Health & Wellness Resources

APDA Virginia is committed to keeping you updated on local exercise and wellness classes. Exercise is not only recommended but imperative for those who are diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease.

Please note there may be a fee associated with classes. We offer financial assistance to cover class fees via the Financial Support program.

Please contact our Programs Director, Naomi McLeod at 757-408-8921 or email to learn more about the Financial Support Program.

Hampton Roads Region


Rocksteady Boxing: Price Dodson
312 W Bute St Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: 757-288-1699


Empowerment Wellness

Wendy Wilkerson

4402 Princess Anne Rd, Ste 105, Virginia Beach, VA 23462


Offers Rocksteady Boxing, PWR! Classes, Tai-Chi, Empwr Cardio!


YMCA of Portsmouth

Kendra Lapointe

4900 High Street West, Portsmouth, VA 23703
Phone: 757-483-9622


Rocksteady Boxing: Erika Stephan
5388 Discovery Park Blvd, Ste 100, Williamsburg, VA 23188
Phone: 757-903-4230

Rocksteady Boxing: Scott Brubaker, Jr.
APEX Physical Therapy & Movement Center
5485 Mooretown Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188

Phone: 757-969-5200

Northern Virginia Region

AIM Human Performance
Boxing & Strength Training for Parkinson’s
This 45 minute boxing class is designed to improve coordination and balance, while also building strength and cardiovascular endurance. Workouts involve punching sequences, footwork drills, core exercises, and head movements to improve weight shifting.

Call to sign up: (571) 398-6923 or email Chris and Michelle Viggiano at:
2218 Tacketts Mill Dr, Lake Ridge, VA 22192

Rocksteady Boxing: Alec Langstein
21240 Ridgetop Circle, Unit 110, Sterling, VA 20164
Phone: 571-730-8553

Rocksteady Boxing: Alec Langstein
8501 Tyco Rd, Ste A-2, Vienna, VA 22182
Phone: 571-730-8553

Rocksteady Boxing: Whitney Propps
1005 Golf Dr, Culpepper, VA 22701

Rocksteady Boxing: Pablo Hernandez
3545 Chain Bridge Rd. Suite 101 Fairfax, VA 22030
Phone: (301) 996-8779

Rocksteady Boxing: Lisa Long
Fusion Rehab & Wellness
4701 Spotsylvania Pkwy, Suite 106 Fredericksburg, VA 22407

Phone: 540-710-0100

Central Virginia Region


The PARC: Sarah Lincoln

1885 Seminole Trail, Suite 101,Charlottesville, VA 2290
Phone: 434 953-8583


Rocksteady Boxing: Randi Abell
801 Wyndhurst Dr, Lynchburg, VA 24502
Phone: 434-771-7621


Rocksteady Boxing: Lindsay Nexsen
8191 Staples Mill Rd, Henrico, VA 23228
Phone: 804-835-6935


Program Up ENDing Parkinson’s Rock Climbing at Peak Experiences

Up ENDing Parkinson’s is a local non-profit organization that gives people with Parkinson’s disease hope by improving their quality of life through rock climbing.

Day/Time: Tuesdays, 12pm-1pm

Date of first session: January 10th

Lead Instructor: Sam

Location: Peak Experiences – Midlothian (11421 Polo Cir, Midlothian, VA)

Cost: $150/session: Funded by UEP.

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Valley Region


Rocksteady Boxing: Randy Simpson
785 Acorn Dr, #102, Harrisonburg, VA 22802
Phone: 540-607-4855


Rocksteady Boxing: Wendy Shutty
708 N Coalter St, Staunton, VA 24401
Phone: 540-885-8089


Rocksteady Boxing: Lisa Larkin
40 N Hill Dr, Warrenton, VA 20186
Phone: 540-219-0944


Rocksteady Boxing: Lauren Butler
401 Campus Blvd, Winchester, VA 22601
Phone: 540-536-3000

West Central Region


Rocksteady Boxing: Kenny Harrah
2387 Warm Hearth Dr, Blacksburg, VA 24060
Phone: 540-443-3474


Rocksteady Boxing: Stephanie Ferguson
235 Technology Dr, Rocky Mount, VA 24151
Phone: 540-489-9622

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