Online 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. Check them out on our PN Exercise Classes page!

Daily Exercise Classes

PDWELL offers a variety of daily exercise classes designed for people with Parkinson’s:

Monday | Boxing 

Tuesday | Yoga, Boxing 

Wednesday | Parkinson’s Combo

Thursday | Strengthening Class, PWR! Moves, Boxing 

Friday | Boxing, Dance for PD

Saturday | Parkinson’s Bootcamp

These classes, along with additional support, speech therapy, and educational resources, are available with a PDWELL Plus membership for only $35/month. Register here to sign up today!

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

Jackie and David are also hosting live classes on Zoom:

          Bootcamp: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturdays

          Lower Functioning: Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday

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

Workout with Jimmy Choi

Jimmy Choi is an American Ninja Warrior, and he has Parkinson’s disease. He is leading free Parkinson’s exercise classes until the quarantine is lifted. The workouts are for any fitness level and allow participants to go out their own pace. Let’s keep moving together!

Date: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays
Time: 5:00 pm
Location: Online

Join Jimmy for his workouts at this Zoom link.

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. Created and taught by Parkinson’s expert and Doctor of Physical Therapy, Joellyn Fox, each Friday, from April 10 to June 12, we will release a new 12-minute video.

Date: New videos released on Friday
Location: Online

Series Overview

April 10
Fitness Focus #1: Posture
Intensity: Low
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April 17
Fitness Focus #2: Strength – Legs
Intensity: Moderate
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April 24
Fitness Focus #3: Strength – Arms
Intensity: Moderate
View recording

May 1
Fitness Focus #4: Stamina – Cardio
Intensity: Moderate to High
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May 8
Fitness Focus #5: Balance
Intensity: Low
View recording

May 15
Fitness Focus #6: F.I.T.: Focused Interval Training
Intensity: Moderate to High
View recording

May 22
Fitness Focus #7: Strength – Core
Intensity: Moderate

May 29
Fitness Focus #8: Coordination
Intensity: Moderate

June 5
Fitness Focus #9: Flexibility
Intensity: Low

June 12
Fitness Focus #10: The Finisher – Mixing it Up
Intensity: Moderate to High

No registration required. All Friday Fitness videos will be available at this link as they are released.

Remington Wellness

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

Date: Tuesdays
Time: 5:00 pm

PD Bootcamp
Date: Saturdays
Time: 9:00 am

Contact Ashley at remingtonwellness@gmail.com or www.remingtonwellness.com to learn more and register for 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 | Dance for PD® | 10:00 am | Register here

          Tuesday | Dance for PD® | 10:00 am | Register here

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

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

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

          Friday | Dance for PD® | 10:00 am | Register here

           Saturday | Pilates for PD | 10:00 am | Register here

           Sunday | Yoga | 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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