for our PWR!Moves Instructor Certification Workshop on March 19th and 20th!

https://www.pwr4life.org/pwr-workshops/pwr-instructor/upcoming-pwr-instructor-workshops/

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Turning in the Kitchen with the PWR!Step

Today we are going to show you how to use your PWR!Step and PWR!Rock to make steady turns.

First, start with a nice wide base of support. We then want to rock all of our weight to one side, then move your chest and other foot to step out and turn with your PWR!Step. We can practice the PWR!Step with our arms nice and wide, coming from an open position and then back together again.

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March 7th PWR!Moves Recertification Workshop!

Don’t forget to register for our March 7th PWR!Moves Recertification Workshop!

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

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March 5th & 6th PWR!Moves Therapist Certification Workshop!

Don’t forget to register for our March 5th & 6th PWR!Moves Therapist Certification Workshop!

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

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Join PWR! Virtual Experience Today and Save!

There is no better time to start PWR! Virtual Experience than right now!

https://www.exerciseforbrainchange.org/sign-up/

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