Wellness Works: Online Rock Steady Boxing for Patients with Parkinson's Disease

Location

Virtual, Details Below
Date & Time
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - Wednesday, April 29, 2020
10:00AM - 11:00AM

Join Our Online Rock Steady Boxing class

A woman is attending an online boxing class using her smartphone.Have you ever considered trying out a Wellness Works class sponsored by the Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center at BIDMC? You can now participate in Online Rock Steady Boxing classes for FREE using a video conferencing app called Zoom.

BIDMC is proud to partner with Rock Steady Boxing to provide this popular, high-energy wellness program. The program aims to improve overall strength and stability, in addition to offering a community for people with Parkinson’s disease to connect with each other and to other resources.

Participants must fit the following criteria:

  • Diagnosed with Parkinson's disease
  • Are currently exercising (preferably incorporating strength-training exercises into regular workouts)
  • Not dependent on a wheelchair or walker
  • Able to stand for the duration of the class
  • Have not had frequent falls within the past month

Dates & Times:

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in April
10:00 - 11:00 am
12:00 - 1:00 pm

Note: we will continue to host virtual classes throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check back often to see when new dates are available.

To Register/Reserve Your Spot:

You will receive a link to join the online Zoom video conference upon registering.