We are moving inside!
Our Park Classes will move inside 6/2/21 to the Barksdale Community Center @ Macfarlane Park
Mondays @12:45pm Conditioning
Wednesdays @10:15am Intervals
Fridays @12:45pm Tai Chi
Tuesdays and Thursdays @11am High impact and intensity class for YOPD, Newly Diagnosed, and high octane PD warrior @West Tampa Fit Training 3408 W Main Street:
email meredith for inquires:
Fall Prevention series presented by Neuro Challege
11/6: pdLIFE "Challenge" @ Macfarlane Park; join us for a morning to showcase your abilities gained in exercise class
Stay tuned for educational seminars and enriching activities such as art therapy and dance!
Join us for virtual weekly happy hours, every Sunday! Cheers!
PD warriors: 5pm
Newly Diagnosed: 7pm
Join the Bay Area Parkinson’s Community for an obstacle “race” to showcase all of the hard work being done in exercise classes! You are invited to challenge yourself to accomplish an obstacle course that will test your strength, stamina, brains, and bonds with your fellow PD warriors. Refreshments will be provided.
Meals on Wheels of Tampa joined us after exercise class to bring lunch and information about their wonderful organization!
Check them out: https://mowtampa.org/
Such a wonderful resource for our community!
Welcome to West Tampa Fit! Our "High Octane Group" moved down the road from The Barksdale Center thanks to the hospitality of Chris Johnson. More space means more room to grow and sweat! Tuesdays and Thursdays.
We had a wonderful presentation before group exercise class at the Barksdale Center by the team at South Tampa Voice Therapy.
Have you had your speech and swallow function checked? You should! More info here: https://southtampavoicetherapy.com/
Our favorite NOVA intern and fresh graduate of their Doctor of Physical Therapy program had her last "show" in class with a group dance. Thank you for all your hard work and dedication to our PD families.
The new OT to the Potentia Therapeutics team presented at the monthly support group meeting to teach their fighters about how OT can improve your quality of life.
The Florida heat is on, so we have moved our Park classes inside the community center: The Barksdale Center @ Macfarlane Park, thank you Lisa Bryant for all your hard work to help us beat the heat.
We paid tribute to our veterans together with friends and good food. Thank you for the special appearance from Anna Marie from South Tampa Voice Therapy.
Our pdLIFE gang supported the Parkinson Foundation on the YMCA Team Mover's and Shakers and CONGRATS to Cheryl and Paul for their substantial fundraising for team Paul's Peleton. She was the #1 fundraising team leader in Tampa Bay! You go girl!
Outcome measures to gauge our member's gait speed, strength, and stamina were performed. Our participants were rewarded with a pizza party after!
Thursday 4/29/21 we had a great time attending the Delay the Disease exercise class! We followed up class with a pizza lunch in learn that included a tough quiz to spread PD knowledge on one of the final days of Parkinson's Awareness Month.
4/12/21 We had an abbreviated exercise class of PWR! moves and Tai chi to showcase our weekly exercises followed by an amazing potluck! So much fun and good food had by all!
Thank you Karen Bower Smith, accupunturist and specialist in oriental medicine for an informative meeting with practical tips we can all use and try TODAY!