Cycling provides a range of benefits for those with movement disorders. Research conducted by Dr. Jay Alberts of the Cleveland Clinic, promoted through his Pedaling for Parkinson’s project, has shown that clients experience a reduction in symptoms of Parkinson’s after completing an eight-week cycling program, including a decrease in tremors and improvement in handwriting.
Certified Parkinson’s Cycling Coach Sandy Ellis leads a class specifically designed for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD). Each class runs 60 minutes and includes 10 minutes of warm-up, 40 minutes of intervals, and 10 minutes of cool down.
– Become familiar with spinning bike features
– Learn to set-up your bike for class
– Become familiar with RPMs & cadence
– Learn about heart rate zones and your health
Bike and Box
A 1-hour combination class of Spinning, Boxing, and Relaxing. Starting with a warm-up then on to hills and drills on the bike focusing on the lower body and cardio. The next segment will be off the bike with boxing gloves on to work the upper body and cardio. This will include hitting the bags through a series of drills including basic and combination punches along with partner drills. Then off to relax on the mats with a cool down and quiet time. It is recommended that you bring boxing gloves and a yoga mat if you have them.
Upcoming Classes & Programs:
Class sizes are limited, so it is important that you register in advance. Registering also provides us with your contact information should we need to notify you of any changes in scheduling. Click here for a current listing of programs/classes and to register.