Classes On-Site & Virtual

Boxing for Parkinson's

Boxing is the most effective workout to conquer movement challenges associated with Parkinson's.  
Designed to pack a punch.

CLASSES

All classes are only $15!

Sustainable Exercise Includes:

1. Non- Contact Boxing

LEVELS 1 & 2

This is our most vigorous exercise program for people with earlier stages and milder symptoms.

LEVELS 3 & 4

Specifically designed for people in later stages and who experience greater movement challenges.

Includes both standing and seated w/ 1-on-1 assistance concentrating on:

  • Footwork, Cognition                           

  • Strength and Endurance, Balance

  • Flexibility, Agility

  • Posture, Breathing

  • Movement in all Planes, Hand-Eye Coordination

2. Circuit Training 

Includes stations that address flexibility, strength, coordination, stability, balance, and agility and aerobic conditioning.

3. Aerobic Conditioning

Offers moderate to high intensity to help improve aerobic fitness and reduce fatigue.

 
Yoga & Meditation​
  • Breathing techniques to combat stress, anxiety, and depression.

  • Improves balance and flexibility

  • Awareness and engagement of core muscles benefit posture

  • Active and passive stretching leads to better joint mobility and flexibility

  • Low impact strengthening exercises keeps joints safe

Physical Optimization​

Stretching and strengthening, balance, posture, breathing, cognition, fall prevention and recovery, elements of Tai Chi and LSVT BIG, and includes the following:

  • Flexibility exercises

  • Balance and coordination exercises

  • Hand dexterity and coordination

  • Motor Control

Speech Therapy​

Exercises address the following common problems that occur in people with Parkinson's:

  • Voice Projection & Articulation

  • Swallowing

  • Breathing

  • Posture

  • Cognition

SCHEDULE

Click on a day to see the available classes.

Meet the Trainers

Geoff Uhal
Alex Gomez
Maggie Daniel
Kitty Chin
Mark Bodnar
Valeria Gary

AFFILIATE CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

 
We offer an Affiliate Certification Program as a 2-day,16-hour course, during which participants will learn how to establish and run a boxing program for People with Parkinson’s (PwP’s) disease. Participants will learn basic technical boxing techniques and how to adapt the techniques for the specific needs of PwP’s in a supportive environment. In addition, participants will learn about required equipment, how to design a class for people at different mobility levels, and how boxing can help PwP’s move and feel better. The training is intended for boxing coaches, personal trainers, group fitness instructors and physical and occupational therapists.

For more information contact:

Denise Formisano

ldbfexercisewellness@gmail.com

(404) 747-3032

The following programs have been certified through the LDBF Boxing for Parkinson’s Affiliate Training Program: