Most Parkinson's programs in Orange County have taken their groups online due to the pandemic. Some are starting to hold outdoor classes or have small groups indoors with restrictions. Please check back often for updates and contact programs below for more information.
Online and Outdoor Exercise Programs for People with Parkinson's
7 Helpful Hand Exercises for Parkinson's - don't forget that your hands need exercising too. These exercises will help with daily activities like writing, doing buttons, turning doorknobs.
Agewell Senior Services - Find your local Orange County senior exercise services that have gone virtual.
Amy Carlson Dance Class- Davis Phinney ambassador, Amy Carlson, is holding virtual dance classes at 8:30 PDT every morning on zoom. Click the link to join the zoom meeting.
APDA Virtual Events Calendar - The APDA is offering free exercise classes including Tai Chi, strength and cardio classes, and interval training.
Brian Grant Foundation - free online exercise videos for people with Parkinson's.
Coach Me Strong - a one on one exercise coaching program for people with Parkinson's.
Daily Dose PD is free for the first 30 days. Use the promo code MOVE to get half off for the next three months.
Dance for PD - Free live streamed classes each week.
Memorial Care Steps Forward - Free online classes on Tuesdays and Fridays at 9:00 am.
Neuroboxing - Jennifer Parkinson and her crew at Neuroboxing have put together some videos for at home exercise. Subscribe to the YouTube channel and stay tuned for more.
NeuroFit BC - Free online exercise videos for Parkinson's.
Neurofit Boxing (Formerly Rock Steady Boxing SC) - Join Tony Garrett for his virtual classes twice a day, four days a week.
PD Connect - Based in the San Francisco area. Currently offering online exercise program.
PD on the Move - Free exercise library of videos
Parkinson's Foundation Fitness Fridays - New video released every Friday.
Parkinson Place - virtual activities, support groups, exercise classes. Membership is free.
Power for Parkinson's - Free online exercise for Parkinson's videos.
Reactive PT Resource List - Reactive PT has put together a list of online exercise resources.
Rock Steady Boxing - Rock Steady Boxing Headquarters in Indianapolis has uploaded a series of free videos to use at home to keep you moving and motivated during the current world health dilemma. Make sure to subscribe to #rsbrox. Many Rock Steady affiliates are hosting classes on Zoom. Click on the links below to contact Orange County affiliates. Rock Steady affiliates across the world are also offering online classes so please contact your local affiliate.
HB Fight Club - Westminster - currently holding outdoor classes
Rock Steady Boxing - Irvine - currently doing assessments, holding virtual classes, and holding small indoor groups.
Rock Steady Boxing M.E. Boxing and Fitness Education - Rancho Santa Margarita - currently holding outdoor classes
Rock Steady Boxing North O.C. Warriors- currently holding virtual classes
Rock Steady Boxing South O.C. - currently holding virtual classes
Rogue PT and Wellness - Fountain Valley- currently doing assessments and holding virtual classes
Title Boxing Club - Costa Mesa- currently holding virtual classes
Rx Ballroom Dance - Enjoy learning to line dance on Mondays and Wednesdays at 11:30. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to get the link to this free Zoom class.
Senior Planet-Free fitness and wellness classes -not Parkinson's specific but great for any seniors!
SmartX PD - Patrick LoSasso has many free videos and articles about Parkinson's exercise.
Synaptic PT - Join Theresa Najjar for PWR! moves, tai chi, stretching and more!
Total Health Works - Developed by the founders of Delay the Disease. Offering free virtual class on Wednesday mornings.
Work Out with Jimmy Choi - If you want to know what it's like to work out with American Ninja Warrior, Jimmy Choi, now's your chance. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 5:00 Central Time.
Yoga 4 Parkinson's - Chrisitiana Lewis is holding virtual and outdoor classes.
More Online Parkinson's Services
Exercise isn't the only thing that has gone online due to the covid19 virus. You can find support groups, speech classes, singing and dancing classes, brain exercises and more.