Exercise Groups

Exercise Classes in Connecticut

General Parkinson’s Exercise

Bloomfield

Class: Strength and Pilates Fusion Training

Description: Gravity Small Group STRENGTH/PILATES fusion Training for the Parkinson. You dynamically pull your own weight. Move through a versatile, tri-planar, full body workout!

Date and Time: Monday and Wednesday 11:30AM
Location: GRAVITY CENTRAL FITNESS, 22 Mountain Ave, Bloomfield, CT 06002
Contact: Call or email Lisa 860-550-2775, lisa@gravitycentral1.com


Danbury

Class: “Moving with Music”
Date and Time: Wednesdays at 11:00AM.
Location: Medical Fitness Center, Associated Neurologists, 69 Sand Pit Rd, Suite 204, Danbury.

Class: “PD Bootcamp”
Date and Time: Friday at 11:00 AM.
Location: Danbury
Contact: For more information, please call 203-748-2551 ext 364


East Hartford

Class: General Exercise
Date and Time: Wednesdays, 10:45-12:15 PM – classes run from Oct-Dec & Feb-May
Location: YMCA, 770 Main St. East Hartford


Guilford

Class: General Exercise
Location: VNA Community Healthcare Wellness Center, 753 Boston Post Road Guilford

For more information regarding dates and times for this class, please call 203-458-5400.


Rocky Hill

Class: Mobility Exercise Group
(LSVT Big Certified Instructor Thomas Atwood)
Date and Time: First Friday of the month at 11AM
Location: Brookdale Rocky Hill, 60 Cold Spring Road, Rocky Hill, CT
Contact: For more information, please call 860-248-6241


Wallingford

Class: Parkinson Fitness Class
Date & Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays from 2PM-3PM
Location: Wallingford Senior Center, 238 Washington St., Wallingford, CT


Westbrook

Class: Parkinson’s Exercise – Delay the Disease
Date & Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:00PM-2:00PM
Location: The Valley Shore YMCA, 201 Spencer Plain Rd., Westbrook
Contact: For more information, please Ellen Nichele at 860-399-9622 ext. 121 or enichele@vsyma.org


West Hartford

Class: General Exercise
Date and Time: Wednesday from 2-3PM
Location: Atria, Hamilton Heights, One Hamilton Heights Dr., West Hartford.
Contact: For more information, please contact Atria directly at 860-787-5009

West Hartford

Class:  BIG TIME – specific to Parkinson’s Disease and other movement disorders with a LSVT Big certified Therapist.
Date and Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:00PM-2:00PM
Location: West Hartford Senior Center, 15 Starkel Road, West Hartford


Westport

Class:  Parkinson’s Fitness Class
Date & Time:  Wednesdays, 10:15 – 11:00 AM.
Location:  Westport Center for Senior Activities, 21 Imperial Ave., Westport
Contact: For more information, please call 203-341-5099

Class: Balance, Stretch & Strengthen Class
Date & Time: Tuesdays, April 4th to June 29th at 2:30 pm.
Location: Westport Center for Senior Activities, 21 Imperial Ave., Westport
Contact: For more information, please call 203-341-5099


LSVT Related Exercise

Danbury

Class: This class is specific to Parkinson’s patients who have completed the LSVT BIG program with a certified therapist.
Date and Time: Mondays 11:00AM, Wednesday and Friday at 8:00AM.
Location: Medical Fitness Center Associated Neurologists 69 Sand Pit Rd Suite 204 Danbury.
Contact: For more information, please call 203-748-2551 ext 364


Rock Steady Boxing

Deep River

Class: For class information and schedule call Britt at 860-301-9291 or 860-526-8738. You can also email Middlesex@rsbaffiliate.com
Location: Squared Circle Studio, 500 Main Street, Suite #10.

East Hartford

Class: For class information check their website at www.barebonesboxing.com or call Gwen at 860-568-8000 or email barebonesboxing@hotmail.com
Location: Bare Bones Boxing 826 Silver Lane, East Hartford.

Norwalk

Class: Elana Schachner at 917-734-3509 or Yossi Solan at 646-418-3789
Location: UFC Gym


General Boxing Exercise

Glastonbury

Class: Boxing and Functional Interval Training
Date and Time: Every Tuesday at 6:15pm and every Saturday at 11:00AM.
Location: Accelerated Fitness 122 Naubuc Ave. Glastonbury. Classes also in Branford, New Britain, Marlborough and New Milford.
Contact: For more information, please call 860-463-3747. Or, visit: www.beatpdtoday.com 

New London

Class: Adaptive Boxing
Date & Time: Classes are every Tuesday & Thursday at 9:00 AM
Location: New London Athletics Center, 436 Broad Street, New London
Contact: Please call 860-235-0212

Westport and Darien

Class: Parkinson’s Disease FIT – A movement assessment is required before your first free class.
Date and Time: Classes are every Tuesday at 1:00PM
Location: Lander Sport & Health Sciences, 125 Kings Highway North.
Contact: For more information and your free movement assessment please call Dr Joshua Lander’s office at 203-226-2366.

Westport

Class: Fight Parkinson’s Boxing Program
Date & Time: Every Thursday, April 6th to June 29th at 12:45 pm – 2:30 pm
Location: Westport Center for Senior Activities, 21 Imperial Ave., Westport
Contact: For more information, please call 203-341-5099


Dance for PD

Middletown

Class: Dance for PD
Date and Time: Every Monday from 1:30-2:24pm
Location: Middletown Senior Center

New London

Class: Dance for PD
Date and Time: Every Wednesday from 10:30-11:45am
Location: Connecticut College- Crozier-Williams Building 2nd floor studio.
Contact: These specific Dance for Parkinson’s Disease classes are free to anyone with Parkinson’s and his/her caregiver or partner. These classes are sponsored by: Neighborhood Music School. For more information, please call 203-624-5189.


General Dance Exercise

Guilford

Class: General Dance Exercise
Date and Time: Every Monday from 10:45 AM – 12:00pm.
Location: VNA Community Healthcare Wellness Center 753 Boston Post Road Guilford.
Contact: There is no charge for the class as it is sponsored by Rehab Concepts. To register for the class, please call (203) 458-4351


African Drumming

Wallingford Senior Center
Date and Time: Every Tuesday at 3:00PM
Location: 238 Washington St., Wallingford, CT
Contact: Please call Phyllis Drescher at 203-265-7753.

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