Non-contact boxing classes help reduce and even delay the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.
There are many ways in which People with Parkinson’s disease (PwP’s) can enhance their quality of life. Non-contact boxing has been proven to build their strength and improve speed, flexibility, agility, muscular endurance, accuracy, balance, footwork and hand-eye co-ordination.
Strength & conditioning
Programmed and led by Exercise Physiologists & High Performance Coaches, this class consists of weightlifting, resistance, and circuit training designed specifically for PwP's to improve strength, power, and overall fitness. There is an emphasis on correct technique with all basics covered and closely supervised to ensure that the movements are performed safely even by people with no prior experience going to the gym or exercise.
balance, mobility, & gait
This class addresses the three key tenets in maintaining independence and preventing falls to ensure PwP's can keep going with their every day activities. A growing body of scientific research is showing the benefits of movement planning and balance training in people with neurological disorders such as PD in improving balance, coordination, cognition, and quality of life.