By A. Pinsker

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Parkinson’s Wellness Programs at the JCC

March 9 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Friday, repeating until May 11, 2018


Exercise and movement classes for people with Parkinson’s and a support group for their care partners are available at the Leventhal-Sidman Center (333 Nahanton Street) in Newton.

JCC Greater Boston and the Movement Disorder Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center are partnering to provide these programs to the community. The offerings are part of the Edmond J. Safra National Parkinson’s Wellness Initiative, launched to improve the lives of people suffering from Parkinson’s, a chronic and progressive movement disorder.

The classes are Cycle (Mondays, 11-11:45am), NIA – Neuromuscular Integrated Action (Tuesdays, 2-3pm), Seated Strength (Thursdays, 2-3pm) and Total Body Conditioning (Fridays, 10:30-11:30am). Classes begin during week of March 5. Cost to register is $135-$150, depending on length of the class.

A ten-week support group for those caring for someone with Parkinson’s will meet on Tuesdays from 2-3pm beginning March 6. Support group participants must be the caregiver for someone participating in one of the JCC’s Parkinson’s Wellness Program exercise classes. Cost is $50. Registration required. To learn more about the classes and support group, visit To register, contact 617-667-1276.


March 9
10:30 am - 11:30 am
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JCC Greater Boston


Leventhal-Sidman Center
333 Nahanton Street MA United States + Google Map


About A. Pinsker

A. Pinsker is a freelance writer living in Brooklyn, N.Y.