Virtual Exercise Classes
Online Exercise Classes
COVID- 19 Update: This time of social distancing does not have to mean social isolation. We have compiled a list of online exercise classes and videos from national and local programs. It is important to keep moving to maintain functional mobility and independence, even while stuck inside. The following programs can help you stay active and manage Parkinson’s symptoms.
Please check back as we will continue to add resources as they become available.
Parkinson’s Nebraska Sponsored Classes
To continue our mission of making services accessible to people with Parkinson’s in Nebraska, our sponsored exercise classes are going virtual.
Monday | Fitness and Beyond | 12:30 pm
Tuesday | Parkinson’s Yoga | 11:00 am
Live IT Up! | 11:30 am
Fitness and Beyond | 12:30 pm
Wednesday | Fitness and Beyond | 12:30 pm
Thursday | Dance for PD | 10:30 am Fitness and Beyond | 12:30 pm
Friday | Live IT Up! | 11:30 am
Live It Up and Dance for PD Classes are via Zoom, in-person coming soon. Contact Georgie Kuhl at firstname.lastname@example.org
Learn more and register on the PN Exercise Classes page!
Daily Exercise Classes
PDWELL offers a variety of daily exercise classes designed for people with Parkinson’s:
Monday | Boxing | 10:00 am
Tuesday | Strengthening Class | 10:00 am
Flexibility & Yoga | 10:45 am
Boxing | 4:00 pm
Wednesday | Parkinson’s Combo | 10:00 am
Thursday | Dance for PD | 10:00 am
Pilates | 10:45 am
Boxing | 3:00 pm
Friday | Boxing | 9:00 am
PWR! Moves | 10:45 am
Saturday | Parkinson’s Bootcamp | 9:00 am
These classes, along with additional support, speech therapy, and educational resources, are available with a PDWELL Plus membership for only $45/month. Register here to sign up today!
Dee Brauninger in Alliance, NE is offering virtual Tai Chi classes.
Monday | 9:30 am- 10:15 am MT/ 10:30 am- 11:15 am
There is no cost to participate in classes. Contact Dee Brauninger at email@example.com or call 308-763-1254 for the class Zoom link.
Delay the Disease
Hannah Graham at St. Elizabeth Sports & Physical Therapy is providing Delay the Disease classes via Zoom. The class focuses on cardio, balance, coordination, endurance, and strengthening.
Tuesday | 12:00 pm- 12:30 pm
Thursday | 12:00 pm- 12:30 pm
There is no cost to participate in classes. Contact Hanna Graham at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 402-560-1037 for the class Zoom link.
Delay the Disease
The YMCA of Greater Omaha is offering virtual Delay the Disease classes at two branches!
YMCA Healthy Living Center | Tuesday | 10:00 am
Maple St YMCA | Thursday | 1:00 pm
The classes are free for YMCA members and $10/class for nonmembers. For more information, visit https://metroymca.org/delay-disease.
David Zid and Jackie Russell, co-founders of the Delay the Disease exercise program, have a new and free YouTube channel with videos for PD, the aging brain, and the dementia population.
Check out their live class schedule below:
Monday | Bootcamp with Jack | 5 pm
Tuesday | Easy Movin’ It with Ziddy | 11:00 am
Bootcamp with Christa | 1:00 pm
Wednesday | Brain and Body with Jackie | 12:00 pm
Bootcamp with Jack | 5:00 pm
Thursday | Easy Movin’ It with Ziddy | 11:00 am
Bootcamp with Christa | 1:00 pm
Parkinson’s Mask with Jack | 5:00 pm
Saturday | Bootcamp with Ziddy | 9:00 am
Easy Movin’ It with Ziddy | 11:00 am
As part of the PD Health @ Home program, Fitness Fridays are a free 10-part video series focuses each week on one aspect of fitness designed to support people living with Parkinson’s. The 12-minute videos are created and taught by Parkinson’s expert and DPT, Joellyn Fox.
View the video series here.
Ashley at Remington Wellness is offering online Parkinson’s exercise classes through Zoom.
Tuesday | 5:00 pm
Saturday | 9:00 am
Strength & Cardio
The teleFitness Strength & Cardio class will help you develop increased strength and mobility, better balance and coordination, and improved cardio and mental fitness.
Monday | 9:00 am, 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 6:30 pm
Tuesday | 9:00 am, 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 6:30 pm
Wednesday | 9:00 am, 10:00 am, 11:00 am
Thursday | 9:00 am, 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 6:30 pm
Friday | 9:00 am, 10:00 am, 11:00 am
Adaptive Yoga is a joyful opportunity to move, breath and relax. It is a combination of yoga movements, or positions, and it is adapted and accessible for all bodies and abilities. The movements are combined with breath-work and guided meditation to foster strength, flexibility, and mindfulness.
Tuesday | 11:00 am
Thursday | 11:00 am
Learn more about the Strength & Cardio and Adaptive Yoga classes and get your $25/month All-Access Pass to access all of MSforward’s classes at https://www.msforward.org/msforward-classes.
Dance for PD video archive
Dance for PD is committed to supporting our global community and encouraging people living with Parkinson’s to keep dancing during a time when live classes may not be available. They have made their full digital class archive available free of charge, as well as their At Home DVD collection.
They are also providing daily live classes on Zoom!
Wednesday | Dance for PD® | 2:00 pm | Register here
Saturday | Pilates for PD | 10:00 am | Register here
Visit their website to access all of the Dance for PD online resources!
Power for Parkinson’s
Power for Parkinson’s is a nonprofit that provides free, full-length exercise videos on YouTube for people with Parkinson’s. The symptom-focused classes are specifically designed to serve people at every stage of Parkinson’s. Classes focus on strength and balance, voice strengthening, and cognitive exercises.
The free Power for Parkinson’s YouTube exercise videos can be found here.