Tag Archives: yoga for parkinson’s

Yogadopa is coming to Parksville BC (Oct 4)

Mark your calendars, I’m doing a Yogadopa for Parkinson’s workshop in conjunction with the lovely folks at Oceanside Yoga studio in Parksville BC on Oct 4th. The class is open to persons with PD, care partners and other health/fitness professionals who work with persons with PD. Please contact Oceanside Yoga at 250.594.0108 or info@oceansideyoga.com for more information or to register…… Read more »

Fall YOGADOPA classes starting SEPT 11th

Yogadopa and Neuromotion Physiotherapy Victoria are running 12 PARKINSON’S YOGA CLASSES Thursdays from 3:30-4:30pm starting September 11th. I have some research/conference travel on a few Thursdays, so the dates are as follows: September 11, 18; October 2, 9, 23, 30; November 13, 20, 27; December 4, 11, 18. Sessions will focus on posture, balance, strengthening the core, opening the chest, flexibility and range of… Read more »

yogadopa summer workshops!

I’m excited to announce that Yogadopa and Neuromotion Physiotherapy are running TWO YOGA FOR PARKINSON’S SUMMER WORKSHOPS! Thursday July 17th will cover some core (abdominal) work, focus on postural alignment and gentle opening of the chest… Great for anyone with a stooped posture and will provide some take-home tips! Thursday August 21st will focus on finding our feet on the floor, work on… Read more »

Kelowna, I’m bringing some Parkinson’s yoga and Time Out for Caregivers to you!

After spending 4 years in Kelowna completing my PhD, the Kelowna PD community is near and dear to my heart! Just ask about 70 of them about getting hooked up with an EMG machine and spending the day being monitored… I definitely couldn’t have done my PhD without them! … that’s why I’m coming back to Kelowna and bringing some… Read more »

a yoga/wellness retreat for parkinson’s

This past week I attended “A Wellness Retreat for People Living with Parkinson’s and Their Care Partners“. This retreat was sponsored by the National Parkinson Foundation and hosted by Kripalu, health living program. We attended sessions on integrating yoga and meditative practices into your life. We learned about disease/symptom management, exercise, communication and care planning. We practiced yoga together. We… Read more »

inspiration

kaitlynroland   April 24, 2012   No Comments on inspiration

my second Yoga for Parkinson’s session is coming to a close, and am I ever going to miss those ladies! I’ve had such a wonderful time with them, watching them move with more grace, balance, and awareness as the weeks went on- so inspiring. some things that have stuck with me along the way… for some, there is a greater struggle… Read more »