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InMotion 2017 Programming Highlights

This past year was an incredible year for InMotion. We are excited to share with you two of our main programming highlights from 2017.

  1. We initiated monthly client assessments allowing us to capture data on every client who utilizes our services here at InMotion, in addition to our bi-annual assessments. Assessment results are added to each individual’s MindBody page, allowing them to have access to their progress.
  2. We successfully initiated a color system for our B.E.D.
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An Alert, Well-Hydrated Artist in No Acute Distress Episode Three: Not the Worst Thing

The story of two artists with incurable neurological disease sharing fear, frustration and friendship as they push to complete the most rewarding work of their careers.

People often describe someone who’s risen above great challenges as having an “indomitable spirit.” For those with a serious illness, I believe indomitability might begin organically, not by choice, during a drawn-out diagnostic process. Shunted from doctor to doctor, we develop emotional muscle chasing something we don’t want to catch while fear dogs us, nipping at our heels.

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An Alert, Well-Hydrated Artist in No Acute Distress Episode Two: Nothing Serious

The story of two artists with incurable neurological diseases sharing fear, frustration and friendship on their journeys to understand their illnesses and to complete their most fulfilling creative work.

The long road to my Parkinson’s diagnosis began in early 2007 with symptoms that weren’t alarming, but were new to me and strange. In bed, while the rest of me was ready to melt into the mattress, my right leg refused to relax.

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An Alert, Well-Hydrated Artist in No Acute Distress—Episode One: An Illness’s Introduction

An Alert, Well-Hydrated Artist in No Acute Distress is the story of two artists with incurable neurological diseases sharing fear, frustration and friendship on their journeys to understand their illnesses and to complete their most fulfilling creative work.

By Catherine Armsden

Do you think it’s all in my head?”

Hadley takes off her glasses and sets them on the varnished burl table. Her brown eyes are huge and searching, brimming with tears. ...

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. ...