Saturdays, Harris Express YMCA, Omni Purpose Room from 12:15PM – 1:15PM
This gentle yoga class is designed for anyone with a movement disorder, such as Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis and other neurological conditions, and their care partners. The class focuses on total body stretching, strengthening, balance, meditation and intentional breathing.
The class takes place in chairs, with some standing postures for those who are able. Participants will be encouraged to work out at the level of their ability while respecting limitations. You do not have to be a patient at CMC or a YMCA member to participate.
It is being offered free of charge, thanks to support of the CMC Carolinas Center for Parkinson Disease and Movement Disorders and the YMCA. For more information please call the Parkinson Association of the Carolinas at 704-248-3722.
Participants are encouraged to bring water and a towel or blanket.