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.

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. ...

September is Carepartner Month at InMotion!

Special Schedule of Carepartner Events:

Monday, Sept. 12 1-2 pm Tamsin Aster speaking on:

“Self-Care for CarePartners: 3 Tips for Prioritizing Self-Care When Your Time is Not Your Own”

Carepartners spend a huge amount of time and energy on others and many of us are in the sandwich generation – caring for the generations above and below us. The demands placed by the external world – jobs, kids, parents – can make it hard to find time for oneself. ...

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! ...

InMotion Welcomes Nancy McCann as Chief Advancement Officer!

AAEAAQAAAAAAAAVLAAAAJDE5NzExM2JiLWY3YjUtNDUxZC05MjVhLWE4NmRiMjNmY2E0NwInMotion is proud to announce that Nancy McCann has joined its administrative team as its Chief Advancement Officer, responsible for fundraising and marketing communications.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Nancy to InMotion so that she can help us insure our sustainability as we work to help meet the wellness needs of people with Parkinson’s and movement disorders,” said Judy Peters, InMotion co-chair of its development committee. “All of our services are offered free to the community, and in the past year we’ve seen tremendous need, tremendous growth, and evidence that every day we’re improving the lives of those managing PD.”

McCann recently served as the Chief Development Officer for the Western Reserve Land Conservancy, managing its advancement team and developing its strategic fundraising plan. ...