InMotion in the News!

In the past month, InMotion has earned great local coverage!

InMotion has been chosen, for the second year in a row, as a recipient of Advance Ohio’s Good News Giving Program. The program chooses local nonprofit organizations to receive free media coverage in the Plain Dealer and on Cleveland.com. View our most recent article on  Cleveland.com and learn about the InMotion client and community experience as well as view a video of one of our programs. ...

InMotion Research Presented at WPC Shows Value of Physical Activity for PD Clients.

At the 4th World Parkinson Congress held in Portland, Oregon September 20-23, 2016, a group of researchers affiliated with InMotion presented a poster entitled “Early Results on Preservation of Motor Performance in a Community-Based Exercise Program”. The poster text detailed the results of a study of 28 volunteers with Parkinson’s disease attending physical activity programs (dance, exercise, sports, tai chi, yoga) at InMotion. Each person was individually assessed on the basis of a number of tests of physical performance at the beginning of their attendance at InMotion, and after 6 months of participation. ...

YogaReach on Huffington Post! Learn How Adaptive Therapeutic Yoga Helps PD Clients and Carepartners.

Our lead yoga instructor and the founder of YogaReach Adaptive Therapeutic Yoga Program, Char Grossman, was recently interviewed by the Huffington Post. Read the interview and learn all about the importance of mind body connection and self-care in maintaining PD client and carepartner well-being. We are proud to offer such an outside yoga experience at InMotion!

Learn about our InMotion yoga program and register for a class today! ...

InMotion Cycling class, Spinning for PD is on at the YMCA!

All new!

On September 29th,  the new Spinning for PD class had its first meeting at the Warrensville Heights YMCA.

Our InMotion group will meet every Thursday at 10am and cycle together.

We invite you to join us!

The class is FREE for InMotion clients and a YMCA membership is not required. 

The Warrensville Heights YMCA is located at 4433 Northfields Rd., Warrensville Heights, OH 44128
Learn to:
–  Become familiar with spinning bike features
–  Learn to set-up your bike for class
–  Become familiar with RPM’s & cadence
–  Learn about heart rate zones and your health

We will go for short and then longer rides as we begin to feel more comfortable! ...

Learn the Facts and Help! Forever InMotion: A Campaign for Sustainability

We have officially launched the public phase of our InMotion fundraising.

We need your help to continue moving forward with our community centered programming!

WHY do we need to move into a capital campaign at this time?

  • Our goal in 2014 was to raise $2.8M to meet current needs and to plan for the future.
  • To date we have quietly raised $1.7M, which is more than halfway to our goal!
  • We need to keep services FREE.
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Reflections from a Carepartner…

Care Partner Versus Don’t Care Partner

by Marc Jaffe

My wife has Parkinson’s. I’m her “care partner.” Or sometimes, I’m her “don’t care partner.” It all depends on whether she wants me to care about how she feels or not.
It’s not always easy to know which she wants me to be.

For example: If I notice her gait isn’t right when we’re out for a walk, I’ll know to cut it short. ...

InMotion Needs Your Help with the PATH Initiative!

InMotion Community, we are excited and proud to introduce The PATH Initiative!

InMotion founders Karen Jaffe & Ben Rossi recently attended the World Parkinson Congress (WPC) and spent the greater portion of their time spreading the word about InMotion. They fielded lots of questions about how exactly InMotion was formed. They had a lot to share!

Clients of InMotion, have the opportunity to experience the benefits of community exercise programming at the highest level. ...

Ben Rossi to contribute at NEOMED Symposium!

Our very own InMotion Program Director and InMotion co-founder, Ben Rossi, will be presenting a 15-minute presentation about the InMotion Better Every Day Program at the NEOMED Take Control! A Symposium to Advance Research on Parkinson’s Disease on Wednesday, May 4th. ...

Support InMotion at Texas Roadhouse Restaurant!

Help out InMotion at Roadhouse May 1st-May 23rd, 2016!

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InMotion is happy to announce that Texas Roadhouse will be holding a cash register campaign to support InMotion. This involves selling ribbons for $1 at the cash register in 9 of their locations – Willoughby, Erie, Elyria, Brooklyn, Steubenville, Niles, Boardman, Canton and Sandusky. Ribbons will be sold for $1 each for three weeks. Purchase a ribbon, write your name on it, and Roadhouse will hang your ribbon on the wall to support InMotion! ...

Dr. Karen Jaffe Awarded International Parkinson’s Community Service Award!

We are proud to announce that Dr. Karen Jaffe, an InMotion founder, has been chosen as one of the three recipients awarded the Dr. Rana International Parkinson’s Community Services Award 2015, announced on World Parkinson’s Day, April 11, 2016. Dr. Jaffe’s inspirational work and the great passion she devotes to improving the lives of those affected with Parkinson’s disease has been officially recognized by the World Parkinson’s Program.

Congratulations, Karen! ...