Other Exercise Options
There are many exercise options that are available in the local area, many of which can be done in the comfort of your home! Always consult with your doctor before starting a new exercise regimen.
If you cannot make it to any of the GAPS classes,
Every Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1-2 p for Sun City residents - Texas Drive Fitness Center, NEW CLASS: Parkinson's FIT. Classes are planned to help improve mobility, stability, strength, endurance, cognition, and flexibility. A combination of seated and standing stretching and strengthening exercises using weights, balance pads, resistance bands, etc. are incorporated. Team and individual exercises and activities are adjusted to each individual’s level of fitness and ability. This is a regular ticket class, which can be purchased at any of the fitness centers.
Power for Parkinson's is a non-profit organization that provides multiple free exercise, dance, and singing classes in Austin and the surrounding communities as well as globally through their home video series.
Or, you can watch
YouTube video’s! https://www.youtube.com/
Just click on the link and in the YouTube search and type Parkinson Exercise!
If you have SUDDENLINK television, you can watch on Channel 18 or 118 exercise classes at 10 am and 2 pm - seven days a week!
Sit n Fit classes ~ chair exercise/stretching classes from the comfort of your home!
Join Peggy Reddick as she leads you on chair exercises.
FREE Exercise Video's for Parkinson's Disease - you can order for FREE Exercise video's from:
Parkinson's Exercise Essentials Video | Davis Phinney Foundation
Developed by the Davis Phinney Foundation, this first-of-its kind video
workouts designed specifically for people with Parkinson's and is
Exercise | National Parkinson Foundation
For people with Parkinson's, exercise is more than healthy: it is vital ... Establishing early exercise habits is an essential part of overall disease management.
Parkinson's Exercise Video's for Purchase:
Favorite PD-specific exercise videos - American Parkinson Disease
Here are some of our favorite exercise videos available online, in DVD, or in VHS videotape format. All of these videos are Parkinson's-specific exercises
Join Georgetown Triathletes - Georgetown Triathletes is a non-intimidating group, dedicated to the educational pursuit of triathlon, dual sport, running, health, and general physical fitness, within the multi-sport and running community. The overall goal of the club is to foster the sport of triathlon, dual sport, and running at all levels, from beginners to seasoned racers. Visit their facebook page for the latest info on their activities.
"Big for Life" every Thursday at 10:00 to 11:00 – Meet at Suite 1115, 4401 Williams Drive
“Big for Life” is a group exercise class for people who have previously completed the individual LSVT BIG® treatment protocol. The goal to keep everyone moving! Contact: Tiffany Weiser at (512) 256-7627. $5 donation for each class. Click here for more information about LSVT programs!