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! | 12:00 pm
                               Fitness and Beyond | 12:30 pm

          Wednesday | Fitness and Beyond | 12:30 pm

          Thursday | Fitness and Beyond | 12:30 pm

          Friday | Live IT Up! | 12:00 pm
          

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!


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 hgraham@stetherapy.com 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


Total Healthworks

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.

Live Classes

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

Register here for live classes. New videos are uploaded daily on the Ziddy Total Healthworks YouTube Channel


Fitness Fridays

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.


Remington Wellness

Ashley at Remington Wellness is offering online Parkinson’s exercise classes through Zoom. 

Boxing
          Tuesday | 5:00 pm

PD Bootcamp
          Saturday | 9:00 am

Contact Ashley at remingtonwellness@gmail.com or www.remingtonwellness.com to learn more and register for classes.


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

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! 

          Monday | Guided Meditation | 9:15 am | Register here
                             Dance for PD® | 10:00 am | Register here

          Tuesday | Dance for PD® | 10:00 am | Register here
                             Dance for PD® PRO | 4:30 pm | Register here

          Wednesday | Dance for PD® | 2:00 pm | Register here

          Friday | Guided Meditation | 9:15 am | Register here
                         Dance for PD® | 10:00 am | Register here
                         Sing for PD | 12:00 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 Parkinsons

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.


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