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Neurodynamic Exercise

Sasha Baggaley, who delivers our Pilates classes is also a neurophysiotherapist, and has developed a Neurodynamic Exercise programme for the Branch based on her experience with Pilates, Neurophysiotherapy, and the philosophy, principles and research of PD Warrior, LSVT BIG and PWR MOVES.

These are programmes which address both physical and cognitive activity at higher levels of intensity, and is suitable for people in the earlier stages of Parkinson’s (mild to moderate symptoms).  The exercises can be adapted to suit individuals, based on their Parkinson’s symptoms and any other pathologies.

Sasha’s 10 week programme involves pre- and post-assessments, and there is the opportunity to join an ongoing ‘continuation class’ at the end of the programme.  The classes take place on Monday 11am-Noon at Baird Hall, Morningside Parish Church and Wednesday 3-4pm at  The Fisherrow Centre, South St, Musselburgh EH21 6AT.

This would be suited to anyone who feels they would like to learn more about the type of exercise advocated for PWP, or how to get more from the exercises they are doing.

A new 10 week course started face-to-face in August.  We will give details of the next 10 week course soon. (There are usually several people who book early for these courses, so please get in touch soon, if you may be interested in the next one – likely to be in October).

To find out more, please contact Sasha: sasha@edinburghparkinsons.org

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