Movement for Parkinson’s

Group and Private Sessions

Everyone knows movement is critical for managing Parkinson's.  The key is finding movement you enjoy in a space you are comfortable with instructors that listen and pay attention to your needs.  We are excited to provide both Group Classes and Private Sessions.  Learn details about the group Dance and Pilates classes offered through the Parkinson's Movement Initiative and Private Sessions offered by Poe Wellness Solutions.

Group Classes @ ADF Scripps Studios, Durham NC

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Weekly Schedule

  • Sundays, 3:00-4:15 PM ~ Dance
  • Mondays, 2:00-3:15 PM ~ Pilates
  • Wednesdays, 2:00-3:15 PM ~ Pilates
  • Fridays, 11:00-11:50 AM ~ Dance

Announcements

  • Classes Cancelled ~ 26 Nov - 01 Dec
  • Fall Session Ends ~ 15 December
  • Winter Spring Session Begins ~ 06 January 2020

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
11:00 am
Dance for Parkinson's
ADF Scripps Studio Durham NC
11:00 am
11:50 am
by NC Dance for PD
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
Pilates for Parkinson's
ADF Scripps Studio Durham NC
2:00 pm
3:15 pm
by Poe Wellness Solutions
Pilates for Parkinson's
ADF Scripps Studio Durham NC
2:00 pm
3:15 pm
by Poe Wellness Solutions
3:00 pm
Dance for Parkinson's
ADF Scripps Studio Durham NC
3:00 pm
4:15 pm
by NC Dance for PD
4:00 pm

Sunday

Monday

Wednesday

Friday

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
11:00 am
Dance for Parkinson's
ADF Scripps Studio Durham NC
11:00 am
11:50 am
by NC Dance for PD
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
Dance for Parkinson's
ADF Scripps Studio Durham NC
3:00 pm
4:15 pm
by NC Dance for PD
4:00 pm

Sunday

Friday

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
2:00 pm
Pilates for Parkinson's
ADF Scripps Studio Durham NC
2:00 pm
3:15 pm
by Poe Wellness Solutions
Pilates for Parkinson's
ADF Scripps Studio Durham NC
2:00 pm
3:15 pm
by Poe Wellness Solutions
3:00 pm

Monday

Wednesday

No events available!

Learn more about the Parkinson's Movement Initiative.

Check out our amazing PIlates for PD volunteers!

The strength of our program comes from the team that makes it happen.

Excited to introduce you to the team.  Pulling together photos and information to share soon.  

Free Weekly Movement Classes

Poe Wellness Solutions, Parkinson's Movement Initiative, National Parkinson's Foundation, Movement for Parkinson's
Offered by POE Wellness Solutions

Pilates for Parkinson's

Instructor: Meg Poe
Contact Information: meg@poewellnesssolutions.com or 919-998-8538

We begin with a quick check-in ~ How are you feeling today? Any issues from last week’s class? What would you like to focus on today? Class consists of a warm-up focusing on alignment, exercises challenging strength and balance, and a cool down for stretching and relaxation. All exercises are explained and demonstrated with options for beginners as well as more advanced participants. Time is spent seated in a chair, standing with the wall, chair or bar for balance and on the floor. Each week we enjoy new ideas for improving strength, flexibility and balance. Participants are regularly reminded to explore their limits and to pay attention to their body. We also laugh a little. Class ends with a quick check-out ~ How are you feeling now? Any concerns? What worked well in class today?

Check out what people are saying about Pilates for Parkinson’s.

ADF, Dance for Parkinson's, Parkinson's Movement Initiative
Offered by NC Dance for Parkinson's

Dance for Parkinson's

Instructor: Susan Saenger
Contact Information: ncdanceforparkinsons@gmail.com or 919-215-2759

Participants learn choreography in a variety of dance styles including ballet, modern, jazz and cultural/folk.Class includes movement seated, standing and locomoting with adaptations based on individual’s comfort level and mobility. Participants dance together, in partnership and solo. In addition to dance, related art forms such as theatre games, poetry, image-based mindfulness, and storytelling foster creative and expressive experiences. The class promotes as sense of community where isolation is broken and meaningful connections are formed through the joy of dance.

ADF Scripps Studios Durham NC
All Group Class Offered at

ADF Samuel H Scripps Studios

Studio & Program Manager: Julia Pleasants
Contact Information: Studios@americandancefestival.org or 919-797-2871

Signing Up for each class in advance is not required but is recommended.
Classes have a maximum number of participants. To “reserve your spot”, visit the ADF website and Sign Up. 

Click here for ADF Website & class Sign Up. Creating an account is required to Sign Up for class.  Signing up is a wee bit confusing, contact Julia if you would like assistance.

Private & Small Group Sessions

Private & Small group sessions can be helpful for a variety of reasons.

Have you ever thought the following:

  • I enjoy the group classes I attend but I feel like individual attention could help me better understand my abilities.
  • I would like to do exercises at home but need more one-on-one attention before I am comfortable doing that.
  • One-on-one would be nice but it would be more fun with a few of my friends.  We are all looking for the same things and would learn more in a small group.

If you are interested, let's discuss it.  Prices vary depending on location and number of sessions.  Contact us ~ meg@poewellnesssolutions.com.

POE Women for PD, A program offering Integrative Health & Wellness Coaching to Women with PD. Funding by a Grant from the Parkinson's Foundation

The American Dance Festival (ADF), NC Dance for Parkinson’s and Poe Wellness Solutions are excited to offer the Parkinson’s Movement Initiative supported by a grant from the Parkinson’s Foundation. Through funds raised by Moving Day® North Carolina, a walk for Parkinson’s, all activities offered by the Parkinson’s Movement Initiative are free for people living with PD and their care partners. Activities include free weekly classes at ADF’s Samuel H. Scripps Studios, workshops, outreach classes, and volunteer training opportunities.

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