March 3, 2015 | Do you like your Ducks in a Row when it comes to thinking about which exercise to choose for yourself? On Saturday, April 25 in Arena Green East, San Jose you have an opportunity to try out over a dozen different exercises, side-by-side.
What do all of these exercises have in common? They are all going to be in the Movement Pavilion at Moving Day® Silicon Valley, an annual fundraising walk event that debuts on April 25 in San Jose at Arena Green East. The fundraising walk event will launch a celebration of movement that is made possible by National Parkinson Foundation and presented throughout the country. The goal of the event is to educate the community and bring awareness to the fight against Parkinson’s disease (PD).
From 9 am-12:20 pm you’ll have free access to try out exercises that might work for people with Parkinson’s disease. The wonderful assortment and the experts who will be teaching them include:
HULA with Nadia Le’i and Jennifer Wright
BOXING with Kim Wooley & Simon Redmond, Rock Steady Boxing SF
ZUMBA with Wendy Stephens
SPEECH AND SWALLOWING EXERCISES with Megan Depuy
POLE WALKING with Jayah Faye Paley from Adventure Buddies
MINDFUL KINETICS with Stephanie Herman
QI GONG and TAI CHI
PWR MOVES! with trained physical therapists
PILATES with Kathy Buck Thompson
YOGA with Kujiweza Healing Arts
WALK with a team to celebrate movement
Register and create your own team:
On the day of the event: check out the Movement Pavilion where exercise happens. Enjoy six tents of fun, a walk and more. It will be ‘A day to move, a day to move others, a day that moves YOU!’
For more information, contact Colleen Fischer, Moving Day® Bay Area Coordinator, National Parkinson Foundation at 925-421-6737 firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Parkinson’s Women Support The mission of Parkinson’s Women Support is to offer moral support, encouragement and camaraderie for women who are Parkinson’s Disease patients. Check out our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/parkinsonswomen