Support Programs

Parkinson’s WA Support Programs

Dance

Consistent interaction within a close-knit community of a dance class helps to combat social isolation and depression while empowering participants with a sense of physical possibility and artistic achievement.
Proudly sponsored by Allens Linklaters
Our Dance For Parkinson’s Support Programs run on a weekly basis and includes a free morning tea afterwards.
If you are interested in joining a class please contact the office directly to confirm space and enrolment details. Registration is essential.
Call (08) 6457 7373 or email: info@parkinsonswa.org.au

Four free ‘come and try’ classes will be running from October-November.

For more information about these, click here.

 

Class Start Dates:
Maylands
11.00am-12.00noon
Friday, 21 July 2017
Mandurah
10.30am-11.30am
Thursday, 20 July 2017
Yoga

Yoga reduces muscle rigidity in people with Parkinson’s and increases strength, balance and flexibility. It is also great for balancing our emotions. For anyone with a neurological condition, partners and carers.

Our Park Yoga Support Program runs on a weekly basis during school term times. If you are interested in joining a class please contact the office to confirm space and enrolment details.
Call (08) 6457 7373 or email: info@parkinsonswa.org.au

Class Start Dates:
Karawara
10am-12.00noon
*usually includes free Morning Tea
Wednesday, 12 July 2017
Singing

Singing out loud exercises the lungs and abdominal muscles. Singing is also a natural mood regulator, it relaxes and invigorates.

Our Parkin Song Support Programs run on a weekly basis during school term times and includes a free morning tea.
If you are interested in joining a class please contact the office directly to confirm space and enrolment details. Registration is essential.
Call (08) 6457 7373 or email: info@parkinsonswa.org.au

Class Start Dates:
Karawara
11am -1pm
Tuesday, 18 July 2017
Mirrrabooka
10.30am-12.30pm
Thursday, 20 July 2017
Bunbury
10.30am-12.30pm
Friday, 21 July 2017
Tai Chi

Although originally a Martial Art, Tai Chi is an excellent form of exercise with many health benefits including improving posture and balance.
Our Tai Chi Support Program run on a weekly basis and include a free morning tea afterwards.
This program is open to everyone with a Neurological condition (including Parkinson’s) and their partners/carers.
If you are interested in joining a class please contact the office directly to confirm space and enrolment details. Registration is essential.
Call (08) 6457 7373 or email: info@parkinsonswa.org.au

Class Start Dates:
Leederville
10.30am-12.00noon
*usually includes free Morning Tea
Monday, 17 July 2017