PWR! Wellness Series: Mime Over Matter

MIME OVER MATTER!

PD Tricks from the World of Mime and Circus

 

March 21, 2019  

4:00-5:30PM

Come explore basic mime techniques—visualization, articulation of gesture, creative use of imagery and space— with mime, Rob Mermin, as a method for coping with PD movement limitations in daily activity. Rob founded the award-winning Circus Smirkus and Parkinson’s Performance Troupe. His tactics use fun, circus games, and props to improve coordination, postural awareness, and development of reflexes. Come join the fun!

RSVP to PWR!Gym
520-591-5346
or by email info@pwr4life.org

 

Parkinson Disease: How Speech Therapy Can Help

Parkinson Disease:

How Speech Therapy Can Help

FEBRUARY 21, 2019 4:00-5:30 PM

 

Come engage with speech-pathology experts, Dori and Natalie, to learn more about the neurophysiological changes associated with Parkinson Disease. Discover the role of speech pathology in the treatment of voice, speech, and swallowing problems most frequently experienced with PD. High quality speech pathology resources in Tucson will also be provided. You won’t want to miss this!

 

 

Wellness Series are scheduled for the third Thursday of the month and are open to the public. Please share or invite with anyone in the community who may be interested or benefit from attending. Please RSVP at 520-591-5346

 

They are held at the
 140 W Fort Lowell Rd, Tucson, AZ 85705

PWR! Wellness Series: Mime Over Matter

We apologize, but this month’s Wellness Series is canceled due to illness of the presenter. We wish Rob a speedy recovery and look forward to having him present at a future date!

MIME OVER MATTER!

PD Tricks from the World of Mime and Circus

 

November 15, 2018   

4:00-5:30PM

Come explore basic mime techniques—visualization, articulation of gesture, creative use of imagery and space— with mime, Rob Mermin, as a method for coping with PD movement limitations in daily activity. Rob founded the award-winning Circus Smirkus and Parkinson’s Performance Troupe. His tactics use fun, circus games, and props to improve coordination, postural awareness, and development of reflexes. Come join the fun!

RSVP to PWR!Gym
520-591-5346
or by email info@pwr4life.org

 

PWR! October Wellness Series

We’re in this Together: Building PWR!ful Relationships

October 18, 2018

4:00-5:30PM

The significance of social connections for our overall health cannot be overstated, especially as depression and anxiety are widespread among people with Parkinson disease. We are truly “wired to connect.” Come meet a new member of the PWR!Gym community, Brian McElwain, and join our conversation as we endeavor to build a stronger, more resilient PWR!

RSVP to PWR!Gym
520-591-5346
or by email info@pwr4life.org

Do you have a Parkinson’s specific topic that you would like to learn more about?

Let us know, we will consider it for future wellness presentations!

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Documents & Handouts from Series

Please note that some of the wellness series do not have materials available to download. The handout availability depends on the topic and permissions of presenter. Thank you!

Speech, Swallowing and Cognition in Parkinson, September 21st, 2017
Janet Hawley, MS, CCC-SLP
Speech Pathologist, University of Arizona professor

Medical Marijuana and Followup, August and October, 2017
Kathy Inman and Adriana Tysenn
Followup by Dr. Becky Farley

The Importance of Getting a Good Nights Sleep, Thurs, March 16, 2017
Nancy Nelson

Nutrition and PD Symptoms, Tuesday, November 1st, 2016
Vanessa Leschak

Optimizing your Medications, Tuesday, October 4th
Becky Farley, PT, MS, PHD